Nikon D850 + 24-120mm VR

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Extreme resolution meets extreme speed.
When Nikon introduced the D800 and D800E, it set a new benchmark for DSLR image quality and super high resolution photography that approached medium format. Now, five years later, Nikon proudly introduces the next evolution in high resolution DSLRs, a camera that allows photographers to capture fast action in 45.7 megapixels of brilliant resolution. With remarkable advancements across the board—sensor design, autofocus, dynamic range, sensitivity, Speedlight control, battery life, shutter and mirror drive mechanisms, Silent Photography in Live-View mode, focus shift capability and more—this is quite possibly the most impressive, well-rounded DSLR yet.
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Description

Higher Resolution. Faster Speed. Greater Versatility.

The D850 puts staggering image quality and impressive performance within reach of working photographers everywhere.

45.7 Megapixel Back-side Illuminated CMOS Sensor

At the heart of the D850 is a back-side illuminated (BSI) FX-format full-frame CMOS image sensor with 45.7 megapixels and no optical low-pass filter. A marvel of ingenuity, it achieves extraordinary image quality, enhanced light gathering efficiency, faster data readout and truer color with virtually no risk of moiré.

EXPEED 5 Image Processing

EXPEED 5 quickly processes all 45.7 megapixels of data for lower noise, wider dynamic range, subtle tonal and textural details, high-speed continuous shooting at approx. 9 fps1 and full-frame 4K UHD movie recording.

Dynamic Range Down to ISO 64

The lower the ISO, the greater the dynamic range. Like the D810 before it, the D850 has the lowest base ISO of any DSLR or mirrorless camera2—ISO 64 (expandable down to ISO 32).

NIKKOR Lenses: The Gold Standard

Nikon has been setting the standard for full-frame lenses for over 80 years. Gold Ring Series NIKKOR optics are among the finest lenses available, drawing peak performance from high-resolution image sensors like the one found in the D850.

Precision at Every Turn

Fast continuous shooting, flagship autofocus and precise metering.

Speed to Match Your Vision

With a continuous shooting speed of 7 fps or 9 fps using the optional MB-D18 battery pack with EN-EL 18b/a Lithium-ion Battery, the D850 can capture those perfect moments in action from a bride walking down the aisle to gravity-defying sports shots at it’s full 45.7 MP resolution.

153 Point AF System

With 153 focus points, 99 cross-type sensors and a dedicated AF processor, the D850 combines the best of flagship AF technology so that you can be assured that your high resolution images are as sharp as can be.

Autofocus Down to -4 EV

Focus in near darkness down to -4 EV to capture moody low-light scenes. Suddenly, fast Nikkor primes and zooms can handle even lower light than before.

A Multimedia Powerhouse

Record cinematic 4K UHD movies in stunning full frame glory.

Full Frame 4K UHD

Record 16:9 4K Ultra HD (3840×2160) in full frame glory using the total width of the D850’s back-side illuminated CMOS sensor. Take advantage of the large sensor size for clean output at high ISO and for shooting with zero crop factor with full-frame Nikkor lenses3, including wide and ultra-wide angle lenses.

4K and 8K Time-Lapse

Create jaw-dropping 4K time-lapse movies right in-camera or exquisitely-detailed 8K time-lapse sequences of up to 9,999 full-size stills using D850’s Interval Timer Mode.

120 fps Slow-Motion

Transform dramatic moments into dazzling fluid slow-motion sequences. Record 4x (shoot at 120p, playback at 30/25p) or 5x (shoot at 120p, playback at 24p) slow-motion at 1080p.

Versatile Sound Controls

When audio levels rise unexpectedly, D850’s sound attenuator automatically reduces the microphone sensitivity to prevent distortion and maintain smooth recording with clear sound.

Focus Peaking

Confirm your manual focus with Focus Peaking4. Select high, medium or low sensitivity and red, yellow, blue or white highlights.

Selectable Highlight Detection

Avoid overly bright or blown-out highlights in your videos with D850’s three selectable Zebra Stripes highlight detection patterns.

Inspired by Photographer Feedback

Next-generation features and performance enhancements designed with the user in mind.

Capability-Expanding Accessories

Battery Grip

Add the new MB-D18 Multi Battery Power Pack for improved handling with telephoto prime or telephoto zoom lenses, and increase your shooting speed to 9 fps6 at full resolution.

Wireless Transmitter

When you’ve got a deadline, transfer speed can make all the difference. Transfer images and movie files to a PC or FTP server via wired LAN/wireless LAN using the optional WT-7 Wireless Transmitter.

Negative Digitizer

Digitize the gems from your film days at D850’s full 45.7 MP using the new optional ES-2 Film Digitizer Adapter on a compatible Micro-NIKKOR lens.

Light it Up

Create greater depth and dimension with advanced flash control and Nikon’s Creative Lighting System.

