Canon EOS Rebel T6s vs Nikon D4

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Rebel T6s and Nikon D4. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Nikon D4

Manufacturing

Canon EOS Rebel T6s is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D4 is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.

Canon EOS Rebel T6s were released 2015 and Nikon D4 was released 2012. 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 T6s Canon 2015
Nikon D4 Nikon 2012

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS Rebel T6s has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon D4 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 T6s 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Nikon D4 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 T6s has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D4 has 16,2 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 T6s 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000
Nikon D4 16,2 MP 16163840 4928 3280

Canon EOS Rebel T6s has a 48 % larger resolution than Nikon D4. 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

Nikon D4 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS Rebel T6s. Nikon D4 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 204800 while Canon EOS Rebel T6s has 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Rebel T6s 100-12800
Nikon D4 100-204800

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 T6s
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D4

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS Rebel T6s can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds and Nikon D4 can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS Rebel T6s 5
Nikon D4 11

Ability to record movies

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

When comparing these two cameras there is only one of them that can shoot movies and that is Canon EOS Rebel T6s. Unfortunately Nikon D4 does not support recording movies and movie clips.

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 D4 weighs 1340 gr (equal to 2,95 lb) which is 137% heavier than Canon EOS Rebel T6s and its 565 gr (or 1,25 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS Rebel T6s 565 gr 1,25 lb
Nikon D4 1340 gr 2,95 lb