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The Nikon D850 is the highly-anticipated successor to the popular Nikon D810 DSLR camera. With a 153-point AF system and EXPEED image processor borrowed from Nikon’s high-end D5 model it takes creativity to new heights for both professional and enthusiast photographers. The D850 is an exceptional tool to capture high resolution landscape, fashion, studio and astrophotography images as well as being a workhorse for commercial sports, photojournalism and weddings shooters. 

Ultra-High Resolution 45.7MP Image Sensor

Boasting a massive 45.7-megapixels CMOS FX format image sensor with a backside illuminated design ensures the D850 can catch more light to produce incredibly high resolution full frame images. The sensor captures ultra-fine detail and delivers an exceptional level of editing flexibility with an astonishingly wide dynamic range.

EXPEED 5 Processing Engine

Powered by the same high performance EXPEED 5 image processing engine in the Nikon D5, the camera boasts a ISO range of 64-25,600, expandable to a 32-102,400 equivalent range that can be used for both video and stills. The combination of high ISO sensitivity and a sophisticated noise reduction algorithm processed by the EXPEED 5 provides excellent results in any lighting condition.

3.2-Inch 2359k-dot Tilt & Touch LCD

Designed to make video shooting easier the D850 features an intuitive touch-sensitive 2359k-dot LCD with an ultra-sharp resolution that makes image review more accurate. The touchscreen is also tiltable to allow to you to explore a new range of creative angles and perspectives.

Up to 9 FPS Continuous and Silent Live-View Shooting

Capable of freezing split-second action, the D850’s high speed continuous mode shoots 7fps at full resolution or an impressive 9fps when combined with the Nikon MB-D18 battery grip. The new live-view electronic shutter mode allows you to capture discrete moments in absolute silence and there is a live-view AF pinpoint mode for more accurate autofocus.

153 Point AF with 99 Cross Type Points

Keep your subjects in focus with the same 153-point AF system used in the high-performance Nikon D5 for tac sharp results. 99 cross-type points deliver accurate subject tracking across the frame and the centre point has an incredible -4EV sensitivity allows you to tackle the most demanding shooting situations with confidence.

Full Sensor Readout 4K & 8K Time lapse

Ultra-sharp video footage can be captured in glorious 4K with a full sensor readout, so you can film using wide-angle lenses without compromise. The camera also records 8K time-lapse footage with twice the resolution of 4K for comprehensive video editing flexibility.

Slow Motion Movies in Full HD

Record impressive slow motion footage in full 1080p high-definition resolution with the ability to shoot footage that plays back four to five times slower than real-time. Perfect for capturing intricate fast movements slow-motion is an incredible useful storytelling tool to improve your productions 

No Optical Low Pass Filter

The 45.7-megapixel sensor has no optical low pass filter to ensure that your high-resolution photos and videos are captured with the highest level of clarity and detail possible. This allows you to get the sharpest results with the range of compatible Nikkor lenses.

New Focus Stacking Mode and Focus Peaking Manual Focus 

The D 850 is the first DSLR with an in-camera focus stacking modes that combines a sequence of images shot at different focus points to create an image with a deep depth of field ideal for macro and product photography. The addition of a focus peaking mode helps capture sharp shots when manually focusing, making it easier for video shooters or photographers who use vintage glass.

180K-pixel RGB Sensor

The camera uses a sophisticated 180K-pixel RGB sensor to measure the available light and calculate the correct white balance and colour mode. Combined with Nikon’s new natural auto white balance mode that means the D850 records images and video footage with a more authentic, true-to-life colour reproduction.

SnapBridge Compatible

With integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, the D850 is fully compatible with the Nikon SnapBridge app that allows you to transfer images to your mobile device and remotely control the camera directly from a phone or tablet.

Dual High Speed Card Slots

To deliver the fast data speeds required for the quick transfer of high resolution images the camera has both an XQD and UHS-II SD card slot. The dual slot design lets you create an instant backup, separate your video and photo files and gives you greater control over your workflow.

