Nikon D800 vs Nikon D4s

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Nikon D800

100

Nikon D4s

98

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D800

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,979 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
96.0
Great color depth
Color depth
25.6 bits
High true resolution
True resolution
36.2 MP
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D4s

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
Battery life
Great battery life
3020 shots
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
409,600 ISO
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
2,965 ISO

galleries

Explore our gallery of 14 sample photos taken by the Nikon D4s.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D800.

competitors

Nikon D800 Competitors

Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,417 - $2,497 body only

$2,900 - $2,997 with 24-120mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price More expensive
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,492 - $1,497 body only

$1,997 - $2,085 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,029 - $2,299 body only

$2,639 - $2,899 with 24-105mm lens

Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

Nikon D4s Competitors

Nikon D5

Nikon D5

Pro DSLR

$5,999 - $6,497 body only

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,492 - $1,497 body only

$1,997 - $2,085 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,417 - $2,497 body only

$2,900 - $2,997 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Much shorter battery life

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