• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 35mm 860.4mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica C (Typ 112)
  • Nikon D4S
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Predecessor:   Nikon D4
D4 vs D4S
Successor:   Nikon D5
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General
Model Number: C D4S
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: EVF Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $699.00 $6499.95
Street Price: $539.00 $6,346.95
Date Available: 2013-10-15 2014-03-06
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 6.9 oz (195 g)
includes batteries
47.8 oz (1,356 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.1 x 2.5 x 1.1 in.
(103 x 63 x 28 mm)
6.3 x 6.2 x 3.6 in.
(160 x 157 x 91 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 16.2
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch 35mm
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm) 860.4mm2 (36.00mm x 23.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.90 microns 7.31 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 52 89
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 20.9 24.4
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.6 13.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 193 3,074
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
4928 x 3280 (16.2 MP, 3:2),
3696 x 2456 (9.1 MP, 3:2),
2464 x 1640 (4.0 MP, 3:2),
4096 x 2720 (11.1 MP, Other),
3072 x 2040 (6.3 MP, Other),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
3200 x 2128 (6.8 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1592 (3.8 MP, Other),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
4096 x 3280 (13.4 MP, 5:4),
3072 x 2456 (7.5 MP, 5:4),
2048 x 1640 (3.4 MP, 5:4)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), MPO, RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG, NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed, small size availble (12-bit uncompressed only); TIFF (RGB)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a 10.6
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/30p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x424 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4, with stereo sound MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Nikon F
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON; 10 elements in 8 groups (4 Aspherical Lenses / 7 Aspherical surfaces) n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 200mm  
Focal Length (actual): 6 - 42.8mm  
Zoom Ratio: 7.10x  
Aperture Range: f/2.0 - 8.0 (W) / f/5.9 - 8.0 (T) Multistage Iris Diaphram  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Face / AF Tracking / 23-area / 1-area modes Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, fine-tuning, and 51 focus points (including 15 cross-type sensors with f/8 supported by 11 sensors)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Color EVF; 0.20-inch, 200K-dot effective, 100% coverage SLR; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.7x magnification, 18mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution:   n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.70x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   46.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 80 100
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (Extended) Auto, 100 - 25,600, plus down to 50 in Lo-1, up to 409,600 in Hi-4
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, White Set Auto (2 types), incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view), color temperature (2500 K-10000 K)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 250 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center Weighted, Spot 91K-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering III, Center-weighted (75% given to 8, 12, 15 or 20mm circle), Spot (4mm) centered on selected focus area
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Panorama, Scene (Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, Glass Through, HDR, Starry Sky, 3D Photo), Creative Control (Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color, Old Days) None
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2/5/10/20s; 1-9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off, Digital Red-eye Correction Front curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.6 - 7.0m (Wide), 0.8 - 2.3m (Tele) n/a
Max Flash Sync:   1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation:   -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a ISO 518 Hot Shoe; safety lock provided; PC Sync terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1 / XQD
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:   UDMA7 compliant
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed, small size availble (12-bit uncompressed only); TIFF (RGB)
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4, with stereo sound MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Linear PCM)
Included Memory: 87.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: built-in memory  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Ethernet
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Optional wired, wireless
Connections (extended): Micro (Type D) HDMI, AV/USB Multi Type-C mini HDMI with uncompressed video support, DC Input, 10-pin Expansion Terminal, Audio input (stereo 3.5mm jack with power), Audio output (stereo 3.5mm jack), Peripheral connector for WT-5A/WT-4A
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):   0.36
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):   Unlimited
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.33
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):   10.6
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   200
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   10.8
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   78
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   10.8
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   43
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.20 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):   0.91 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.239 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.044 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.043 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   OVF: Full AF lag, wide-area mode = 0.288s Live View: Full AF lag = 0.914s Prefocused = 0.239s
Startup Time:   0.2 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):    
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   3020 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-DC14 E/U Proprietary EN-EL18A
Usable Battery Types: 3.7V, 950mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL18A Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.2AE, SILKYPIX Developer Studio, Adobe Reader Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:   Windows, Mac OS X
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in 'light gold' and 'dark red'. Bundle includes Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. New 16MP sensor with improved high ISO performance, EXPEED 4 processor, 11fps burst mode with AE/AF, improved AF, up to 1920x1080p60 video, new small RAW size option (2464 x 1640, 12-bit), improved battery life, built-in GbE LAN (1000Base-T), uncompressed 1080p60 HDMI output.