The Nikon D4 is the Japanese company's February 2012 refresh to the very top end of its camera range, targeting sports photographers in particular with its high shooting speed and strong low light performance. It offers a full-frame 16.2-megapixel sensor, an improved 51-point AF system that's dramatically faster than the D3s, and an even wider ISO range. The camera is available and started shipping in the US on March 20th for $5999.95. Meanwhile, the UK and Europe saw the D4 launch on February 16th at prices of £4,799.99 and €5,658 respectively.
Video footage of the Nikon D4 in operation, captured with a Phantom HD Gold camera at 1000 frames a second.
Nikon's forthcoming D4, D800, and D800E cameras have seen a price rise of 10 percent in the UK following a "local internal systems error."
The manual for Nikon's D4 has been made available to view online five days before the camera's ship date. There are reports that the D4 is bundled with a 16GB XQD card from Sony.
The Nikon D4 and D800 full-frame DSLRs are available to preorder on Amazon, with a release date set of March 20th.
This preview is about what the Nikon D4 is like to shoot with and what kind of results it produces, so read on to see what you'll be getting if you're one of the lucky photographers to purchase the top of the line camera in the coming weeks.
Nikon's D4 was originally slated to launch in February, but now the company has confirmed to us that it will be launching mid-March, alongside the D800.
The Nikon D4 is the Japanese company's February 2012 refresh to the very top end of its camera range. It offers a full-frame 16.2-megapixel sensor, a 51-point AF system that's dramatically faster than the D3s, and an even wider ISO range.
After many rumors and much speculation, Nikon finally announced the D4, its latest flagship DSLR.
We're still not completely sure what Nikon's D4 will look like, but we can tell you its specs: it seems a wire report has been inadvertently published confirming that the hotly-anticipated DSLR will arrive in February, bringing a full-frame 16.2 megapixel sensor with a 100-102,400 native ISO range for $6,000.
The often-reliable Nikon Rumors has posted a photo of a Nikon camera that could be the D4, though the grey box covering up the camera's name badge sets off a few alarms.
Canon's introduction of the 1D X had to prompt a response from Nikon, and now we're hearing the first rumored spec sheet for what that might look like. Nikon's D4, the subject of whispers and speculation for most of this year, will reportedly feature a 16.2-megapixel sensor, an 11fps burst mode, and a native ISO range of between 100 and 102,400.