Nikon D5 with Nikon D4s Comparison

Nikon D5 and Nikon D4s Main Features

  • January, 2016
  • February, 2014
  • 21 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 16 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 102400 ISO
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 14.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 11.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 160 x 158.5 x 92 mm, 1415g.
  • 160 x 157 x 91 mm, 1350g.
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Nikon D4s with Nikon D5 Overview

Let's compare D5 with D4s. Both cameras produced Nikon. These models are included in the Pro DSLR cameras. Nikon D5 was released in 2016, and Nikon D4s in 2014. D5 is newer, which is a plus. D4s 2 years older. However 2 years, the difference is not so bad.
The sensor resolution of D5 is greater than that of D4s. The difference of 5 MP is quite a lot. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
Both cameras have a optical (pentaprism) viewfinder. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Nikon D5 has 11.0 fps continuous shooting. Nikon D5 has 11.0 fps continuous shooting.

General D5 D4s
Brand Nikon Nikon
Model D5 D4s
Announced January, 2016 February, 2014
Body Type Large SLR Large SLR
Lens Mount Nikon F Nikon F
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1 1
Number of Lenses 305 305
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 2359k pixels 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.72 0.7
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 153 51
Number of Cross Focus Points 99 15
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 14.0 fps 11.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain Auto FP high-speed sync, front-curtain, rear-curtain, redeye reduction, redeye reduction w/slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor Size Full frame Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 35.8 x 23.9 mm 36 x 23.9 mm
Sensor Area 855.6 mm² 860.4 mm²
Sensor Resolution 21 MP 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 5588 x 3712 4928 x 3280
Max Native ISO 102400 25600
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 3280000 409600
Min Boosted ISO 0 50
Video Features
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Center Weighted
GPS Optional Optional
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery Life 3780 shots 3020 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL18a EN-EL18a
Weight 1415 g 1350 g
Physical Dimensions 160 x 158.5 x 92 mm 160 x 157 x 91 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage Type Dual CompactFlash or dual XQD CompactFlash, XQD
Storage Slots 2 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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