Nikon D4Nikon D3
Top 14%2,256 points
Top 14%
Top 35%1,700 points
Top 35%
Nikon D4
Nikon D3
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Top specs and features

Nikon D4 vs Nikon D3: 66 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

25.87% more megapixels.
16.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
12.87MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
36 x 23.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
23.9 x 36mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
51
Sony Alpha a9: 693
51

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
11fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
9fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2965ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
2290ISO

6. weight

60g lighter.
1.18kg
HTC Re: 65.5g
1.24kg

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
89
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
81

8. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
204800ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
25600ISO

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
2600shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
4300shots

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon D4
Nikon D3
37% have it

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
24.7bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
23.5bits

12. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/8000s

13. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Nikon D4
Nikon D3
11% have it

14. width

0.5mm narrower.
160mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
159.5mm

16. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Nikon D4
Nikon D3
25% have it

17. 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.
13.1Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
12.2Evs

18. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D4
Nikon D3
26% have it

19. height

0.5mm shorter.
156.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
157mm

20. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Nikon D4
Nikon D3
9% have it

21. volume

3.1% less body volume.
2266.12cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
2191.13cm³

22. thickness

3mm thinner.
90.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
87.5mm

23. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D4
Nikon D3
24% have it

24. battery power

25% more battery power.
2000mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
2500mAh

25. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Nikon D4
Nikon D3
46% have it

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