Nikon D810

Released June, 2014
  • 36.2 MP
  • Full frame 35.9 x 24 mm CMOS
  • 3.2" LCD
The images are also of excellent quality, with well-controlled noise, pleasant colours and superb detail.
by TechRadar (Oct, 2014)
9.8 Out of 10

Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of the Nikon D810

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

Nikon D810
Nikon D750
DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth and DxOMark Dynamic range


How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

Nikon D810
focus points


How much delay is there between you and your photo?

Nikon D810
Nikon D750
continuous shooting


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Nikon D810
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Nikon D810

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Nikon D810

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

Nikon D810
2,979 ISO
1,284 ISO
1,333 ISO

Resolution Results from photos of standard resolution charts

Nikon D810
3,100 LPH
Nikon D750
2,200 LPH
Nikon D700
2,200 LPH

Shutter lag Delay to take a photo when prefocused

Nikon D810
54 ms
88 ms
Nikon D800
43 ms

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Nikon D810
5 fps
Nikon D4
11 fps
Nikon D500
10 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Nikon D810
1,200 photos
Nikon D4
2,600 photos
500 photos

Color depth The number of variations of color the camera can capture

Nikon D810
25.7 bits
Nikon D700
23.5 bits
24.0 bits

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the camera

In The News From around the web

Rear-curtain sync Red-Eye reduction Red-Eye reduction with slow sync Slow syncAuto FP High-Speed Sync supported Front-curtain sync (normal).
Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively Quality selection available at all sizes except 3,840 x 2,160 (when quality is fixed at high) and 1,920 x 1,080 slow-motion (when quality is fixed at normal).
The Nikon D800/D800E replacement will be called D810.
Nikon D810 replacement expected to be announced at the end of July.
The Nikon D810 replacement is rumored to be announced on July 25 - on the exact day of Nikon's 100th anniversary.
Nikon D3300 replacement rumored to be announced this year (D3500)?
Rumors update: the Nikon D820 will have the same AF system as the D5.
The Nikon D810 replacement is rumored to be announced in late July and start shipping in September - this is the information I have been receiving from several different sources.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Megapixels 36.2 MP
Resolution 7360 x 4912
Size Full frame
Area 35.9 x 24 mm
Crop factor 1.0x
Pixel size 23.8 microns
Light sensitivity 64 ISO to 12,800 ISO
Light sensitivity (Boost) 32 ISO to 51,200 ISO
  1. TIFF
  2. RAW
  3. JPEG
Self cleaning sensor Yes
Tested vertical resolution 3,100 LPH
Tested horizontal resolution 3,100 LPH

focus system

Type Phase detection
Focus points 51
Cross type focus points 15
Supports continuous Yes


Min 30 s
Max 1/8000 s

form factor

Size 146 x 123 x 81.5 mm
Thickness 81.5 mm
Weight 880 g
Is weather sealed Yes


Is a smart camera No
Includes a GPS No
Supports HDR Yes
WiFi None
Automatic panorama No
Create realistic 3D images No
Image stabilization None


Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes
Shoots high speed video No
External mic jack 3.5mm
Autofocus while shooting video Contrast detection
Autofocus type Contrast detection
Autofocus supports continuous Yes


Type LCD
Size 3.2"
Resolution 1,229 k dots
Has a touch screen No
Has a flip out screen No
Supports live view Yes


Viewfinder mirror Opaque
Viewfinder Viewfinder
Type Pentaprism
Coverage 100%
Magnification 0.7x
Viewfinder size 0.7x


Max continuous shooting 5 fps
Battery life 1,200 photos
Continuous shooting 5 fps
Shutter lag 54 ms
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