Nikon D850 DSLR Camera Body


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  • Nikon D850 DSLR Body
  • EN-EL15a Lithium-Ion Battery
  • MH-25A Battery Charger (Wall Type/No Cord)
  • UC-E22 USB Cable
  • HDMI/USB Cable Clip
  • AN-DC18 Strap
  • BF-1B Body Cap
  • DK-17F Fluorine-Coated Finder Eyepiece
  • Nikon 1 Year Limited USA Warranty
  • Higher resolution. Faster speed. Greater versatility.

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

    45.7 Megapixel 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).

    Precision at Every Turn

    Fast continuous shooting, flagship autofocus and precise metering.
    7 FPS Continuous Shooting Speed.

    9 FPS With Optional MB-D18 Battery Grip & EN-EL18b/a Battery

    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.

    Full Frame 4K UHD

    Record 16:9 4K Ultra HD (3840x2160) 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.

    Tilt and Touch

    The tilting touchscreen LCD makes it easy to get the shot, even from high or low angels. Use Touch AF, Touch Shutter control and navigate menus, playback and more as if you were using a touch-enabled smart device. Zoom in during Live View shooting and use the new Pinpoint AF to put focus right where you want it.

    Focus Stacking Made Easy

    Create images with extraordinary depth of field using Focus Shift Mode. Set focal steps from 1 to 10 for up to 300 automated shots and D850 will automatically shift focus between shots and collect the images in a dedicated folder for easy identification when using 3rd party focus stacking software5.

    Do Not Disturb

    When silence is golden - shooting golf, press conferences, weddings and more - turn on Silent Photography in Live View and capture without sound or mechanical vibration. In mode 1, shoot for up to 6 fps continuous at 45.7 MP. In Mode 2, shoot approx. 8.6-megapixel pictures in DX image area at approx. 30 fps for up to 3 seconds.

    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.

    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.

    Define Your Style

    Control the look of your photos and videos with Nikon’s Picture Control System. Spend more time in the field focusing on being creative and less time post-processing. Select Auto Picture Control and let the D850 optimize the look for your specific shot.

    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.

    Phenomenal Battery Life

    All day shooting shouldn't require frequent battery changes. The D850 is extremely energy efficient and can shoot approx 1,840 shots8 at full resolution or approx. 70 minutes of video on a single charge.

    Built Rugged

    The D850 is built for extreme durability using rugged magnesium alloy and carbon fiber materials. The sturdy camera body protects the sophisticated technologies insode against accidental shock.

    Withstand the Elements

    The D850 has extensive weather and dust sealing applied to its joint parts and seams, allowing you to shoot with confidence, even in harsh weather conditions and the most extreme environments.


    Single-lens reflex digital camera
    Lens Mount
    Nikon F bayonet mount
    Effective Pixels (Megapixels)
    45.7 million
    Sensor Size
    35.9 mm x 23.9 mm
    Image Sensor Format
    Image Sensor Type
    Total Pixels
    46.89 Million
    Dust-Reduction System
    Image sensor cleaning 
    Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX-D software required)
    Image Area (pixels) FX & DX Formats
    (L) 8,256 x 5,504 
    (M) 6,192 x 4,128 
    (S) 4,128 x 2,752 
    (L) 5,408 x 3,600 
    (M) 4,048 x 2,696 
    (S) 2,704 x 1,800 
    FX-format photographs taken during movie recording: (L) 8,256 x 4,640 
    (M) 6,192 x 3,480 
    (S) 4,128 x 2,320 
    DX-format photographs taken during movie recording: 
    (L) 5,408 x 3,040 
    (M) 4,048 x 2,272 
    (S) 2,704 x 1,520
    Image Area (pixels) Other Formats
    1:2 format (30 x 20) 
    (L) 6,880 x 4,584 
    (M) 5,152 x 3,432 
    (S) 3,440 x 2,288 
    5:4 format (30 x 24) 
    (L) 6,880 x 5,504 (M) 5,152 x 4,120 
    (S) 3,440 x 2,752 
    1:1 format (24 x 24) 
    (L) 5,504 x 5,504 
    (M) 4,128 x 4,128 
    (S) 2,752 x 2,752

