Nikon D800 ReviewPosted on 2012-04-17 18:24:38 by Thomas De Maesschalck
One of the key topics of conversation about the new camera has been its class-leading effective pixel count of 36.3 million – perhaps proving that the pixel race is not over, and that numbers still really grab the headlines. Could such a high pixel count be the D800's undoing though? Until recently Nikon's mantra had been that 12-million pixels is enough if the images are clean, and Nikon has a strong reputation for its cameras' low-light performance and noise control. Could 36-million pixels be a step too far, too soon?