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Nikon D4 versus Canon EOS 1Dx

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Nikon D4

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score [?]
89
Portrait (Color Depth) [?]
24.7 bits
Landscape (Dynamic Range) [?]
13.1 Evs
Sports (Low-Light ISO) [?]
2965 ISO
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Canon EOS 1Dx

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score [?]
82
Portrait (Color Depth) [?]
23.8 bits
Landscape (Dynamic Range) [?]
11.8 Evs
Sports (Low-Light ISO) [?]
2786 ISO
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Nikon D4

Type Professional 
Announced Jan. 2012  
Indicative price (USD) 5999  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 4992 x 3292  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 16.43  
Sensor size (mm) 23.9 x 36 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 14.0  
Focal length multiplier
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  50 - 204800 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/8000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 11.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  No 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Nikon F  
Weight (gr) 1340  
Battery type Lithium-Ion EN-EL18 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Magnesium alloy 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Optical (pentaprism) 
View finder magnification 0.7 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup Yes 
View finder diopter -3 to +1 diopters 
Monitor type Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD 
Monitor size 3.2 
Monitor pixel 921000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Autofocus (AF): Single-servo autofocus (AF-S); continuous-servo autofocus (AF-C); predictive focus tracking automatically activated according to subject status. Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used 
Number of autofocus points 51 
Exposure bracketing 2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV 
Exposure compensation +/-5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV 
Drive modes S (single frame), CL (continuous low speed) (1-10fps), CH (continuous high speed) (1-10fps, 11 with AE/AF locked on first frame), Q (quiet shutter-release), (self-timer), MUP (mirror up) 
Buffer size  
Recording medium CompactFlash (CF) (Type I, compliant with UDMA) XQD Type Memory 
Image format JPEG, RAW (NEF) 
White balance bracketing 2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1, 2 or 3 EV  
Connectivity USB/HDMI/Stereo mini-pin jack/RJ-45 connector 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Built-in microphone, monaural External stereo microphone (optional) 
External micro External stereo microphone (optional) 
Histogram Yes 
GPS Yes 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video HD 1920x1080 / 30 fps 
Full HD  
Live autofocus  
Video file format mov 
Video codec H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding 
Video stabilisation  

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Canon EOS 1Dx

Type Professional 
Announced Oct. 2011  
Indicative price (USD) 6800  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 5202 x 3533  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 18.38  
Sensor size (mm) 24 x 36 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 14.0  
Focal length multiplier
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  50 - 204800 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/8000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 14.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Canon EF  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E4N (supplied), 1xCR2025 for date & settings 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Optical 
View finder magnification 0.76 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter -3 to +1 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size 3.2 
Monitor pixel 1040000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen Yes 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes One Shot AI Servo 
Number of autofocus points 61 
Exposure bracketing  
Exposure compensation +/-5 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 stop increments (can be combined with AEB). 
Drive modes Single, Continuous L, Continuous H, Self timer (2s+remote, 10s+remote), Silent single shooting 
Buffer size  
Recording medium 2x CompactFlash Type I/II (incompatible with Microdrive) (UDMA 7 compatible) 
Image format JPEG: 10 compression options (Exif 2.3 compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), RAW: RAW, sRAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition), Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant 
White balance bracketing +/-3 levels in single level increments 3 bracketed images per shutter release. Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias. 
Connectivity Hi-Speed USB, Video output (PAL/ NTSC) (integrated with USB terminal), HDMI mini output (HDMI-CEC compatible), Extension system terminal (for WFT-E6/GP-E1), External microphone (Stereo mini jack), RJ-45(gigabyte ethernet) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes, WAVE (monaural) 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 29.97 fps  
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MOV (Video: H.264 Intra frame / inter frame, Sound: Linear PCM) 
Video codec H264 
Video stabilisation Yes 

