Nikon D800 Vs Sony A7R Vs Nikon D810 Comparison
ProductsD800
Nikon D800
A7R
Sony A7R
D810
Nikon D810
Prices


Whirlwire Rating146011751119511
Video Features
Format
  • H.264
  • MP4
MP4
  • MP4
  • H.264
MicrophoneMono Stereo
SpeakerMono Mono
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 424p @ 24fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 1440p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
External mic input
Storage
Storage Slot
  • CF
  • SDXC
  • SDHC
  • SD
SD
  • SD
  • SDXC
  • CF
  • SDHC
Storage Slot Amount2 1 2
Sensor
Max Resolution7360 x 4912 7360 x 4912 7360 x 4912
Other Resolutions
  • 2400 x 1600
  • 3072 x 2040
  • 3072 x 2456
  • 3600 x 2400
  • 3680 x 2456
  • 4608 x 3056
  • 4608 x 3680
  • 4800 x 3200
  • 5520 x 3680
  • 6144 x 4080
  • 6144 x 4912
7360 x 4144
  • 5520 x 3680
  • 6144 x 4080
  • 4608 x 3056
  • 4608 x 3680
  • 3072 x 2456
  • 4800 x 3200
  • 3600 x 2400
  • 2400 x 1600
  • 3680 x 2456
  • 6144 x 4912
Image Ratio
  • 3:2
  • 5:4
3:2
  • 5:4
  • 3:2
Megapixels36.3 36.0 36.3
SizeFull frame (35.9 x 24 mm) Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm) Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
TypeCMOS CMOS CMOS
ProcessorEXPEED 3 Bionz X Expeed 4
Screen / Viewfinder
Screen Size3.2 3.0 3.2
Screen Pixels921,000 1,230,000 1,229,000
Screen TypeTFT LCD Xtra Fine LCD TFT LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeOptical (pentaprism) Electronic Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder Coverage100% 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification0.7 0.71x 0.7
Articulated LCDN/A N/A
Viewfinder resolutionN/A 2,359,000 N/A
Physical
Weather Sealed
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelLithium-Ion EN-EL15 NP-FW50 lithium-ion EN-EL15 lithium-ion battery
Battery Life (shots)900 340 1,200
Weight (grams)1,000 465 980
Dimensions146 x 123 x 82 mm 127 x 94 x 48 mm 146 x 123 x 82 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Live View
  • Face Detection
  • Continuous
  • Single
  • Tracking
  • Selective single-point
  • Multi-area
  • Phase Detect
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points51 25 51
Lens MountNikon F Sony E mount Nikon F
Crop1 1 1
Digital ZoomN/A 4x N/A
Image
ISO Range100-6400 100-51200 64-12800
ISO Minimum50 100 32
ISO Maximum25,600 51,200 51,200
White Balance Presets 10
Custom White Balance
Uncompressed FormatRAW RAW
  • RAW
  • TIFF
JPEG Quality Levels
  • Basic
  • Normal
  • Fine
Extra fine
  • Fine
  • Normal
  • Basic
File FormatN/A ARW
  • JPEG
  • RAW
  • sRAW
  • TIFF
Features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec 30 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Modes N/A
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
Scene Modes N/A N/A
Built-in Flash N/A
Flash Range (M)12.0 N/A 12.0
External Flash
Flash Modes
  • high-speed sync
  • Rear Curtain
  • Slow Sync
  • Red-Eye
  • Off
  • On
  • Auto
N/A
  • Front-curtain sync
  • Slow Sync
  • Rear-curtain sync
  • redeye reduction
  • redeye reduction w/slow sync
  • slow rear-curtain sync
Flash X Sync Speed1/250 sec 1/250 1/250 sec
Drive Modes N/A N/A
FPS4 4 5
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Spot
  • Average
  • Center-weighted
  • Multi
N/A
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure Compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV - 1/2 EV - 1 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing
Orientation Sensor
Timelapse Recording N/A
GPSOptional N/A Optional
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
WirelessOptional Optional
Remote Control
Body Type
Body TypeMid-size SLR Rangefinder-style mirrorless Mid-size SLR
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