Summary Nikon D4s

Prices Price
Body only
$5,012 - $5,997
Kit
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 6
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 7
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Full frame 36x24mm
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Megapixels
Help 16.2 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
Screen size
Help 3.2"
Light sensitivity
Help 25,600 ISO
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Pros

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The Nikon D4s vs other recent DSLRs

Low light performance Very low noise at high ISO Help
2,965 ISO
Color depth Good color depth Help
24.7 bits
Screen size Above average sized screen Help
3.2"
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
11 fps
Battery life Incredible battery life Help
3020 shots
Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
100%
Storage slots More storage slots Help
2
Overall image quality Great overall image quality Help
89.0
Dynamic range Wide dynamic range Help
13.3 EV
Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
0.70x
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
Autofocuses with more lenses
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/8000 of a second
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The Nikon D4s vs other recent pro DSLRs

Light sensitivity (boost) Very high boost light sensitivity Help
409,600 ISO

Cons

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The Nikon D4s vs other recent DSLRs

Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Lowest price Very expensive Help
$5,012.30
Weight Very heavy Help
1,350 g
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Announced Old Help
February 2014
Size Quite large Help
Large (160×157×91 mm)
Thickness Thick Help
3.6"
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
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The Nikon D4s vs other recent pro DSLRs

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
25,600 ISO
Autofocus Contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
51
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
921k dots
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
16.2 MP
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points Help
15
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post

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Discussion

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Avatar for Snix Snix (1:26 PM, January 05, 2015)
because it is an quite newly released pro model, one of the best ones out. what do you expect? you can still see the d3s at the same price range as the d800-e and that one is 1 generation older.
 
Avatar for Anna Smith Anna Smith (4:27 PM, March 13, 2014)
It has arrived :) http://annasmithphotography.com/?p=1490
 
Johnny (3:37 PM, February 28, 2014)
Why is this camera sooooo expensive yet?