Nikon D2Xs Specifications

Nikon D2Xs

Nikon D2Xs

Part Number: 25215 (Reviewed) Released: July 1, 2006

General

  • Depth
    3.4 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.4 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    magnesium alloy
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    12840000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12400000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.7 x 23.7mm
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, TIFF
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-800
  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix II, center-weighted, spot, spot AF area
  • Exposure Modes
    D-TTL program flash, TTL program flash, aperture-priority, bulb, i-TTL program flash, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    9 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 (ISO 100)

Camera Flash

  • Type
    none
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes

Display

  • Display Format
    235,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Lens System

  • Focus Adjustment
    Automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    Automatic, Manual
  • Lens Brand
    Nikon
  • Lens Included
    body only

Miscellaneous

  • Protection
    dust-resistant, weatherproof
  • Color
    Black

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Microdrive
  • Image Storage
    4288 x 2848
    3216 x 2136
    2144 x 1424
    2400 x 1600
    1600 x 1064

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Frames
    Autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    Shutter speed, exposure compensation, AE lock, AF-in-focus, flash charge completion, aperture, frame counter, metering system

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    5 frames per second, 8 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 5 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Status LCD Display Information
    AE / FE lock, aperture, metering mode, photo quality, photos remaining, picture resolution, program, remote control indicator, self-timer mode, shutter speed, white balance indicators, autofocus mode, battery condition, drive mode, exposure compensation, film speed, flash mode, frame counter, memory card status
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, high speed cropped function, histogram display, text input to Exif header, FE lock, GPS ready, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/250 sec

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Nikon PictureProject

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Nikon EN-EL4
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1900 mAh (included)

Header

  • Brand
    Nikon
  • Product Line
    Nikon
  • Model
    D2X
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    5 frames per second, 8 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-800
  • ISO (Max)
    800
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, TIFF
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color
  • Flash Terminal
    PC terminal, hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 5 sec
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Nikon F
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, depth-of-field preview button, digital image rotation, high speed cropped function, histogram display, text input to Exif header, FE lock, GPS ready, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp

Status LCD

  • Status LCD Display Illumination
    Yes

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Nikon F

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix II, center-weighted, spot, spot AF area
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    D-TTL program flash, TTL program flash, aperture-priority, bulb, i-TTL program flash, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    9 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 0-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    6.1 in
  • Height
    5.9 in
  • Weight
    2.43 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    12.4 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.7 x 23.7mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.7 x 23.7 mm
  • Total Pixels
    12840000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12400000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    235,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash, Microdrive

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Magnification
    0.86x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -3 to +1
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • Labs information
    All values are expressed in seconds. Please visit our <ref type="link" url="http://reviews.cnet.com/Labs/4520-6603 7-1014358-1.html">labs information page</ref> for information on how digital cameras are tested.
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.4
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    0.2
  • CNET Labs Raw shot to shot time
    0.7
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    3.0
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    0.6

General

  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.