Nikon D850

Nikon D850 Specs

Nikon D850
Nikon D850
Released24 Aug 2017
Sensor Resolution46Mp
Type of sensorFull frame BSI-CMOS
ISO range64-25600
Body weight1015g
Dimensions146 x 124 x 79 mm
Viewfinder typeOptical (pentaprism)
Screen3.2" Tilting
Max video resolution3840 x 2160
77
total score
70
imaging score
73
performance score
95
flexibility score
73
convenience score
Portrait

72

portrait rate
Landscape

71

landscape rate
Sport

79

sports rate
Street

76

street rate
Everyday

78

daily rate

advantagesAdvantages

  • A device that is great for portrait shooting
  • Perfect choice for landscape photography
  • Good sensor performance makes this camera suitable for photos of any type
  • The camera has autofocus for high-quality photos of moving subjects
  • The camera can be used in a humid environment
  • The camera has an LSD display which is a very convenient parameter
  • High-quality video record
  • Has got a microphone
  • Excellent action photo available
  • High battery shots count admits you to make photos during longer time without extra charge
  • Two memory card presented
  • Wi-Fi connection available

Nikon D850 Nearest Models

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Portrait
Landscape
Landscape
Sport
Sport
Street
Street
Everyday
Everyday
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D850
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Nikon D850: concluding remerks and technical specifications

The Nikon D850 is a DSLR camera launched on 08/24/2017.

Technically speaking, the Nikon D850 ranks in the best 1% of its category (and in the best 99 of all cameras in our database) scoring 76/100 overall. The Nikon D850 weights 1015 gr and spans 146 x 124 x 79 mm. This means that it is one of the largest and heaviest cameras within its category.

Going into details, whatever is the technical specification of interest, the Nikon D850 behaves better than average in its category:

  • Image Quality (70/100, ranks in the category best 3%)
  • Speed Performance (73/100, ranks in the category best 2%)
  • Comfort (72/100, ranks in the category best 5%)
  • Versatility (96/100, ranks in the category best 2%)

However, the technical performance of your camera should be put in context. Indeed, depending on the type of photogrphy you are interested in, each individual camera feature can impact your pictures to a diffeerent extent. This is the reason way we developed the iCamRank. iCamRank has been designed to wieght all the individual technical specifications of each camera in the camerarace database, depending on the different shooting conditions. Thus, here is what we suggest, depending on the photography type you like most:

  • Portrait - Great (73/100, ranks in the best 2% of its category). Nikon D850 is perfect for Portrait, one of the best in this class.
  • Landscape - Great (72/100, ranks in the best 2% of its category). Nikon D850 is perfect for Landscape, one of the best in this class.
  • Sport - Great (79/100, ranks in the best 2% of its category). Nikon D850 is perfect for Sport, one of the best in this class.
  • Street - Great (77/100, ranks in the best 1% of its category). Nikon D850 is perfect for Street, one of the best in this class.
  • Everyday - Great (78/100, ranks in the best 1% of its category). Nikon D850 is perfect for everyday photography, one of the best in this class.

Last but not least, the price. You can find the Nikon D850 sold on Amazon for a price comprised between 2385.12 and 3399.0 USD, well above the average for this camera type.

Overall, Nikon D850 is a good value for money. However, alternatives are also available, which you may wanto take in consideration before taking the final decision. Click here to see alternative options.

Nikon D850 Overall Specifications

Sensor

Type

BSI-CMOS

Size

Full frame

Dimensions

35.9 x 23.9 mm

Area

858.01 mm2

Resolution

46 Mp

Image Resolution

8256 x 5504

ISO Range

64 - 25600

Supports RAW

Yes

Lens

Has Manual Focus

Yes

Mount Type

Nikon F

Lens Count

280

Focal Length Multiplier

1

Screen

Type

Tilting

Size

3.2"

Resolution

2359k dots

Live View

Yes

Touch Screen

Yes

Viewfinder

Type

Optical (pentaprism)

Resolution

n/a

Coverage

100

Magnification

0.75

Photography Features

Min Shutter Speed

30s

Max Shutter Speed

1/8000s

Continuous Shooting

7fps

Shutter Priority

Yes

Aperture Priority

Yes

Manual Exposure Mode

Yes

Exposure Compensation

Yes

Custom White Balance

Yes

Image Stabilization

No

Built-in Flash

No

Flash Range

n/a

Max Flash Sync

n/a

Flash Modes

Front-curtain sync (normal)
Rear-curtain sync
Red-eye reduction
Red-eye reduction with slow sync
Slow sync

External Flash

Yes

AE Bracketing

Yes

WB Bracketing

Yes

Dxo Scores

Overall Value

100

Color Depth

26.4

Dynamic Range

14.8

Low Light ISO

2660

Exposure Modes

Multi-Segment

Yes

Average

Yes

Spot

Yes

Partial

No

AF-Area

Yes

Center Weighted

Yes

Autofocus

Touch

Yes

Continuous

Yes

Single

Yes

Tracking

Yes

Selective

Yes

Center

Yes

Multi Area

Yes

Live View

Yes

Face Detection

Yes

Contrast Detection

Yes

Phase Detection

Yes

Focus Points Count

153

Cross Focus Points Count

99

Video

Resolution

3840 x 2160 @ 30p MOV H.264 Linear PCM

Max Resolution

3840x2160

Supported Formats

MPEG-4

Microphone Port

Yes

Headphone Port

Yes

Connectivity

Wireless

Built-in

HDMI

Yes

USB

USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)

Physical Features

Environmental Sealing

Yes

Water Proof

No

Dust Proof

No

Shock Proof

No

Crush Proof

No

Freeze Proof

No

Body Weight

1015g

Physical Dimensions

146 x 124 x 79 mm

Battery Shots

1840

Type

Battery Pack

Model

EN-EL15a

Other Features

Timer

Yes (2, 5, 10, 20 secs)

Timelapse

Yes

Has GPS

No

Storage Type

SD SDHC SDXC (UHS-II supported) + XQD

Slots

2

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