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


Whirlwire Rating146011951117511
Video Features
Format
  • H.264
  • MP4
  • MP4
  • H.264
MP4
MicrophoneMono Stereo
SpeakerMono Mono
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 424p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 1440p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
External mic input
Storage
Storage Slot
  • CF
  • SDXC
  • SDHC
  • SD
  • SD
  • SDXC
  • CF
  • SDHC
SD
Storage Slot Amount2 2 1
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
  • 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
7360 x 4144
Image Ratio
  • 3:2
  • 5:4
  • 5:4
  • 3:2
3:2
Megapixels36.3 36.3 36.0
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 Expeed 4 Bionz X
Screen / Viewfinder
Screen Size3.2 3.2 3.0
Screen Pixels921,000 1,229,000 1,230,000
Screen TypeTFT LCD TFT LCD Xtra Fine LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeOptical (pentaprism) Optical (tunnel) Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage100% 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification0.7 0.7 0.71x
Articulated LCDN/A N/A
Viewfinder resolutionN/A N/A 2,359,000
Physical
Weather Sealed
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelLithium-Ion EN-EL15 EN-EL15 lithium-ion battery NP-FW50 lithium-ion
Battery Life (shots)900 1,200 340
Weight (grams)1,000 980 465
Dimensions146 x 123 x 82 mm 146 x 123 x 82 mm 127 x 94 x 48 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 51 25
Lens MountNikon F Nikon F Sony E mount
Crop1 1 1
Digital ZoomN/A N/A 4x
Image
ISO Range100-6400 64-12800 100-51200
ISO Minimum50 32 100
ISO Maximum25,600 51,200 51,200
White Balance Presets 10
Custom White Balance
Uncompressed FormatRAW
  • RAW
  • TIFF
RAW
JPEG Quality Levels
  • Basic
  • Normal
  • Fine
  • Fine
  • Normal
  • Basic
Extra fine
File FormatN/A
  • JPEG
  • RAW
  • sRAW
  • TIFF
ARW
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
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
N/A
Scene Modes N/A N/A
Built-in Flash N/A
Flash Range (M)12.0 12.0 N/A
External Flash
Flash Modes
  • high-speed sync
  • Rear Curtain
  • Slow Sync
  • Red-Eye
  • Off
  • On
  • Auto
  • Front-curtain sync
  • Slow Sync
  • Rear-curtain sync
  • redeye reduction
  • redeye reduction w/slow sync
  • slow rear-curtain sync
N/A
Flash X Sync Speed1/250 sec 1/250 sec 1/250
Drive Modes N/A N/A
FPS4 5 4
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Spot
  • Average
  • Center-weighted
  • Multi
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Spot
N/A
Exposure Compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV - 1/2 EV - 1 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 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 Optional N/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
WirelessOptional Optional
Remote Control
Body Type
Body TypeMid-size SLR Mid-size SLR Rangefinder-style mirrorless
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