2012 Summer Olympics will will take place in London, England, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This is the biggest game for everyone in the world.
So if you need taking photos and videos for the Olympics, you need a great camera.
So which one is much better for 2012 Summer Olympics Photography ?
|Nikon D4||Canon EOS-1Dx|
(availability: April 2012)
(availability: June 2012)
|Lens Mount||Nikon F bayonet mount||Canon EF mount|
|Effective Pixels||16.2 million||18.1 million|
|Sensor Size||36.0 x 23.9mm||36 mm x 24mm|
|Image Sensor Format||FX||full frame|
|File Format Still Images||JPEG
NEF (RAW) + JPEG
|JPEG, RAW (14-bit Canon Original)
User Defined 1-3
|Storage Media||CompactFlash© (CF) (Type I, compliant with UDMA)
XQD Type Memory
|Compatible with UDMA 7 CF cards|
|Card Slot||1 CompactFlash© (CF) card and 1 XQD memory type card||Dual CF Cards (Type I or II)|
|Viewfinder Frame Coverage|| FX (36×24): 100% Horizontal and 100% Vertical Approx.
1.2x (30×20): 97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical Approx.
DX (24×16): 97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical Approx.
5:4 (30×24): 97% horizontal and 100% vertical Approx.
|Vertical/Horizontal approx. 100%|
|Viewfinder Magnification||0.70x Approx.||Approx. 0.76x|
|Fastest Shutter Speed||1/8000 sec.||1/8000 sec.|
|Slowest Shutter Speed||30 sec.||30 sec.|
|Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution||10 frames per second
11 frames per second (AE/AF Locked)
|Super High-speed: 14 shots/sec.
High-speed: 12 shots/sec.
Low-speed: 3 shots/sec.
|Exposure Compensation||±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV||±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments|
|ISO Sensitivity||ISO 100 – 12,800
Lo-1 (ISO 50)
Hi-4 (ISO 204,800)
Extension settable: ISO 50; 102,400 and 204,800
|Dynamic AF Mode||Number of AF points: 9, 21, 51 and 51 (3D-tracking)||One to five cross-type AF points at f/2.8
10 to 20 cross-type AF points at f/4, and 15 to 21 cross-type AF points at f/5.6. (The number of cross-type AF points will differ depending on the lens.)
|Focus Modes||Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A)
Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only
Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only
Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder
Single-servo AF (AF-S)
|Single-point AF (Manual selection)
Auto selection 61-point AF
Single-point Spot AF (Manual selection)
AF point expansion (Manual selection, 4 points: up, down, left, and right)
AF point expansion (Manual selection, surrounding 8 points)
Zone AF (Manual zone selection)
|Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points||51||61|
|Flash Compensation||-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV||±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments|
|White Balance||Auto (2 types)
Choose color temperature (2500K–10000K)
Fluorescent (7 types)
Preset manual (up to 4 values can be stored)
White Fluorescent Light
Color Temperature setting
|Movie||HD 1,920×1,080 / 30 fps
HD 1,920×1,080 / 24 fps
HD 1,280×720 / 30 fps
HD 1,280×720 / 60 fps
| 1920 x 1080: 30 fps / 25 fps / 24 fps
1280 x 720: 60 fps / 50 fps
640 x 480: 30 fps / 25 fps
|Monitor Size||3.2 in. diagonal||3.2-inches|
|Monitor Resolution||921,000 Dots||Approx. 1.04 million dots|
|Monitor Type||Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD||TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor|
|Battery Life (shots per charge)||2,600 Battery Life (shots per charge) (CIPA)||TBA|
|Approx. Dimensions||Width 6.3 in. (160mm)
Height 6.2 in. (156.5mm)
Depth 3.6 in. (90.5mm)
|6.2 x 6.4 x 3.3 in.
(158 x 163.6 x 82.7 mm)
|Approx. Weight||41.6 oz. (1180g)camera body only||TBA|