Just when I’ve set out all the perfectly rational arguments as to why the Nikon D800 is not the camera for me, this happens:

Nikon D800 Receives the Highest Sensor Score Ever Given by DxOMark

Feck it, anyway.

Updated 26/3/12:

As if to try to reassure me that my original thoughts were indeed correct, Nikon has just pulled the most cynical of stunts regarding the D800 and D4 pricing, increasing the prices of both substantially and citing a “pricing error” as the reason for doing so.  Nothing to do with the Canon 5D Mark III (which might be seen as the competitor to the D800) being launched and selling well for substantially more than what they had been offering the D800 for, I’m sure…

Nikon admits D800 and D4 price error

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