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Nikon D4

$4,299.99
$2,999.99 $1,300 cheaper than 55 days ago
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A good spec and multi award winning SLR digital camera, but representing only moderate value for money
SLR 16.2MP 4928 X 3280 Pixels CMOS Aug 2013
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Nikon D4 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon D4 number 119 in best selling cameras and number 469 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
35 Reviews + 12 Awards
59
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has excellent expert reviews with an average expert rating of 91%, based on 35 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4928 x 3280 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Very heavy

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How Big is the Nikon D4?

The Nikon D4 is 160mm wide and 90.5mm tall. It is 156.5mm deep and weighs 1.2kg.

Nikon D4 front dimensions
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Nikon D4 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $2,999.99 it is in the most expensive 5% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon D4 and the United States price of $2,999.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £4,689.00 ($4,689.00).

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Features

4928 X 3280 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon D4 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. The best resolution of all cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The Nikon D4's sensor megapixels of 16.2MP is in the highest 34% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon 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 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 average maximum ISO sensitivity of all digital cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The Nikon D4's maximum ISO sensitivity of 12,800 is higher than 70% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This Nikon 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 weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Nikon D4 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.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Nikon D4 has a headphone output. 93% of cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This 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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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon D4 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Nikon D4 has an external flash connector, which is unusual. 86% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon D4 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon D4 of 3.2" is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 95% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon D4 has a shoe mounting point. 89% of cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon D4 has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon D4 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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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 digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The Nikon D4's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is in the highest 25% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Nikon D4 has a microphone in. 88% of cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D4 supports live view. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon D4 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera. Hundreds of different lenses are available for Nikon SLRs ranging in magnification from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 25482

Barcodes:

00018208254828, 00018208923076, 00018208923083, 04960759134714

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