Nikon D2Hs Review

Overall Score

41

Main Features

  • 4 MP APS-C JFET Sensor
  • 200 - 1600 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 8 fps continuous shooting
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 158 x 150 x 86 mm, 1200g.
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  • Replaced: D2H

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Nikon D2Hs Overview


First introduced in February, 2005, Nikon D2Hs is a 4 MP DSLR with a APS-C (23.7 x 15.5 mm) sized JFET sensor. Nikon replaced the older Nikon D2H with D2Hs. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Nikon D2Hs with Nikon D2H


Nikon D2Hs comes with a 23.2 x 15.4 mm JFET sensor, which has a diagonal of 27.85 mm (1.09").

- Full Frame
- Nikon D2Hs

Sensor resolution of Nikon D2Hs ~ 2457 x 1627 pixels.

Nikon D2Hs has Crop Factor: 1.55

The sensor has a surface area of 357.3 mm².

There are approximate 3,997,539 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Nikon D2Hs Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Nikon D4s Nikon D4s 2014 16MP 100 - 25600 1350g 160 x 157 x 91mm
Nikon D4 Nikon D4 2012 16MP 100 - 12800 1340g 160 x 157 x 91mm
Nikon D3S Nikon D3S 2010 12MP 200 - 12800 1240g 160 x 157 x 88mm
Nikon D3X Nikon D3X 2009 25MP 100 - 1600 1260g 160 x 157 x 88mm
Nikon D3 2008 12MP 200 - 6400 1300g 160 x 157 x 88mm

Proc and Cons of Nikon D2Hs


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon D2Hs with competitors in pro dslr cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Viewfinder
8.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
Environmental Sealing
±5 AE Bracketing Range
External Flash
RAW Support
1/8000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
Timelapse Recording
Flash Sync Port
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Image Stabilization
Low Resolution Sensor: 4 MP
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Weight: 1200g
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No AF Face Detection
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Low Screen Resolution: 235k dots
Type Scores

Nikon D2Hs has an Overall Score of 41/100 and ranked #185 out of 206 in DSLR cameras, and ranked #755 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon D2Hs Scores
Imaging score
36
Features score
40
Value for money score
58
Portability score
51
Overall score
41
Average Scores in Pro DSLR
Imaging Score
57
Features Score
49
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
49
Overall score
55

Physical Dimensions of Nikon D2Hs


Nikon D2Hs weighs 1200g and has external dimensions of 158 x 150 x 86mm (6.22 x 5.91 x 3.39"). Considering that the average weight of Pro DSLR cameras is 1280g, Nikon D2Hs is 80 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Pro DSLR Cameras


Nikon D2Hs
1200g
Average weight
1280g
Min weight
735g
Max weight
1585g

Thickness Comparison
Pro DSLR Cameras


Nikon D2Hs
86mm
Average Thickness
85mm
Min Thickness
74mm
Max Thickness
123mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon D2Hs with the dimensions:

Nikon D2Hs

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight D2Hs Dimensions D2Hs
Nikon D2H Nikon D2H 1200 g 1200 g 158 x 150 x 86 mm 158 x 150 x 86 mm
Nikon D2Xs Nikon D2Xs 1200 g 1200 g 158 x 150 x 86 mm 158 x 150 x 86 mm
Nikon D7200 Nikon D7200 765 g 1200 g 136 x 107 x 76 mm 158 x 150 x 86 mm
Nikon D2X Nikon D2X 1200 g 1200 g 158 x 150 x 86 mm 158 x 150 x 86 mm
Nikon D4 Nikon D4 1340 g 1200 g 160 x 157 x 91 mm 158 x 150 x 86 mm
Nikon D4s Nikon D4s 1350 g 1200 g 160 x 157 x 91 mm 158 x 150 x 86 mm
Nikon D810 Nikon D810 980 g 1200 g 146 x 123 x 82 mm 158 x 150 x 86 mm
Nikon D5300 Nikon D5300 480 g 1200 g 125 x 98 x 76 mm 158 x 150 x 86 mm

Specifications of Nikon D2Hs


General
Brand Nikon
Model D2Hs
Announced February, 2005
Body Type Large SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Nikon F
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5
Number of Lenses 305
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 235k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.57
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 8.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type JFET
Sensor Dimensions 23.2 x 15.4 mm
Sensor Area 357.3 mm²
Sensor Resolution 4 MP
Max Image Resolution 2464 x 1632
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 200
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution None
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 1200 g
Physical Dimensions 158 x 150 x 86 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Compact Flash (Type I or II)
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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