Nikon D2X overview
Nikon D2X is Nikon's Pro DSLR digital camera first revealed on June of 2005. The camera includes a 12MP, CMOS APS-C size sensor with a maximum resolution of 4288 x 2848.
The D2X is placed #21 out of 35 in Pro DSLR cameras & all-around #493 out of 1422 for cameras in our database. Remember to try our Advanced camera finder to find camera ratings based on your custom criteria.
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Nikon D2X history
The Nikon D2X has a history of related cameras. Underneath, you can check out all older and latest models alongside key features.
Nikon D2X Gallery
You can view the D2X from various angles in the gallery here.
Nikon D2X Pros and Cons
Here is a checklist of positives and negatives of the Nikon D2X based on things that are typically viewed as crucial in a digital camera.
Nikon D2X Sensor information
The sensor specification in the Nikon D2X is 23.7mm x 15.7mm (APS-C). The 372 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 4288 x 2848 pixels with aspect ratios of 3:2.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The CMOS sensor has 12MP and features a standard ISO range of 100 - 800. The ISO can be increased digitally to a maximum of 3200. RAW files are saved therefore the user has more margin for error.
The image below shows the D2X's sensor size in comparison to other popular sizes. The D2X sensor has a crop factor of 1.5 and is pointed out in green.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
To get an idea of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Nikon D2X dimensions
Nikon D2X has a weight of 2.65 lb (1,200g or 42.33 ounces) & has outer dimensions of 158mm x 150mm x 86mm (6.2" x 5.9" x 3.4"). The weight of normal Pro DSLR camera is 1,280g so the Nikon D2X is on par compared to various competitors.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Listed below is a photo of the Nikon D2X beside a soft drink so you're able to get a sense of its size.
The top view here will highlight the button design on the D2X.
Nikon D2X Lens information
The D2X works with the Nikon F mount and has 308 lenses on sale. Here is a small number of the lenses we have in our collection that will fit the D2X.
Nikon D2X Connectivity
The D2X has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras that have NFC and / or Bluetooth support are able to be controlled wirelessly through smartphones. You are able to transfer images and usually change camera settings without the hassle of connecting physically with the camera.
A few apps also enable a Liveview and click the shutter whenever you aren't near the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI port, it can easily be hooked up to an external screen. A lot of cameras will allow you to recharge the battery through the USB port.
Nikon D2X Video information
Nikon D2X does not capture video. In case you are shopping for a digital camera to shoot just photos, it might not be an issue.
Nikon D2X Weather Sealing
Nikon D2X comes with environment sealing which makes it a fantastic candidate for use during challenging climates. This is especially useful in case you are uncertain about the conditions you may face during outdoor photography.
Nikon D2X Screen and Viewfinder
The Nikon D2X includes a 2.5" fixed display screen with a resolution of 235k dots.
Sadly the display screen isn't a touch screen. The D2X also includes a Top screen so its possible to quickly view the camera's settings.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The ViewFinder details for Nikon D2X are as follows:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentaprism)
- Coverage 100 percent
- Magnification 0.57x
Viewfinders can be pretty beneficial during bright outdoor conditions which might make the camera screen washed out and hard to see.
Nikon D2X Shutter information
Nikon D2X has the capability to shoot continuously at 8.0 frames/s. The max shutter speed is 1/8000 sec.
Nikon D2X Flash and Hot shoe information
Nikon D2X comes with external flash ability but is without integrated flash. The highest flash sync speed is 1/250 sec.
Nikon D2X Autofocus information
Nikon D2X comes with both Phase Detect Autofocus plus Contrast Based Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is more faster and precise compared to Contrast Based focusing.
Nikon D2X has the ability to use manual focusing when needed during low light or you need more accurate control on focusing.
Nikon D2X Battery life
The general Pro DSLR camera battery life is 2438. Nikon D3X offers the highest possible (4400) battery life within this type of cameras.
Here is a collection of Pro DSLR cameras which have the strongest battery life:
Nikon D2X for specific kinds of photography
The following illustration shows a overview of the Nikon D2X for specific kinds of photography. To find out more, check out the specific section below.
Nikon D2X Portrait photography advice
The Nikon D2X has a points tally of 54 which is reasonable, meaning that it is fairly suitable for portraits. Shooting portraits leans heavily to sensor resolution, RAW support & potential to utilize off-camera flash.
Nikon D2X Street photography info
With a decent score of 50, the Nikon D2X is somewhat suited to buy for street photography. A good street photography camera has a good balance of image quality plus portability.
Sports photography with Nikon D2X
A moderate sports photography rating of 54 indicates the Nikon D2X is relatively suitable for taking photos of sports. A camera needs very good tracking and shutter speeds for sports photography.
Nikon D2X Travel photography information
Weight is really important when buying a travel camera. In general, the Nikon D2X gets a dreadful 43 as a travel camera which is simply not suitable to take on your trips.
Nikon D2X Landscape photography factors
For anyone looking to purchase a camera for landscape pictures, the most vital aspect will be image quality. The Nikon D2X at it's reasonable rating of 50 for a landscape camera is relatively acceptable amongst it's rivals.
Nikon D2X Vlogging advice
A vlogging camera ought to have a moving display screen, mic port and if possible image stabilization. Considering every thing, the Nikon D2X is simply not suitable for vlogging as it receives a dreadful rating of 9.
Nikon D2X Alternatives
If you are in the market for alternatives to the D2X, here is a collection of the highest ranked cameras that fall into the class of Pro DSLR.
The line graph listed below will give you an overview of the D2X compared to it's highest scored competitors shown above.
There are more cameras you may consider as alternatives. To go through a full comparison, visit the "compare" link.