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Nikon D4 Digital Camera Review

Read on for our full performance breakdown of Nikon's new flagship.

$5,999.95
9.3 score Tested by Experts
# of interchangeable lens cameras Product Score This graph shows the Nikon D4’s score compared to other interchangeable lens cameras we tested.
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Introduction

The Nikon D4 is the remarkable flagship professional DSLR for the company's line, with high-speed shooting, durable construction, and the ability to utilize the new XQD memory card type. The Nikon D4 also features a new 91k pixel RGB metering sensor, 51-point autofocus system, and an ISO range that tops out at an ridiculous 204,800. The D4 doesn't have the high resolution of the D800, but it does feature a full frame FX 16.2-megapixel image sensor. With such high end components and a level of control designed to benefit professional news and sports photographers, there's not much surprise that the D4 comes with a hefty price tag. If $6000 body-only sounds like something that might be in your budget, then read on for our full breakdown of the D4.

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Comparable Products

Before you buy the Nikon D4, take a look at these other interchangeable lens cameras.

$7,999.95 MSRP
6.3
$1,999.99 MSRP
8.5
$1,499.99 MSRP
7.4
$3,499.00 MSRP
8.6

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Hardware
  4. Photo Gallery
  5. Image Quality
  6. Sharpness
  7. Color
  8. Noise Reduction
  9. Dynamic Range
  10. Low Light
  11. Distortion
  12. Video
  13. Usability
  14. Ease of Use
  15. Handling
  16. Controls
  17. Speed
  18. Features
  19. Video Features
  20. Conclusion

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