    File Format Still Images
    JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx 1:4), normal (approx 1:8), or basic (approx 1:16) compression (Size priority); Optimal quality compression available 
    NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG Formats 
    NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; large, medium, and small available 
    TIFF (RGB)
    Storage Media
    1 XQD card and 1 Secure Digital (SD) card 
    SDHC (UHS-II compliant) 
    SDXC (UHS-II compliant) 
    XQD Type Memory
    Card Slot
    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
    Compliant with DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0 EXIF 2.31 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras) PictBridge
    Eye-level Pentaprism Single-Lens Reflex Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Frame Coverage
    FX (36x24): 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (Approx.) 
    1.2x (30x20): 97% horizontal and 97% vertical (Approx.) 
    DX (24x16): 97% horizontal and 97% vertical (Approx.) 
    5:4 (30x24): 97% horizontal and 100% vertical (Approx.) 
    1:1 (24x24): 97% horizontal and 100% vertical (Approx.)
    Viewfinder Magnification
    0.75x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, 1.0 m 1) (Approx.)
    Viewfinder Eyepoint
    17 mm (-1.0 m )
    Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment
    -3 to +1
    Focusing Screen
    Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VIII with AF Area Brackets (grid lines can be displayed)
    Reflex Mirror
    Quick-return type
    Mirror Lock Up

    Lens Aperture
    Instant-return type 
    Electronically Controlled
    Depth-of-field Control
    Pressing Pv button stops lens aperture down to value selected by user (A and M modes) or by camera (other modes)
    Lens Compatibility at a Glance
    AF-S or AF lenses fully compatible Metering with AI lense
    Compatible Lenses
    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). 
    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).
    Shutter 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
    Shutter Speed
    1/8000 to 30 sec. in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV, Bulb, Time, X2
    Fastest Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec.
    Slowest Shutter Speed
    30 sec.
    Flash Sync Speed
    Up to 1/250 sec. 
    Synchronizes with shutter at 1/250s or slowe 
    r Auto FP High-Speed sync supported
    Bulb Shutter Setting
    Shutter Release Modes
    Continuous low-speed [CL] mode 
    Continuous high-speed [CH] mode 
    Mirror-up [Mup] mode 
    Quiet Shutter Release 
    Quiet Continuous Release 
    Self-timer Mode 
    Single-frame [S] mode
    Continuous Shooting Options
    CH: Up to 9 frames per second 
    Top Continuous Shooting Speed
    at full resolution: 7 frames per second
    2, 5, 10, 20 sec.; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 sec. 
    Timer duration electronically controlled


