Master of action.
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Reveal the speed, the power, the grace. With the D850’s match- winning combination of resolution, speed, and sensitivity at your disposal, you won’t just capture the action. You’ll define it.

This is a whole new level of epic

Passion. Dedication. Preparation. Shoot with burst rates of up to 9 fps. Show what it takes with detailed 45.4 MP images.
The D850 shoots at 7 fps with the body only. And you can shoot at 9 fps when using the optional MB-D18 Multi-Power Battery Pack with the EN-EL18B battery (used in the D5) inserted. The sensor’s gapless on-chip lens architecture and fast EXPEED 5 engine ensure exceptional detail, incredible dynamic range, and rapid processing. You can shoot 14- or 12-bit lossless compressed/uncompressed RAW (size Large) images in one high- speed burst. And the image sensor delivers enough resolution for 8K outdoor signage.
Unbeatable precision
High pixel counts are unforgiving. Precision is critical. The D850 meets the challenge with phenomenal sharpness under any light.
The D850 is equipped with the same powerful 153-point AF system as the flagship D5—a technology widely praised by pros as the best in the field. No matter how fast the action, the camera does not compromise. The broad width of the autofocus coverage and its impressive 3D tracking mode offer unparalleled accuracy when tracking subjects around the frame. AF sensitivity down to -4 EV (ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F) enables superior low-light performance. And image quality is exceptionally clean across the wide ISO 64–25600 light sensitivity range.
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No matter what
Show the power. Express the passion. Capture every bead of sweat with phenomenally accurate subject recognition and outstanding colour reproduction.
The 180K-pixel RGB sensor and Advanced Scene Recognition system deliver phenomenal facial recognition and amazingly accurate skin tones. Superb low-light sensitivity enables metering down to -3EV (with f/1.4, ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)—a distinctive advantage when shooting low-contrast scenes or using a teleconverter and slow effective aperture. Coupled with the power of the EXPEED 5 processor, the sensor enhances the metering accuracy—giving you even steadier results.
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Deliver big. When you need to.

Experience uncompromised performance whether you shoot RAW size Large, Medium, or Small. Benefit from blazing wireless transfer speeds.
Continue to shoot at up to 9 frames per second (using the optional MB-D18 Multi-Power Battery Pack) no matter which file size you shoot with. Shoot 45.4 MP RAW size Large for printing ultra-high- resolution images in ultra-large format. You can also shoot 25.6 MP RAW size Medium or 11.4 MP RAW size Small (both 12-bit lossless compressed)—ideal when you want to save storage space, or send images to the client on the spot. The compatible WT-7 Wireless Transmitter lets you connect a network cable to the camera and transfer images directly to an FTP server or computer at speeds of up to 866.7 Mbps.
Start strong. Stay strong. Finish strong.
Break the motion down. Build the image up. Use the in-camera Multiple Exposure overlay mode to showcase the speed, intensity, and skill behind every move.
The camera’s flexible Multiple Exposure function enables up to 10 shots at up to 9 fps (when shooting with the optional MB-D18 Multi-Power Battery Pack). You can shoot at this rate no matter which file size or format you use. Individual images captured, and the overlay image, can be confirmed during shooting. And you can delete and reshoot the final image to attain the strongest finishing shot. It’s also possible to select one RAW (L) image as the first image of the overlay. And all images shot in Multiple Exposure mode are saved individually, so you can pull out lead shots for other purposes. Four different overlay modes—Add, Average, Lighten, and Darken—give you additional flexibility.
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See clearly. Tirelessly.
Get real-time, pin-sharp subject confirmation of the action from the 0.75x optical viewfinder. The highest magnification of any Nikon FX DSLR viewfinder to date
Dramatically frame sporting subjects at the moment of explosive action with the optical viewfinder’s wide field of view. OLED elements ensure shooting information is easily read in any lighting conditions. For the ultimate in precision, pair the D850 with a NIKKOR lens equipped with SPORT VR (Vibration Reduction) mode. This dedicated mode delivers an even more stable viewfinder image—which is helpful when shooting exceptionally fast action, or when panning.
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Your move

Find the angles, confirm the moves. Set up, enter image info, or check and select key shots on the spot via the sharp and precise touch-sensitive monitor.
The 8 cm (3.2 in) 2359k-dot tilting LCD monitor lets you operate the Crop Size Setting function via touch controls when you shoot in Live View . The high-resolution, high-contrast display ensures precise confirmation of details such as facial expressions and muscle definition. You can easily swipe back and forth when reviewing images and double-tap a portion of any image to see a 100 % view of the image area. The Crop Size Setting menu, also accessible in Live View via the i button, makes it simple to resize and send images to clients on the spot.

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