Benchmarks Real world tests of Nikon D800 vs M Typ 240

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

Nikon D800
2,979 ISO
M Typ 240
1,860 ISO

Startup delay Delay from power on to first photo

Nikon D800
200 ms
M Typ 240
750 ms

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Nikon D800
4 fps
M Typ 240
3 fps

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

Nikon D800
25.6 bits
M Typ 240
24.0 bits

Dynamic range Maximum range a camera can capture in one image from light to dark

Nikon D800
14.4 ev
M Typ 240
13.3 ev

Features Key features of the Nikon D800  vs M Typ 240 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

Nikon D800
36.2 MP
M Typ 240
23.7 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

Nikon D800
25,600 ISO
M Typ 240
6,400 ISO

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

Nikon D800
0.7x
M Typ 240
0.68x

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

Nikon D800
23.8 microns
M Typ 240
36.5 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

Nikon D800  vs
M Typ 240 
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 36.2 MP 23.7 MP
Resolution 7360 x 4912 5952 x 3976
Size Full frame Full frame
Area 35.9 x 24 mm 36 x 24 mm
Crop factor 1.0x 1.0x
Pixel size 23.8 microns 36.5 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 6,400 ISO 200 ISO to 6,400 ISO
Light sensitivity (Boost) 6,400 ISO to 25,600 ISO 100 ISO to Unknown
Self cleaning sensor Yes No

focus system

Supports continuous Yes No

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror Opaque None
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Pentaprism Rangefinder
Coverage 100% 100%
Magnification 0.7x 0.68x
Viewfinder size 0.7x 0.68x

performance

Max continuous shooting 4 fps 3 fps
Continuous shooting
4 fps @ 7360 x 4912, NEF 14bit, 20 shots
5 fps @ 6144 x 4080, NEF 14bit, 25 shots
6 fps @ 4800 x 3200, NEF 14bit, 29 shots
3 fps
Startup delay 200 ms 750 ms

features

Includes a GPS No No
Supports HDR Yes No
Automatic panorama No No
Create realistic 3D images No No
Image stabilization

video

Nikon D800  vs
M Typ 240 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 25 fps (Quicktime)
Shoots video in 24p Yes Yes
Shoots high speed video No No
Autofocus while shooting video Contrast detection Manual
Autofocus type Contrast detection N/A
Autofocus supports continuous Yes N/A

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 3.2" 3"
Resolution 921 k dots 920 k dots
Has a touch screen No No
Has a flip out screen No No
Supports live view Yes Yes

shutter

Min 30 s 60 s
Max 1/8000 s 1/4000 s

form factor

Size 146 x 123 x 82 mm 139 x 80 x 42 mm
Thickness 82 mm 42 mm
Weight 1,000 g 680 g
Is weather sealed Yes Yes
Nikon D800
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