Nikon D4S (Body) Black

MPN: 1541B  |  EAN: 0018208015412  |  Model: D4S

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





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Nikon D4S (Body) Black - 1541B Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Professional Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Very Good
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Advanced Skill Level (Photo)
Wildlife Photography
Landscape Photography
Everyday Life Photography
Live Streaming
High FPS Videos
Events Photography
Event Videos
Just Right
Sports Photography
Home Videos
Underwater Photography
Film Making
Just Right
Low-light Videos
WiFi Connectivity
Regular Looks
High Speed Cable Connectivity
Camera Body Only
Bluetooth Connectivity

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Nikon device works!

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the D4S is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 51  "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.

To get your photos to the quality and spec that your high standards require, your camera should provide you with sufficient controls and tools to achieve this. One example is the range of Auto Focusing Modes that is available on the camera and the D4S does have a good set of options that caters for photographers with high skill levels.

For the professional photographer, the Nikon D4S makes no compromises. Calibration options on this camera are deep and varied which combines nicely with its generous Image Sensor Size (36 x 23.9 mm (mm)).

Video skill level

Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Nikon D4S will satisfy your needs..

Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The D4S is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Nikon provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

The Nikon D4S, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. 

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Nikon D4S is a great companion to have.

High definition entertainment - While shooting a variety of scenes for your next release, this camera has you covered due to the (36 x 23.9 mm mm image sensor it houses. 

Other Video needs

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.

Photo Scenarios

As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Nikon D4S makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous. 

While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.

As lots of sports happen at night or in-doors, the image sensor size plays an important role in image quality during low light conditions. In addition to its 36 x 23.9 mm(mm) sensor size, the Nikon D4S, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Nikon, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.

When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 36 x 23.9 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Nikon D4S has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.


When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the D4S is a safe bet.

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Product Description

Designed with precision, efficiency and versatility in mind, the Nikon D4S delivers pro-level results in just about any environment imaginable. Boasting an impressive tandem that consists of a 16.2MP CMOS sensor and EXPEED 4 image processor, the D4S effortlessly produces detailed and clear photographs with a maximum resolution of 4928 x 3280. Whether it's sprinting athletes or playing toddlers, you'll appreciate the impressive 1/8000 second shutter speed and continuous shooting rate of 11 frames per second that allow you to capture each moment down to the millisecond. This is greatly aided by other outstanding features such as the sophisticated image stabilization system and 51-point autofocus system. Think the moment is best-suited to video? The D4S is capable of recording smooth movies in Full HD 1080p at 60 frames per second. Whether it's the high-contrast glare of the midday sun or poorly illuminated event venues, the native sensitivity range extends to ISO 25600, meaning you can capture noise-free, high-quality images even when working with difficult lighting conditions.

Technical Specifications

Nikon D4S (Body) Black - 1541B Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type SLR Camera Body
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Brightness Adjustment Yes
Camera File System DCF 2.0, DPOF, Exif 2.3
Image Formats Supported JPG, RAW, TIF
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Portrait, Landscape (scenery)
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 5, 10, 20 s
Tripod Mounting Supported Yes
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Shade
External Flash Connector Yes
Flash Exposure Correction -3EV - +1EV (1/3 EV step)
Flash Modes Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-speed 1/250 s
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 51
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Face detection, Multi Point Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 200, 25600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 200
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Manual Exposure Yes
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/8000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30 s
Camcorder Media Type CompactFlash, XQD
HD Type Full HD
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60 fps
Video Formats Supported H.264, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 640 x 424, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio Formats Supported LPCM
Built-in Microphone Yes
Headphone Output Type 3.5
Headphone Outputs 1
Microphone Operation Mode Mono
Voice Recording Yes
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface Nikon F
Compatible Memory Cards CF, XQD
Built-in Display Yes
Display TFT
Display Diagonal 3.2
Display Resolution (numeric) 921000 pixels
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) -3 - 1
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Magnification 0.70 x
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 36 x 23.9 mm
Megapixel 16.2 MP
Sensor Format Full-frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 16.6 MP
Other Features
GPS (satellite) Yes
PictBridge Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Mini) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Mini
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
High Speed Port present Yes
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type EN-EL18a
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Power Source Type Battery
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports 1
Wi-Fi Yes
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Cables Included AC, USB
Hand Strap Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 90.5 mm
Height 156.5 mm
Weight 1180 g
Width 160 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 4928 x 3280 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4928 x 3280, 3696 x 2456, 2464 x 1640, 3200 x 2128, 2400 x 1592, 1600 x 1064, 4096 x 3280, 3072 x 2456, 2048 x 1640, 4096 x 2720, 3072 x 2040, 2048 x 1360
Memory Slots 2