Nikon D800 to Come with 36-MP Sensor

Nikon D800 to Come with 36-MP Sensor

The Nikon D700

With the Nikon 1 announcements over and done with, the spotlight's back on the highly-anticipated Nikon D800 with its Specs leaked on various noteworthy online sources. While we can't testify 100% for their legitimacy, they are looking rather impressive. More details below:

Nikon Rumors:On September 29th, digicame-info published those Nikon D800 specs (Google translation):

What number of pixels is 3630 megapixels.
4 frames per second continuous shooting in body only, about 6 frames per second will be used to DX mode with the optional battery pack.
A little late to be released by the model resolution sought to eliminate the low-pass filter.
Full HD video in 1920 × 1080/30p.
Headphone jacks, can be input from an external device such as a PCM sound recorder. Corresponding to USB3.0. Be available in new small wireless transmitter.
86K pixel split control, AF, exposure, white balance, etc. compatible. Face Recognition AF features.
Larger LCD monitor, automatic brightness adjustment, the structure is not cloudy.
Two media CF card and SD card slot.
Shutter durability of 200,000 cycles.

Nikon Rumors has made mention that the probability of the D800 to come with a whopping 36-MP sensor is 99% and that the DSLR will be somewhat like a mini-D3x in terms of performance.These specifications are quite different from its predecessor, the D700, given that the later came with a 12-MP sensor. Market price is said to be about 300,000 yen (approx. 3,911 USD), a significant jump from D700's retail price of 2,700 USD. Official announcement is said to happen in the later part of this month on the 26th, with the camera primed for release on the 24th of November.

Source: digicame-info (in Japanese) via Nikon Rumors

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