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Nikon D4S

Nikon D4S
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A fully featured and multi award winning SLR digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 7 further awards from other expert sites
SLR 16.2MP 4928 X 3280 Pixels CMOS Mar 2014
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Nikon D4S Review

With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Nikon D4S number 547 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
229 Reviews + 9 Awards
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Age
4 Years Old
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has superb expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from Vido.com.ua plus three other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag plus one other site. Looking across the entire Canon camera range, the average reviews for all Canon cameras are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is easy to use and design.
The D4S has some great features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
4928 x 3280 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Portrait Photography
Very Good
80
Landscape Photography
Excellent
80
Everyday Photography
Excellent
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
69
Wildlife Photography
Good

Nikon D4S Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon D4S?

The Nikon D4S is 160mm wide and 90.5mm tall. It is 156.5mm deep and weighs 1.2kg.

Nikon D4S In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nine Industry Awards

This digital camera is one of the most awarded of all the digital cameras.

Four expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this Nikon camera. This was from Vido.com.ua, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and M3.idg.se who gave it an "Recommended".

Websites PC Mag and Reviewed.com both concluded that this Nikon digital camera was excellent and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The editors of two additional expert review sites both said that this camera was very good. This was from Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com who gave it an "Highly Recommended".

The author at one additional expert review site decided that this Nikon digital camera was very good. This was from Pocket Lint who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

Excellent Expert Reviews

22 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews, Ephotozine and Techradar have rated this digital camera on average 93%. This puts this Nikon digital camera in the top 2% of all the digital cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as staggeringly good. Over 84% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. If all the digital cameras are ranked by average owner review score then this Nikon camera is in the top 11%.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

27 customers who bought the Nikon D4S considered that it was able to produce good images, seven people said in their reviews that it was good in low light and four owners said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution.

Excellent Brand

We checked 41,276 expert and owner reviews (including 11,061 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has excellent ratings. 95% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Eight people who purchased the Nikon D4S considered that it was easy to use, two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus and two customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report Nice Design

Five people who bought this digital camera concluded that it was good looking.

Users Report That it is Robust

Seven customers who reviewed it thought it was well made and three people considered that it was strong and durable.

Users Report Good Product Quality

10 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two people who bought the product said that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Seven people wrote in their reviews that the Nikon D4S had a good autofocus.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two people who bought it concluded that it was a good body shape and two owners said in their reviews that the product was lightweight.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Five people thought it was good value for money.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two owners who reviewed the Nikon D4S considered that it was quiet.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Nikon digital camera was released in March 2014.

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Features

Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available

Nikon offers over 90 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Nikon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

4928 X 3280 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon D4S has a maximum image resolution of 4928 x 3280 pixels. That's 1% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon D4S of 16.2MP is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 35% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon D4S of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 92% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Very Heavy

The Nikon D4S's weight of 1.2kg is heavier than 98% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 424 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon D4S of 3.2" is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 93% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 1" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Nikon D4S features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Only 2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon D4S has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D4S features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Nikon D4S of 921,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 70% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon vba400ae

Barcodes:

00000001639713, 00000001647459, 00000001648040, 00000001649599, 00000001649618, 00000001651360, 00000001651473, 00018208015412, 00018208937486

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