Nikon D810 Announced, Specs, Release Date & Price

Nikon has announced the new professional full frame Nikon D810 DSLR camera to replace Nikon D800 & D800E. Nikon D810 is the latest mid-range Fx-format digital SLR “offers the highest image quality in Nikon’s history”. It is featured with a new 36.3 megapixel sensor with no optical low pass filter that delivers image quality that rivals medium format cameras. You can also see: Nikon D810 Sample Images and Nikon D810 Sample Video.

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Release Date: July 17, 2014.

Price: $3,296.95

Nikon D810 Specs:

Price
MSRP$3299.95
Body type
Body typeMid-size SLR
Body materialMagnesium alloy
Sensor
Max resolution7360 x 4912
Other resolutionsFX: 5520 x 3680, 3680 x 2456; 1.2: 6144 x 4080, 4608 x 3056, 3072 x 2040; 5:4: 6144 x 4912, 4608 x 3680, 3072 x 2456; DX: 4800 x 3200, 3600 x 2400, 2400 x 1600
Image ratio w:h5:4, 3:2
Effective pixels36 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors37 megapixels
Sensor sizeFull frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
Sensor size notesRAW (NEF) available at 12 or 14-bits, lossless compressed, compressed, uncompressed, large or small size.
Sensor typeCMOS
ProcessorEXPEED 4
Color spacesRGB, AdobeRGB
Color filter arrayPrimary color filter
Image
ISOAuto, 64-12800
White balance presets12
Custom white balanceYes (6 slots)
Image stabilizationNo
Uncompressed formatRAW + TIFF
JPEG quality levelsFine, normal, basic
File format
  • JPEG (Exif 2.3, DCF 2.0)
  • RAW (NEF)
  • TIFF (RGB)
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Autofocus assist lampYes
Manual focusYes
Number of focus points51
Lens mountNikon F
Focal length multiplier
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCDFixed
Screen size3.2″
Screen dots1,229,000
Touch screenNo
Screen typeTFT-LCD (WRGB)
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeOptical (tunnel)
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification0.7×
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Exposure modes
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
Built-in flashYes
Flash range12.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flashYes (via hot shoe, flash sync terminal, wireless)
Flash modesFront-curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, redeye reduction, redeye reduction w/slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync
Flash X sync speed1/320 sec
Drive modes
  • Single-frame
  • Continuous low-speed [CL]
  • Continuous high-speed [CH]
  • Quiet Shutter Release
  • Quiet Continuous Release
  • Self-timer
  • Mirror-up
Continuous drive5 fps
Self-timerYes (2, 5, 10, 20 secs for up to 9 shots)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB BracketingYes (2-9 exposures in 1-3 increments)
Videography features
Resolutions1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p)
FormatMPEG-4, H.264
Videography notesUncompressed output over HDMI with simultaneous writing to memory card
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Storage
Storage typesSD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlash (UDMA compliant)
Connectivity
USBUSB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
HDMIYes (mini-HDMI)
WirelessOptional
Wireless notesvia WT-5A or Eye-Fi
Remote controlYes
Physical
Environmentally sealedYes
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionEN-EL15 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)1200
Weight (inc. batteries)880 g (1.94 lb / 31.04 oz)
Dimensions146 x 123 x 82 mm (5.75 x 4.84 x 3.23″)
Other features
GPSOptional
GPS notesvia GP-1 or GP-1A

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