Nikon D810A Review

Overall Score

83

Main Features

  • 36 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 5 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 146 x 123 x 82 mm, 880g.
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Nikon D810A Overview


First introduced in February, 2015, Nikon D810A is a 36 MP DSLR with a Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

Nikon D810A Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Nikon D850 Nikon D850 2017 46MP 64 - 25600 1015g 146 x 124 x 79mm
Nikon D810A Nikon D810A 2015 36MP 200 - 12800 880g 146 x 123 x 82mm
Nikon D810 Nikon D810 2014 36MP 64 - 12800 980g 146 x 123 x 82mm
Nikon D800 Nikon D800 2012 36MP 100 - 6400 900g 146 x 123 x 82mm
Nikon D800E Nikon D800E 2012 36MP 100 - 6400 900g 146 x 123 x 82mm

Proc and Cons of Nikon D810A


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon D810A with competitors in semi-pro dslr cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Viewfinder
RAW Support
12800 Max Native ISO
5.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Long Battery Life: 1200 shots
Manual Exposure Mode
Microphone Port
Environmental Sealing
51 Focus Points
2 Storage Slots
Flash Sync Port
Focus Bracketing
External Flash
AF Face Detection
36MP High Resolution Sensor
1229k dots Screen Resolution
1/8000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Focus
UHS-I Memory Card Support
Headphone Port
Timelapse Recording
15 Cross Focus Points
5 AE Bracketing Range
200000 cycles Shutter Life Expectancy
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Weight: 880g
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
Type Scores

Nikon D810A has an Overall Score of 83/100 and ranked #10 out of 205 in DSLR cameras, and ranked #31 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Nikon D810A Scores
Imaging score
83
Features score
79
Value for money score
87
Portability score
65
Overall score
83
Average Scores in Semi-Pro DSLR
Imaging Score
55
Features Score
58
Value For Money Score
73
Portability Score
70
Overall score
61

Physical Dimensions of Nikon D810A


Nikon D810A weighs 880g and has external dimensions of 146 x 123 x 82mm (5.75 x 4.84 x 3.23"). Considering that the average weight of Semi-Pro DSLR cameras is 783g, Nikon D810A is 97 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Nikon D810A
880g
Average weight
783g
Min weight
479g
Max weight
1074g

Thickness Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Nikon D810A
82mm
Average Thickness
75mm
Min Thickness
64mm
Max Thickness
86mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon D810A with the dimensions:

Nikon D810A

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight D810A Dimensions D810A
Nikon D810 Nikon D810 980 g 880 g 146 x 123 x 82 mm 146 x 123 x 82 mm
Nikon D750 Nikon D750 840 g 880 g 141 x 113 x 78 mm 146 x 123 x 82 mm
Nikon D850 Nikon D850 1015 g 880 g 146 x 124 x 79 mm 146 x 123 x 82 mm
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Canon 5D MIV 890 g 880 g 151 x 116 x 76 mm 146 x 123 x 82 mm
Nikon D7200 Nikon D7200 765 g 880 g 136 x 107 x 76 mm 146 x 123 x 82 mm
Nikon D500 Nikon D500 860 g 880 g 147 x 115 x 81 mm 146 x 123 x 82 mm
Nikon D800E Nikon D800E 900 g 880 g 146 x 123 x 82 mm 146 x 123 x 82 mm
Nikon D5 Nikon D5 1415 g 880 g 160 x 158.5 x 92 mm 146 x 123 x 82 mm

Specifications of Nikon D810A


General
Brand Nikon
Model D810A
Announced February, 2015
Body Type Mid-size SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Nikon F
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1
Number of Lenses 305
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 1229k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.7
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 51
Number of Cross Focus Points 15
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 5.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 12.00
Flash Modes Front-curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, redeye reduction, redeye reduction w/slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 36 MP
Max Image Resolution 7360 x 4912
Max Native ISO 12800
Min Native ISO 200
Max Boosted ISO 51200
Min Boosted ISO 100
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Optional
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 1200 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL15
Physical
Weight 880 g
Physical Dimensions 146 x 123 x 82 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, CompactFlash (UDMA compliant)
Storage Slots 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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