Close
Nikon D4S
Nikon D4S
+ 38 Videos
Share on

Loading image...

57

Overall Score

Nikon D4S

£3,379.99
Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A multi award winning SLR digital camera with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites
SLR 16.2MP 4928 X 3280 Pixels CMOS Mar 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Maximum Image Resolution Sensor Type Release Date
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Carmarthen Camera Centre
Out of stock
Nikon D4S Black Body
£3,299.00
Go to Store
e-GlobaL Central UK
Nikon D4S Black Body
Nikon D4S Body Only Digital SLR Camera
£3,379.99
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D4S Black Body
Nikon D4S 16.2 MP CMOS FX Digital SLR with Full 1080p HD Video (Brand new, unopened)
£7,199.00
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
3 Prices from 3 Stores | £3,379.99-£7,199.00
 Show All Prices - Show Fewer Prices Get Price Alerts
FOTOPRO24
Nikon D4S Black Body +1 More
Used - Nikon D4s Body + 170 Tsd Auslösungen + Sehr Gut (214833) (Used) - on
£2,941.24
Go to Store
FOTOPRO24
Nikon D4S Black Body
Used - Nikon D4s Body + 145 Tsd Auslösungen + Sehr Gut (214832) (Used) - on
£3,028.00
Go to Store
- Less from FOTOPRO24
eBay
Nikon D4S Black Body +1 More
Used - Nikon D4s - 16Mp Pro FX DSLR Camera - Body Only -Mint (D5 or D810 Swap) UK model (Used)
£2,999.00
Go to Store
eBay
Nikon D4S Black Body
Used - Nikon D4s - Pro FX DSLR Camera - Body Only - 1661 Actuations! Mint Condition. (Used)
£3,500.00
Go to Store
- Less from eBay
The Flash Centre Clearance Shop
Nikon D4S Black Body
Used - Nikon D4s Body (Used) - on
£3,299.00
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
5 Prices from 3 Stores | £2,941.24-£3,500.00
Get Price Alerts
Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Nikon D4S Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon D4S number 239 across all digital cameras.
97
236 Reviews + 9 Awards
8
Poor
77
Good Features
42
3 Years Old
Overall Score
57
Average

Why Has it Scored 58?

It has fantastic expert reviews and marvellous 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. Canon digital cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report good product quality, picture quality and that it is easy to use.
The D4S has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Very heavy

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 237 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 193 in portrait photography cameras as well being excellent for sports photography, ranking number 208 in sports photography cameras.
91
Excellent
57
Average
38
Mediocre
90
Excellent
93
Excellent

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £3,099 on eBay 72 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 37% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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 front dimensions

Nikon D4S size in context

Nikon D4S In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Nine Industry Awards

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

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

The experts at websites PC Mag and Reviewed.com both said that this camera was excellent and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This Nikon digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from both review websites Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which said that this camera was great.

One additional expert review site decided that this camera was very good. This was from Pocket Lint who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 22 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Trusted Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this camera is 93%. If all the digital cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this Nikon digital camera is in the top 1%.

View all expert reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this camera is outstanding based on 214 owner reviews. Over 82% 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. This Nikon camera in the top 13% of all the digital cameras when ranked by user rating.

View all user reviews

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

10 customers reckoned that this digital camera was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

26 people who reviewed it mentioned that it was able to produce good images, seven owners who bought the product concluded that it was good in low light and four owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good picture resolution.

Nikon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 30,611 expert and user reviews (including 6,994 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its digital cameras. 95% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Seven customers who bought this digital camera thought it was easy to use, two customers concluded 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.

Customers Report Nice Design

Five customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two people who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was good for video recording.

Users Report That it is Robust

Six people mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made and two owners wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Seven customers who purchased it considered that it had a good autofocus.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two owners who reviewed the Nikon D4S considered that it was a good body shape and two owners reckoned that it was lightweight.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Five customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was good value for money.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two people who purchased it considered that it was quiet.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £3,379.99 it is more expensive than 96% of digital cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by £200 (6%)

There was a cheaper price of £3,099 on eBay 72 days ago.

Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price goes back down.

Chart Hide Chart View full price history

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon D4S and the United Kingdom price of £3,379.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $5,799.00 (£7,581.03).

Check international prices

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.

Nikon lens range

4928 X 3280 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon D4S is 4928 x 3280 pixels. That's 1% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels.

What does "maximum image resolution" mean? Less Edit

Average Megapixels

The Nikon D4S's sensor megapixels of 16.2MP is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 66% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit

Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This 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).

What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This 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.

What does "minimum aperture number" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Nikon D4S's ISO sensitivity (max) of 25,600 is in the highest 13% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000.

What does "maximum ISO sensitivity" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

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.

What is an image stabilizer? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Very Heavy

The Nikon D4S's weight of 1.2kg is very heavy compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 2% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

What does "weight" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon D4S has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

What is a tripod mount? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Features Contrast Adjustment

The Nikon D4S features contrast adjustment, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

What is contrast adjustment? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Quite Large Display Diagonal

Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Nikon D4S of 3.2" is quite large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 8% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D4S features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

What is brightness adjustment? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 424 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

What does "video resolution" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

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

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

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Nikon released the D4S in March 2014.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00018208015412, 00018208937486

Nikon D4S

e-GlobaL Central UK
eBay

Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon D4S

Popular Comparisons With The Nikon D4S

Feedback