Nikon D800 Digital SLR Camera, HD 1080p, 36.3MP, 3.2” LCD Screen, Black, Body Only

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Nikon’s compact D800 DSLR camera offers amazing image capturing power with ergonomic design and rugged construction. Whether in the studio or out and about, the D800 delivers professional results time after time.

 

Please note: Lens not included.

Key benefits:

  • The D800 features Nikon's original FX-format CMOS image sensor offering 36.3 megapixels for detailed shots that look terrific, even when enlarged. It also incorporates EXPEED 3 image processing for subtler tones.
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  • It offers superior picture quality and enhanced low-light performance through a wide ISO sensitivity range ofISO 100 to 6400. ISO-equivalents 25,600 and 50 are also available.
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  • Never miss a moment again. The D800 has a continuous shooting speed of up to 4 frames per second in FX/5 mode.
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  • Stills are great, but sometime you need to tell the whole story. 1080p Full HD video capture gives you broadcast quality footage and the uncompressed HDMI output means everything looks exactly the way it should on the big screen.
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  • 3D Colour Matrix Metering III gets the right exposures in just about any lighting situation, while full-time face recognition gets your subject just right every time.
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  • A Multi-CAM 3500FX autofocus sensor features 51 AF points giving you fast, efficient and precise autofocus.
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  • A built-in pop-up flash with Nikon's dependable i-TTL flash control ensures that you’re photos will always be caught in their finest light.
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  • The D800 comes complete with the included Nikon ViewNX 2 software which makes browsing and organising your images easy.
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Feeling creative?

One of the biggest advantages of this camera is the sheer shooting flexibility on offer. You can use additional lenses to take wide-angle, telephoto, or close-up shots to suit just about any situation. The shorter the focal length (measured in mm), the wider the view will be – the longer the focal length, the more telescopic the picture. With a selection of interchangeable lenses at your disposal, the creative possibilities are endless.

Why not take a look at our range of additional lenses?

Note: Please check the compatibility of the lens with your camera.

Battery life Information How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
Approx 900 shots per charge
Brand
Nikon
Camera Type
Digital SLR
Connections
USB 3.0 Micro-B connector, Type C mini-pin HDMI
Dimensions
H123 x W146 x D81.5mm
Direct printing Information Can connect to a compatible digital camera to print without the need to use a computer.
YES
Display
YES
Eligible for International Delivery
NO
Flash modes
5
GPS
NO
Image Stabilisation
YES
Internal Memory
NO
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
VBA300AE
Maximum ISO Rating
6400
Megapixels Information 1 Megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels. A pixel is an individual element of a digital image. Megapixels determine the resolution of an image and the more you have the higher the quality of the image.
36.3MP
Memory Card (included)
NO
Memory Card Type
Compact Flash/SD/SDHC/SDXC
Model name / number
D800
NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
NO
Power Supply
Lithium-ion battery
Screen size
3.2"
Shooting Modes
6
Sweep Panorama
NO
Touch Screen
NO
Video Resolution
1080p HD video
Waterproof
NO
Weight Information Unpackaged weight
900g

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Q & As

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Nikon D800 Digital SLR Camera, HD 1080p, 36.3MP, 3.2” LCD Screen, Black, Body Only 4.9 5 7 7
Awesome Camera!! For new starters and studio Boffins Great Camera, easy to use , easy to handle. Another thing I love is also one of the things I hate too is the file size. The 36 megapixel sensor is awesome. The files look amazing on my display. Aside from the obvious advantages of being able to print large, I think there’s more to it. I mean, it’s just plain cool to have that kind of file size and detail available to zoom in to. Let’s face it, if you’re a photographer then you’re a visual person. Aesthetics and visual experiences matter. Even if you’re not printing the photo that large, editing a photo with that kind of detail is just fun and visually stimulating. I may not always print the photo as large as I can, but it’s sure nice knowing that I can. Only downside to that is the storage size. 200 pics would use up near 10gigs of space, so an extra large hard drive would be a must. 25 March 2014
Best Value/Best Image Quality FX Camera On The Market I have now owned my D800 for about 15 months graduating from the very creditable D700. I am still totally blown away with this camera and the results achieved with it on a daily basis. It is simply in my view, not only the best value for money FX camera currently on the market but also produces the best images achievable on a digital SLR camera. Yes you need to have top quality glass to achieve the results but the same is true with all cameras. Yes the raw files are huge, but additional storage for computers is massively cheap these days. if you purchase this camera you will never regret it if you want to consistently achieve quality sharp images, even when massively cropped. 24 October 2013
Best Camera in the World ? I have been a Nikon user for almost 40 years, this is without doubt the best DSLR I have ever owned or used. It is heavy but lighter than the D700 which has replaced. Full HD video is also included which can be recorded on a second card as the camera has both SD & CF card slots I recommend a min of 32gb especially if you shoot RAW. Fantastic resolution at 36mp make this an incredible camera 05 June 2013
None Better for Resolution and ease of intuitive use! None Better for Resolution and ease of intuitive use! I have only had this camera a couple of weeks but can confirm that all the (extensive) reviews read on the internet are correct. Brilliant piece of professional equipment to peruse some serious photography with. Feel confident you’re using the right tool for the job by using Nikon Professional grade lenses with this body. Amateur photographer. 09 January 2013
A SUPERB product ! This is just one of the finest cameras around. At a very good price. The image quality is second to none ! Don't hesitate to buy it ! And... Delivered early next morning ! 01 January 2013
Nikon D800 Camera of the year Nikon have produces a camera which is absolutely worth waiting for, its known to prodouce stunningly razor sharp images with colours and details to match.... The video production is of the highest resolution too. Thwe world photography has been looking for a camera likethis for a while. for us Nikon lovers it delivers......... Price tag might be high then all the best things are expensive too A Prime lens are a must to get the best results, so if you are thinking of buying please make sure you get the following, 10-24 at f2.8, 24-70 @ f2.8,70-200@f2.8 and sd910 flash for those moments as fill in. Its only competitor is Canon Eso 5Dmk III.@ £3000 body only.... 24 July 2012
Nikon D800 EXCELLENT CAMERA. The best camera ever. It is smaller and ligher than most professional grade cameras which makes it ideal to take with you outside. I only wish John Lewis offered 3 and 5 year extended warranty on this product. This camera is not cheap so extended warranty is a must in my view. 07 May 2012
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