WR-A10/R10 Transceiver

When combined with the optional WR-A10/R10 transceiver7, the D850 can control and wirelessly fire radio controlled SB-5000 Speedlights from another room, around corners or outdoors in bright sunlight.

Workflow Enhancements

Spend more time taking great photos and less time waiting for things to process.

XQD Storage

Using optional XQD storage allows for optimum handling of D850’s incredible high resolution files and shooting speeds. SD can be used for back up, overflow or just as extra storage space.

Streamlined Workflow

Seamlessly switch between RAW sizes of Large (45.4 MP), Medium (25.6 MP) and Small (11.4 MP), whichever fits your need or workflow. Save time with RAW batch processing right in the camera.

Built-in Wireless Connectivity

Transfer images to a compatible smartphone or tablet instantly using Nikon’s SnapBridge app and the D850’s constant Bluetooth Low Energy connection.

Designed to Outperform

Whether in the studio or on-location, from the catwalk or the scenic overlook to a wedding ceremony or night sky, the Nikon D850 is the versatile tool to capture all, with astounding resolution and speed.

1 Up to 7 fps; use the MB-D18 Multi Battery Power Pack with the EN-EL 18b/a Lithium-ion Battery and shoot full resolution up to 9 fps.
2 Among DSLR and Mirrorless cameras as of August 24, 2017.
3 DX Nikkor also compatible.
4 Available with Full HD or HD or in Stills Live View Mode.
5 Requires 3rd party software.
6 Requires EN-EL 18b Rechargeable Li-ion Battery.
7 Requires firmware version 3.0 or later.
8 Based on CIPA Standards.

SnapBridge

± WI-FI COMPATIBILITY

This camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® capability can only be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad®, and/or iPod touch® or smart devices running on the Android operating system. The Nikon SnapBridge application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.

Using the SnapBridge App
System Requirements
Android 6.0, 6.0.1 or later, 7.0 or later, 8.0 or later, 9.0 or later, 10
iOS 11.4, iOS 12.4
A device with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e., a device that supports Bluetooth Smart Ready/Low Energy) is required.

Updating to Version 2.6.1
Images downloaded to the smart device with version 1.x will no longer be displayed in the Gallery after you upgrade to version 2, but can be viewed in the “Photos” app provided with the smart device.

Make sure your camera’s firmware is updated to the current.
Compatible cameras:
D500, D7500, D5600, D3500, D3400, D780, D850
Z 50, Z 7, Z 6
COOLPIX W150, A1000, A900, A300, B700, B600, B500, P950, P1000, W100, W300
KeyMission 80

Compatible devices are those capable of acquiring location information and those that support BLE (iPhone® 5S and later, iPad® 5th Generation and later, iPhone X or later).
There is no guarantee this app will run on all devices.

For compatibility and to download the application, please visit:

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Wi-Fi® and the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo are registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.

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LCD, Video and Photo Gallery images are for illustrative purposes only.

Technical Specs

    • 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

    • 46.89 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 (36×24) image area (L) 8256 x 5504 ( 45.4 million) (M) 6192 x 4128 ( 25.6 million) (S) 4128 x 2752 ( 11.4 million) 1.2x (30×20) image area (L) 6880 x 4584 ( 31.5 million) (M) 5152 x 3432 ( 17.6 million) (S) 3440 x 2288 ( 7.8 million) DX (24×16) 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 (30×24) 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 (24×24) 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 (36×24): Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical 1.2x (30×20): Approx. 97% horizontal and 97% vertical DX (24×16): Approx. 97% horizontal and 97% vertical 5:4 (30×24): Approx. 97% horizontal and 100% vertical 1:1 (24×24): 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 and AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED 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 or AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED 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/EN-EL15* rechargeable Li-ion battery

    • Battery pack

    • Optional MB-D18 multi-power battery pack with one rechargeable Nikon EN-EL18b/EN-EL18a/EN-EL18* Li-ion battery (available separately), one rechargeable Nikon EN-EL15a/EN-EL15* Li-ion battery, or eight AA alkaline, Ni-MH, or lithium batteries. An MH-26a/MH-26 battery charger and BL-5 battery-chamber cover (both available separately) is required when using EN-EL18b/EN-EL18a/EN-EL18* batteries.

    • AC adapter

    • EH-5c/EH-5b AC adapter; requires EP-5B power connector (available separately)

    • 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)

    • Supplied accessories

    • BF-1B body cap, EN-EL15a rechargeable Li-ion battery with terminal cover, MH-25a battery charger (comes with either an AC wall adapter or power cable of a type and shape that varies with the country or region of sale), HDMI/USB cable clip, UC-E22 USB cable, AN-DC18 strap

  • 1. *Fewer pictures/shorter movies can be taken on a single charge with an EN-EL18 than an EN-EL18b/EN-EL18a, or with an EN-EL15 than an EN-EL15a.
    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.

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