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Nikon D4

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Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 EX DG HSM II Nikon
Sigma 12-24mm f4.5-5.6 EX DG Nikon
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical Nikon
Sigma 14mm F2.8 EX Aspherical HSM Nikon
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED
Nikon AF Nikkor 14mm f/2.8D ED
Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 2.8/15 ZF.2 Nikon
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR
Tokina AT-X 16-28 F2.8 PRO FX Nikon
Nikon AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED
Carl Zeiss Distagon T 18mm f/3.5 ZF2 Nikon
Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D IF-ED
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED
Nikon AF Nikkor 20mm f/2.8D
Sigma 20mm F1.8 EX DG ASP RF Nikon
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED
Carl Zeiss Distagon T 21mm f/2.8 ZF2 Nikon
Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 24-85mm f/2.8-4D IF
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
Nikon AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED
Nikon AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED
Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 IF EX DG HSM Nikon
Tamron SP 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD Nikon
Nikon AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR
Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC Nikon
Carl Zeiss Distagon T 25mm f/2.8 ZF2 Nikon
Carl Zeiss Distagon T 25mm f/2 ZF.2 Nikon
Tamron AF 28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical [IF] Macro Nikon
Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR
Nikon AF Nikkor 28mm f/2.8D
Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] Nikon
Carl Zeiss Distagon T 28mm f/2 ZF2 Nikon
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G
Sigma 28mm F1.8 EX DG ASP Macro Nikon
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G
Nikon AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D
Carl Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/2 ZF2 Nikon
Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC Nikon
Carl Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/1.4 ZF2 Nikon
Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A Nikon
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G ED
Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D
Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G
Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Nikon
Carl Zeiss Planar T 50mm f/1.4 ZF2 Nikon
Carl Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZF2 Nikon
Sigma 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Nikon
Carl Zeiss Distagon T* Otus 1.4/55 ZF.2 Nikon
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 58mm f/1.4G
Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor 60mm f/2.8D
Nikon AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED
Nikon AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED
Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6D ED
Nikon AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED
Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG APO HSM Nikon
Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO-M DG Macro Nikon
Tamron SP 70-300 F/4-5.6 Di VC USD Nikon
Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Nikon
Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG OS Nikon
Sigma 70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Nikon
Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG APO Macro HSM II Nikon
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR
Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F/2.8 Di LD (IF) MACRO Nikon
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II
Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Nikon
Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO Macro Super II Nikon
Nikon AF VR Zoom-Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR
Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G
Nikon AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D
Carl Zeiss Planar T 85mm f/1.4 ZF2 Nikon
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Nikon
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherique IF Nikon
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G
Carl Zeiss Apo Planar T* Otus 85mm F14 ZF.2 Nikon
Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO Nikon
Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD Nikon
Carl Zeiss Makro-Planar T 100mm f/2 ZF2 Nikon
Tokina AT-X M100 AF PRO D AF 100mm f/2.8 Nikon
Nikon AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED
Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Nikon
Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Nikon
Nikon AF DC-Nikkor 105mm f/2D
Sigma 120-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG APO OS HSM Nikon
Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM S Nikon
Sigma APO 120-300mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Nikon
Carl Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 2/135 ZF.2 Nikon
Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro Nikon
Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Nikon
Nikon AF Nikkor 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200mm f/2G ED VR II
Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor 200mm f/4D ED-IF
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 400mm F2.8G ED VR
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4G ED VR
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Canon EOS 1Dx

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Sigma 12-24mm F4.5-5.6 EX DG HSM II Canon
Sigma 12-24mm f4.5-5.6 EX DG Canon
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 IF ED UMC Aspherical Canon
Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM
Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 2.8/15 ZE Canon
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM
Tokina AT-X 16-28 F2.8 PRO FX Canon
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L USM
Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM
Sigma 17-35mm F2.8-4 EX DG Aspherical HSM Canon
Sigma 17-35mm F2.8-4 EX Aspherical HSM Canon
Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
Carl Zeiss Distagon T 18mm f/3.5 ZE Canon
Canon EF 20-35mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Canon EF 20mm f/2.8 USM
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 IF EX DG HSM Canon
Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM
Canon EF 24mm f/2.8
Tamron SP 24-70mm F2.8 Di VC USD Canon
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM
Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM
Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM
Sigma 24-105mm F4 DG OS HSM A Canon
Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC Canon
Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM A Canon
Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Carl Zeiss Distagon T 25mm f/2 ZE Canon
Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM
Canon EF 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Canon EF 28-70mm f/2.8L USM
Tamron AF 28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di VC LD Aspherical [IF] Macro Canon
Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] Canon
Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM
Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM
Sigma 28mm F1.8 EX DG ASP Macro Canon
Carl Zeiss Distagon T 35mm f/2 ZE Canon
Samyang 35mm F1.4 AS UMC Canon
Canon EF 35mm f/2
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM
Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A Canon
Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM
Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Canon
Carl Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZE Canon
Sigma 50-500mm F4-6.3 APO EX DG HSM Canon
Sigma 50-500mm F4.5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Canon
Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A Canon
Canon EF 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 II USM
Carl Zeiss Distagon T* Otus 1.4/55 ZE Canon
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM
Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Canon
Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F/2.8 Di LD (IF) MACRO Canon
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG APO HSM Canon
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM
Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO-M DG Macro Canon
Tamron SP 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di VC USD Canon
Tamron AF 70-300 F/4-5.6 LD Macro Canon
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG OS Canon
Sigma 70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Canon
Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG APO Macro HSM II Canon
Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM
Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM Canon
Carl Zeiss Planar T 85mm f/1.4 ZE Canon
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherique IF Canon
Canon EF 85mm F1.2L USM
Carl Zeiss Apo Planar T* Otus 85mm F14 ZE Canon
Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO Canon
Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD Canon
Canon EF 100-300mm f/4.5-5.6 USM
Carl Zeiss Makro-Planar T 100mm f/2 ZE Canon
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM
Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Canon
Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG Macro Canon
Sigma 120-400mm F4.5-5.6 DG APO OS HSM Canon
Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM S Canon
Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM
Canon EF 135mm f/2.8 Soft Focus
Carl Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 2/135 ZE Canon
Sigma 150mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Macro Canon
Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Canon
Tamron SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A011) Canon
Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM
Tamron SP AF180mm F/3.5 Di LD (IF) MACRO 1:1 Canon
Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM
Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x
Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x ON
Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM
Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM
Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM
Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM
Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM
Canon EF 500mm F/4L IS II USM
Canon EF 600mm F/4L IS II USM
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