Nikon D4s vs D4: 14 things you need to know about Nikon’s flagship DSLR

Nikon D4s vs D4: 14 things you need to know about Nikon's flagship DSLR

Nikon’s new flagship DSLR, the Nikon D4s offers a number of key improvements over its predecessor. Find out what they are in our Nikon D4s vs D4 comparison.

Nikon D4 vs D800: 5 key differences to help you choose

Nikon D4 vs D800: 5 key differences to help you choose

Both Nikon cameras are built for professionals, but the cheaper D800 has more megapixels. Find out what’s going on in our Nikon D4 vs D800 comparison.

Usain Bolt Olympic camera hits eBay

Usain Bolt grabs photographer's camera, takes better photos than most of us

It was a scene that thrilled photographers worldwide, and now the camera Usain Bolt snatched from an Olympic sports photographer is being auctioned off for charity.

Usain Bolt grabs photographer’s camera, takes better photos than most of us

Usain Bolt grabs photographer's camera, takes better photos than most of us

Sprinting legend Usain Bolt grabs a Nikon D4 from sports photographer Jimmy Wixtrom and snaps photos as he celebrates his victory in the men’s 200m.

Nikon D4: tougher than your average bear

Nikon D4 survives bear attack

In what might be a better testament to its durability than any scientific review, a Nikon D4 has been stamped on by a bear and lived to shoot again.

Lensrentals reports on its blog that photographer Andrew Kane hired a Nikon D4 from the firm to take on a shoot in Yellowstone National Park…

Nikon D4 review

Nikon D4 beats D3x, D700, Canon DSLRs in lab test

The Nikon D4 is the camera that Nikon is hoping will be the camera of choice for professional sports photographers and photo journalists shooting the Olympic Games in London this summer. Consequently, it is designed as an all-purpose, go anywhere, shoot anything camera with improved low-light shooting capability and enhanced video technology.

While the Nikon D4 replaces the D3S in the Nikon DSLR lineup, the 24MP Nikon D3X continues as the company’s flagship camera – even if its pixel count is now dwarfed by that of the Nikon D800. Find out our testing team’s final verdict inside…

Nikon revises D4, D800 price tags

Nikon D4 beats D3x, D700, Canon DSLRs in lab test

Nikon has revised the D4 and D800 price tags up to £5289.99 and £2,599.99, respectively, the manufacturer has announced.

The Nikon announcement states: “Due to a local internal systems error,the incorrect RRPs on the D800, D800E and D4 products were communicated in the UK and Irish markets at the time of the announcement.”

Nikon D4 beats Canon DSLRs, D3x, D700 in lab test

Nikon D4 beats D3x, D700, Canon DSLRs in lab test

Our testing team has the Nikon D4 in for testing and has found that the D4 beats the Nikon D3x, Canon EOS 1D Mark IV, Nikon D700 and Canon EOS 5D Mark II in our signal to noise ratio when shooting JPEGS.

Our lab includes a specially designed chart which is shot in carefully controlled conditions, with the resulting images analysed using DXO Analyser software.
Our team tests for both signal to noise ratio – which indicates how clean an image will be, and dynamic range.

Though the Nikon D4 came tops when shooting JPEGs, with raw images the Nikon D4 beats everything aside from the Canon EOS 5D Mark II between ISO 1600 and 6400. Right up at ISO 6400, it is also beaten by the Nikon D700.

Nikon D4 to be bundled with XQD card, reader

Nikon D4 front image

Nikon has confirmed that the initial shipments of its Nikon D4, the company’s new flagship DSLR will come bundled with an XQD card and reader included in the price.

The Nikon D4 is the first, and so far only, camera in the world to use the new format of memory card, which was announced in the latter part of 2011.

Nikon unveils D4 SLR

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Nikon has announced the launch of the D4, the replacement for the D3s as its flagship high-speed SLR