Nikon D800 DSLR Camera Price in Singapore, Features, and Other Details

Nikon D800 DSLR Camera Price in Singapore, Features, and Other Details: Responding to several demands for higher pixel count, better image quality, and smaller and lighter camera, Nikon has recently came up with the N800 – the newest full frame digital SLR from the company, and the second one of its kind released this year. The camera was developed to capture still images with superior resolution as well as record movies with true high definition quality. These said, the Nikon D800 features, above all else, an incredible 36.3 MP full frame CMOS sensor – almost more than twice as sensitive as the average DSLR sensors. The D800 is supposed to be half of a duo, along with the Nikon D800E, which will have an AA/ Anti-Aliasing filter and will be released on April 12.

In terms of body type, the Nikon D800 shares the D700 style with the prominent front handgrip with a comfortably situated shutter button, red trimmings, and a convenient button layout. There is however an evident improved ergonomics specially when it comes to the menu and mode selections. The D800 is also lighter and smaller than the Nikon D700.

On the Nikon D800, there are two axis virtual horizons that can be displayed on the 3.2-inch 921k-dot screen with near sRGB color. The body itself is made of lightweight magnesium alloy that is dust and water resistant to up to the same level as that of the D700. The menu system on the other hand comes with color-coded sections that make it easy to familiarize the user with the camera’s large plethora of options. The shooting menu for example runs for four pages and includes several HDR shooting options. The custom menu items on the other hand runs for seven pages.

Aside from the improved sensor, there are also other significant advancements in the Nikon D800. Among these are an improved dynamic range and more decent ISO performance with a scope of 100-6400 units that is still expandable to ISO150 and ISO25600. There is a 100% viewfinder coverage, improved autofocus and metering, improved shutter durability, and 1080p HD video recording capability of 30/25/21 frames per second.

The Nikon D800 also boasts of fast performance through its EXPEED 3 processor. The newly developed shutter mechanism of the camera exemplifies this trait; it has a release lag of only 0.042 seconds and can be stretched to as high as 200,000 cycles. In addition, the start-up time of the camera is a mere 0.12 seconds. The Nikon D800 also has a high-speed autofocus module, the same as that found in the Nikon D4, the more expensive and powerful high-end DSLR camera marketed by Nikon.

Other features of the Nikon D800 include 4 frames per second continuous shooting in standard format, a 6 frames per second continuous shooting in DX format at 15.4 MP with MB-D12, 51 focus points, FX/5:4/ 1.2 x/DX image formats, autofocus at -2EV (Moonlight), clean HDMI output with mic/headphone sockets, a high speed CF (UDMA 7) and SD (SDXC and UHS-1) dual card slots, and a USB 3.0 high speed tethering port. The camera also features a so-called Advanced Scene Recognition System that is notable for its advanced scene recognition performance.

In terms of battery life, the Nikon D800 uses a new battery and features a power saving option designed to drain as little power as possible specially during live view and movie operations. The battery is rated 900 shots in still shooting mode, 3x longer as the entry level DSLR, or equivalent to approximately 60 minutes of live view video mode.

Overall, the Nikon D800 is definitely a DSLR to consider. With is high-end specs and easy to use layout, it is expected to cater for advanced amateur photographers and professionals alike.

Nikon D800 DSLR Camera Price in Singapore Dollar (SGD): Approximately S$ 3,800.00
You may also check out: Nikon D700 DSLR Camera

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