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Nikon D800 (25480) Black 36.3 MP Digital SLR Camera - Body Only

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  • 36.3MP FX-format CMOS sensor
  • 4 FPS continuous shooting, ISO 100-6400 (expandable up to 25,600)
  • Full HD 1080P D-Movies at 30 FPS
  • Fast, precise 51-Point AF System

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Every photo will astound.

Every video will dazzle.

Hold in your hands an HD-SLR able to capture images rivaled only by those produced with a medium-format camera: extremely low noise, incredible dynamic range and the most faithful colors. Meet the Nikon D800, a 36.3 megapixel FX-format HD-SLR for professional photographers who require end results of the highest quality, who demand superior performance, speed, handling and a fully integrated imaging system. For cinematographers and multimedia professionals, 36.3 MP means true 1080p HD cinematic quality video and includes inputs for stereo microphones and headphones, peak audio meter display, DX crop mode to maximize NIKKOR lens selection and angle of view and much more.

  • newegg Reveal every nuance, every detail Wedding, commercial or landscape, the D800 is the ultimate 36.3 MP FX-format camera for creative genius. Witness tonal range and precision rendered to supreme clarity, depth and texture. Make poster sized prints without sacrificing detail. Explore creative opportunities with ISO 100 to 6400 (expanded up to 25,600)—shoot from dawn to dusk. Experience Nikon's new Advanced Scene Recognition System featuring the 91,000-pixel RGB light meter capable of rendering unprecedented levels of accuracy to AF, AE, i-TTL flash control, face recognition and auto white balance. Nikon's new EXPEED 3 image processing reduces color phase shifts seen with lesser systems, producing more faithful colors and tones while managing massive amounts of data at breakthrough speed. With the D800 in your hands, achieve what was once unreachable.
  • newegg A full cinematic experience Filmmakers, multimedia professionals and event photographers—record Full HD 1080p at 30/25/24p or 720p at 60/50p in AVC format. Produce to your exacting vision when working in manual mode, controlling aperture, ISO, AF and shutter speed. Record uncompressed files via HDMI to an external recording device. via HDMI. Widen production perspective using either Nikon FX or DX lens formats at Full HD 1080p and 16:9 aspect ratio. Attach headphones and check audio levels or monitor input via peak audio meters as displayed on the camera's LCD monitor. Microphone sensitivity can be adjusted in up to 20 steps. Remotely start and stop video. Simultaneous Live View on the camera's LCD monitor and external monitor during recording are possible.
  • newegg Fast, precise 51-point wide area coverage Precise AF detection is critical to sharply render every pixel of the D800's massive resolution count. An improved 51- point AF system with 15 Cross Type AF sensors, versatile AF area modes and superb AF detection in even the dimmest lighting deliver immediate, pinpoint focus. Fast shot-to-shot time, full resolution frame rate up to 4 fps, 6 fps in DX crop mode and ultra fast CF and SD card write times. For more productive workflow, high-speed data transfer using USB 3.0 is realized. For demanding professionals, the D800 responds immediately and precisely.
  • newegg Streamlined ergonomic design puts critical tasks a touch away Intuitive design makes D800 operation a thing of beauty. A streamlined ergonomic body allows critical photography and video tasks, including Movie Record, Live View, White Balance and Picture Control to be performed at the touch of a button. Confirm image capture and view menu options, histograms, video settings and more using the D800's super sharp 3.2-inch 921,000-dot LCD screen with 100% coverage. Anti-glare coating and auto brightness control ease of viewing, no matter the environment. Enlarge images up to 46x for on-the-spot focus confirmation. Magnesium alloy construction and environmental sealing make the D800 as comfortable in the field as in the studio.
  • newegg EXPEED 3 image processing Nikon's EXPEED 3 technology extends and assures breathtakingly rich image fidelity and reduces noise, even at high ISO's. EXPEED 3 is so powerful that it handles data-intensive tasks such as Full-HD video recording at 30p with ease.
  • newegg Rich image previewing The D800's 3.2-inch super-sharp 921,000 LCD monitor automatically adjusts LCD brightness and visibility according to your environment for bright, crisp image playback, menu adjustment and Live View shooting. Enlarge images up to 46x to make on the spot focus confirmation—crucial for high resolution shooting.

