Nikon, one of the world’s well know company for its digital imaging products, has unveiled another new flgship Digital-SLR, called the Nikon D4. The new digital SLR is specially designed for professional multimedia photographers, who look for speed and accuracy with unparalleled image quality, low-light capability and Full HD video.
The new Nikon D4 D-SLR comes with a 16.2-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor, along with Nikon’s EXPEED 3 image processing engine to help produce images and videos with stunning clarity and color. The camera also features a 91,000-pixel 3D color matrix meter, a broad ISO range from 100 to a staggering 204,800 for low-light capture and a 51-point AF System which enhances for maximum speed in various challenging shooting situations, even at 10 frames per second (fps)“Speed without accuracy is irrelevant,” said Bo Kajiwara, director of marketing, Nikon Inc. “The status of a Nikon flagship camera is not given lightly; this next generation of Nikon’s most professional body exceeds the needs of a wide variety of both still and multimedia professionals that rely on Nikon to make their living. Besides overall performance and burst speed, the D4 provides Nikon’s most advanced AF system to date, as well as enhanced workflow speed to give professionals the edge in the field.”
Nikon D4 Features
- 3.2-inch LCD screen with 921K resolution
- Auto brightness adjustment
- Full HD video recording which includes 1080p 30/24fps and 60 fps at 720p
- Record in H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC format video
- Full manual control of exposure – Shutter speed, aperture and ISO can be changed while recording
- Simultaneous Live View
- Stereo headphone jack
- Microphone jack
- Multi-area Mode Full HD Video: FX/DX, and 2.7x crop mode at 1080p video modes
- Full-time AF
- Time lapse shooting
- Remote shutter operation
- NIKKOR lens compatibility
The Nikon D4 s expected to be available by the end of February 2012 with whopping price tag of US $5999.95.
Along with the DSLR camera, Nikon Inc. also announced the new AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G FX-format lens to its legendary line of NIKKOR lenses. The new 85mm is a fast, fixed focal-length lens with medium telephoto capabilities and a large maximum aperture of f/1.8m, which is capable of performing a wide range of imaging tasks with amazing sharpness and clarity.
The AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G will be available in March 2012 for US $499.95.