RAW Batch Processing and Size Flexibility

To improve your workflow when shooting such high resolution images the Nikon 850 has a choice of three different RAW file sizes from large, medium, and small that assist with the large file sizes the camera can capture. The ability to batch process RAW files in-camera enables a significantly more streamlined 8K time-lapse workflow.

Weather Sealed Magnesium Alloy Construction

Built for professionals, the Nikon D850 handles extreme conditions with a weather sealed body design that protects against dust, freezing and splash damage. Housed in a magnesium alloy body the D850 stands ups to the rigours of day-to-day use and delivers consistent performance you can rely on.

The Nikon D850 is a finely tuned imaging tool, that is the result of extensive user feedback. It delivers the high-speed shooting capabilities and lighting fast autofocus performance that today’s creatives require. Created to meet and exceed the most demanding of expectations, it has been carefully design to be an absolute workhorse for professional shooters.
  • 45.7 Megapixel Back Illuminated Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • EXPEED 5 Image Processor
  • 3.2” 2359k-dot Touch-sensitive Tilt LCD 
  • 7 fps (Up to 9fps) and Live-View Silent Capture
  • 153-Point AF & 99 Cross-Type Sensors
  • ISO 64 to 25,600 (Extendable to ISO 32 to 102,400)
  • 4K 30p and 5x Full HD Slow Motion Video
  • Dual XQD & SD Memory Card Slots
Type Single-lens reflex digital camera
Lens mount Nikon F mount (with AF coupling and AF contacts)
Effective angle of view Nikon FX format
Image sensor format FX
Image sensor type CMOS
Sensor size 35.9 mm x 23.9 mm
Total pixels 46.57 million
Dust-reduction system Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (Capture NX-D software required)
Effective pixels 45.7 million
Image size (pixels) FX (36x24) image area (L) 8256 x 5504 ( 45.4 million) (M) 6192 x 4128 ( 25.5 million) (S) 4128 x 2752 ( 11.3 million) 1.2x (30x20) image area (L) 6880 x 4584 ( 31.5 million) (M) 5152 x 3432 ( 17.6 million) (S) 3440 x 2288 ( 7.8 million) DX (24x16) image area (L) 5408 x 3600 ( 19.4 million) (M) 4048 x 2696 ( 10.9 million) (S) 2704 x 1800 ( 4.8 million) 5 : 4 (30x24) image area (L) 6880 x 5504 ( 37.8 million) (M) 5152 x 4120 ( 21.2 million) (S) 3440 x 2752 ( 9.4 million) 1 : 1 (24x24) image area (L) 5504 x 5504 ( 30.2 million) (M) 4128 x 4128 ( 17.0 million) (S) 2752 x 2752 ( 7.5 million) FX-format photographs taken during movie recording (L) 8256 x 4640 ( 38.3 million) (M) 6192 x 3480 ( 21.5 million) (S) 4128 x 2320 ( 9.5 million) DX-format photographs taken during movie recording (L) 5408 x 3040 ( 16.4 million) (M) 4048 x 2272 ( 9.1 million) (S) 2704 x 1520 ( 4.1 million)
File format NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit (lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed); large, medium, and small available (medium and small images are recorded at a bit depth of 12 bits using lossless compression) TIFF (RGB) JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1 : 4), normal (approx. 1 : 8), or basic (approx. 1 : 16) compression; optimal quality compression available NEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control system Auto, Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat ; selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls
Media XQD, SD, SDHC (UHS-II compliant), SDXC (UHS-II compliant)
Card slot 1 XQD card and 1 Secure Digital (SD) card Either card can be used for primary or backup storage or for separate storage of NEF (RAW) and JPEG images; pictures can be copied between cards.
File system DCF 2.0, Exif 2.31, PictBridge
Viewfinder Eye-level pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder
Frame coverage FX (36x24): Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical 1.2x (30x20): Approx. 97% horizontal and 97% vertical DX (24x16): Approx. 97% horizontal and 97% vertical 5:4 (30x24): Approx. 97% horizontal and 100% vertical 1:1 (24x24): Approx. 97% horizontal and 100% vertical
Magnification Approx. 0.75 x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, –1.0 m(*1))
Eyepoint 17 mm (–1.0 m(*1); from center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
Diopter adjustment -3 to +1 m(*1)
Focusing screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VIII screen with AF area brackets (framing grid can be displayed)
Reflex mirror Quick return
Depth-of-field preview Yes Pressing Pv button stops lens aperture down to value selected by user (A and M modes) or by camera (P and S modes)
Lens aperture Instant return, electronically controlled
