Canon EOS Rebel SL2 vs Nikon D4s

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Rebel SL2 and Nikon D4s. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS Rebel SL2
Nikon D4s

Manufacturing

Canon EOS Rebel SL2 is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D4s is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.

Canon EOS Rebel SL2 were released 2017 and Nikon D4s was released 2014. That is a 3 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 Canon 2017
Nikon D4s Nikon 2014

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS Rebel SL2 has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon D4s has a "FX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Nikon D4s 50 mm (a fullframe sensor does not have a crop factor / focal length multiplier)

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)

Resolution

Canon EOS Rebel SL2 has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D4s has 16 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000
Nikon D4s 16 MP 16163840 4928 3280

Canon EOS Rebel SL2 has a 48 % larger resolution than Nikon D4s. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Both of these cameras offers the exact same ISO range. They both have 100 to 25600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 100-25600
Nikon D4s 100-25600

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.

Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Rebel SL2
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D4s

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS Rebel SL2 can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Nikon D4s can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 5
Nikon D4s 11

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Canon EOS Rebel SL2 and Nikon D4s can shoot movies.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.

Nikon D4s weighs 1350 gr (equal to 2,98 lb) which is 198% heavier than Canon EOS Rebel SL2 and its 453 gr (or 1 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 453 gr 1 lb
Nikon D4s 1350 gr 2,98 lb