Nikon D4S vs. Canon EOS-1D X

Both are extreme machine, Canon 1DX is flagship camera from Canon and Nikon D4s is a flagship camera from Nikon. The Nikon D4S features 16.2MP FX-Format CMOS Sensor and EXPEED 4 Image Processor on the other hand Canon EOS-1D X features 18.1Mp CMOS Sensor and Dual DIGIC 5+ Image Processors, take a look at the Major Specification 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-1D X Major Features

  • 18.1Mp CMOS Sensor
  • Dual DIGIC 5+ Image Processors
  • 3.2″ LCD Screen
  • Eye-Level Pentaprism Viewfinder
  • Dual CF Card Recording Media
  • Canon EF Lens Mount
  • Magnesium Alloy Body
  • 1920 x 1080 HD Video Capture
  • Live View Still and Video Recording
  • 61-Point High Density Auto Focus

Major Difference

Nikon D4S vs. Canon EOS-1D X Specification Comparison Table.  

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Megapixel:  The Canon EOS-1D X 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-1D X have bit bigger sensor size compared to Olympus Nikon D4S, bigger sensors have more light gathering area hence you get better low-light performance, more color depth and increased dynamic range.

AF System: Nikon D4s and Canon EOS-1D X both camera features same AF system.

More AF Points: Canon EOS-1D X have More AF points (51-Point Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX AF Sensor) Compared to Nikon D4S, hence Canon EOS-1D X will do more quick and precise AF than Nikon D4S.

Better low light performance – The Nikon D4S features better low-light  range than Canon EOS-1D X standard ISO range is 100-51200 and expandable ISO range is from 50 – 204800, The Nikon D4s standard ISO range is 100-25600 and expandable upto  ISO 50- 409600.

Fast Continuous Shooting Speed: The Canon EOS-1D X features fast continuous shooting speed than Nikon D4s, 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.

Battery Life (CIPA): Canon EOS-1D X features more battery life compared to Nikon D4S.

Dimensions: Canon EOS-1D X is smaller than Nikon D4S.

Weight: Nikon D4S lighter than Canon EOS-1D X.

 High ISO Test Between Nikon D4s vs. Canon EOS-1Dx

Nikon D4S vs. Canon EOS-1D XVerdict: Canon features advance AF system and 1DX is also giving bit more details at high ISO test (ISO 102400), se we finally recommend you to go with Canon 1DX

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