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Nikon DX
D800 (25480)


Package Type
Body Only

Image Sensor

Image Sensor
Image Sensor Size
35.9mm x 24mm
Gross Pixels
36.8 MP
Effective Pixels
36.3 MP
Dust Cleaning System
Image sensor cleaning
Image Processor
FX-format: (L) 7,360 x 4,912, (M) 5,520 x 3,680, (S) 3,680 x 2,456
1:2 format (30 x 20): (L) 6,144 x 4,080, (M) 4,608 x 3,056, (S) 3,072 x 2,040
5:4 format (30 x 24): (L) 6,144 x 4,912, (M) 4,608 x 3,680, (S) 3,072 x 2,456
DX-format: (L) 4,800 x 3,200, (M) 3,600 x 2,400, (S) 2,400 x 1,600

White Balance

White Balance
Auto (2 types)
Choose color temperature (2500K–10000K)
Direct Sunlight
Fluorescent (7 types)
Preset manual (up to 4 values can be stored)


Viewfinder Type
Eye-level Pentaprism Single-Lens Reflex Viewfinder
FX (36x24): 100% Horizontal and 100% Vertical Approx.
1.2x (30x20): 97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical Approx.
DX (24x16): 97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical Approx.
5:4 (30x24): 97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical Approx.
0.70x Approx.
19.5 (-1.0¯¹)
Dioptric Adjustment
Built-in diopter adjustment (-3 to +1 m¯¹)
Focusing Screen
Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VIII with AF Area Brackets (grid lines can be displayed)
Quick-return type

LCD Monitor

3.2" 921K
LCD Coverage
Brightness Adjustment
5 levels


Focusing Modes
Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A)
Continuous-servo (AF-C)
Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only
Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only
Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder
Normal area
Single-servo AF (AF-S)
Wide area
AF Points
Focus Lock
Focus can be locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF)


Exposure Control
Aperture-Priority (A)
Manual (M)
Programmed auto with flexible program (P)
Shutter-Priority (S)
Exposure Compensation
±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
Metering System
Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8mm circle in center of frame
Matrix: 3D color matrix metering III (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering III (other CPU lenses)
Spot: Meters 4mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
ISO Sensitivity
ISO 100 - 6400
Lo-1 (ISO 50)
Hi-1 (ISO 12,800)
Hi-2 (ISO 25,600)


Shutter Type
Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
Shutter Speed
1/8000 to 30 sec.


Flash Mode
Front-curtain sync (normal)
Rear-curtain sync
Red-eye reduction
Red-eye reduction with slow sync
Slow sync
Flash Control
TTL: i-TTL flash control using 91,000-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-700, or SB-400; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighting metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Flash Exposure Compensation
-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
External Flash

Drive System

Continuous Shooting Speed
FX-format: CH: Up to 4 frames per second, CL: Up to 4 frames per second
5:4 format: CH: Up to 4 frames per second, CL: Up to 4 frames per second
DX-format: CH: Up to 5 frames per second, CL: Up to 5 frames per second
1:2 format: CH: Up to 5 frames per second, CL: Up to 5 frames per second


Live View Function
Photography Live View Mode, Movie Live View Mode
Auto Image Rotation
Full-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar)
Histogram Display
Image Comment
Movie Playback
Movie Slideshow
Playback with Zoom

Recording System

File Format
JPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant with fine (approx 1:4), Normal (approx 1:8) or Basic (approx 1:16) Compression
NEF (RAW): lossless compressed 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed or uncompressed
JPEG: JPEG-Baseline-Compliant; can be selected from Size Priority and Optimal Quality
Recording Media
CompactFlash (CF) (Type I, compliant with UDMA)


Movie Format
Movie Recording
HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps
HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps
HD 1,280x720 / 30 fps
HD 1,280x720 / 24 fps
HD 1,280x720 / 60 fps
Max. Recording Resolution
1920 x 1080


Compatible Lenses
AF NIKKOR other than type G or D*2: All functions supported except 3D Color Matrix Metering III
AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D Color Matrix Metering III
DX AF NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except FX-format (36x24)/5:4 (30x24) Image Size
Non-CPU: Usable in [A] or [M] mode Center-Weighted or Spot Metering; Electronic Rangefinder can be used if Maximum Aperture is f/5.6 or Faster
Type G or D AF NIKKOR: All Functions Supported
Lens Mount
Nikon F bayonet mount
Lens Spec
Aperture: Instant-return type
Compatibility at a Glance: AF-S or AF lenses fully compatible, Metering with AI lenses


USB 3.0
A/V Out

Power Source

EN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery
Battery Life
900 Battery Life (shots per charge) (CIPA)


The 36.3 megapixel FX-format advantage

A full cinematic experience

Fast, precise 51-point wide area coverage

Streamlined ergonomic design puts critical tasks a touch away

EXPEED 3 image processing

Rich image previewing

Expand dynamic range with built-in HDR

Dedicated picture control button

Dimensions & Weight

Approximately 5.7" x 4.8" x 3.2"
31.7 oz. (900g) camera body only
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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