Nikon D810 vs D800 / D800E vs Canon EOS 5D Mark III Specs Comparison

Nikon has announced the new Nikon D810 FX-format Digital SLR Camera. Below is the full specifications comparison of Nikon D810, Nikon D800 / D800ECanon EOS 5D Mark III. Nikon D810 features a new 36.3 megapixel sensor with no optical low pass filter that delivers image quality that rivals medium format cameras.

Nikon D810 vs D800 / D800E vs Canon EOS 5D Mark III
FeatureNikon D810Nikon D800/ECanon EOS 5D Mark III
Sensor Resolution36.3 MP36.3 MP22 MP
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor Size35.9 x 24 mm35.9 x 24 mm36 x 24 mm
Sensor TypeFull FrameFull FrameFull Frame
AA FilterNoD800: Yes D800E: NoYes
Image Size7360 x 49127360 x 49125760 x 3840
Image ProcessorExpeed 4Expeed 3Digic 5+
Viewfinder TypeOptical (tunnel)Optical (pentaprism)Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage100%100%100%
Viewfinder Magnification0.7x0.7x0.71x
Storage MediaSD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlashSD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlashSD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlash
Continuous Shooting Speed5 FPS4 FPS6 FPS
Max Shutter Speed1/8000 to 30 sec1/8000 to 30 sec1/8000 to 30 sec
RAW Size S12-Bit Uncompressed
Native ISO SensitivityISO 64-12,800ISO 100-6,400ISO 100-25,600
Boosted ISO SensitivityISO 32, ISO 51,200ISO 50, ISO 12,800-25,600ISO 50, ISO 102,400
Autofocus System51 points51 points61 points
Video OutputH.264, MPEG-4H.264, MPEG-4H.264
Video Maximum Resolution1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps)1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps)
LCD Size3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD3.2″ Fixed TFT-LCD
LCD Resolution1,229,000 dots921,000 dots1,040,000 dots
Exposure Compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)±5 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB BracketingYesYesYes
Timelapse recordingYesYesOptional
GPSOptionalOptionalOptional
Built-in Wi-FiNoNoNo
Built-in FlashYesYesNo
BatteryEN-EL15EN-EL15LP-E6
Battery Life1,200 shots (CIPA)900 shots (CIPA)950 shots (CIPA)
USB Version3.03.02.0
Dimensions146 x 123 x 82 mm146 x 123 x 82 mm152 x 116 x 76 mm
Weight880g900g950g
MSRP Price$3,297Amazon$2,997Amazon$3,399Amazon

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The Nikon D810 DSLR Camera body only price is $3,296.95. And it will be released on July 17, 2014. You can also see: Nikon D810 Sample Images and Nikon D810 Sample Video.

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