Nikon D810A overview
Nikon D810A is Nikon's Advanced DSLR camera first launched on February of 2015. It includes a 36 MegaPixel, CMOS Full frame sized sensor and has a maximum resolution of 7360 x 4912.
The D810A is positioned #12 out of 92 in Advanced DSLR cameras and all around #57 out of 1428 for cameras in our collection. Remember to try our Smart camera finder to see camera rankings based on your personal requirements.
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Nikon D810A family
The Nikon D810A comes with a history of related cameras. Here, you can take a look at all older and latest models alongside important specs.
Nikon D810A Gallery
You can check the D810A from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Nikon D810A Pros and Cons
Below is a collection of upsides and downsides of the Nikon D810A based on factors that are oftentimes viewed as essential in a camera.
Nikon D810A Sensor details
The Nikon D810A is run by the EXPEED 4 chip. The sensor dimension in the Nikon D810A is 35.9mm x 24mm (Full frame). The 862 mm² sensor is able to resolve 7360 x 4912 pixels and aspect ratios of 5:4 and 3:2.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The CMOS sensor boasts 36 megapixels and features a native ISO range of 200 - 12800. This ISO can also be widened digitally to 100 - 51200. RAW format is saved which means that you have wider room to maneuver in post.
The graphic below displays the D810A's sensor dimensions compared to other common sizes. The D810A sensor comes with a crop factor of 1 and is shown in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get an idea of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Nikon D810A dimensions
Nikon D810A weighs around 1.94 lbs (880g or 31.04 oz) and features exterior measurements of 146mm x 123mm x 82mm (5.7" x 4.8" x 3.2"). The weight of normal Advanced DSLR camera is 776g so the Nikon D810A is weightier in comparison with other rivals.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Listed below is a pic of the Nikon D810A with a soda so you can have a feel for its scale.
The top view directly below will highlight the button design on the D810A.
Nikon D810A Lens specs
The D810A fits the Nikon F mount and has 308 lenses available on the market. Below is a small number of the lenses we have in our database which will fit the D810A.
Nikon D810A Connectivity
The D810A has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Cameras that incorporate NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be used wirelessly through smartphones. You will be able to send pictures and usually alter settings with no need to connect straight to the camera.
Several applications even stream a Liveview and click the shutter whenever you aren't close to the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI out, it could be hooked up to an external display. Most cameras will allow you to charge the battery through the USB socket.
Nikon D810A Video specs
The maximum video resolution in the Nikon D810A is 1920 x 1080 and it can shoot in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p resolution can provide a good balance for quality vs file sizes but FULL HD will not give you much room to downsample. The camera does feature both headphone and microphone socket making it very useful whilst capturing sound.
Nikon D810A Weather Sealing
Nikon D810A provides weather sealing making it a excellent option to use for challenging climates. This is particularly helpful when you are unsure about the elements you may face for outdoor photography.
Nikon D810A Display and Viewfinder
The Nikon D810A includes a 3.2" fixed display supporting a resolution of 1,229k dots.
Sadly the display is not a touch screen. The D810A also includes a Top LCD display so its possible to quickly checkout your settings.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The View Finder specs regarding Nikon D810A are below:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentaprism)
- ViewFinder Coverage 100 percent
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.7x
Viewfinders are pretty handy for bright outdoor situations which can easily make the camera display washed out and hard to view.
Nikon D810A Shutter specs
Nikon D810A is able to shoot continuously at 5.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/8000 seconds.
Nikon D810A Flash and Hot shoe specs
Nikon D810A includes both built in flash and also external flash ability.
Nikon D810A Autofocus specs
Nikon D810A includes both Phase Detect Autofocus and Contrast Based Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot snappier and exact in comparison with Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera includes Face detect which makes it valuable for people photography.
The AF system includes 51 focus points to pick from. It also comes with Tracking Autofocus for moving objects. Nikon D810A features manual focusing in case it is required for low light scenarios or you want to have more exact control on focusing.
Nikon D810A Battery life
The battery (EN-EL15) in the Nikon D810A is designed to last for 1200 pictures based on the CIPA requirements which is above the usual for its category. The general Advanced DSLR camera battery life is 909. Nikon D780 has got the highest possible (2260) battery life for this class of cameras.
Underneath is a listing of Advanced DSLR cameras which have the highest battery life:
Nikon D810A for specific styles of photography
The following bar chart provides a analysis of the Nikon D810A for specific styles of photography. To look at more, have a look at the specific section below.
Nikon D810A Portrait photography factors
The Nikon D810A has a points total of 86 which is very high, meaning that it is a excellent option to use for portrait photos. Photographing portraits leans heavily to sensor dimensions, support for RAW photos plus the flexibility to work with external lighting.
Nikon D810A Street photography highlights
Having a nice score of 61, the Nikon D810A is a respectable choice for street photography. A good street photography camera features a good balance of image quality and portability.
Nikon D810A Sports photography highlights
A exceptional sports photography points total of 77 indicates the Nikon D810A is a excellent option for shooting sports. A camera really should have very good focusing plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Nikon D810A Travel photography features
Size is really critical in choosing a travel camera. In general, the Nikon D810A gets a above average 69 for a travelling camera which makes it a good option to take on your travels.
Nikon D810A Landscape photography information
For anybody who is looking to pick a camera for landscape photography, the most essential aspect will be image quality. The Nikon D810A at it's impressive score of 81 for a landscape camera is a brilliant fit amongst its competition.
Nikon D810A Vlogging factors
A vlogging camera preferably should offer a articulating screen, mic input and preferably IBIS. Considering everything, the Nikon D810A is not acceptable as a vlog camera as it gets a really bad score of 30.
Nikon D810A Alternatives
If you are looking for replacements to the D810A, below is a list of the top ranked cameras that fall in to the family of Advanced DSLR.
The diagram listed below offers you an overview of the D810A compared to it's highest scored rivals suggested earlier.
These are some more cameras you may take a look at as alternatives. To review a comprehensive comparison, visit the "compare" link.