The sum of one hundred years of Nikon's know-how.
skeleton of Nikon D850
The Nikon D850 is the culmination point of digital SLR cameras in 2017. It celebrates with success Nikon's one hundred birthday with an impressive technical data sheet.
It is a mini-D5 and has a new 45.75 megapixel full-size Nikon BSI CMOS sensor with no low-pass filter. It inherits of D5 an 180,000 RGB sensor with better face detection and enhanced scene recognition, an 153-point AF system with 30% more frame coverage than the D5 with center AF point -4EV, and all others -3EV. It has a native ISO range of 64-25600 (expandable to 32-108400), video modes : 8K timelapse shooting, 4K UDH video with electronic vibration reduction recording in FX with no crop 51-photo buffer when shooting in 14-bit RAW and electronic vibration reduction, a "slow-motion" video mode and a new built-in negative digitizing feature. an 3.2’, 2.36-million-dot tilting LCD touchscreen with improved gesture control, a 7fps continuous shooting standard, 6fps with autofocus, 9fps when using a battery grip, 30ps at 8MP using the electronic shutter RAW can be small, medium, and large resolutions.
It has also an 0.75x magnification viewfinder, the first for a full-frame DSLR focus stacking, back illuminated buttons and a dual memory card slots: one SD UHS-II and one XQD but has no built-in flash, unlike the Nikon D810.
Many descriptions and often flattering tests were published with detailed and comprehensive tests and reviews on the Nikon D850: