Nikon D800
Top 10%1,355 points
Top 10%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
lowmidhigh
Top 85%
11 cameras
28.56MP - 37.39MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
36.3
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Nikon D800: 66 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

36.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
288
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
35.9 x 24mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
245
0

3. focus points

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.
51
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2853ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
176
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
171
0

6. weight

900g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
95
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
131
0

8. maximum light sensitivity

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.
25600ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
900shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

10. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
113
0

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
25.3bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

12. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Nikon D800
11% have it
84
0

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.000125s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

14. pixel density

442ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
77
0

15. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Nikon D800
25% have it
76
0

16. width

144.78mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

17. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D800
26% have it
73
0

18. dynamic range

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.
14.4Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
72
0

19. volume

1434.72cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

20. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

21. height

121.92mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

22. thickness

81.28mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

23. resolution

1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

24. battery power

1900mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
69
0

25. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Nikon D800
9% have it
67
0

26. Has a built-in focus motor

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.
Nikon D800
15% have it
62
0

27. Has timelapse function

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.
Nikon D800
12% have it
59
0

28. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.2"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
58
0

29. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Nikon D800
29% have it
56
0

30. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon D800
17% have it
56
0

31. has AF tracking

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.
Nikon D800
73% have it
56
0

32. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Nikon D800
43% have it
54
0

33. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon D800
52% have it
52
0

34. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nikon D800
88% have it
51
0

35. has an optical viewfinder

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.
Nikon D800
29% have it
49
0

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