• 35mm 860.4mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 337.5mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon D4S
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
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Predecessor: Nikon D4
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Canon 7D
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Successor: Nikon D5
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General
Model Number: D4S 7D Mark II
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Pro SLR Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $6499.95 $2149.00
Street Price: $5,999.00 $1,399.00
Date Available: 2014-03-06 2014-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 47.8 oz (1,356 g)
includes batteries
49.0 oz (1,388 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 6.3 x 6.2 x 3.6 in.
(160 x 157 x 91 mm)
5.9 x 4.4 x 3.1 in.
(149 x 112 x 78 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Canon
Effective Megapixels: 16.2 20.2
Sensor Format: 35mm APS-C
Sensor size: 860.4mm2 (36.00mm x 23.90mm) 337.5mm2 (22.50mm x 15.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 7.31 microns 4.11 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 89 70
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.4 22.4
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.3 11.8
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 3,074 1,082
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 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)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
3468 x 2432 (8.4 MP, Other),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4104 x 2736 (11.2 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed, small size availble (12-bit uncompressed only); TIFF (RGB) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.6 9.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x424 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Linear PCM) MP4/MOV (Video: H.264 Intra-Frame / Inter-Frame, Audio: Stereo AAC/Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: No Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a Yes
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: n/a Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   29 - 216mm
Focal Length (actual):   18 - 135mm
Zoom Ratio:   7.50x
Aperture Range:   f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/36 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   39 cm to Infinity
15.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 67.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:   3-10x available during movie recording only
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 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) OVF: AF-dedicated CMOS sensor, 65-points, all cross-type AF points, center dual cross-type point for f/2.8; Live View: Dual-Pixel CMOS AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.7x magnification, 18mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 1.0x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter, interchangeable focusing screens
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.70x 0.63x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.70x 1.00x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 46.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 16000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 25,600, plus down to 50 in Lo-1, up to 409,600 in Hi-4 Auto, 100 - 16000 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to 25600 and 51200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: 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) Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy/Twilight/Sunset, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 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 150K-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 252-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: None Three custom settings (C1-C3)
Self Timer: 2/5/10/20s; 1-9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 seconds 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: 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 E-TTL II, Manual; wireless slave flash supported via built-in flash
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 11.0 m / 36.1 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a Lens aperture dependent; GN= 11m (36 ft.) at ISO 100
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: ISO 518 Hot Shoe; safety lock provided; PC Sync terminal Hot Shoe, PC Socket
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / XQD CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory: UDMA7 compliant UDMA7/UHS-I compliant
Dual Card Slots: Yes Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed, small size availble (12-bit uncompressed only); TIFF (RGB) 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Linear PCM) MP4/MOV (Video: H.264 Intra-Frame / Inter-Frame, Audio: Stereo AAC/Linear PCM)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,Ethernet USB 3.0 Super Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired, wireless Optional wired or wireless
Connections (extended): 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 Mini (Type-C) HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone Jack, 3.5mm Headphoe Jack, N3 Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.36 <0.3
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 <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.6 9.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 200 103
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.8 9.5
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 78 26
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.8 9.4
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 43 18
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.20 seconds 0.25 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 0.91 seconds 0.26 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.239 seconds 0.052 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.044 seconds 0.154 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.37 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.043 seconds 0.052 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): OVF: Full AF lag, wide-area mode = 0.288s Live View: Full AF lag = 0.914s Prefocused = 0.239s Additional OVF: Full AF, 65-point Auto AF iTR On (default) = 0.398s Full AF, 65-point Auto AF iTR Off = 0.305s Live View: Full AF lag (center)= 0.256s Prefocused = 0.052s
Startup Time: 0.2 seconds 0.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.2 seconds 0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   3.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   250 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 3020 shots 670 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL18A Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E6N/LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL18A Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM Canon Solutions Disc (EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, Digital Photo Professional.Picture Style Editor, Movie Edit Task, PhotoStitch, Memory Card utility,)
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS X Windows, Mac OS X
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 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. 20.2 megapixel APS-C Canon CMOS with Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors, up to 10fps burst mode, new 65-point all cross-type AF, 150K-pixel RGB+IR 252-zone metering sensor, Full HD videos up to 60p in ALL-I or IPB codecs.