Nikon has recently revealed a high resolution full-frame DSLRs. The model number is D800 and it has 36.3MP FX-format CMOS sensor, HD 1080p video at 30/25/24p with stereo sound, and advanced Scene Recognition System with 91,000-pixel RGB sensor etc. Already D800 pre-order sold out from Amazon. It is a exclusive camera in Nikon’s lineup.
According to Nikon – Hold in your hands an HD-SLR able to capture images rivaled only by those produced with a medium-format camera: extremely low noise, incredible dynamic range and the most faithful colors. Meet the Nikon D800, a 36.3 megapixel FX-format HD-SLR for professional photographers who require end results of the highest quality, who demand superior performance, speed, handling and a fully integrated imaging system. For cinematographers and multimedia professionals, 36.3 MP means true 1080p HD cinematic quality video and includes inputs for stereo microphones and headphones, peak audio meter display, DX crop mode to maximize NIKKOR lens selection and angle of view and much more.
This product pre-order sold our from Amazon and it is not sure how many Nikon D800 units to ship on launch day but apparently it seems that it was a significant numbers. According to Amazon – “This item is in high demand and supplies from the manufacturer are limited. Its availability will fluctuate, and if the item is not currently in stock, we cannot guarantee that we will receive additional quantities in a timely manner. We will not charge your credit card until we ship the product.”
|Lens Mount||Nikon F bayonet mount|
|Effective Pixels||36.3 million|
|Sensor Size||35.9mm x 24mm|
|Image Sensor Format||FX|
|Image Sensor Type||CMOS|
|Total Pixels||36.8 million|
|Dust-reduction system||Image sensor cleaning|
|Dust-Off Reference Photo||Yes|
|Picture Control||Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Standard, User-customizable Settings, Vivid|
|Card Slot||1 CompactFlash© (CF) card and 1 Secure Digital (SD) card|
|Viewfinder||Eye-level Pentaprism Single-Lens Reflex Viewfinder|
|Flash Sync Modes||Front-curtain sync (normal), Rear-curtain sync, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction with slow sync, Slow sync|
|Playback Functions||Auto Image Rotation, Full-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar), Histogram Display, Image Comment , Movie Playback, Movie Slideshow, Playback with Zoom, Slideshow, Highlights|
|Wi-Fi Functionality||Eye-Fi Compatible, WT-4A|
|GPS||GP-1 GPS unit|
|Battery Life (shots per charge)||900 Battery Life (shots per charge) (CIPA)|
Nikon D800 Press Release
MELVILLE, N.Y. (Feb 6, 2012) – Today, imaging leader Nikon Inc. announced the highly anticipated D800 HD-SLR, engineered to provide extreme resolution, astounding image quality and valuable video features optimized for professional still and multimedia photographers and videographers. A camera with an unmatched balance of accuracy, functionality and image quality, the Nikon D800 realizes innovations such as a high resolution 36.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor, a 91,000-pixel RGB Matrix Metering System, Advanced Scene Recognition System and many other intuitive features designed to create the preeminent device for the most demanding photo and video applications.
Whether shooting high fashion, weddings or multimedia content, Nikon’s highest resolution sensor to date, a groundbreaking new 36.3-megapixel (7360 x 4912 resolution) FX-format CMOS sensor, affords flexibility and astonishing image quality to satisfy a myriad of client requests. The Nikon D800 incorporates the latest 91,000-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering III and the Advanced Scene Recognition System, coupled with an improved 51-point AF system for images with amazing sharpness, color and clarity. With its compact, lightweight D-SLR form factor and extensive video feature set, the D800 allows photographers to transition to multimedia to create an immersive story. Professional videographers will appreciate practical features that go beyond NIKKOR lens compatibility and Full HD 1080p video, such as full manual control, uncompressed HDMI output, and incredible low-light video capability. With this innovative combination of features, the D800 celebrates resourcefulness and a dedication to the flawless execution of an epic creative vision. All of this is driven by Nikon’s latest EXPEED 3™ image processing engine, providing the necessary processing power to fuel amazing images with faithful color, a wide dynamic range and extreme resolution.
“Whatever the project, visionaries need a tool that is going to help them stay on-time and on-task. The Nikon D800 re-imagines what is possible from this level of D-SLR, to address the needs of an emerging and ever changing market; this is the camera that is going to bridge the gap for the most demanding imaging professionals, and provide never before seen levels of SLR image and video quality,” said Bo Kajiwara, director of marketing, Nikon Inc. “The D800 is the right tool for today’s creative image makers, affording photographers, filmmakers and videographers a versatile option for capturing the ultimate in still image quality or full HD content, with maximum control.”
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This product also available at Nikon for $2,999.95