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Advantages of the Nikon D4s

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Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
11 fps vs 5 fps
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More than 2x faster continuous shooting
Battery life
Much longer battery life
3020 shots vs 1200 shots
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More than 2.5x more shots per battery charge
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Advantages of the Nikon D810

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True resolution
Much higher true resolution
36.2 MP vs 16.2 MP
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Capture more than 2x more detail in your photos
Size
Much smaller
146×123×82 mm vs 160×157×91 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Thickness
Much thinner
3.2" vs 3.6"
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More than 10% thinner
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$1,999.00 vs $4,509.79
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The best price we've seen is $2,511 cheaper (2.3x less)
Weight
Much lighter
880 g vs 1,350 g
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More than 30% lighter
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
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              similarities

              Compared to recent DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
              Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
              Viewfinder size Above average viewfinder size Help
              0.70x
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3.2"
              Storage slots Multiple storage slots Help
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              Battery life Great battery life Help
              D4s3020 shots
              D8101200 shots
              Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
              Shoot in extreme weather
              Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
              Pentaprism
              Focus points Many focus points Help
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              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
              fast and accurate
              Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
              100%
              Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
              Autofocuses with more lenses
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/8000 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              D4s3.6"
              D8103.2"
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              D4s$4,509.79
              D810$1,999.00
              Weight Heavy Help
              D4s1,350 g
              D810880 g
              Size Large Help
              D4s160×157×91 mm
              D810146×123×82 mm
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              D4s25,600 ISO
              D81012,800 ISO

              Compared to recent pro DSLRs

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              D4s921k dots
              D8101,229k dots

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