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| p.1 #20 · p.1 #20 · D4 users, is it lacking sharpness compared to 1dx? Less detail & slower AF? |
I shoot action(snowboard, motorsports, etc) and have both Nikon and Canon equipment. Think twice before jumping ship to the 1Dx. In very low light, the D4 and D800(E) will focus where my 1Dx cannot. The AF, in good light, is a little bit faster the my D3s and my friend's D4, but you really need to use the right AF Case for the situation. My D3s was simplier to setup the AF. I am still learning to use the 1Dx AF system. The 1Dx has some pros and cons, but I really like it and is selling my D3s to...Show more →
I have also heard that about the D4, in low light AF locks on easier. But that is only when comparing in extreme low light, and most won't be shooting in such low light conditions.
Any other advantages of D4?
D4 advantages thus far:
-locks focus in extremely low light where 1Dx cannot (not sure if it's a true advantage, as so few people shoot in extreme lighting conditions)
-better battery life
-larger view finder
-dual CF cards instead of 2 different formats
-more resolution (slightly)
-Faster and more responsive AF (this is the big one, the two or three comparisons I saw found more pictures to be in tack sharp focus with 1dx)
I still wouldn't feel comfortable recommending a D4 over 1dx if someone has to pick. The D4 can hold it's own, but in comparison I don't think it can keep up with it's competition based on what I have read online. Of course I haven't personally tested both, which is why I started this thread to see if there is really such gaps between the two bodies. Just like Xtralight in the previous post, it seems to me that anyone that uses a 1dx and d4/d3s decides to keep the 1dx or jump ship to over to canon. Did Nikon just drop the ball?