Expected next year, the upcoming Nikon D4’s specifications have been leaked: 16.2 MP sensor, 11 fps, ISO 204800.

Over the weekend, Nikon Rumors got hold of the upcoming Nikon D4’s specifications*. The author of NR is 90% certain that these are the final specs, give or take a few changes closer to launch. If the rumours hold true, the Nikon D4 will be poised to compete head-on with the recently announced Canon EOS-1D X. Here’s a specification comparison for the gear enthusiasts:

Feature Canon EOS-1D X Nikon D4 *Rumoured
Sensor 18.1 megapixel 16.2 megapixel
Speed 12 FPS (14 FPS) 11 FPS
Autofocus 61 Points 51 Points (Improved over D3)
ISO 100-51200 (50-204800) 100-102400 (50-204800)
Storage Dual Compact Flash Compact Flash + XQD
Video 1080P/30/25/24 1080P/30/25/24


Other features of note is that the D4 will also include built-in ethernet LAN connectivity, smooth aperture control for video and improved cross-type AF sensors.

The camera is expected to be announced next year alongside the Nikon D800. Once we have more official information, we’ll keep you guys updated!

*Please note that the specifications have not been officially confirmed and have purely been posted for technology/entertainment purposes, and should thus not be considered as buying advice.

Via PetaPixel.