Nikon D850 Optics

The Nikon D810 does not ship with a standard "kit" lens, so we don't have any lens test results. We do however have viewfinder accuracy test results below.

Viewfinder Test Results

Good accuracy from the optical viewfinder; very good from the LCD monitor in Live View mode.

60mm, Optical 60mm, Live View LCD

The D850's optical viewfinder is specified to provide approximately 100% coverage, the same as the D810's spec, however claimed magnification is 0.75x which is larger than the D810's 0.7x. Unfortunately the price for increased magnification appears to be slightly lower coverage, as we measured just under 98% coverage for the D850 versus just over 99% for the D810. The D850's LCD monitor coverage in Live View mode was closer to 99% in our tests, also a little short of Nikon's 100% spec but still very good.


The images above were taken from our standardized test shots. For a collection of more pictorial photos, see our Nikon D850 Photo Gallery .

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