Nikon has announced, today, the groundbreaking new 36.3 megapixel FX-format professional D-SLR – the Nikon D800.[flagallery gid=8 name=”Nikon D800″]
Built for built for today’s multimedia photographer, the D800 includes a groundbreaking 36.3MP FX-format CMOS sensor, Full HD 1080p video at 30/25/24p with stereo sound, class leading ISO range of 100-6400, expandable to 25,600, 4 fps burst rate and Advanced Scene Recognition System with 91,000-pixel RGB sensor.
- Newly developed Nikon FX-format CMOS sensor with 36.3 effective megapixels
- Advanced Scene Recognition System with enhanced accuracy realized by 91K-pixel RGB sensor
- Multi-area mode Full HD D-Movie that enables a variety of expressions in two formats
- Wide sensitivity range of ISO 100 to 6400, expandable to Lo 1 (ISO 50 equivalent) or Hi 2 (ISO 25600 equivalent)
- Further improved high-speed, multifunctional, high-performance image-processing engine EXPEED 3
- 51-point AF system with enhanced performance in subject acquisition and focusing in low-light situations
- Glass pentaprism viewfinder with approx. 100% frame coverage (FX format) and approx. 0.7x magnification
- Approx. 921k-dot, wide-viewing angle, 8-cm (3.2-in.) LCD monitor with reinforced glass and automatic monitor brightness control
- Newly developed shutter unit tested for over 200,000 cycles; shutter speed up to 1/8,000 s and flash synchronization up to 1/250 s
- Continuous shooting at approx. 4 fps (FX, 5:4) and approx. 5 fps (1.2x, DX)(With EN-EL15 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery)
- MB-D12 Multi-Power Battery Pack (optional) that enables high-speed continuous shooting at approx. 6 fps in DX format (When using batteries other than EN-EL15 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery)
Nikon has also released the D800E, a special edition of the D800 that incorporates an optical filter with all the anti-aliasing properties removed in order to facilitate the sharpest images possible. This makes it an ideal tool for photographers who can control light, distance and their subjects to the degree where they can mitigate the occurrence of moiré.