UPDATED: Pre-CES 2012: Nikon Delivers $6k D4 Camera

On Wednesday, January 4, 2012 0 comments

Pre-CES news leak on the new Nikon D4 professional digital SLR camera. The release is dated January 10, 2012 and we are scheduled for a press event is January 6th. With an shipping date of February 2012, it will be coming out a month before the new Canon EOS-1DX.

  • Substantially lighter body
  • Available by February 2012
  • Suggested retail price: $6,000
  • The ISO range is listed again as 100 to 102,400, expandable to 50 to 204,800
  • 91,000-pixel RGB metering sensor
  • Face detection/recognition
  • 100% viewfinder coverage (obviously)
  • Illuminated function buttons
  • Dedicated video button
  • Includes H.264 B frame compression
  • Contrast detect AF in movie recording
  • Low-pass filter for video recording
  • Smooth aperture feature for video recording

Canon EOS-1DX details officially released last month:

  • Full-frame 18.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor 
  • All-new Dual DIGIC 5+ Image Processors deliver high quality image capture at up to 12 fps (14 fps in Super High Speed Mode) 
  • Powerful ISO range of 100 - 51200 (up to 204800 in H2 mode) 
  • All-new, 61-Point High-Density Reticular AF and 100,000-pixel RGB Metering Sensor that uses a dedicated DIGIC 4 Image Processor
  • March 2012 availability
  • Suggested retail price: $6,800
This is only the first of a waterfall of Consumer Electronics Show news that will be flooding in over the next week.

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