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Nikon D800E vs Nikon D4

Top 20 Reasons for the

Nikon D800E

Compared to Nikon D4

anonymous
90
Vastly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
36.3 MP
vs
16.2 MP
2.24x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
83
A little bit larger sensor
Comment
24 x 35.9 mm
vs
23.9 x 36 mm
0.14% larger sensor. The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
anonymous
80
A bit lower noise at high ISO
Comment
2979 ISO
vs
2965 ISO
0.47% lower noise at high ISO. The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
66
A lot better image quality
Comment
95
vs
89
6 better image quality. A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
53
Plenty lighter
Comment
900 g
vs
1180 g
280 g lighter
anonymous
50
Better color depth
Comment
25.6 bits
vs
24.7 bits
3.64% better color depth. The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
47
Has a stereo microphone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
anonymous
43
Significantly less body volume
Comment
1434.72 cm³
vs
2261 cm³
1.58x less body volume
anonymous
40
Notably wider dynamic range
Comment
14.3 Evs
vs
13.1 Evs
9.16% wider dynamic range. The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
40
Explicitly less shutter lag
Comment
0.042 s
vs
0.208 s
0.17 s less shutter lag. The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
anonymous
39
Has a built-in focus motor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. With it built into the camera, you still have the function when using a lens without its own motor. This allows you to use a wider range of lenses.
anonymous
38
Significantly less startup delay
Comment
0.12 s
vs
0.3 s
0.18 s less startup delay. It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
anonymous
31
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
30
Has a HDMI output
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
anonymous
29
Significantly narrower
Comment
144.78 mm
vs
160 mm
15.22 mm narrower
anonymous
28
Significantly shorter
Comment
121.9 mm
vs
156.5 mm
34.60 mm shorter
anonymous
28
Somewhat thinner
Comment
81.5 mm
vs
90.5 mm
9 mm thinner
anonymous
28
Has timelapse function
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
anonymous
28
Considerably newer USB version
Comment
3
vs
2
1 newer USB version. Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
Larry Reemtsen
1
Versitility
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Nikon D800E is better than Nikon D4 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Seven Reasons for the

Nikon D4

Compared to Nikon D800E

anonymous
69
Measurably faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
Comment
11 fps
vs
4 fps
2.75x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format. Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
anonymous
45
A bit more battery power
Comment
2000 mAh
vs
1900 mAh
5.26% more battery power
anonymous
45
Has WiFi
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device can connect to WiFi.
anonymous
35
Has a microphone in
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
anonymous
29
Substantially longer battery life
Comment
2600 shots
vs
900 shots
1700 shots longer battery life. CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
anonymous
18
Has a brand lens
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
Florence Collins
3
Has both CompactFlash and XQD card slots
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Having different card options gives you more choice / storage.

Nikon D4 is better than Nikon D800E because...

Yes
vs
No

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