Newly developed Nikon FX-format CMOS sensor with 36.3 effective megapixels
The D800 employ a Nikon FX-format CMOS sensor (35.9 x 24.0 mm) with 36.3 effective megapixels, the world's highest number. It renders texture, nuances and details equivalent to those a high-end medium format camera can deliver.
Advanced Scene Recognition System with enhanced accuracy realized by 91K-pixel RGB sensor
Advanced Scene Recognition System realizes face detection during optical viewfinder shooting. It achieves highly accurate control of auto functions such as AF, AE and AWB utilizing face detection information and detailed scene analysis information.
Multi-area mode Full HD D-Movie that enables a variety of expressions in two formats
It is possible to record 1,920 x 1,080/30p Full HD and HD movies in either of two formats that are FX- and DX-based. You can select the format according to your creative intentions.