Though it looks relatively small here -- and it is, compared with Sony and Canon's competing cameras -- the Nikon D810 is still a little bigger than the older D800.
June 25, 2014 9:01 PM PDT
Photo by: Lori Grunin/CNET
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Nikon improved the grip for the D810. The D800's is fine, but you don't realize how much better the D810 feels until you compare.
In addition to getting a new Flat Picture Control that opens up midtones, you can now control the settings in 1/4-step increments.
No changes in terms of ports, although the button for the autofocus modes now has a different texture.
The Nikon D810 retains the CompactFlash/SD card slots of the D800.
The metering switch that used to be located around the AE-L/AF-L button is now a button elsewhere.
The metering button now sits above the release-mode dial.
The i button, which provides access to some less frequently used settings, migrates up from lower-end models.
Everything on the top of the camera remains unchanged.
The bracketing button has been moved from the release mode dial button group to a spot by itself for easy left-hand operation.
Read more about the Nikon D80.
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