Compatible lenses Compatible with AF NIKKOR lenses, including type G, E, and D lenses (some restrictions apply to PC lenses), and DX lenses (using DX 24 x 16 image area), AI-P NIKKOR lenses, and non-CPU AI lenses (exposure modes A and M only). IX NIKKOR lenses, lenses for the F3AF, and non-AI lenses cannot be used. The electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster (the electronic rangefinder supports 15 focus points with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/8 or faster, of which 9 points are available for selection).
Type Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane mechanical shutter; electronic front-curtain shutter available in quiet shutter-release, quiet continuous shutter-release, and mirror up release modes
Speed 1/8000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV, bulb, time, X250
Flash sync speed X= 1/250 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/250 s or slower; Auto FP High-Speed sync supported
Modes S (single frame), CL (continuous low speed), CH (continuous high speed), Q (quiet shutter-release), QC (quiet continuous shutter-release), Self-timer, MUP (mirror up)
Approximate frame advance rate Up to 9 fps With an EN-EL18b battery inserted in an MB-D18 battery pack CL: 1 to 8 fps CH: 9 fps QC: 3 fps Other power sources CL: 1 to 6 fps CH: 7 fps QC: 3 fps
Self-timer 2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 s
Metering system TTL exposure metering using RGB sensor with approximately 180K (180,000) pixels
Metering mode Matrix: 3D color matrix metering III (type G, E, and D lenses); color matrix metering III (other CPU lenses); color matrix metering available with non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 12 mm circle in center of frame. Diameter of circle can be changed to 8, 15, or 20 mm, or weighting can be based on average of entire frame (non-CPU lenses use 12-mm circle) Spot: Meters 4 mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point (on center focus point when non-CPU lens is used) Highlight-weighted: Available with type G, E, and D lenses
Range (ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20 °C/68 °F) Matrix or center-weighted metering: –3 to +20 EV Spot metering: 2 to 20 EV Highlight-weighted metering: 0 to 20 EV
Exposure meter coupling CPU, AI
Mode Programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M)
Exposure compensation –5 to +5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV
Exposure lock Luminosity locked at detected value
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) ISO 64 to 25600 in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO 32 equivalent) below ISO 64 or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1, or 2 EV (ISO 102400 equivalent) above ISO 25600; auto ISO sensitivity control available
Active D-Lighting Can be selected from Auto, Extra high, High, Normal, Low, or Off
Autofocus system Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, fine-tuning, and 153 focus points (including 99 cross-type sensors and 15 sensors that support f/8), of which 55 (35 cross-type sensors and 9 f/8 sensors) are available for selection
Detection range –4 to +20 EV (ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
Lens servo Single-servo AF (AF-S), Continuous-servo AF (AF-C) ; predictive focus tracking automatically activated according to subject status Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Focus point 153 153 focus points, of which 55 or 15 are available for selection
AF-area mode Single-point AF, 9-, 25-, 72-, or 153- point dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, group-area AF, auto-area AF
Focus lock Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing the center of the sub-selector
Control TTL: i-TTL flash control using RGB sensor with approximately 180K (180,000) pixels; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix, center-weighted, and highlight-weighted metering, standard i-TTL fill-flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Mode Front-curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, off
Flash compensation –3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV
Flash-ready indicator Lights when optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output
Accessory shoe ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS) i-TTL flash control, radio-controlled Advanced Wireless Lighting, optical Advanced Wireless Lighting, modeling illumination, FV lock, Color Information Communication, Auto FP High-Speed Sync, AF-assist for multi-area AF, unified flash control
Sync terminal ISO 519 sync terminal with locking thread
White balance Auto (3 types), natural light auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view), choose color temperature (2500 K to 10,000 K), all with fine-tuning.
Bracketing types Exposure, Flash, White balance, ADL
Modes Photo live view, Movie live view
Lens servo Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F) Manual focus (M)
AF-area mode Face-priority AF, Wide-area AF, Normal-area AF, pinpoint AF, Subject-tracking AF
