Nikon D4S vs. Canon 5D Mark III

Nikon D4s is a high-end fullframe camera and Canon 5D mark III is mid range fullframe camera, the Nikon D4s features amazing ISO range upto 4096000 and 51 point AF system with group AF technology that work fast to acquire focus quickly at the first time… Canon 5D mark III is alos a excellent camera in its price range… for more details take a look below..,

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Nikon D4S Major Features

  • 16.2MP FX-Format CMOS Sensor
  • EXPEED 4 Image Processor
  • 3.2″ 921k-Dot LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • Multi-CAM 3500FX 51-Point AF Sensor
  • Native ISO 25600, Extended to ISO 409600
  • 11 fps Shooting for 200 Shots with AE/AF
  • 91k-Pixel RGB Sensor and Group Area AF
  • 14-Bit RAW Files and 12-Bit RAW S Format
  • 1000 Base-T Gigabit Wired LAN Support

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Canon EOS 5D Mark III Major Features

  • 22.3MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • Includes Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L Lens
  • 3.2″ Clear View High Resolution LCD
  • DIGIC 5+ Image Processor
  • 61-Point High Density AF
  • Full HD 1080/30p and 720/60p Formats
  • Built-In HDR and Multiple Exposure Modes
  • Extended ISO Range (50-102400)
  • Dual CF and SD Memory Card Slots
  • Durable Magnesium-Alloy Construction

Major Difference

Nikon D4S vs. Canon EOS 5D Mark III Specification Comparison Table.  

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Megapixel:  The Canon EOS 5D Mark III features more resolution compared to Nikon D4S, so you will get large printouts and you can also re-compose /crop  your images after shooting.

Bigger Sensor Size:  Canon EOS 5D Mark III have bit bigger sensor size compared to Nikon D4s.

AF System: Nikon D4s and Canon EOS 5D Mark III both camera features same AF type of phase + contrast based AF system.

More AF Points: Canon EOS 5D Mark III have More AF points Compared to Nikon D4S,

The Canon 5D Mark III features 61-point autofocus and 41 cross-type AF points (with f/4 lens support) and 5 dual diagonal AF points (with f/2.8 sensitivity); this AF system is highly accurate and extremely low-light sensitive.

The Nikon D4s also uses newly developed Group Area AF setting for faster initial focusing and subject recognition, five AF points work together as a single AF point, and you can also use Single-point AF, Dynamic-area AF (with 9, 21, or 51 points selectable), 3D-tracking (using all 51 points), and Auto-area AF modes are also available.

Better low light performance – The Nikon D4S features better low-light  range than Canon EOS 5D Mark III, The Nikon D4s standard ISO range is 100-25600 and expandable upto  ISO 50- 409600, with the amazing ISO range of Nikon D4s you get super clean images at low-light situation when compared to its competitors.

Fast Continuous Shooting Speed: The Nikon D4S features fast continuous shooting speed than Canon EOS 5D Mark III, The Nikon D4s features 11fps shooting speed with full time AF, The Nikon D4s can capture 200 JPEG images @ 11fps and 104 RAW images @ 11fps.

Better Video Mode: Nikon D4S features better video mode compared to Canon EOS 5D Mark III. Nikon D4S can capture Full HD Video @ 60fps frame rate, Canon EOS 5D Mark III is limited to 30 fps only.

Battery Life (CIPA): Nikon D4s features more battery life compared to 5D Mark III.

Dimensions: Nikon D4S is smaller than Canon EOS 5D Mark III.

Weight: Nikon D4S lighter than Canon EOS 5D Mark III.

High ISO Test Between Nikon D4s vs. Canon 5D Mark III.

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Verdict: Nikon D4s features better sensor, fast image processor with 11fps of shooting speed with full time AF and you also get better video mode with Nikon D4s but with Canon 5D Mark III we get a bit more advance AF system and a decent core specification.

If price doesn’t matter to you  we recommend you to buy Nikon D4s, and if you want a affordable solution than 5D Mark III is best Fullframe camera available in its price range.

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