Nikon D4S vs Nikon D600

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Nikon D4S
Nikon D600

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
50% higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Nikon D4S is a 60fpsfps JPEG frame rate digital camera. That's 30fps higher than the Nikon D600 (30fpsfps).
Six hundred and thirty-three times lighter Edit
The Nikon D4S has a weight of 1.2kgg, however the Nikon D600 is a 760gg digital camera (758.8g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Marginally better expert reviews
Based on 52 expert reviews, the average review score of the Nikon D4S is 93%, whereas the average rating of the Nikon D600 is 90% (based on 113 reviews).
Significantly better user reviews
Based on 77 user reviews, the average review score of the Nikon D4S is 98%, whereas the average rating of the Nikon D600 is 76% (based on 60 reviews).
10 Reasons For
A lot higher megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D600 has a megapixel count of 24.3MPMP, however the Nikon D4S is only a 16.2MPMP digital camera (8.1MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

A lot more total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D600 has a total megapixel count of 24.7MPMP, whereas the Nikon D4S is only a 16.6MPMP digital camera (8.1MP less).
100 smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D600 has a minimum ISO speed of 100, whereas the Nikon D4S is a 200 minimum ISO speed digital camera (100 bigger).
99x shorter flash sync-speed Edit
The Nikon D600 is a 0.01ss flash sync-speed digital camera. That's 0.99s shorter than the Nikon D4S (0.01ss).
43.5mm shorter Edit
The Nikon D600 is a 113mmmm tall digital camera, whereas the Nikon D4S is a 156.5mmmm tall digital camera (43.5mm taller).
11% thinner Edit
The Nikon D600 has a depth of 82mmmm, however the Nikon D4S is a 90.5mmmm deep digital camera (8.5mm thicker).
14% narrower Edit
The Nikon D600 has a width of 141mmmm, however the Nikon D4S is a 160mmmm wide digital camera (19mm wider).
$6,231 cheaper
The Nikon D600 costs $39.99, whereas the Nikon D4S is $6,270.93.
Available from 2 shops
The more stores stock this digital camera, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Eighteen more awards
The Nikon D600 has 27 awards, however the Nikon D4S has 9 awards.

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
51% lower megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D4S is a 16.2MPMP digital camera. That's 8.1MP lower than the Nikon D600 (24.3MPMP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

49% less total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D4S is a 16.6MPMP digital camera. That's 8.1MP less than the Nikon D600 (24.7MPMP).
50% bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D4S is a 200 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 100 bigger than the Nikon D600 (100).
Vastly longer flash sync-speed Edit
The Nikon D4S has a flash sync-speed of 1ss, however the Nikon D600 is a 0.01ss flash sync-speed digital camera (0.99s shorter).
Taller Edit
The Nikon D4S has a height of 156.5mmmm. That's 43.5mm taller than the Nikon D600 (113mmmm).
Thicker Edit
Nikon D4S is 90.5mmmm deep. That's 8.5mm thicker than the Nikon D600 (82mmmm).
Wider Edit
Nikon D4S is 160mmmm wide. That's 19mm wider than the Nikon D600 (141mmmm).
More expensive by $6,231
The Nikon D4S is $6,230.94 more expensive than the Nikon D600.
Fewer sellers
The Nikon D4S is only stocked by 2 stores, but the Nikon D600 is stocked by 4 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Eighteen less awards
The Nikon D4S has only received 9 awards, but the Nikon D600 has received 27 awards.
5 Reasons Against
30fps lower JPEG frame rate Edit
The Nikon D600 has a JPEG frame rate of 30fpsfps, whereas the Nikon D4S is a 60fpsfps JPEG frame rate digital camera (30fps higher).
758.8g heavier Edit
The Nikon D600 is a 760gg digital camera. That's 758.8g heavier than the Nikon D4S (760gg). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

One month older
The Nikon D600 is older than the Nikon D4S by one month.
Marginally Lower expert review Score
The Nikon D600 has an average expert rating of 90%, but the Nikon D4S has an average expert rating of 93% (based on 52 reviews).
Hugely Lower user review Score
The Nikon D600 only has an average user rating of 76%, but the Nikon D4S has an average user rating of 98% (based on 77 reviews).

Awards

9 Awards
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tweakers.net: Very Good
What Digital Camera: Gold

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel Count
16.2MP 24.3MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 2048 x 1360
 1600 x 1064
 6016 x 4016
 3936 x 2624
 3008 x 1688
 2048 x 1360
 1600 x 1064
 6016 x 4016
 3936 x 2624
 3008 x 1688
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 6016 x 4016
 6016 x 4016
BEST
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
 JPEG XR
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
 JPEG XR
Full-Frame Sensor Size
36 x 23.9 35.9 x 24
Total Megapixel Count
16.6MP 24.7MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Sensor Format
 Full-frame
 Full-frame

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.7x
Maximum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 16
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.4
Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 75mm
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 75mm
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 28 - 300
Fixed Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 50mm
Lens
 Standard
 Standard
Lens Structure
Unknown - Click to provide data 8/7
Lens Mount Interface
 Nikon F
 Nikon F
Aspheric Element
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Diaphragm Blades
Unknown - Click to provide data 9
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 58mm
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 multi point
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 continuous
 Continuous Auto Focus
 single
 multi point
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 continuous
 Continuous Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45m
Auto Focus Point
Unknown - Click to provide data 39
Focus Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 200
 25600
 25
 64
 80
 100
 160
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 200
 25600
 25
 64
 80
 100
 160
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
Maximum ISO Speed
25,600 6,400
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
200 100
BEST
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 5EV (1/2EV step)
 ± 5EV (1/2EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Shutter Speed Setting
 B
 B
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash off
Flash Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data 12m
Flash Sync-Speed
1s 0.01s
BEST
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
60fps
BEST
30fps
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MOV
Analog Signal Format
 NTSC
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 424
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 424
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM

Memory

Memory Card
 XQD
 CF+
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 XQD
 CF+
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
BEST
Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 32GB
Memory Slot
2 2

Display

Screen Size
3.2" 3.2"
Display
 TFT
BEST
 TFT
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Display Resolution
921,000 pixels 921,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.7x 0.7x
Viewfinder
 Electronic
 Optical
 Electronic
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Manual
 Sunny
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Manual
 Sunny
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Vivid
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Neutral
Self-Timer
2,5,10,20 2,3,5,10,20
Image Adjustment Mode
 Brightness
 Brightness
Image Editing Mode
 Trimming
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Trimming
 Resizing
 Rotating
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
Playback Mode
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data Expeed 3
Diopter Adjustment
-3 - 1 -3 - 1
Eye Relief
Unknown - Click to provide data 20.6mm
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Dawn
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Dawn
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 GRE
 FIN
 HUN
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 GRE
 FIN
 HUN

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.2kg
BEST
760g
Height
156.5mm 113mm
BEST
Depth
90.5mm 82mm
BEST
Width
160mm 141mm
BEST
Lens Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 800g
Lens Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 114.5mm
Lens Diameter
Unknown - Click to provide data 83mm
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 850g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
EN-EL18a EN-EL15
Shot Per Battery Charge
Unknown - Click to provide data 900 shots

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 32 - 104
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
 AC
 USB
 AC

Other Features

Colour Temperature
Unknown - Click to provide data 10,000K
Ethernet LAN Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.5fps
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