Fujifilm S2 Pro
- 6MP - APS-C Sensor
- 1.8" Fixed Screen
- ISO 100 - 1600
- No Video
- Nikon F Mount
- 850g - 142 x 131 x 80mm
- Introduced August 2002
- Replaced the Fujifilm S1 Pro
- Updated by Fujifilm S3 Pro
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Fujifilm S2 Pro overview
Fujifilm S2 Pro is FujiFilm's Pro DSLR digital camera initially launched on August of 2002. It comes with a 6 MegaPixel, CCD APS-C size sensor with a peak resolution of 4256 x 2848.
FujiFilm launched this model to upgrade the previous Fujifilm S1 Pro (Read Full Comparison) & afterwards launched the fresher Fujifilm S3 Pro (Read Full Comparison) to upgrade this camera.
The Fujifilm S2 Pro ranks at #30 out of 35 in Pro DSLR cameras & all-around #691 out of 1459 for cameras in our list. You can check out our Smart camera filter to see camera listings based on your custom factors.
Below is a diagram of specific criteria used in the scoring system.
Fujifilm S2 Pro history
The Fujifilm S2 Pro is part of a family of products. You can read the detailed list below.
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Fujifilm S2 Pro Gallery
You can look at the Fujifilm S2 Pro from various angles in the gallery here.
Fujifilm S2 Pro Pros and Cons
Here is a shortlist of advantages and drawbacks of the Fujifilm S2 Pro based on features that are often seen as important in a digital camera.
Fujifilm S2 Pro Sensor information
The dimension of the sensor on the Fujifilm S2 Pro is 23mm x 15.5mm (APS-C). The 357 mm² sensor is able to resolve 4256 x 2848 pixels using aspect ratios of 3:2.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The CCD sensor has 6MP and gives a standard ISO range of 100 to 1600. RAW format is supported therefore you have more room to maneuver in post.
The picture below illustrates the Fujifilm S2 Pro's sensor size in comparison to other popular sizes. The Fujifilm S2 Pro sensor has a crop factor of 1.6 and is presented in green.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Fujifilm S2 Pro dimensions
Fujifilm S2 Pro has a weight of 1.87 lb (850g / 29.98 ounces) & the physical size of the camera is 142mm x 131mm x 80mm (5.6" x 5.2" x 3.1"). The weight of general Pro DSLR camera is 1,280g and the Fujifilm S2 Pro is lighter as compared with its competitors.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Below is a visual of the Fujifilm S2 Pro beside a softdrink so you can get a feel for its size.
The top view here will highlight the button arrangement on the Fujifilm S2 Pro.
Fujifilm S2 Pro Lens information
The Fujifilm S2 Pro works with the Nikon F mount and has 315 lenses available. Here is a few of the lenses we have in our database that will work with the Fujifilm S2 Pro.
Fujifilm S2 Pro Connectivity
The Fujifilm S2 Pro has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras that contain NFC or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be used wirelessly by smartphones. You are able to transfer images and usually adjust camera settings without the hassle of connecting physically with the camera.
Certain apps also give a Liveview and press the shutter if you aren't close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI port, it could be connected to an external display. Many cameras will allow you to charge the battery using the USB port.
Fujifilm S2 Pro Video information
Fujifilm S2 Pro doesn't take video. If you are searching for a digital camera to shoot just photos, it might not be a problem.
Fujifilm S2 Pro Weather Sealing
Fujifilm S2 Pro comes with environment sealing which makes it a very good option for use in challenging environments. This can be particularly beneficial if you are uncertain about the elements you may encounter in outdoor photography.
Fujifilm S2 Pro Screen and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm S2 Pro comes with a 1.8 inch fixed display having a resolution of 117 thousand dots.
Unfortunately the display isn't a touch screen.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The View Finder specifications for Fujifilm S2 Pro are the following:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentaprism)
- Coverage 92%
For bright outdoor situations that make the camera screens washed out and difficult to see, viewfinders can be rather valuable.
Fujifilm S2 Pro Shutter information
Fujifilm S2 Pro is able to shoot continuously at 2.0 frames per second. The max shutter speed is 1/4000 sec.
Fujifilm S2 Pro Flash and Hot shoe information
Fujifilm S2 Pro features both in-built flash together with external flash ability. The maximum flash sync speed is 1/125 sec.
Fujifilm S2 Pro Autofocusing information
Fujifilm S2 Pro features both Phase Detect Auto Focus plus Contrast Based Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot faster & precise as compared with Contrast Based autofocusing.
Fujifilm S2 Pro has manual focusing in case it is needed in low light or you want to have more exact focusing control.
Fujifilm S2 Pro Battery life
The typical Pro DSLR camera battery life is 2438. Nikon D3X offers the highest (4400) battery life in this class of cameras.
Here is a list of Pro DSLR cameras that have the highest battery life:
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Fujifilm S2 Pro for varying types of photography
The following illustration indicates a analysis of the Fujifilm S2 Pro for varying types of photography. To view more, visit the specific paragraph below.
Portrait photography with Fujifilm S2 Pro
The Fujifilm S2 Pro receives a points tally of 49 which is reasonable, meaning that it is reasonably suitable to use for portraits. Shooting portraits favors heavily to sensor dimensions, support for RAW files & capability to work with off-camera flash.
Street photography with Fujifilm S2 Pro
Getting a moderate rating of 57, the Fujifilm S2 Pro is reasonably adequate for street photography. A decent street photography camera has a perfect balance of picture quality plus portability.
Fujifilm S2 Pro as a Sports photography camera
A awful sports photography score of 42 indicates the Fujifilm S2 Pro is simply not suitable for shooting sports. A camera should have excellent focusing plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Fujifilm S2 Pro as a Travel photography camera
Portability is super critical in buying a travel camera. All things considered, the Fujifilm S2 Pro gets a reasonable 51 for a travel camera which makes it fairly appropriate to buy for your journeys.
Fujifilm S2 Pro Landscape photography features
When you're looking to choose a camera for landscape photos, the most important aspect will be image quality. The Fujifilm S2 Pro and it's decent rating of 47 for a landscape camera is relatively suited among it's competition.
Fujifilm S2 Pro Vlogging info
A vlogging camera preferably should posses a articulating screen, mic input and if possible IBIS. Considering all things, the Fujifilm S2 Pro is simply not suitable as a vlog camera as it delivers a awful score of 9.
Fujifilm S2 Pro Alternatives
If you need replacements to the Fujifilm S2 Pro, below is a range of the top scored cameras which fall within the category of Pro DSLR.
The line graph here shows you a bird's eye view of the Fujifilm S2 Pro vs it's highest scored competitors suggested earlier.
Following are several cameras you might view as alternative options. To read a complete comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.