Autofocus Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
Metering system TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Metering mode Matrix, center-weighted, or highlight-weighted
Frame size (pixels) and frame rate 3840 x 2160 (4K UHD); 30p (progressive), 25p, 24p 1920 x 1080; 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p 1280 x 720; 60p, 50p 1920 x 1080 (slow-mo); 30p x4, 25p x4, 24p x5 Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively; quality selection available at all sizes except 3840 x 2160 (when quality is fixed at "high") and 1920 x 1080 slow-mo (when quality is fixed at "normal")
File format MOV, MP4
Video compression H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Audio recording format Linear PCM, AAC
Audio recording device Built-in stereo or external microphone; sensitivity adjustable
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) Exposure modes P, S, and A: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 64 to Hi 2) with selectable upper limit Exposure mode M: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 64 to Hi 2) available with selectable upper limit; manual selection (ISO 64 to 25600 in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV) with additional options available equivalent to approximately 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1, or 2 EV (ISO 102400 equivalent) above ISO 25600
Active D-Lighting Can be selected from Same as photo settings, Extra high, High, Normal, Low, or Off
Other options Index marking, time-lapse movies, electronic vibration reduction
Monitor size 8 -cm ( 3.2 –in.) diagonal
Monitor type tilting TFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170° viewing angle, approximately 100% frame coverage, and manual monitor brightness control
Monitor resolution Approx. 2359 k-dot (XGA)
Playback Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images) playback with playback zoom, playback zoom cropping, movie playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, histogram display, highlights, photo information, location data display, picture rating, and auto image rotation
USB connector SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0 Micro-B connector); connection to built-in USB port is recommended 
HDMI output connector Type C HDMI connector
Audio input Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported)
Audio output Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter)
Ten-pin remote terminal Can be used to connect optional MC-30A/MC-36A remote cords, ML-3 modulite remote control sets, WR-R10 (requires WR-A10 adapter) or WR-1 wireless remote controllers, or GP-1/GP-1A GPS units
Wi-Fi Standards: IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g Operating frequency: 2412 to 2462 MHz (channels 1 to 11) Maximum output power: 8.5 dBm (EIRP) Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK
Bluetooth Communication protocols: Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1 Operating frequency: Bluetooth: 2402 to 2480 MHz Bluetooth Low Energy: 2402 to 2480 MHz
Range (line of sight) Approximately 10 m (32 ft) without interference; range may vary with signal strength and presence or absence of obstacles
Supported languages Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Battery One EN-EL15a rechargeable Li-ion battery
Battery pack Optional MB-D18 multi-power battery pack with one rechargeable Nikon EN-EL18b Li-ion battery (available separately), one rechargeable Nikon EN-EL15a Li-ion battery, or eight AA alkaline, Ni-MH, or lithium batteries. A BL-5 battery-chamber cover is required when using EN-EL18b batteries.
Tripod socket 1/4–in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 146 x 124 x 78.5 mm ( 5.8 x 4.9 x 3.1 in.)
Weight Approx. 1005 g ( 2 lb. 3.5 oz. ) with battery and XQD memory card but without body cap; approx. 915 g/2 lb. 0.3 oz. (camera body only)
Operating environment Temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C (+32 °F to 104 °F) Humidity: 85% or less (no condensation)
   1. Unless otherwise stated, all measurements are performed in conformity with Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards or guidelines. All figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery. Nikon reserves the right to change the appearance and specifications of the hardware and software described in these specifications at any time and without prior notice. Nikon will not be held liable for damages that may result from any mistakes that these specifications may contain.
  • Nikon D850 Camera Body
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (EN-EL15)
  • Body Cap (BF-1B)
  • Battery Charger (MH-25a)
  • HDMI Cable Clip
  • USB Cable (UC-E22)
  • Strap (AN-DC18)

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