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Nikon D4S

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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 Mar 2014
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Nikon D4s Digital SLR Camera Body *NEW* + 3 Years Warranty (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Nikon D4S 16.2 MP CMOS FX Digital SLR with Full 1080p HD Video (Body Only)
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Used - NIKON D4s 16.2MP Digital SLR Camera Body w/BOX 35974count EXC++ from JAPAN #887 (Used)
$3,160.00
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Used - Nikon D4s 16.2 MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (Body Only) shutter count 120 (Used)
$3,840.48
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Used - Nikon D4s Digital Camera Black Body - 24K Shutter Count (Used)
$4,150.00
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Used - EXC+++ Nikon D4S 16.2 MP FX Digital SLR Camera from Japan (Used)
$5,760.00
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Used - [EXCELLENT+++] Nikon D4 (SHUTTER COUNT ONLY_ 280000) Body from Japan (Used) - on
$2,203.29
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Used - [EXCELLENT+++] Nikon D4S (SHUTTER COUNT ONLY_ 54550) Body from Japan (Used) - on
$3,543.65
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Used - Nikon D4S 16.2 MP CMOS FX Digital SLR with Full 1080p HD Video (Body Only)
$2,895.00
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$3,195.00
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$3,170.70
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$3,287.70
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$3,231.00
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$3,757.18
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$3,817.12
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$4,058.00
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$4,938.00
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Nikon D4S Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon D4S number 159 in best selling cameras and number 437 across all digital cameras.
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Value for Money
Average
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Features
Good Features
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has outstanding expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital 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

Should You Buy it Now?

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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

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $5,794.00 it is more expensive than 98% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Nikon D4S of £4,100.00 ($4,100.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $1,694.00.

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Features

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 the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. 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 megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Nikon D4S's sensor megapixels of 16.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 65% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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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 digital 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 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 higher than 90% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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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

The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Nikon D4S of 1.2kg is very heavy compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 98% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

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

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of digital cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Nikon D4S's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is higher than 72% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

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

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Has a Tripod Mount

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

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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 cameras.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This 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 Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon 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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7". The display diagonal of the Nikon D4S of 3.2" is larger than 93% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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

This digital 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 vba400ae, nikon 1541

Barcodes:

00000001639713, 00000001648040, 00000001649599, 00000001649618, 00018208015412, 00018208937486, 00018208937493

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