• 35mm 860.4mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Medium format 1,441.0mm2
  • 51.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon D4S
  • Hasselblad X1D-50c
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Predecessor: Nikon D4
D4 vs D4S
 
Successor: Nikon D5
D4S vs D5
Hasselblad X1D II
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General
Model Number: D4S X1D
Alternate Model Number(s):   X1D-50c
Camera Format: Pro SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $6499.95 $8995.00
Street Price: $5,999.00 $8,995.00
Date Available: 2014-03-06 2016-08-31
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 47.8 oz (1,356 g)
includes batteries
25.6 oz (725 g)
includes batteries
Size: 6.3 x 6.2 x 3.6 in.
(160 x 157 x 91 mm)
5.9 x 3.9 x 2.8 in.
(150 x 98 x 71 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony
Effective Megapixels: 16.2 51.3
Sensor Format: 35mm Medium format
Sensor size: 860.4mm2 (36.00mm x 23.90mm) 1441.02mm2 (43.80mm x 32.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 7.31 microns 5.29 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 0.8x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 89  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.4  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.3  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 3,074  
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)
8272 x 6200 (51.3 MP, 4:3),
6200 x 6200 (38.4 MP, 1:1),
8272 x 4647 (38.4 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG, NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed, small size availble (12-bit uncompressed only); TIFF (RGB) RAW+12.8MP Preview JPEG, 16-bit RAW, TIFF
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.6 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x424 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (25p)
1280x720 (25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Linear PCM) MOV (H.264 with stereo sound)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F Hasselblad XCD
Lens: n/a n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):    
Focal Length (actual):    
Zoom Ratio:    
Aperture Range:    
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:    
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:    
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) Contrast Detection
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.7x magnification, 18mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter 2.36M-dot (XGA) Electronic Viewfinder; 100% coverage, with eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels)
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): 3.2 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 46.0x  
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 25600
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, ISO 100-25600
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, Cloudy, Shade, Daylight, Tungsten, Flourescent, Flash, Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/2000 - 4080 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV 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 Spot, Center Weighted and Center Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: None  
Self Timer: 2/5/10/20s; 1-9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 seconds 2-60 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
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 Automatic TTL center weighted system
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV
External Flash Connection: ISO 518 Hot Shoe; safety lock provided; PC Sync terminal Nikon compatible hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / XQD SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory: UDMA7 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) 16-bit RAW, TIFF
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Linear PCM) MOV (H.264 with stereo sound)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,Ethernet USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired, wireless Via Wi-Fi or USB
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 USB 3.0 (5 Gbit/s) Type-C, Mini HDMI Type-C, 3.5mm Audio In/Out; Optional GPS Module plugs into flash hot shoe
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 2.3
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 EN-EL18A Proprietary 7.2v 3200mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL18A Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary 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 Phocus for Mac and Windows
OS Compatibility: 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.