Nikon D5 vs. D4s vs. D3s specifications comparison

Nikon D5Nikon D4s
Two different specs comparisons, first the D5 vs. the D4s and then the D5 vs. D4s vs. D3s:

Nikon D5 vs. D4s specifications comparison

Nikon D5 vs. D4s specifications comparison
Nikon D5 vs. D4s specifications comparison 2

 Nikon D5 Nikon D4s
 Price $6,496.95 $5,996.95
Playback Functions Auto Image Rotation
Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images)
GPS data display
Highlights
Histogram Display
Image Comment
IPTC information embedding and display
Movie Playback
Movie Slideshow
Photo Information
Playback with Zoom
Slideshow
Voice Memo
Auto Image Rotation
Full-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar)
GPS data display
Highlights
Histogram Display
Image Comment
IPTC information embedding and display
Movie Playback
Movie Slideshow
Photo Information
Playback with Zoom
Slideshow
Voice Memo
Live View Shooting Photography Live View Mode with available Silent Mode
Movie Live View Mode
Photography Live View Mode
Movie Live View Mode
Monitor Size 3.2in. diagonal 3.2in. diagonal
ISO Sensitivity ISO100-102,400
Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO 50 equivalent) below ISO 100 or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 EV (ISO 3,280,000 equivalent) above ISO 102,400; auto ISO sensitivity control available
ISO100-25,600
Lo-1 (ISO 50)
Hi-4 (ISO 409,600)
File Format Still Images JPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant with fine (approx 1:4), Normal (approx 1:8) or Basic (approx 1:16) Compression
NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG Formats
NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; large, medium, and small available (medium and small images are recorded at a bit depth of 12 bits using lossless compression)
TIFF (RGB)
JPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant with fine (approx 1:4), Normal (approx 1:8) or Basic (approx 1:16) Compression
NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG Formats
NEF (RAW): lossless compressed 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed or uncompressed
NEF (RAW Size S)
TIFF (RGB)
Battery / Batteries EN-EL18a Lithium-ion Battery EN-EL18a Lithium-ion Battery
White Balance Auto (3 types)
Choose color temperature (2500K–10000K)
Cloudy
Direct Sunlight
Flash
Fluorescent (7 types)
Incandescent
Preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view)
Shade
Auto (2 types)
Choose color temperature (2500K–10000K)
Cloudy
Direct Sunlight
Flash
Fluorescent (7 types)
Incandescent
Preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view)
Shade
Built-in Flash -- --
Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth) 6.3in.(160mm)x6.3in.(158.5mm)x3.7in.(92mm) 6.3in.(160mm)x6.2in.(156.5mm)x3.6in.(90.5mm)
Monitor Resolution 2,359,000Dots 921,000Dots
Lens Mount Nikon F bayonet mount Nikon F bayonet mount
Battery Life (shots per charge) 3,780shots (CIPA)
Movies:Approx. 110 minutes of HD footage
3,020shots (CIPA)
Viewfinder Frame Coverage FX (36x24):100% Horizontal and 100% Vertical(Approx.)
1.2x (30x20):97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical(Approx.)
DX (24x16):97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical(Approx.)
5:4 (30x24):97% horizontal and 100% vertical(Approx.)
FX (36x24):100% Horizontal and 100% Vertical(Approx.)
1.2x (30x20):97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical(Approx.)
DX (24x16):97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical(Approx.)
5:4 (30x24):97% horizontal and 100% vertical(Approx.)
White Balance Bracketing 2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1, 2 or 3 EV 2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1, 2 or 3 EV
Storage Media CompactFlash© (CF) (Type I, compliant with UDMA)
XQD Type Memory
CompactFlash© (CF) (Type I, compliant with UDMA)
XQD Type Memory
Effective Pixels (Megapixels) 20.8million 16.2million
In-Camera Image Editing Color Balance
D-Lighting
Distortion Control
Edit Movie
Filter Effects
Image Overlay
Monochrome
NEF (RAW) Processing
Perspective Control
Red-Eye Correction
Resize
Side-by-Side Comparison
Straighten
Trim
Color Balance
D-Lighting
Distortion Control
Edit Movie
Filter Effects
Image Overlay
Monochrome
NEF (RAW) Processing
Perspective Control
Red-Eye Correction
Resize
Side-by-Side Comparison
Straighten
Trim
Dynamic AF Mode Number of AF points: 25, 72 and 153 (3D-tracking) Number of AF points: 9, 21, 51 and 51 (3D-tracking)
