Some thoughts about 36 Mp D800' rumour...

Started Oct 4, 2011 | Discussions thread
ne beginner
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Agree ... the D700 is not a competitor to the 5D ...
In reply to RedFox88, Oct 5, 2011

... So why must a D800 equal a 5D MkIII in MP's?

The D700 has the performance, well very close anyway, to a pro-grade body. As a general purpose body it can do street, photo jouranlism, sports, concerts, etc. A 36 MP sensor would I imagine reduce that performance and therefor its usable range.

For these reasons, I would think Niikon would use a sensor for an all purpose body. I would suspect 24 MP's tops ... in all likelyhood the same sensor that will be in the D4. 36 MP's sounds more like a D4X.

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