Nikon D780

Nikon D780

Nikon D780
Announced: 07 Jan 2020
Sensor Resolution: 25Mp
Sensor Type: Full frame BSI-CMOS
ISO: 100-51200
Weight: 840g
Physical Dimensions: 144 x 116 x 76 mm
Viewfinder: Optical (pentaprism)
Screen Type: 3.2" Tilting
Video Resolutions: 3840 x 2160
71
Overall Score
66
Image Quality
50
Speed Performance
94
Versatility
79
Comfort
Portrait

69

Portrait
Landscape

69

Landscape
Sport

68

Sport
Street

74

Street
Everyday

77

Everyday

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prospros

  • This camera autofocus is able to follow moving subjects
  • The Nikon D780 is tropicalized - this means you can use it also in adverse atmospheric and environmental conditions without ruining it
  • The LCD display is a convenient and almost indispensable feature
  • The microphone input can be very useful if you shoot videos
  • It has fast shutter speed, ideal for action photos
  • Nikon D780 battery has 2260.0 shoots autonomy. This will allow long photo sessions without having the need to recharge it.
  • The second memory slot makes the camera more reliable, also for professional use
  • Thanks to the wireless connection, Nikon D780 allows immediate picture sharing

Nikon D780 and its rivals

Review compare Nikon D780 with overall score Portrait
Portrait
Landscape
Landscape
Sport
Sport
Street
Street
Everyday
Everyday
Nikon D780 Nikon
D780
71 69 69 68 74 77 $1,869.95
Canon EOS 90D Canon
EOS 90D
65 54 53 67 70 75 $1,179.95
Pentax K-3 Mark III Pentax
K-3 Mark III
64 53 52 67 68 71 $1,696.95
Canon EOS Rebel T8i Canon
EOS Rebel T8i
59 51 49 58 66 69 $778.00

Nikon D780: concluding remarks and technical specifications

The Nikon D780 is a DSLR camera launched on 01/07/2020.

Technically speaking, the Nikon D780 ranks in the best 5% of its category (and in the best 98 of all cameras in our database) scoring 71 overall. The Nikon D780 weights 840 gr and spans 144 x 116 x 76 mm. This means that it is particularly light and small, indeed one of the most handy options within its category.

Going into details, whatever the technical specification of interest, the Nikon D780 behaves better than average in its category:

  • Image Quality - Score 66, ranks in the category best 9%.
  • Speed Performance - Score 50, ranks in the category best 15%.
  • Comfort - Score 79, ranks in the category best 2%.
  • Versatility - Score 94, ranks in the category best 5%.

However, the technical performance of your camera should be put in context. Indeed, depending on the type of photography you are interested in, each individual camera feature can impact your pictures to a different extent. This is the reason why we developed the iCamRank. iCamRank has been designed to weight all the individual technical specifications of each camera in the camerarace database, depending on different shooting conditions. Thus, here is what we suggest, depending on the photography type you like most:

  • Portrait - Great, score 69, ranks in the best 3% of its category. Nikon D780 is perfect for Portrait photography, one of the best in its class.
  • Landscape - Great, score 69, ranks in the best 4% of its category. Nikon D780 is perfect for Landscape photography, one of the best in its class.
  • Sport - Great, score 68, ranks in the best 5% of its category. Nikon D780 is perfect for Sport photography, one of the best in its class.
  • Street - Great, score 74, ranks in the best 1% of its category. Nikon D780 is perfect for Street photography, one of the best in its class.
  • Everyday - Great, score 77, ranks in the best 1% of its category. Nikon D780 is perfect for everyday photography, one of the best in its class.

Last but not least, the price. You can find the Nikon D780 sold on Amazon for a price comprised between 1869.95 USD and 2899.0 USD, well above the average for this camera type.

Overall, Nikon D780 is a good value for money. However, alternatives are also available, which you may want to take into consideration before taking the final decision. Click here to see alternative options.

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Nikon D780 technical specs

Sensor Type

Sensor Type

BSI-CMOS

Sensor Size

Full frame

Sensor Dimensions

35.9 x 23.9 mm

Sensor Area

858.01 mm2

Sensor Resolution

25 Mp

Max Image Resolution

6048 x 4024

Max Native ISO

51200

Min Native ISO

100

RAW Support

yes

Lens

Manual Focus

yes

Lens Mount

Nikon F

Number of Lenses

305

Focal Length Multiplier

1

Screen Type

Screen Type

Tilting

Screen Size

3.2"

Screen Resolution

2359Kdot

Live View

yes

Touch Screen

yes

Viewfinder

Viewfinder

Optical (pentaprism)

Viewfinder Resolution

None

Viewfinder Coverage

100

Viewfinder Magnification

0.7

Features

Min Shutter Speed

900s

Max Shutter Speed

1/8000s

Continuous Shooting

7fps

Shutter Priority

yes

Aperture Priority

yes

Manual Exposure Mode

yes

Exposure Compensation

yes

Custom White Balance

yes

Image Stabilization

no

Built-in Flash

no

Flash Range

None

Max Flash Sync

-

Flash Modes

no built-in flash

External Flash

yes

AE Bracketing

yes

WB Bracketing

yes

Dxo Sensor Scores

DxO Overall Score

DxO Color Depth

DxO Dynamic Range

DxO Low Light ISO

Exposure Modes

Multi-Segment

yes

Average

yes

Spot

yes

Partial

no

AF-Area

no

Center Weighted

no

Autofocus

AF Touch

yes

AF Continuous

yes

AF Single

yes

AF Tracking

yes

AF Selective

yes

AF Center

yes

AF MultiArea

yes

AF Live View

yes

AF Face Detection

yes

AF Contrast Detection

yes

AF Phase Detection

yes

Number of Focus Points

51

Number of Cross Focus Points

15

Video Features

Video Resolutions

3840 x 2160 @ 30p MP4 H.264 Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p MP4 H.264 Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p MP4 H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p MP4 H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 100p MP4 H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p MP4 H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p MP4 H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p MP4 H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p MP4 H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p MP4 H.264 Linear PCM

Max Video Resolution

3840x2160

Video Formats

MPEG-4 H.264

Microphone Port

yes

Headphone Port

yes

Connectivity

Wireless Connectivity

Built-in

HDMI

yes

USB

Yes

Physical

Environmental Sealing

yes

Water Proof

no

Dust Proof

no

Shock Proof

no

Crush Proof

no

Freeze Proof

no

Weight

840g

Physical Dimensions

144 x 116 x 76 mm

Battery Life

2260

Battery Type

Battery Pack

Battery Model

EN-EL15b

Other Features

Self Timer

Yes

Timelapse Recording

yes

GPS

no

Storage Type

Dual SD SDHC SDXC slots (UHS-II compatible)

Storage Slots

2

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