• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 45.7 megapixels
  • ISO 64 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • Nikon D850
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Predecessor:   Nikon D810
D810 vs D850
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General
Model Number: M-D (Typ 262) D850
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Rangefinder Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $5995.00 $3299.95
Street Price: $5,995.00 $3,296.95
Date Available: 2016-05-15 2017-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 25.4 oz (720 g)
includes batteries
32.3 oz (915 g)
Size: 5.5 x 3.1 x 1.7 in.
(139 x 80 x 42 mm)
5.7 x 4.9 x 3.1 in.
(146 x 124 x 79 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony
Effective Megapixels: 24.0 45.7
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm) 858.01mm2 (35.90mm x 23.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.99 microns 4.35 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   100
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   26.4
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   14.8
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   2,660
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5976 x 3992 (23.9 MP, 3:2) 8256 x 5504 (45.4 MP, 3:2),
6192 x 4128 (25.6 MP, 3:2),
4128 x 2752 (11.4 MP, 3:2),
6880 x 4584 (31.5 MP, 3:2),
5152 x 3432 (17.7 MP, 3:2),
3440 x 2288 (7.9 MP, 3:2),
6880 x 5504 (37.9 MP, 5:4),
5152 x 4120 (21.2 MP, 5:4),
3440 x 2752 (9.5 MP, 5:4),
5504 x 5504 (30.3 MP, 1:1),
4128 x 4128 (17.0 MP, 1:1),
2752 x 2750 (7.6 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: , .DNG RAW (lossless compressed) JPEG (EXIF 2.31), NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; large, medium, and small available (medium and small images are recorded at a bit depth of 12 bits using lossless compression); TIFF
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.0 7.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
1920x1080 (120p/100p)
Movie File Format:   MOV/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica M bayonet Nikon F
Lens: n/a n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):    
Focal Length (actual):    
Zoom Ratio:    
Aperture Range: Varies with lens used  
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range:    
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a 1.2x, 1.5x (DX), 5:4, 1:1 crop modes
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: No Yes
Auto Focus Type: N/A (Manual focus with OVF) Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection and fine-tuning: 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; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode
Auto Focus Assist Light? n/a No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / No LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Non-TTL bright-line frame rangefinder w/ automatic parallax compensation, 0.68x magnification SLR; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.75x magnification, 17mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.68x 0.75x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.68x 0.75x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: No Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 0.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution:   2,359,000 dots (589,750 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   32.0x
Top Deck Display: No Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 200 64
ISO Settings: ISO 200 to 6400 in 1/3EV steps Auto, 64 - 25,600 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 32 in Lo-1, up to 102,400 in Hi-2
Auto ISO Mode: No Yes
White Balance Settings: N/A (RAW capture only) Auto (3), Incandescent, Fluorescent (7), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual (6) (Spot WB available in Live View), Color Temperature (2,500K-10,000K); Fine-tuning available for all options.
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: OVF: TTL Center-weighted with working aperture 180K-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering III, Center-weighted (weight of 75% given to 12-mm circle in center of frame; diameter of circle can be changed to 8, 15 or 20 mm, or weighting can be based on average of entire frame), Spot (4mm circle or about 1.5% frame, centered on selected focus area), Highlight-weighted: Available with type G, E, and D lenses
Program Auto Exposure: No Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: N/A None
Self Timer: 12 seconds 2/5/10/20 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: Control with center-weighted TTL pre-flash metering (with SCA-3501/3502 adapter, or SCA-3000 standard flash unit such as Leica SF 24D/Leica SF 58); First or second curtain sync. n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: SCA-3502 compatible hot shoe, with center contact ISO-type hot-shoe, PC Sync terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC XQD / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-II
Other Memory:   1 SD UHS-II slot, 1 XQD slot
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .DNG RAW (lossless compressed) NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; large, medium, and small available (medium and small images are recorded at a bit depth of 12 bits using lossless compression); TIFF
Movie File Format:   MOV/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Threaded cable release Optional wired or wireless
Connections (extended):   Mini HDMI (Type C), USB 3.0 Micro-B, 10-pin Expansion Terminal (GP-1 GPS compatible), Stereo Mic Mini Jack (3.5mm), Stereo Audio Out (3.5mm)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.0 7.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   200
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   7.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   200
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   7.1
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   53
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.08 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):   0.73 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.145 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.052 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.046 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   0.2 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.1 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   0.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):    
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   1840 shots
Battery Life, Video:   70 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 7.4v 1800mAh Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable EN-EL15a Lithium-ion rechargeable or MB-D18 battery grip
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL15a Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Free download of Adobe Lightroom for registered owners  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
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