Newly developed Nikon FX-format CMOS sensor with 36.3 effective megapixels
The D800/D800E employ a Nikon FX-format CMOS sensor (35.9 x 24.0 mm) with 36.3 effective megapixels, the world's highest number*. It renders texture, nuances and details equivalent to those a high-end medium format camera can deliver.
*As of February 7, 2012, among interchangeable lens digital SLR cameras employing an image sensor of 35mm film size.
Advanced Scene Recognition System with enhanced accuracy realized by 91K-pixel RGB sensor
Advanced Scene Recognition System realizes face detection during optical viewfinder shooting. It achieves highly accurate control of auto functions such as AF, AE and AWB utilizing face detection information and detailed scene analysis information.