The 36.3-megapixel sensor inside the new Nikon D800 isn’t just another example of overkill in the resolutionary war, reports PetaPixel: The sensor has been given the highest score everawarded by camera equipment rating service DxOMark. How good is it? The DxOMark lab says the D800's sensor in now the sensor by which all other camera sensors will be measured. It’s comparable in quality to the best medium-format sensors out there, and even outperforms them at higher ISOs. So now you know.