Nikon D4 vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Nikon D4

153

Nikon D5100

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D4

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,965 ISO
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.70x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (127×97×79 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
560 g
Overall image quality
Great image quality
80.0

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D4.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.

competitors

Nikon D4 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,370 - $1,797 body only

$1,956 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Nikon D4s

Nikon D4s

Pro DSLR

$4,995 - $5,999 body only

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Nikon D5

Nikon D5

Pro DSLR

$5,322 - $6,497 body only

$6,714 with 50mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lowest price Significantly more expensive

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$289 body only

$419 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Thickness Thinner
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$402 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$405 body only

$367 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

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