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Nikon D4S

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Nikon D4S review: specs and price

Nikon D4S
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Nikon D4S

Why is Nikon D4S better than the average?

  • Sensor size
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    36 x 24mmvs249.7mm
  • Maximum light sensitivity
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    409600 ISOvs22421.79 ISO
  • Battery life (CIPA)
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    2600shotsvs411.22shots
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
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    11fpsvs6.98fps
  • Video recording (main camera)
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    1080 x 60fpsvs42759.78fps
  • Noise
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    3074 ISOvs1216.06 ISO
  • Image quality
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    89vs71.39
  • Fastest shutter speed
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    1/8000svs1/3095s

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Design

1.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Nikon D4S
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
2.is dustproof and water-resistant
Nikon D4S
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
3.Has a built-in focus motor
Nikon D4S
The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
4.Has a hot shoe
Nikon D4S
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
5.has an optical viewfinder
Nikon D4S
An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.
6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Nikon D4S
The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Optics

1.sensor size

36 x 24mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
2.has AF tracking
Nikon D4S
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
3.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
Nikon D4S
Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
4.maximum light sensitivity

409600 ISO

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.
5.has built-in optical image stabilization
Nikon D4S
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.
6.megapixels (main camera)

16MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
2.Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
Nikon D4S
A phase-detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Nikon D4S
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
4.Has timelapse function
Nikon D4S
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.
5.has a 24p cinema mode
Nikon D4S
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
Nikon D4S
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)

2600shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
2.has a removable battery
Nikon D4S
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.battery power

2500mAh

Battery power, also called battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy stored in the battery. Measured in milliampere-hours (mAh), it indicates how much electric power can be used over time. More battery power translates into longer battery life.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Nikon D4S
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.has a battery level indicator
Nikon D4S
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.image quality

89

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
2.noise

3074 ISO

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
3.color depth

24.4bits

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
4.has an external memory slot
Nikon D4S
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
5.dynamic range

13.3Evs

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.
6.supports Wi-Fi
Nikon D4S
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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