Digital single-lens reflex camera
Sensor 36.0 mm × 23.9 mm, Nikon FX format
Image sensor type
resolution 16.2 effective megapixels (4928 × 3280 pixels)
Shutter Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed range 30 to 1/8000 second and bulb
Exposure metering 91,000 pixels RGB TTL exposure metering sensor
Programmed Auto [P], Shutter-Priority Auto [S], Aperture-Priority Auto [A], Manual [M]
Metering modes Center-weighted, 3D color matrix metering III, Spot
Focus areas 51-area Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX
Focus modes Auto selection (AF-A), Continuous-servo (AF-C), Single-servo AF (AF-S), Face-Priority AF (Live View and D-Movie only), Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder
Continuous shooting 11 frame/s
Viewfinder Optical-type fixed eye level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.7x magnification
ASA/ISO range ISO equivalency 100 to 25,600 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps, Boost: 50–409,600 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps
Flash bracketing 2-9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV
WB Auto, Presets (12), Manual, and Color temperature in Kelvin
WB bracketing 2 to 9 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 EV
Rear LCD monitor
3.2-inch diagonal, (921,000 dots), TFT VGA
CompactFlash (Type I) card slots, one XQD card slot
Li-Ion EN-EL18a (2,500
Dimensions 160×157×91 mm (6.3×6.2×3.6 in)
Weight 1,180 g (42 oz)
Nikon D4S is a full frame professional DSLR camera announced by Nikon Corporation on February 25, 2014 to succeed the D4 as its flagship DSLR. The D4S offers a number of improvements over its predecessor including a new sensor, new image processor, new battery, improved ergonomics and expanded ISO range. [3 ] [4 ] Additionally, improved [5 ] auto focus (AF) algorithms and a new AF Tracking mode was introduced together with a new option of RAW image capture in full resolution (16 MP) or a "Small" file (4MP). [6 ]
In May 2014, the D4S received a
Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) 2014 Award in the category of "Best Digital SLR Professional". [7 ] In August 2014, the D4S received a [8 ] European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) award in the category "European Professional DSLR Camera 2014-2015". [9 ]
Features [ edit ]
While the D4S retains many
features of the Nikon D4, it offers the following new features and improvements: [5 ] [3 ]
Redesigned 16.2 megapixel image sensor with less noise
Expeed 4 image processor New Group-area Autofocus mode, allowing five focus points to be grouped for subject tracking
Exposure smoothing during timelapse recording
Expanded ISO range of ISO 100-25,600 (boosted range of ISO 50-409,600)
Gigabit Ethernet port for data transfer and tethered shooting
Full HD (1920 × 1080) 60p video capture with uncompressed video output via
HDMI Improved autofocus and subject tracking algorithms
Improved mirror mechanism, increasing continuous shooting speed to 11fps with AF
Improved MH-18a battery with higher capacity for increased battery life of approximately 3000 shots
References [ edit ]
^ a b Lowensohn, Josh. "Nikon's fastest DSLR gets faster with the D4S in March". . The Verge Vox Media . Retrieved 25 February 2014.
^ Grunin, Lori. "Nikon D4S hits ISO 409600, 11fps". . CNET CBS Interactive . Retrieved 25 February 2014.
^ a b "Digital SLR Camera Nikon D4S". Nikon Corporation. January 25, 2014 . Retrieved August 6, 2014.
^ Cade, DL (24 February 2014). "Nikon Finally Pulls Back the Curtain on the D4s: A Less Noisy, Faster Version of the D4". PetaPixel . Retrieved 25 February 2014.
^ a b Britton, Barney (February 25, 2014). "Nikon D4s: CP+ Hands-on and interview". Digital Photography Review . Retrieved August 6, 2014.
^ Mat Smith (February 24, 2014). "Nikon's new D4S DSLR improves speed and focusing, adds ISO settings up to 409,600". Engadget.
^ "Best Digital SLR Professional: Nikon D4S". Technical Image Press Association. 2014 . Retrieved August 6, 2014.
^ "Nikon receives 4 TIPA Awards 2014". Nikon. May 9, 2014 . Retrieved August 6, 2014.
^ . European Imaging and Sound Association. 2014 http://www.eisa.eu/awards/photography/41/european-professional-dslr-camera-2014-2015.html . Retrieved August 24, 2014.
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