Establishing for the satisfaction, stability from the previous model D3, the D4 features Nikon’s FX-format CMOS censor (36 x 23.9mm) with 16.2 effective megapixels, which breaks new ground in image production that can produce incredibly well defined and saturated pictures as well as flexibility’s range whenever you want to get web producing or even printing your images for magazines.
The difference between Nikon D3 and Nikon D4
Nikon D3 vs D4
|CMOS Sensor||12.1 Megapixels||16.2 Megapixels|
|Max. Resolution||4256 x 2832||4928 x 3280|
Nikon D4 Specs
Key Nikon D4 Specifications:
Sold as Nikon D4 16.2 MP CMOS FX Digital SLR with Full 1080p HD Video (Body Only) in Amazon.com and D4’s release date will be around February 2012.
- 16.2 megapixels, full-frame FX CMOS sensor (total 16.6MP)
- Shooting with AF and AE – 10fps; With exposure and focus locked – 11fps; and 24 fps 2.5 MP grabs
- MultiCAM3500FX the Autofocus sensor performs in low lighting along with smaller sized apertures
- 91K pixel sensor designed for metering, flashing exposure, the white balance, featuring face detection and even active D lighting
- 1080p 24-30 HD video with approximately 24 Mbps with video output (uncompressed)
- 720p 60 HD videos
- New Wireless WT5 and EN-EL18 battery for approx. 2600 shots with 21.6 Wh capacity.
- 2x subselector buttons or joysticks for capturing positioning
- 1x CF (Compact Flash), 1xXQD card slots
The brand new 16.2Mp 36.0 x 23.9mm CMOS Sensor definitely makes this new Nikon D4 model very ideal for shooting the broadest level of photographing conditions, be it in a studio or even on any locations – just perfect for any photographers who seek incomparable depth and details.
The Nikon D4 comes with a exclusively developed FX-format CMOS image sensor combined with channel readout, on chip’s noise reduction, and also gapless mini micro lens array to deliver top class continuous shooting speed and also noise control with better sensitivities without having to sacrifice depth and details of your picture.
The D4 will support a large ISO range include, ISO 100; 200; 400; 800; 1600; 3200; 6400; 12800 (extendable from ISO 50 – 204,800 equivalent) with 10fps continues shooting with AF and AE high performance in FX-format and 11fps with exposure and focus locked.
The well known MultiCAM3500FX autofocus sensor system provides extraordinary accuracy with exceptional dynamic recording designed for quick moving subjects in lower light.
The camera has 3.2″ LCD screen and has 2 LiveView shooting functions offer Movie and Photography LiveViews with smooth work-flow selection, which is great for studio creativity work or any other circumstances where using the viewfinder is not really practical.
Created for high quality professional requirements, the Camera’s shutter has been tested to 400.000 cycles delivers an exceptional response rate even when you shoot in a very high speed continues mode.
The D4 Nikon model take the advantages of the most recent and innovative improvements with its sensor design, as well as the technology to process your images.
Developed to deliver files that meet today’s and future’s commercial requirements. With its large buffer size, this camera also delivers approximately 200 JPEG and 100 RAW files.
This model has identical ergonomic as the D3, that are made to let you to work efficiently and quickly.
The brilliant, clean view finder has 100% protection and good illuminated screens, whilst the large high-definition, 3.2-inch LCD screen, with 921,000-dot with auto brightness adjustment provides superb playback good quality for on the spot photography assessment.
The Nikon D4’s chassis magnesium body is sealed to prevent getting dust or even moisture content, is also supporting Nikon new wireless system (the new WT-5A wireless file transmitter), features HDMI output, provides a CF and a XQD card slots and it is very compatible with the newest GPS unit.
It’s definitely pricey, however if you need a camera that can give you true freedom to do anything you want, then this Nikon D4 is the camera to have.