Nikon D780 Specifications

bythom nikon d780
  • Introduced: 1/7/2020
  • Replacement Estimate: mirrorless
  • Current Firmware: C1.00
  • Sensor Size: 35.9x23.9mm, FX (full film frame)
  • Sensor Pixels: 24.3mp full, 10.33mp @ DX
  • Sensor Manufacturer: Sony
  • Sensor Technology: CMOS, BSI
  • Sensor Filtration: Bayer, antialias, microlens
  • Max Image Size: 6048x4024
  • Other Image Sizes: 4528x3016, 3024x2016, 1.1 Crop: 4016x4016, 3008x3008, 2000x2000, DX Crop: 3936x2624, 2944x1968, 1968x1312 
  • Video: 4K UHD/30/25/24P (no crop factor, 10-bit N-Log on HDMI port)1080P/120/100/60/50/30/25/24 (stored in .MOV with H.264 compression); mono sound from built in mic, stereo from jack (20 levels), headphone monitoring; also 4.2.2 8-bit video uncompressed over HDMI
  • ADC Bit Depth: 12 or 14 bit 
  • Raw File Formats: 12 or 14 bit, Lossless compressed or Compressed NEF
  • Other File Formats: JPEG
  • JPEG/TIFF Rendering: 16-bit rendering, 8-bit output 
  • Auto Rotation: Yes
  • Color Spaces: sRGB, Adobe RGB 
  • Storage: two SD slots (SD/SDHC/SDXC, UHS-II)
  • Max Write Speed: ?
  • Max Buffer Size: ? JPEG Fine Large (100 @ any other JPEG setting), 68 14-bit Lossless Compressed NEF at FX
  • Connectivity: USB 3.1 (Type C, SuperSpeed)
  • TV Support: HDMI
  • Lens Support w/metering: all AF, AI-P, AI and AI-S
  • Autofocus Module: CAM3500FXII (51 sensor, 15 crosshatch) supports -3 EV focus, f/8 autofocus (with sensor limitations), in Live View and video 273 AF areas (Z6 autofocus system, -4/-6EV, Eye Detection)
  • Shutter Lag: ?ms
  • Autofocus Modes: Single, Dynamic (9, 21, 39 pt, and 3D tracking), Group, Automatic Area, Face Detect
  • AF Assist: Yes (white lamp)
  • Metering: 180k-pixel Color matrix with shape/scene recognition, center-weight (variable), spot
  • Exposure Modes: PSAM + 2 custom
  • Exposure Compensation: +/- 5 stops, 1/3, 1/2, 1 stop
  • Exposure Bracketing: Yes, 2 or 3 frames (plus ADL, WB bracketing
  • ISO: 100-51200, LO1, HI1, HI2, AUTO 
  • White Balance: Auto, bracketed, custom (3), 6 predefined with fine tuning, direct Kelvin, two axis tuning 
  • Image Settings: Picture Controls, Sharpening, Contrast, Saturation, Brightness, Hue, Clarity 
  • Color LCD: 3.2" TFT, 2.36m dots, 170 degree, tilting, touchscreen 
  • Image Review: Histogram (RGB), Histogram, Focus Pt, Highlights
  • Continuous Shooting Speed: 7 fps normally, 12 fps Live View 
  • Shutter Speeds: 30s to 1/8000, bulb, 1/200 flash sync, extended shutter speeds to 15 minutes, 150k rated 
  • Mirror Lockup: Delay, M-UP 
  • Viewfinder: Pentaprism, 100%, 0.7x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopters, opt gridlines 
  • Optional Viewfinder Accessories: DR-6 right angle, -5 to +3 diopter corrections, DK-21M magnifier 
  • Optional Focus Screens: ?
  • Menus: Playback, Shooting, Custom Settings, Setup, Retouch, MyMenu
  • Flash Sync Speed: 1/200, TTL FP support for external flash
  • Flash Type: supports I-TTL, M, Double Commander
  • Internal Flash: No
  • PC Sync: No (via optional AS-15)
  • Flash Compensation: -3 to +1EV, separable from ambient
  • Flash Options: Red Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Flash Lock, Three Group Commander Mode
  • DOF Preview: Yes
  • Optional Remote Control: MC-D2 wired remote, WR-R10/WR-T10 with WR-A10
  • Size: 5.7 x 4.6 x 3" (143.5x115.5x76mm) 
  • Weight with battery/card: 29.6 ounces (840g)
  • Battery: EN-EL15b (2260 shots CIPA), USB charging supported with EH-7P
  • AC Adapter: EP-5b + EH-5d
  • Other Significant: Self-cleaning sensor, autofocus calibration, active D-Lighting, chromatic aberration control, FUNC button, horizontal indicator, built-in Wi-Fi (802.11/b/g/n/a/ac at both 2/5Mhz), plus additional wireless transfer option (WT-7), multiple exposure, interval shooting, FUNC button, 2 custom user settings, GPS support, headphone jack
  • Software: View NXi, Capture NX-D
  • Price at Introduction: US$2299 body only

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