Nikon D800 Launched

MELVILLE, N.Y. February 6, 2012. Nikon has announced the new Nikon D800 HD-SLR that designed especially for professional still and multimedia photographers and videographers. The camera comes with a high resolution 36.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor, a 91,000-pixel RGB Matrix Metering System, Advanced Scene Recognition System, Full HD 1080p video recording, 51-point auto-focusing, 921k-dot LCD monitor, and many other intuitive features. The Nikon D800 will be available in late March with retail price of $2999.95.


The Nikon D800 offers a 36.3 MP FX-format CMOS sensor to achieve unprecedented levels of detail and tonal range. Featuring a 12-channel readout with 14-bit A/D conversion and high signal-to-noise ratio, the camera is able to produce images with exceptional quality in low noise and wide dynamic range. While with ISO 100 to 6400 (expanded up to 25,600), the camera enable users to shoot from dawn to dusk. The new Advanced Scene Recognition System offers a 91,000-pixel RGB light meter to provide unprecedented levels of accuracy to AF, AE, i-TTL flash control, face recognition and auto white balance.

The camera also offers a new EXPEED 3 image processing that effectively reduce the color phase shifts seen with lesser systems and produce more faithful colors and tones. It also allows users to record Full HD 1080p at 30/25/24p or 720p at 60/50p in AVC format that enable to use manual mode and control manually the aperture, ISO, AF and shutter speed. Equipped with a 3.2-inch LCD screen which offers high resolution of 921,000-dot with 100% coverage, the camera allows users to view menu options, histograms, video settings and more.

Additional Features:

+ Expand dynamic range with built-in HDR

+ Dedicated picture control button

+ Standard ISO 100-6400, expandable to ISO 50-25,600 equivalent

+ Continuous shooting at up to 4 fps at full FX-format resolution

+ Rugged magnesium alloy construction

+ Compatible with third party video accessories

+ High speed CF and SD dual memory card slots

+ Two axis Virtual Horizon graphic indicator

+ Rechargeable EN-EL15 Battery

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