Tough and Robust construction
A robust magnesium-alloy construction, comprehensive weather sealing, 200k shutter reliability and illuminated buttons allow pros to work with confidence.
153-point AF system
The new D850 features the same comprehensive AF system as in the praised flagship D5 for tracking fast and unpredictable movements.
Shoot more. Wait less. The D850 will streamline your workflow with high-speed data transfer and wireless connectivity.
New crop format
Classic and social media-friendly format — New 1:1 image area option. The D850 introduces a new image area option with a 1:1 aspect ratio. While reminiscent of 6 × 6 medium format, it’s also ideal for social media, where square images have become increasingly popular.
Totally silent shooting
Full resolution silent photography without any sound or vibration.
- SL1 – Approx. 6 FPS with focus fixed – Full FX RAW
- SL2 – Approx. up to 30 FPS with focus fixed - DX crop, 8MP images, JPEG normal
Silent Mode is ideal for time lapse to preserve mechanical shutter life and when being unobtrusive is of importance.
Focus shift shooting
The camera automatically takes images while moving focus position from the starting point to infinity.
•Maximum number of shots: 300
•Focus step width can be selected from 10 levels
•Release interval can be set between 0 and 30 seconds
•Continuous shooting at 5 fps for 45-megapixel images is possible
Full Frame 4K UHD 30p Video
The D850 records high resolution video using the full sensor width and therefore takes full advantage of wide angle full-frame NIKKORs, creating a more cinematic look.