Nikon D800 SLR camera Ilse Jurriën : February 14th 2012 - 13:50 CET
36.3 megapixel Nikon D800 SLR camera : The Nikon D800 SLR camera has been officially released by Nikon. The new 36.3 megapixel FX-format Nikon D800 is a professional SLR meeting the demands of tomorrow’s photographers. The powerful Nikon D800 features the latest technology delivering unprecedented levels of depth and detail in photography. Firmly establishing a league of its own, the Nikon D800 offers digital imaging potential to rival medium format cameras, but with all of the agility of the DSLR format. The new Nikon SLR camera gives demanding professionals the freedom to create monumental pictures. In an industry first, this exciting product launch includes a Nikon D800 special edition; the Nikon D800E with a modified optical filter.
Nikon D800 Full Frame camera
The pioneering 36.3 megapixel FX-format Full-frame CMOS sensor incorporates key technology that enables unprecedented levels of detail and tonal range. The Nikon D800 SLR camera offers a 12-channel readout with 14-bit A/D conversion and high signal-to-noise ratio: delivering pictures of remarkable quality with low noise and wide dynamic range.
Features of the Nikon D800 SLR camera
The Nikon D800 SLR camera offers an ISO range of 100-6400, extendable up to 25600 (equivalent) and down to 50 (equivalent), the Nikon D800 will set a new benchmark for DSLR cameras with this level of resolution. The intelligent noise reduction systems of the Nikon D800 manages noise without sacrificing fine details, allowing superb flexibility under all lighting conditions: images are crisp and clean, even at higher ISO settings.
Image processor of the Nikon D800
Equipped with Nikon’s next-generation EXPEED 3 image-processing engine, the Nikon D800 makes light work of data-rich tasks without sacrificing the speed and quality that professional photographers are accustomed to. In addition, the 16-bit image processing system offers richer colors and tones than ever before, the cutting-edge image processor of the Nikon D800 SLR delivers smooth gradations with abundant detail and tone all the way up the scale to pure white, even when shooting in JPEG.
Nikon D800 price & availability
Available from late March, the Nikon D800 body will have an estimated retail price of €2900 euro in Europe and $3900 USD in the United States. The Nikon D800E Special Edition with a modified optical filter, offer a unique alternative for those seeking the ultimate in definition. The Nikon D800E SLR camera will be available from mid-April for an estimated retail price of €3220 euro in Europe and $3300 USD in the United States.
Nikon D800 review
Now that the Nikon D800 has been launched officially we will try to conquer a Nikon D800 test sample and publish a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures and videos, combined with an in-depth Nikon D800 review. In the mean time, take a look at the Nikon D800 video features.