Nikon D800 & D800E

Nikon D800 (Nikon USA)

The much anticipated full-frame D800 has been announced by Nikon. There is not just one new camera but two. The difference between the D800 and the D800E is the absence of the optical low-pass filter on the D800E model. This in essence will give you a sharper final image but at the expense of  moiré. It will be interesting to see how well the E model is going to be received by photographers.

Here are some quick specs:

  • 36.3 megapixel 35.9 x 24mm CMOS sensor
  • 7360 x 4912 pixel (L), 5520 x 3680 px (M), 3680 x 2456 px (S) resolution settings
  • 4 fps (FX), 6 fps (DX)
  • ISO 100 – 6400 (50 – 25600 in boost mode)
  • Video format: MPEG-4, H.264
  • Video resolution: 1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps). 1280 x 720 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
  • 51-point multi-cam AF system (20% more sensitive compared to D700)
  • 3,2 inch, 921,000-dot rear LCD
  • In-camera HDR
  • Automatic time-lapse
  • CompactFlash Type 1 and SD/SDHC/SDXC card slots
  • USB3.0, Type C mini-HDMI, 3.5mm headphone jack, PC sync, 10-pin remote socket

You can download the press release from Nikon USA by following this link: Nikon D800 & D800E Press Release.

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