92points

Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR

84points

Nikon D800E

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Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR vs Nikon D800E

Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E
92
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84
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Why is Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR better than Nikon D800E?

  • 140g lighter
    760gvs900g
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • Has a microphone in
  • 8.94% less body volume
    1306.51cm³vs1438.3675830000002cm³
  • 3.78mm narrower
    141mmvs144.78mm
  • 8.9mm shorter
    113mmvs121.9mm
  • Has a silent focus motor built into the lens
  • Has focus motor

Why is Nikon D800E better than Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR?

  • 46.96% more megapixels (main camera)
    36.3MPvs24.7MP
  • 12 more focus points
    51vs39
  • 1 better image quality
    95vs94
  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    1/8000svs0.00025s
  • 1.99% better color depth
    25.6bitsvs25.1bits
  • Has a stereo microphone
  • 0.7% wider dynamic range
    14.3Evsvs14.2Evs
  • 0.01s less shutter lag
    0.04svs0.052s

Top specs and features

Design

1.pixel density

442ppi

442ppi

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

2160ppi

2.resolution

1176 x 784px

1176 x 784px

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5184 x 3888px

3.Weather sealed
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

4.Is dustproof and water resistant
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

5.has an optical viewfinder
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.

6.Has a built-in focus motor
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

Optics

1.sensor size

35.9 x 24mm

35.9 x 24mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

2.focus points

39

51

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

3.has AF tracking
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Nikon D800E

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

4.maximum light sensitivity

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

5.megapixels

24.7MP

36.3MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

6.has built-in optical image stabilization
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

3.Has timelapse function
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.

4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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Nikon D800E

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

5.has a 24p cinema mode
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Nikon D800E

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

3.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Canon EOS 200D

2

4.has stereo speakers
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

Battery

1. longer battery life

900shots

900shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.battery power

1900mAh

1900mAh

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

3.has a removable battery
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Nikon D800E

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.image quality

94

95

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Nikon D850

100

2.noise

2980ISO

2979ISO

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Sony Alpha a7 III

3730ISO

3.color depth

25.1bits

25.6bits

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

4.dynamic range

14.2Evs

14.3Evs

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Nikon D810A

14.8Evs

5.has an external memory slot
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

6.can be controlled remotely
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Miscellaneous

1.Has focus motor
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

Lenses with a built-in focus motor can autofocus even if the camera does not have its own focus motor.

2.Has rounded aperture blades
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

Similar to the number of aperture blades, rounded blades affect the way the light gets through to the sensor. Rounded blades, often only found on more expensive lenses, improve the appearance of the out-of-focus areas. This allows you to attain better, softer looking bokeh in your photos.

3.Is a telephoto lens
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

A telephoto lens allows you to zoom in on far away objects. This is particularly useful when you need to photograph a subject from a distance, such as wildlife photography, or even in some cases street photography where you can’t get near the subject.

4.Has full-time manual focus
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

With full-time manual focus, you can move the focus ring whilst it is in AF (autofocus) mode. This means that you can make manual adjustments once the AF has finished, without changing to manual mode.

5.Includes lens hood
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

It comes with a lens hood so that you don’t have to buy it separately. These are used to block strong light sources, such as the sun, from the lens to prevent glare and lens flare.

6.Is a wide angle lens
Nikon D600 + AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm VR
Nikon D800E

A wide angle lens is great for capturing larger areas of a scene, such as when doing architectural or landscape photography.

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