Nikon D1H overview
Nikon D1H is Nikon's Pro DSLR camera first revealed on September of 2001. It features a 3 MegaPixel, CCD APS-C size sensor with a peak resolution of 2000 x 1312.
The D1H is rated #31 out of 35 in Pro DSLR cameras and all round #754 out of 1422 for cameras in our list. You can look at our Advanced camera filter to find camera results based on your personal factors.
Below is a graph of specific criteria used in the scoring system.
Nikon D1H family
The Nikon D1H is part of a family of digital cameras. You can read the complete list below.
Nikon D1H Gallery
You can view the D1H from several angles in the gallery below.
Nikon D1H Pros and Cons
Here is a list of pros and cons of the Nikon D1H based on things that are often seen as useful in a camera.
Nikon D1H Sensor information
The sensor spec in the Nikon D1H is 23.7mm x 15.5mm (APS-C). The 367 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 2000 x 1312 pixels with aspect ratios of 3:2.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The CCD sensor boasts 3MP and includes a native ISO range of 200 - 1600. RAW photos are supported therefore the user has more margin for error.
The picture below illustrates the D1H's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The D1H sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is presented in green.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Nikon D1H dimensions
Nikon D1H weighs around 2.65 lbs (1,200 grams or 42.33 oz) and the overall size of the camera is 157mm x 153mm x 85mm (6.2" x 6.0" x 3.3"). The weight of general Pro DSLR camera is 1,280 grams so the Nikon D1H is very similar compared with other competitors.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Below is a visual of the Nikon D1H beside a softdrink to help you have a sense of its size.
The top view below will show the button arrangement on the D1H.
Nikon D1H Lens information
The D1H fits the Nikon F mount and has 308 lenses available. Here is a small number of the lenses we have in our collection that will work with the D1H.
Nikon D1H Connectivity
The D1H has the following connectivity:
Cameras that include NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be used wirelessly by smartphones. You can easily transfer photos and in some cases alter settings with no need to connect straight with the camera.
Several apps also stream a Liveview and press the shutter in case you aren't near the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it could be connected to an external screen. A good number of cameras will allow you to recharge the battery through the USB socket.
Nikon D1H Video information
Nikon D1H does not capture video. In case you are wanting a camera to shoot just photos, it is not a concern.
Nikon D1H Weather Sealing
Nikon D1H doesn't have weather sealing so rainy conditions could damage the camera.
Nikon D1H Display and Viewfinder
The Nikon D1H features a 2" fixed screen with a resolution of 130k dots.
Unfortunately the screen is not a touch screen. The D1H also has a Top display allowing you to quickly view your settings.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
The View Finder specs regarding Nikon D1H are the following:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentaprism)
- Coverage 96 percent
Viewfinders are very useful for bright outdoor situations which can easily make the camera display washed out and very difficult to view.
Nikon D1H Shutter information
Nikon D1H continuous shooting speed is 5.0 frames/s. The maximum shutter speed is 1/16000s.
Nikon D1H Flash and Hot shoe information
Nikon D1H includes external flash ability but does not have inbuilt flash. The max flash sync speed is 1/500s.
Nikon D1H Autofocusing information
Nikon D1H includes both Phase Detect Auto Focus along with Contrast Based Auto Focus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more quicker and accurate than Contrast Based focusing.
Nikon D1H has got manual focusing if required for low light scenarios or you need more accurate control on focusing.
Nikon D1H Battery life
The typical Pro DSLR camera battery life is 2438. Nikon D3X offers the highest (4400) battery life for this range of cameras.
Underneath is a collection of Pro DSLR cameras having the strongest battery life:
Nikon D1H for varying types of photography
The following graph indicates a analysis of the Nikon D1H for varying types of photography. To see more, go to the specific paragraph below.
Nikon D1H as a Portrait photography camera
The Nikon D1H has a points total of 51 which is moderate, and means the camera is reasonably adequate to use for portrait photography. Shooting portrait images favors greatly towards sensor resolution, RAW support along with the ability to use external flash.
Nikon D1H as a Street photography camera
With a modest points total of 48, the Nikon D1H is somewhat suitable to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera provides a fine balance of image quality and portability.
Nikon D1H Sports photography features
A subpar sports photography points tally of 41 suggests the Nikon D1H is not really very good for photographing sports. A camera must have great autofocus and continuous shooting for sports photography.
Nikon D1H as a Travel photography camera
Weight is really critical in picking a camera for travel. Overall, the Nikon D1H gets a subpar 28 for a travel camera which makes it not really very good to take with you on your holidays.
Nikon D1H Landscape photography information
When you are looking to choose a digital camera for landscape photography, the most important factor will be image quality. The Nikon D1H at it's subpar score of 43 for a landscape camera is not really very good compared to it's rivals.
Vlogging with Nikon D1H
A camera for vlogging should offer a articulating screen, microphone input and preferably IBIS. Taking all things in to account, the Nikon D1H is not really very good for vlogging as it gets a subpar score of 9.
Nikon D1H Alternatives
If you want alternatives to the D1H, below is a collection of the top placed cameras that fall in to the category of Pro DSLR.
The diagram down below gives you an overview of the D1H vs it's top scoring competitors suggested previously.
These are some more cameras you may regard as alternative options. To review a thorough comparison, click the "compare" link.