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Nikon D4s Review : Sensor Performance and Test Results

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DxOMark published their test results for the Nikon D4s DSLR camera which is currently body only priced for $6,496.95 at Amazon. Nikon D4s sensor test results shows the camera scored a point of 89 and achieves 12th place overall in DxOMark sensor rankings.

Nikon D4s digital SLR camera officially announced back in February, 2014. This is a very high score for Nikon D4s DSLR camera as the high-end model produced excellent color depth and low light scores.

The score is on a par with its predecessor D4 and the full-frame Nikon Df and discontinued Nikon D3s model. According to rankings this score is also behind the Nikon D600/610 and D800 models.


See below for the comparison tables and DxOMark conclusion.

Nikon D4s Review : Sensor Performance and Test Results

Nikon D4s vs Nikon D800 vs Nikon D700 comparison


Nikon D4s vs Nikon Df vs Nikon D4 comparison


From DxOMark conclusion:

“Although Nikon has improved a number a features, and added several video-oriented functions most of these have been achievable by upgrading the processor. Although some slight gains have been made minimizing shadow noise and expanding the dynamic range, sensor performance is largely unchanged.  That’s not to say the D4s isn’t compelling in anyway, as it is, but anyone that expected significant gains in performance are going to have to wait for the Nikon D5.”

Nikon D4s DSLR Camera Price

Nikon D4s suggested retail price is $6496.95.

Pre-order & Buy Nikon D4s DSLR Camera
Nikon D4s Body Only $6,496.95 Amazon | Adorama

Nikon D4s features 16.2-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor, EXPEED 4 processor, 51 point AF system, ISO 100 to ISO 25,600 native sensitivity, faster 11 fps continuous shooting. See more details on the product page and sample images here. Nikon D4s user’s manual is here.