• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 250.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 35mm 860.4mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ3
  • Nikon D4S
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Predecessor:   Nikon D4
D4 vs D4S
Successor:   Nikon D5
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General
Model Number: SZ3 D4S
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Ultra Compact Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price:   $6499.95
Street Price: $125.21 $6,346.95
Date Available: 2013-03-30 2014-03-06
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 4.4 oz (126 g)
includes batteries
47.8 oz (1,356 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.7 x 2.2 x 0.9 in.
(95 x 56 x 22 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: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.1 16.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch 35mm
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm) 860.4mm2 (36.00mm x 23.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.33 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:   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: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
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) 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: 1.4 10.6
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (24p)
640x480 (30p)
320x240 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x424 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG with monaural audio 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: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Nikon F
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR, 9 elements in 7 groups, 4 Aspherical elements n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 250mm  
Focal Length (actual): 4.5 - 45mm  
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x  
Aperture Range: f/3.1 or f/9 (W) / f/5.9 or f/16 (T), 2 step  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range:    
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 Detect: Face / 23-Area / 1-Area 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: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   SLR; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.7x magnification, 18mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.70x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 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):   25600
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; High Sensitivity mode (ISO 1600-6400) 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: 1/1600 - 60 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 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: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: SCN (Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Food, Baby1(Birthday only), Baby2(Birthday only), Pet(Birthday only), Sunset, High Sensitivity, Glass Through, Photo Frame, Starry Sky); Creative Control (Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, One Point Color), Panorama Shot 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 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: Intelligent ISO: 0.6 - 4.1m (Wide), 1.5 - 2.1m (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: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed, small size availble (12-bit uncompressed only); TIFF (RGB)
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG with monaural audio MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Linear PCM)
Included Memory: 90.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: built-in memory  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed 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):   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): 1.4 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: 0.0 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 250 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   3020 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary EN-EL18A
Usable Battery Types: 3.6V, 690mAh 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 9.0 LE, Adobe Reader Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:   Windows, Mac OS X
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, 720p movies, Creative Control mode. Available in black, blue or white. 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.