Benchmarks Real world tests of Nikon DF vs D810

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

Nikon DF
3,279 ISO
Nikon D810
2,979 ISO

Shutter lag Delay to take a photo when prefocused

Nikon DF
54 ms
Nikon D810
54 ms

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

Nikon DF
5.5 fps
Nikon D810
5 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

Nikon DF
1,400 photos
Nikon D810
1,200 photos

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

Nikon DF
24.6 bits
Nikon D810
25.7 bits

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

Nikon DF
13.1 ev
Nikon D810
14.8 ev

Features Key features of the Nikon DF  vs D810 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

Nikon DF
16.2 MP
Nikon D810
36.2 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

Nikon DF
204,800 ISO
Nikon D810
51,200 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

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

Nikon DF
Nikon D810

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

Nikon DF
Nikon D810

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

Nikon DF
53.1 microns
Nikon D810
23.8 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Nikon DF  vs
Megapixels 16.2 MP 36.2 MP
Resolution 4648 x 3488 7360 x 4912
Size Full frame Full frame
Area 36 x 23.9 mm 35.9 x 24 mm
Crop factor 1.0x 1.0x
Pixel size 53.1 microns 23.8 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 12,800 ISO 64 ISO to 12,800 ISO
Light sensitivity (Boost) 50 ISO to 204,800 ISO 32 ISO to 51,200 ISO
Self cleaning sensor Yes Yes

focus system

Type Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points 39 51
Cross type focus points 9 15
Supports continuous Yes Yes


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


Max continuous shooting 5.5 fps 5 fps
Battery life 1,400 1,200
Continuous shooting
5.5 fps
5 fps
Shutter lag 54 ms 54 ms


Nikon DF  vs
Video None 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
Shoots video in 24p N/A Yes
Shoots high speed video N/A No
External mic jack N/A 3.5mm
Autofocus while shooting video N/A Contrast detection
Autofocus type N/A Contrast detection
Autofocus supports continuous N/A Yes


Size 3.2" 3.2"
Resolution 921 k dots 1,229 k dots
Has a touch screen No No
Has a flip out screen No No
Supports live view Yes Yes


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

form factor

Size 143.5 x 110 x 66.5 mm 146 x 123 x 81.5 mm
Thickness 66.5 mm 81.5 mm
Weight 765 g 880 g
Is weather sealed Yes Yes


Includes a GPS No No
Supports HDR Yes Yes
WiFi Yes None
Automatic panorama No No
Create realistic 3D images No No
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