Nikon D810 vs. Sony Alpha 7R

Nikon D810 comes with same sensor as Nikon D800 camera and new EXPEED 4 Image Processor on the other hand Sony Alpha 7R features 36.4MP Full Frame Exmor CMOS Sensor and BIONZ X Image Processor, take a look at the Major Specification Below.

Nikon D810 vs. Sony Alpha 7R 1

Major Difference

Nikon D810 vs. Sony Alpha 7R Specification Comparison Table.

Nikon D810 vs. Sony Alpha 7R 3

Nikon D810 Sony Alpha 7R
$3,296.95 $2,298.00

Both camera features full-frame sensor with same resolution.

AF System: The Nikon D810 uses HYBRID AF system while you are using viewfinder, the camera switch to contrast based AF system when you are using display screen or when you are recording videos, the Sony Alpha 7R features contrast based AF system only.

More AF Points:  Nikon D810 features 51 AF points with 15 cross-type sensors; the Sony Alpha 7R comes with 25 AF points. More AF point does help a lot while you are shooting Action and Sports Photography.

Better low light performance – The Nikon D810 comes with more ISO range compared to Sony Alpha 7R, The Standard ISO range of Nikon D810 is 64-12800, the expandable ISO range is 32-51200, on the other hand Sony Alpha 7R standard ISO range is 100-25600 and expandable ISO range is 50-25600.

Top Continuous shooting speed:  The Nikon D810 can shoot Action and sports photography scenes at 5 frames per second at full resolution on the other hand the Sony Alpha 7R can shoot upto 4 frames per second.

Nikon D810 Video Mode: Nikon D810 features full HD video recording @ 60fps

Supported formats Nikon D810 MOV, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264.

Sony Alpha 7R Video mode: Sony Alpha 7R Full HD 1080 @ 60 and 24fps

Supported formats supported in both AVCHD and MP4 codecs. Frames rates in super-smooth 60p

Nikon D810 vs. Sony Alpha 7R 2

Display: Sony Alpha 7R features bigger and high resolution display compared to Nikon D810.

Viewfinder: Sony Alpha 7R features Eye tracking EVF viewfinder on the other hand Nikon D810 comes with Optical (pentaprism) viewfinder,

Wireless:  Sony A7R features WiFi and NFC connectivity, remote shooting also possible with the Sony A7R…on the other hand Nikon D810 has limited optional WiFi connectivity to transfer files.

Battery Life (CIPA): Nikon D810 battery rating is 1200 shots and other hand Sony Alph7R 340 shots. According to CIPA.

Dimensions: Sony Alpha 7R is smaller than Nikon D810.

Weight: Sony Alpha 7R lighter than Nikon D810.

High ISO Test Between Nikon D810 vs. Sony Alpha 7R 

Nikon D810 vs. Sony Alpha 7R 5

Verdict: Since the Nikon D810 features more ISO range than Sony A7R, plus you also get advance AF system, the other major advantage is the FX line of lenses available.. we highly recommend you to go with Nikon D810 DSLR.

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