The Nikon D800E is a digital camera with 36 megapixel FX format sensor and is the highest resolution 35mm DSLR camera in the world. It offers a great performance, built-quality with an excellent handling and image quality. More than the D800 model it produces sharper images with anti-aliasing properties removed. However, it has a risk of increasing color aliasing and moiré. The D800E has a magnesium alloy body that is rugged, broad control layout, view finder with 100% frame coverage, high-resolution imager and an upgraded Multi-CAM 3500FX auto focus module. Moreover, the camera offer Full HD movie recording with an ability to stream uncompressed videos.
Just like D800 the D800E is all the same but features an optical filter with anti-aliasing property so that you can get the sharpest image. It removes the effects of low-pass filter and can achieve high-resolution images as the light received by image sensor at a single point. It offers clean 4fps full frame shooting, HDMI output, with Full HD video at 24/25/30fps and ISO 50 - 25600. Moreover, it gives 200,000 shots shutter rating, 3.2inch screen, weather sealed body, 6fps DX size and even USB 3.0 tethering. It comes with a full version of Capture NX 2 with a wide camera strap. Some other excellent features of this camera are controls, high ISO performance, rugged build, dual cards and extremely high resolution.
Some Important Features to Mention:
ISO 100-6400 (Offer an expansion to ISO 50 - ISO 25600),3.2inch 921k dots screen (near sRGB color),36.3 megapixel full frame FX CMOS sensor,51 focus point,6fps continuous shooting in at 15.4mp (with MB-D12) in DX format,4fps continuous shooting, Full HD video at 24/25/30fps,Optical viewfinder, EXPEED 3 processor, Mic/Headphone socket and clean HDMI output, FX/5:4/1.2x/DX Image formats, USB 3.0 tethering, AF at -2EV (Moonlight),MB-D12 battery pack (optional) and Dual card slot SD (SDXC and UHS-1) and high-speed CF (UDMA 7).
The successor of the famous D700 is the much awaited Nikon D800E that has a solid weather sealed body with magnesium alloy core. It offers a deep grip that is comfortable to use with an extreme ergonomic and feels solid in the hand. To give quick access to a number of controls most of the controls are on the outside of the camera. There is a quick guide in the box so that you can familiarize yourself with its options and controls. However, the shutter is loud but you can make it quieter with the help of the quiet shutter mode. There is an array of ports on the side of the camera such as USB 3.0, flash sync terminal, HDMI, 10 pin remote terminal (both on front), microphone and headphone.
As the buttons on the camera are redesigned the new AF switch allows you to change the AF mode. The JPEGs of it are large from 12 to 22 and even 31mb for JPEG images. Specifically updated for D800E the Capture NX 2 software offers a new "Color Moire Reduction" with four settings that includes High, Medium, Low and Off. There is also a dedicated movie record button and shutter button options with a 35 degree angle to offer comfort for an extended period of shooting. The screen is clear with different viewing angles with clearly laid out menus. Very close to sRGB the screen offers an improve color range. Moreover, it has a built-in illumination sensor that can adjust the contrast, gamma, brightness and saturation automatically.
The Nikon D800E is an excellent choice and is value for money that offers a full version of Capture NX 2 that can be used for getting the best result from RAW files. The D800E is a real challenge to other cameras in the market. If you want high-quality images with Capture NX 2 then this camera is worth the money.