Nikon Df vs Nikon D610 vs Nikon D800

by Enche Tjin on November 9, 2013

NikonDf may look retro from outside, but inside, it has many advanced DSLR camera features similar to Nikon D610, D800 and D4. Compared to other full frame Nikon DSLR, Df doesn’t have built-in flash and video recording capability. and use smaller battery from Nikon’s entry level DSLR camera.

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Left to right: Nikon Df, D610, D800

On the positive side, It has plenty of retro physical control on the top of the camera, and use Nikon flagship D4’s 16MP sensor.

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Nikon D800 vs Nikon Df

Compared to Nikon D800, Df has the same viewfinder, lighter and faster continuous shooting speed. Image quality in high ISO is better about 1 stop. On the other side, D800 has 36 MP, better autofocus module (51 point system), two slots for memory card (SD & CF) and a built-in flash.

Nikon Df vs Nikon D610

Both cameras has some similarities: has the same autofocus module (39 point system), almost equal in size & weight, almost the same continuous shooting speed. However, D610 has some advantages such as higher resolution (24 MP), capable to record video, built-in flash, two card slots (SD card) and has a bigger battery.

People planning to get Nikon Df will pay for mainly for the look and retro physical control. For specification and price ratio, Nikon D610 ($2000) and Nikon D800 ($3000) are better value for money.

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