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36.3MP sensor without an optical low-pass filter
5 fps in FX format (7 fps in DX format)
EXPEED 4 Image Processing Engine (same as D4s)
Multi-CAM 3500FX 51-point AF system with new Group Area AF mode (same as D4s)
ISO 64-12,800 (exp. to 32 and 51,200 equivalents )
Full HD 1080p video recording at 50/60p in both FX and DX formats
3.2", 1229k-dot RGBW LCD monitor (increase in resolution over the D800/E)
Small RAW (sRAW) format available at 9MP (found in the D4)
Picture Control System with new 'clarity' and 'flat' setting
Live View Split Screen zoom
Electronic front-curtain feature to minimise internal vibrations
Magnesium-alloy body with dust- and weather-sealing
SD and CF card slot
Comparison against the D800/E
View Nikon's D810 comparison chart here to compare specs against the D800 and D800E.
Nikon D810 Product Video
High-resolution master. 36.3-MP FX-format sensor:
Taking creative freedom to a whole new level, the D810 opens up spectacular new possibilities for high-resolution shooting. The camera’s brand new FX-format sensor offers a class-leading count of 36.3 megapixels, and is designed without an optical low-pass filter to deliver the ultimate in image detail in both stills and movies.
Equipped with the same EXPEED 4 image processing engine as used in the flagship D4S, the D810’s overall performance gets a significant boost: image rendering and ISO capability is vastly improved in both stills and video, with sophisticated new algorithms enabling remarkable clarity and enhanced gradation with a tangible sense of depth across the entire sensitivity range.
Up to 7 fps burst rate:
Engineered to excel in any environment, the D810’s powerful high-speed capabilities deliver exceptional versatility, ensuring you can capture even the quickest, most unpredictable subjects in a big way. Faster continuous shooting speeds and the flagship Multi-CAM 3500FX 51-point AF system enable precise, uncompromised full-resolution images at up to 5 fps, plus the camera can shoot 15.3-MP images at up to 7 fps in DX crop mode. Nikon’s new Group Area AF mode offers fast acquisition and improved background isolation when shooting subjects that are comparatively small and close to a high-contrast or distracting background.
Extensive ISO range:
In a first for a D-SLR, the D810’s ultra-wide native ISO range starts at ISO 64 for cleaner, better-defined images when shooting in bright light, and you can shoot at up to ISO 12800, or extend the range from 32 to 51200 ISO equivalent. Equipped with the same EXPEED 4 image processing engine as used in the flagship D4S, the D810’s overall performance gets a significant boost: image rendering and ISO capability is vastly improved in both stills and video, with sophisticated new algorithms enabling remarkable clarity and enhanced gradation with a tangible sense of depth across the entire sensitivity range.
Shooting movie footage on a camera as powerful as the Nikon D810 is an enriching and liberating experience. A powerful and flexible tool that will satisfy even the most demanding cinematographers, the D810 records Full HD (1080p) movies at 50p/60p frame rates with markedly reduced noise, moiré, and false colour. The camera offers FX and DX sensor crop formats as well as clean HDMI out, plus simultaneous capture of full-resolution footage in-camera and on an external recorder. Access the full light sensitivity range, from ISO 64, while filming, and control shutter speed, aperture, and audio levels, too.
Multi-CAM 3500FX 51-point AF system:
Fine-tuned for ultra-high resolution images. Configurable in 9-point, 21-point, and 51-point coverage settings and sensitive down to -2 EV (ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F). Advancements include improved lock-on, expanded ‘store by orientation,’ and options for AF mode restrictions. Fifteen cross-type sensors in the centre are compatible with AF NIKKOR lenses with open aperture of f/5.6 or faster, and 11 central focus points work with an open aperture of f/8.
Group Area AF:
Experience enhanced subject detection and tracking. Group Area AF mode constantly monitors five different AF fields, offering improved acquisition and background isolation when shooting subjects that are comparatively small and close to a high-contrast or distracting background. The 5-point AF area can be shifted across the 51-point array as composition demands.
For moviemaking in diverse conditions, D-Movie offers broadcast-quality video in multiple frame formats. The D810 records Full HD (1080p) movies in FX and DX formats at 50p/60p frame rates with markedly reduced noise, moiré, and false colour. It offers clean HDMI out, plus simultaneous capture of full-resolution footage in-camera and on an external recorder.
|Sensor Format:||Full Frame|
|Sensor type:||CMOS Full Frame|
|Sensor size:||36 x 24 mm|
|Aspect ratio:||16 : 9|
|Autofocus system:||Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection|
|Lens mount:||Nikon F|
|Frames per second:||7|
|Card format:||SDHC, SDXC and Compact Flash|
|File formats:||RAW (L), RAW (S), JPEG|
|Shutter speed fast:||1/8000 sec|
|Shutter speed slow:||30 sec|
|HD Movie mode:||1080p|
|Screen size (inches):||3.2|
|Flash guide number:||39|
|Flash sync speed:||1/250 sec|
|Image processor:||EXPEED 4|
|Size:||146 x 123 x 81.5 mm|
|Connectivity:||SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0 Micro-B connector), Type C HDMI connector, Stereo mini-pin jack|