Too many megapixels Scott Bourne says? Only good for video? Betting a lot of money that the D800E will be noisier than its sibling? Well, every point about 36mp is only good for video is actually silly. But otherwise, he makes some good arguments on the other issues:
"Physics are physics. If you cram three times the pixels onto a sensor that is the same size as you used when your camera had 1/3 the pixels, something’s got to give. Yes the camera companies have come up with some neat tricks to make each pixel gather more light than it would have in the old days, but three times the pixels???
The D800/D800E is finally upon us. Most of the specs have been know beforehand, but still, some surprises managed to escape the leaky chorus. The cameras can already be pre-ordered at various places. (D800 and D800E preorder links at Amazon, D800E at B&H) We have included press releases from both Nikon UK and US. . . . read more
Imaging Resource goes deep down on some aspects of the D800/E, like that of the missing (or not so missing) antialiasing filter:
"Anti-aliasing. Like almost all Bayer-filtered cameras, the Nikon D800 includes an optical low-pass filter, sited just above the image sensor. . . . read more