Updated (October 2009): Compare the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV vs Nikon D700

Nikon D700 vs Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

Winner
Nikon D700

119

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

96

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D700

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Self cleaning sensor
Sensor cleaning
Avoids dust in your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
104 ms shutter lag
Cross type focus points
Many cross-type focus points
39
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
102,400 ISO

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D700.

competitors

Nikon D700 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,497 - $1,897 body only

$1,997 - $2,397 with 24-120mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$779 - $997 body only

$1,109 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,497 - $1,597 body only

$1,586 - $1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,037 - $2,499 body only

$2,639 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS 1D X

Canon EOS 1D X

Pro DSLR

$4,304 - $4,599 body only

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Pro DSLR

$5,272 - $5,999 body only

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

discussion

Nikon D700
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