    Exposure Metering System
    TTL exposure metering using approximately 180K (180,000) pixels RGB sensor
    Metering Method
    Center-weighted, Matrix, Spot, Highlight-weighted
    Metering Range
    ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20 °C/68 °F 
    -3 ± 20 EV (Matrix or center-weighted metering) 
    2 to 20 EV (spot metering) 
    0 to 20 EV (Highlight-weighted metering)
    Exposure Meter Coupling
    Combined CPU and AI
    Exposure Modes
    Aperture-Priority (A) 
    Manual (M) 
    Programmed auto with flexible program (P) 
    Shutter-Priority Auto (S)
    Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
    Exposure Bracketing
    2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV
    Exposure Lock
    Picture Control
    ISO Sensitivity
    ISO 64 - 25,600 
    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 102,400 equivalent) above ISO 25,600; auto ISO sensitivity control available
    Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    ISO 32 equivalent - ISO 102,400 equivalent
    Long Exposure Noise Reduction
    High ISO Noise Reduction
    Active D-Lighting
    Extra High 
    D-Lighting Bracketing
    2 frames using selected value for one frame 
    3-5 frames using preset values for all frames
    Single-Point AF Mode
    Dynamic AF Mode
    Number of AF points: 9, 25, 72, or 153 point dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, group-area AF
    Auto-Area AF Mode
    Autofocus System
    Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection and 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, 68°F/20°C)
    Lens Servo
    Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); Continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status 
    Manual focus (MF): Electronic rangefinder can be used
    AF-area Mode
    9, 25, 72, or 153 point Dynamic-area AF 
    Auto-area AF 
    Single-point AF 
    Group-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-selecto
    Focus Modes
    Continuous-servo (AF-C) 
    Face-Priority AF 
    Full-time Servo (AF-F) 
    Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder 
    Normal area AF 
    Predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status 
    Single-servo AF (AF-S) 
    Wide area available in Live View and D-Movie only
    Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points
    Autofocus Sensitivity
    -4 to +20 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
    Autofocus Fine Tune
    Flash Bracketing
    2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, or 1 EV
    X-Sync Speed
    Top FP High Speed Sync
    Up to 1/8000
    Flash 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
    Flash Sync Modes
    Front-curtain sync (normal) 
    Rear-curtain sync 
    Red-Eye reduction 
    Red-Eye reduction with slow sync 
    Slow sync
    Flash Compensation
    -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
    Flash-ready Indicator
    Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output
    Accessory Shoe
    Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
    CLS Supported
    Flash Sync Terminal
    White Balance
    Auto (3 types) 
    Choose color temperature (2500K-10000K) 
    Direct Sunlight 
    Fluorescent (7 types 
    Natural Light Auto 
    Preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view) 
    White Balance Bracketing
    2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1, 2 or 3 EV
    Live View Shooting
    Photography Live View Mode 
    Movie Live View Mode
    Live View Lens Servo
    Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F) 
    Manual focus (MF)
    Live View AF-Area Mode
    Face-priority AF 
    Wide-area AF 
    Normal-area AF 
    Pinpoint AF 
    Subject-tracking AF
    Live View Autofocus
    Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selecte d)
    Movie Metering
    TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
    Movie Maximum Recording Time
    29 minutes 59 seconds 
    Each movie will be recorded across up to 8 files of up to 4 GB each. The number of files and the length of each file vary with the options selected for Frame size/frame rate and Movie quality.
    Movie File Format
    MOV, MF4
    Movie Video Compression
    H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
    Movie Audio Recording Format
    Linear PCM 
    4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 30 fps 
    4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 25 fps 
    4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 24 fps 
    Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 60 fps 
    Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 50 fps 
    Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps 
    Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 25 fps 
    Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps 
    HD 1,280x720 / 60 fps 
    HD 1,280x720 / 50 fps
    Movie Audio
    Built-in microphone, stereo 
    External stereo microphone (optional) 
    Microphone sensitivity can be adjusted
    Playback Functions
    Auto Image Rotation 
    Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images) 
    Histogram Display 
    Location Display 
    Movie Playback 
    Movie Slideshow 
    Photo Information 
    Photo Slideshow 
    Picture Rating 
    Playback with Zoom 
    Playback Zoom Cropping
    In-Camera Image Editing
    Distortion Control 
    Filter Effects 
    Image Overlay 
    NEF (RAW) Processing 
    Perspective Control Red-Eye Correction 
    Side-by-Side Comparison 
    Image Comment
    Audio input: Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported) 
    HDMI output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector 
    Headphone Connector 
    SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0 Micro-B connector); connection to built-in USB port is recommended 
    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 Functionality
    Standards: IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g 
    Operating frequency: 2412-2462 MHz (channels 1-11) 
    Maximum output power: 8.5 dBm (EIRP) 
    Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK
    Communication protocols: Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1 
    Operating frequency: Bluetooth: 2402-2480 MHz 
    Bluetooth Low Energy: 2402-2480 MHz
    GP-1 GPS unit 
    GP-1A GPS unit
    Save/Load Camera settings
    Total Custom Settings
    My Menu
    Yes with customization
    Recent Settings
    Supported Languages
    Arabic - Bengali - Brazilian Portuguese - Bulgarian - Chinese (Simplified and Traditional) - Czech - Danish Dutch - English - Finnish - French - German - Greek - Hindi - Hungarian - Indonesian - Italian - Japanese - Korean - Marathi - Norwegian - Persian - Polish - Portuguese - Romanian - Russian - Serbian - Spanish - Swedish - Tamil - Telugu - Thai - Turkish - Ukrainian - Vietnamese
    Date, Time and Daylight Savings
    World Time Setting
    Battery / Batteries
    EN-EL15a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
    Battery Life (shots per charge)
    1,840 shots (CIPA) 
    Movies: Approx. 70 minutes of HD footage
    AC Adapter
    EH-5c/EH-5b AC Adapter; requires EP-5B Power Connector (available separately)
    Battery Charger
    MH-25a Quick Charger
    Tripod Socket
    Approx. Dimensions
    (Width x Height x Depth) 
    5.8 in. (146 mm) x 4.9 in. (124 mm) x 3.1 in. (78.5 mm)
    Approx. Weight
    32.3 oz. (915 g) 
    camera body only
    Operating Environment
    Temperature: 0-40 °C (+32-104 °F) 
    Humidity: Less than 85% (no condensation)

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    Nikon D850 DSLR Camera Body
    Nikon D850 DSLR Camera Body