Nikon D810 vs. Sony Alpha 7S

We all know that the Sony A7s is a low-light king and on the other hand Nikon D810 is a newly announced mid range Fullframe DSLR, take a look at the major specification difference below..

Nikon D810 vs. Sony Alpha 7S 1Major Difference

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

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Nikon D810 Sony A7s
$3,296.95 $2,498.00

Megapixel:  Nikon D810 has more resolution than Sony Alpha 7S, but having more resolution will not improve the image quality.

The NO-OLPF benefit – Nikon D810 built without low-pass filter and Nikon D810 have, due to the absence of low-pass filter the Nikon D810 will show sharp images when compared to Sony Alpha 7S, the difference is clearly visible when images of same subject viewed at 100%.

AF System: Nikon D810 features contrast + Phase based AF system with 51 number of total AF points, the Sony Alpha 7S comes with Contrast based AF system. So Nikon D810 will do faster AF than the Sony A7s.

More AF Points:  Nikon D810 features 61 AF points with 15 cross-type sensors, the Sony Alpha 7S 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 Sony Alpha 7S comes with more ISO range compared to Nikon D810, The Standard ISO range of Sony Alpha 7S is 100-102400, the expandable ISO range is 50-409600, on the other hand Nikon D810 standard ISO range is 64-12800 and expandable ISO range is 32-51200. Finally we have no doubt that Sony A7s will perform better than the Nikon D810 DSLR during low-light condition..

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

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

Better video mode: Sony Alpha 7S can capture 4K video (3840 x 2160) to a external recorder + Sony A7s also has a option to record full HD (1920 x 1080) at 60p, 60i, 30p, and 24p

Supported formats addition to the conventional AVCHD and MP4 formats

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Display: Sony Alpha 7S features Touch screen tilting display on the other hand Nikon D810 have fixed display, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Sony Alpha 7S.

Battery Life (CIPA): Nikon D810 battery rating is 1200 shots and other hand Sony Alpha 7S battery rating is 360 shots. According to CIPA.

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

Weight: Sony Alpha 7S light-weight than Nikon D810.

Connectivity: Sony A7S 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.

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

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Verdict: We highly recommend you to buy Sony A7s DSLR since it will produce better image quality than Nikon D810 DSLR, on the other hand the Nikon D810 DSLR is recommended for sports and action photographers.

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