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Nikon D4S

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A multi award winning and good spec SLR 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 excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon D4S number 225 in best selling cameras and number 308 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
241 Reviews + 9 Awards
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Value for Money
Poor
74
Features
Good Features
37
Age
3 Years Old
55
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 56?

It has excellent expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this digital 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 cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
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 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is easy to use and design.
The D4S has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
4928 x 3280 pixels image resolution
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 276 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also excellent for sports photography, ranking number 255 in sports photography cameras as well being excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 262 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Excellent
57
Landscape Photography
Average
40
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
89
Sports Photography
Excellent
92
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

Should You Buy it Now?

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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 Summary

Nine Industry Awards

Amongst digital cameras, this camera is one of the most highly awarded by expert review sites.

The editors of review sites Vido.com.ua, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and M3.idg.se all endorse this digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from both websites PC Mag and Reviewed.com, both of which said that this Nikon camera was staggeringly good.

This digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by both websites Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which said that this camera was great.

The writer at one other expert review site decided that this Nikon 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 out of 100. The digital camera expert review sites think this camera is one of the very best cameras.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, D4S owners rated this camera as exceptional. Over 82% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This digital camera in the top 13% of all the cameras when ranked by user rating.

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Users Report Good Picture Quality

27 owners reckoned that the product was able to produce good images, seven owners said that it was good in low light and four owners who reviewed the product considered that it had a good picture resolution.

Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 39,331 owner and expert reviews (including 11,010 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its cameras. 96% 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 customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use, two owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use the menus and two customers thought it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Customers Report Excellent Design

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

Users Report That it is Robust

Seven customers said in their reviews that the product was well made and three owners who purchased it mentioned that it was strong and durable.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

10 people said in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two customers who purchased it mentioned that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Seven owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good autofocus.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

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

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Five customers wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two customers reckoned that the product was quiet.

Value For Money

Disappointing 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 cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Nikon camera has been on the market since March 2014.

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

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon D4S of 16.2MP is higher than 65% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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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).

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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 typical of many digital cameras.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon 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

Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon D4S of 25,600 is higher than 85% of all cameras when sorted 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

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Nikon D4S's weight of 1.2kg is heavier than 98% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.5", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Nikon D4S's display diagonal of 3.2" is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 7% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

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

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Wide Range of Aspherical Lenses Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the aspherical lens depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of aspherical lenses are possible with this camera.

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

This 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.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D4S features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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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 commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

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

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

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

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Across all the 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 in the highest 30% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon vba400ae, nikon 1541

Barcodes:

00000001637766, 00000001637883, 00000001637965, 00000001639713, 00000001641685, 00000001642417, 00000001642851, 00000001642870, 00018208015412, 00018208937486

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