Flash Bracketing 2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, or 1 EV 2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, or 1 EV
Card Slot 2 XQD memory type cards or
2 CompactFlash© (CF) cards
1 CompactFlash© (CF) card and 1 XQD memory type card
AC Adapter EH-6b AC Adapter
Requires EP-6 Power Supply Connector
EH-6b AC Adapter
Requires EP-6 Power Supply Connector
Lens Compatibility at a Glance*** AF-S or AF lenses fully compatible
Metering with AI lenses (exposure modes A and M only)
AF-S or AF lenses fully compatible
Metering with AI lenses
Monitor Type Wide Viewing Angle Touch TFT-LCD (Touch for playback only) Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
Viewfinder Magnification 0.72x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, –1.0 m–1)(Approx.) 0.70x(Approx.)
GPS GP-1A GPS unit GP-1A GPS unit
Auto-area AF Mode Yes Yes
Approx. Weight 49.6oz.(1,405g)with battery and two XQD memory cards but without body cap and accessory shoe cover
49.9 oz. (1,415 g)
with battery and two CompactFlash memory cards but without body cap and accessory shoe cover
41.6oz.(1180g)camera body only
Sensor Size 35.9mmx23.9mm 36.0mmx23.9mm
Fastest Shutter Speed 1/8000sec. 1/8000sec.
Image Sensor Format FX FX
Slowest Shutter Speed 30sec. 30sec.
Viewfinder Eyepoint 17 mm (-1.0 m¯¹) 18mm (-1.0m¯¹)
Top FP High Speed Sync Up to1/8000 Up to1/8000
Flash Sync Modes Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported
Front-curtain sync (normal)
Rear-curtain sync
Red-Eye reduction
Red-Eye reduction with slow sync
Slow rear-curtain sync
Slow sync
Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported
Front-curtain sync (normal)
Rear-curtain sync
Red-Eye reduction
Red-Eye reduction with slow sync
Slow rear-curtain sync
Slow sync
Off
Flash Compensation -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
Scene Modes -- --
Movie 4K/UHD 3,840x2,160 / 30 fps
4K/UHD 3,840x2,160 / 25 fps
4K/UHD 3,840x2,160 / 24 fps
Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 60 fps
Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 50 fps
Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps
Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 25 fps
Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps
Full HD 1,920x1,080 crop / 60 fps
Full HD 1,920x1,080 crop / 50 fps
Full HD 1,920x1,080 crop / 30 fps
Full HD 1,920x1,080 crop / 25 fps
Full HD 1,920x1,080 crop / 24 fps
HD 1,280x720 / 60 fps
HD 1,280x720 / 50 fps
Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively
High quality available at all frame sizes, normal quality available at all sizes except 3,840 x 2,160
Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 60 fps
Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 50 fps
Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps
Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 25 fps
Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps
HD 1,280x720 / 60 fps
HD 1,280x720 / 50 fps
VGA 640x424 / 30 fps
VGA 640x424 / 25 fps
Mirror Lock Up Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV ±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution 12frames per second
14frames per second with mirror up
11frames per second
Focus Modes Continuous-servo (AF-C)
Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only
Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only and D-Movie only
Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder
Normal area
Single-servo AF (AF-S)
Wide area
Continuous-servo (AF-C)
Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only
Full-time Servo (AF-F) available in Live View only
Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder
Normal area
Single-servo AF (AF-S)
Wide area
Movie Audio Built-in microphone, stereo
External stereo microphone (optional)
Microphone sensitivity can be adjusted
Built-in microphone, monaural
External stereo microphone (optional)
Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points 153 51
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS) CLS Supported CLS Supported
Exposure Bracketing 2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV 2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV
Picture Control Flat
Landscape
Monochrome
Neutral
Portrait
Standard
User-customizable Settings
Vivid
Landscape
Monochrome
Neutral
Portrait
Standard
User-customizable Settings
Vivid

Nikon D5 vs. D4s vs. D3s specifications comparison

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