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Nikon D810 product and promo videos, hands-on reviews

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This post contains the Nikon D810 product and promo videos, hands-on reviews, etc.

Dream Park short film by Sandro (Nikon D810 promo):

Nikon D810 introduction:

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Nikon Capture NX-D will be available for free on July 15, 2014

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Nikon announced that their new RAW image processing software Capture NX-D will be available for free on July 15, 2014. There are plans to include automatic retouch brush functionality in the future:

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New AR11 soft release button for the Nikon Df camera announced

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In addition to the D810 Nikon also announced a new AR11 soft release button for the Df camera.

Update: the price of the AR11 is $27.95 at Adorama and $29.95 at B&H.

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Nikon D800/D800E vs. D810 specifications comparison

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The attached PDF file contains a specifications comparison between the Nikon D800/D800E ($2,996.95/$3,296.95) and the new Nikon D810 ($3,296.95):

Nikon D800 vs D810 comparison sheet

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Nikon D810 official announcement

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The Nikon D810 is now officially announced. The price of the camera is $3,296.95. Pre-order options can be found here. See also the latest D810 posts here.

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Nikon D810 leaks hours before the official announcement

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The UK website Expertreviews published their review of the Nikon D810 camera and then promptly removed it. Here are the details from the article - pretty much what I have ben reporting for months now:

  • the UK price will be £2,700 (around $4,580, the US price should be lower)
  • sensor: 36.3MP (new sensor?)
  • LCD screen: 3.2" (1,299K dots) with new split-screen mode
  • card slots: CF + SDXC
  • Expeed 4 image processing engine
  • no optical low pass filter (OLPF)
  • ISO 32-51200 in extended mode, ISO 64-12800 in regular mode
  • shutter speed range: 1/8000-30s
  • improved auto-focus (including Group Area AF mode for the D4s)
  • no 4k video
  • video recording: added 50/60p
  • redesigned shutter with new kevlar/carbon fibre-composite unit; reduced shutter lag; quieter operation
  • the metering mode button is moved to the main control dial
  • improved grip

You can still access the cached version here (cached version of the second page can be found here):

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Nikon D810 announcement this week

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Nikon is rumored to reveal their new D810 DSLR camera this week. The official announcement should be on June 26. In the US we can expect the new camera tonight (Tuesday) or tomorrow around midnight EST (Wednesday or Thursday morning European time). I do not have any additional information to report at this point (see the rumored specifications here).

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