Nikon D4 vs Nikon D3

Winner
Nikon D4

108

Nikon D3

96

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D4

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
11 fps
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
88 ms shutter lag
Battery life
Great battery life
4300 shots

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D4.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3.

competitors

Nikon D4 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,499 - $1,897 body only

$2,397 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO
Nikon D4s

Nikon D4s

Pro DSLR

$5,916 - $5,997 body only

Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO
Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Nikon D5

Nikon D5

Pro DSLR

$6,497 body only

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

Nikon D3 Competitors

Nikon D700

Nikon D700

Pro DSLR

$3,680 body only

Sensor cleaning Has a self cleaning sensor
Size Much smaller
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D3S

Nikon D3S

Pro DSLR

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Movie format Shoots movies
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,499 - $1,897 body only

$2,397 with 24-120mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Battery life Much shorter battery life

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