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Nikon D780 24.5MP FX-Format DSLR Camera Body

  • mfr: 1618
  • SKU: 1618-NIKON
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Product highlights

  • 24.5MP back-illuminated CMOS image sensor
  • EXPEED 6 image processor
  • Records 3840 x 2160 video at 30/25/24p
  • 7 fps continuous shooting
  • TFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170-degree viewing angle
  • Eye-level pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Dual UHS-II SD/SDHC card slots
  • ISO 100-51,200 range (expandable to 204,800)
  • Compatible with FX format lenses

Nikon D780 24.5MP FX-Format DSLR Camera Body

Bring every spectacular vision to life with the versatility and agility of the full-frame Nikon D780. Designed around a brilliant, high resolution 24.5MP back-illuminated FX sensor, an incredibly intelligent and robust AF system and next generation EXPEED 6 image processing, both full frame stills and 4K video benefit from the same impressive detail, clarity and stellar low-light performance. Inspiring slow motion and time-lapse video, remote-less long exposures, exhilarating shutter speeds and wireless image transfer, all right at your fingertips and ready to meet every creative demand. It also comes packed with features like 180k-pixel Advanced Scene Recognition System, superb phase-detect autofocusing in photo and video and easy wireless image transfer to keep up with every creative demand.

Amazing Cinematic Quality

The Nikon D780 DSLR utilizes a high resolution 24.5MP back-illuminated FX full-frame sensor that produces detailed photos and videos with ultra-shallow depth of field and sharp, clean low light shots. Combined together with a powerful the EXPEED 6 image processing engine and an incredibly intelligent and robust AF system, the camera delivers stunning stills and 4K video with impressive detailing, accurate color reproduction, and low-light clarity. The D780 offers exception low-light performance with minimal noise achieved through ISOs up to 51,200 (expandable to ISO 204,800).

Incredible AF Performance for Stills and Video

The camera uses a 51-point AF system with newly-equipped autofocus algorithm that gives you ultra-quick, accurate and sharp Auto Area autofocusing. In Live View, it uses an incredibly intelligent and robust 273-point phase-detection AF system that detects and tracks subjects brilliantly throughout the entire frame. The Eye-Detection Autofocus in Live View mode tracks and locks focus on your subject’s eye ensuring critically sharp portraits.

Source Detail Retention with 10-Bit N-Log or New HDR (HLG)

Both N-Log and new HDR (HLG) shooting formats preserve more detail, dynamic range and contrast in video. Use N-Log for footage intended for post-process color grading or HLG for immediate, beautifully vibrant playback on displays with HLG HDR support.

Disruption-Free Silent Shooting at 12 fps

In Live View, you can shoot in complete silence at full resolution without compromising the photo quality, while the high-speed shooting is increased to an incredible 12 fps.

Tilting Touchscreen LCD

The tilting touchscreen LCD allows for shooting in high and low angles. It provides an easy access to Touch AF and Touch Shutter control, plus lets you navigate through menus or playback captured footage and more. All of your footage can be time-coded in-camera for easier synchronizing and logging, especially when working with multiple cameras.

Wireless Connectivity

Transfer photos and videos wirelessly to your smart device via the SnapBridge app over the Nikon D780's built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. You can easily connect the camera to your computer over Wi-Fi or through a wired or wireless LAN connection (requires an optional WT-7/A/B/C Wireless Transmitter).

Convenient Charging and File Transfer

The D780 uses an included universal USB Type-C cable for data transfer or the EH-7P charging adapter (sold separately). The camera also features dual UHS-II SD card slots that help customize your workflow. You can easily set them up for overflow, backup, or separating RAW and JPEG photos.

Shutter Speeds to 1/8000 Second

The D780 offers exhilarating shutter speeds up to 1/8000 second that freezes a dynamic fast action with incredible detail and sharpness.

Highly-Refined Scene Recognition

The D780's 180k-Pixel Advanced Scene Recognition System features a dedicated RGB sensor that recognizes crucial information about the scene and makes precise automatic adjustments to ensure the accuracy of the shot's exposure, focus, white balance and more.

Style-Defining Creative Filters

The D780 FX-Format DSLR comes packed with 20 unique, high-quality Creative Picture Controls, which can be previewed in real-time and applied to both photos and videos. This helps enhance your on-field creativity and lessens the post-processing time.

Flexible Time-Lapse Options

You can create incredible time-lapse photography using the traditional interval timer or in-camera time-lapse feature. This camera also offers a new mode that creates a time-lapse image in-camera from photos captured with the interval timer.


Minimum Aperture Not Available
Focus Range Not Available
Camera Features Not Available
Lens Included Body Only
Camera Model Nikon D780
Configuration Core
Color Black
Maximum Tilt Angle Not Available
Wireless Bluetooth
Memory Card Slot Micro SDHC
Viewfinder Size 3.2 inch
Video Resolution Ultra HD 4K
Live Streaming Not Available
Recording Modes 4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 30 fps 4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 25 fps 4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 24 fps Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 120 fps Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 100 fps Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 60 fps Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 50 fps Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 25 fps Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps Slow-motion: Full HD 1,920x1,080 30p (x4) Slow-motion: Full HD 1,920x1,080 25p (x4) Slow-motion: Full HD 1,920x1,080 24p (x5) Actual frame rates for 120p, 100p, 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 119.88, 100, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively
Exposure Control
Continuous Shooting CL: Up to 1-6 frames per second (viewfinder photography); 1-3 frames per second (live view photography) CH: Up to 7 frames per second; when shooting NEF/RAW pictures during silent photography, either 8 frames per second (bit depth 14 bits) or 12 frames per second (bit depth 12 bits)
Sensor Resolution 24.5 Megapixels
Lens Mount Nikon F-Bayonet
Maximum Resolution Not Available
Camera Format 35.9 x 23.9 mm
Sensor Size 35.8 x 23.9 mm
Focus Type Auto and Manual Focus


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Nikon D780 DSLR Camera

Nikon D780 24.5MP FX-Format DSLR Camera Body SKU: 1618-NIKON

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