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Nikon D4S

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A multi award winning and good spec SLR camera, good for portrait photography
SLR 16.2MP 4928 X 3280 Pixels CMOS Mar 2014
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Nikon D4S 16.2 MP CMOS FX Digital SLR with Full 1080p HD Video (Body Only) NIKON
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Used - Nikon D4S 16.2 MP CMOS FX Digital SLR with Full 1080p HD Video (Body Only) NIKON
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£3,134.00
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Nikon D4S Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon D4S number 213 in best selling cameras and number 294 across all digital cameras.
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236 Reviews + 9 Awards
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Value for Money
Poor
74
Features
Good Features
37
Age
3 Years Old
54
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 55?

It has brilliant expert reviews and terrific 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. Pentax 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 excellent product quality, good 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
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 268 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also excellent for sports photography, ranking number 246 in sports photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 245 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
55
Landscape Photography
Average
39
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
89
Sports Photography
Excellent
92
Wildlife Photography
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 £2,435 on Amazon UK 10 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 62% 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.

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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

Digital camera experts really like this Nikon camera and have given it nine awards.

This Nikon digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by review sites Vido.com.ua, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and M3.idg.se all of whom thought that this camera was very good.

The editors of review sites PC Mag and Reviewed.com both concluded that this digital camera was staggeringly good and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The writers at two more expert review sites both concluded that this camera was very good. This was from Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com who gave it an "Highly Recommended".

The writer at one other expert review site concluded that this Nikon camera was very good. This was from Pocket Lint who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

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

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User Reviews Are Excellent

The average user rating of this camera is brilliant based on 214 user reviews. 117 reviewers (82% of all 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. Users think this Nikon digital camera is one of the better digital cameras.

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Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

10 owners considered that the product was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

26 customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it was able to produce good images, seven customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good in low light and four people who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good picture resolution.

Nikon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 33,992 owner and expert reviews (including 8,274 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good ratings compared to other brands. 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 people who purchased this digital camera wrote that it was easy to use, two owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus and two owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Customers Report Nice Design

Five customers who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was good looking.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two people considered that the product was good for video recording.

Users Report That it is Robust

Six customers thought it was well made and two customers said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

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

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two owners thought it was a good body shape and two owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was lightweight.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Five owners who bought it agreed that it was good value for money.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was quiet.

Value For Money

Poor 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 in the most expensive 3% of digital cameras.

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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 (£7,717.31).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This digital 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 highest image resolution of the Nikon D4S is 4928 x 3280 pixels. That's 1% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Digital cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Nikon D4S's sensor megapixels of 16.2MP is higher than 66% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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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

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon D4S of 25,600 is in the highest 11% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

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

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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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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 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 digital cameras. It is higher than 75% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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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Has a Tripod Mount

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

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Features Brightness Adjustment

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

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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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital 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 digital cameras.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the digital cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Nikon D4S of 3.2" is larger than 94% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon vba400ae, nikon 1541

Barcodes:

00000001637766, 00000001637883, 00000001637965, 00018208015412, 00018208937486

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