Nikon D4S vs Nikon D810A

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Nikon D4S
Nikon D810A

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Expert reviews are a little better
Based on 52 expert reviews, the Nikon D4S has an average review score of 93%, but the Nikon D810A has an average rating of 91% (based on 5 reviews).
8 Reasons For
20.1MP higher megapixel Edit
The Nikon D810A has a megapixel of 36.3MP, however the Nikon D4S is only a 16.2MP digital camera (20.1MP 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.

20.49MP more total megapixels Edit
The Nikon D810A has a total megapixels of 37.09MP, whereas the Nikon D4S is only a 16.6MP digital camera (20.49MP less).
25,600 higher ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
Nikon D810A is 51,200 maximum ISO speed, but the Nikon D4S is only a 25,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera (25,600 lower).
308,000 pixels higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Nikon D810A is a 1,229,000 pixels display resolution digital camera, whereas the Nikon D4S is only a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (308,000 pixels lower).
35% lighter Edit
The Nikon D810A is an 880g digital camera. That's 300g lighter than the Nikon D4S (880g). 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.

$2,301 cheaper
The Nikon D810A costs $3,198.00, whereas the Nikon D4S is $5,499.00.
Available from 4 shops
The more retailers stock this digital camera, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
User reviews are moderately better
Based on 1 user review, the Nikon D810A has an average review score of 100%, but the Nikon D4S has an average rating of 98% (based on 77 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Two times lower megapixel Edit
The Nikon D4S has a megapixel of 16.2MP, however the Nikon D810A is a 36.3MP digital camera (20.1MP higher). 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.

Less total megapixels Edit
The Nikon D4S has a total megapixels of 16.6MP, whereas the Nikon D810A is a 37.09MP digital camera (20.49MP more).
Lower ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
Nikon D4S is only 25,600 maximum ISO speed, but the Nikon D810A is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (25,600 higher).
308,000 pixels lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Nikon D4S is a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera, whereas the Nikon D810A is a 1,229,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (308,000 pixels higher).
26% heavier Edit
The Nikon D4S is a 1.2kg digital camera. That's 300g heavier than the Nikon D810A (880g). 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.

$2,301 more expensive
The Nikon D4S is more expensive than the Nikon D810A by $2,301.
Not as many stockists
Only 4 sellers sells the Nikon D4S, however 8 retailers sell the Nikon D810A. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One year older
The Nikon D4S is older than the Nikon D810A by one year.
A little Lower user review Score
The Nikon D4S has an average user rating of 98%, but the Nikon D810A has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).
1 Reason Against
Moderately Lower expert review Score
The Nikon D810A has an average expert rating of 91%, but the Nikon D4S has an average expert rating of 93% (based on 52 reviews).

Awards

9 Awards
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
M3.idg.se: Recommended
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
Pocket Lint: Editor's Choice
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
Techradar: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

36 months Ago 24 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel
16.2MP 36.3MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 2048 x 1360
 1600 x 1064
 3600 x 2400
 2048 x 1360
 1600 x 1064
 3600 x 2400
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 7360 x 4912
 7360 x 4912
BEST
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
36 x 23.9 35.9 x 24
Total Megapixels
16.6MP 37.09MP
BEST

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Lens Mount Interface
 Nikon F
 Nikon F

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 multi point
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 continuous
 servo
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 single
 multi point
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 continuous
 servo
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Unknown - Click to provide data 51
Focus Adjustment
 Manual
 Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Sensitivity
 200
 25600
 25
 80
 800
 12800
 51200
 200
 25600
 25
 80
 800
 12800
 51200
ISO Sensitivity (max)
25,600 51,200
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min)
200 200
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Highlight-weighted
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Highlight-weighted
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Modes
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash off
 Second curtain synchro
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash off
 Second curtain synchro
Flash Sync-Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shoe mounting point
Shoe Mounting Point Type
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MOV
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 424
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 424
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
 Voice recording

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 XQD
 CF+
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 XQD
 CF+
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
BEST
Memory Slots
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal
3.2" 3.2"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
921,000 pixels 1,229,000 pixels
BEST

Viewfinder

Magnification
0.7x 0.7x
Viewfinder Type
 Electronic
 Optical
 Electronic
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone outputs
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B

Camera

GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Manual
 Custom modes
 Sunny
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Manual
 Custom modes
 Sunny
Photo Effects
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
Self-Timer Delay
2,5,10,20 2,5,10,20
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Dioptre Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dioptre correction
Anti-Dust Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Anti-dust function
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
Live View
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Live view
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
 Tripod mountable
Contrast Adjustment
 Contrast adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Direct Printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Direct printing
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
-3 - 1 -3 - 1
Eye Relief
Unknown - Click to provide data 17mm
Scene Modes
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Landscape
 Portrait
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.2kg 880g
BEST
Height
156.5mm 123mm
Depth
90.5mm 81.5mm
Width
160mm 146mm
Weight (including Battery)
Unknown - Click to provide data 980g

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
1 1
Battery Type
EN-EL18a EN-EL15
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,200 shots

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Cables Included
 USB
 AC
BEST
 USB
 AC
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Built-In Flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in flash
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
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