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GENERAL
Model Nikon D2X Nikon D1X Nikon D2Xs
Release Date 2005-06-01 2001-06-29 2006-06-01
Camera Type Large SLR Large SLR Large SLR
Current Price $4,999.99 $5,130.00 $3,999.00
SENSOR COMPARISON
Sensor Resolution
12

Megapixel

5

Megapixel

12

Megapixel

Max Image Dimensions 4288 x 2848 3008 x 1960 4288 x 2848
Sensor Type CMOS CCD CMOS
Sensor Size APS-C APS-C APS-C
Sensor Dimensions 23.7 x 15.7 mm 23.7 x 15.5 mm 23.7 x 15.7 mm
Sensor Area
372mm2
367mm2
372mm2
Max ISO

800

800

800

Min ISO

100

125

100

RAW Support
SHOOTING FEATURES COMPARISON
Model Nikon D2X Nikon D1X Nikon D2Xs
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/16000 sec 1/8000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec
Continuous Shooting 8 fps 3 fps 8 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure
Exposure Compensation 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/2 EV, 1/3 EV steps) 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Metering
Auto Exposure Bracketing Yes
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilizer No No No
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash no built-in flash no built-in flash
Max Flash Sync 1/250s 1/500s 1/250s
Flash Modes Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow
External Flash
AE Bracketing
WB Bracketing
VIEWFINDER COMPARISON
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 96% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.57 n/a 0.57
LCD DISPLAY COMPARISON
Display Type Fixed Type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Technology n/a n/a n/a
Screen Size
2.5"
2"
2.5"
Resolution 235k dots 130k dots 235k dots
Live View
Touch Screen
VIDEO COMPARISON
Model Nikon D2X Nikon D1X Nikon D2Xs
Video Resolution n/a n/a n/a
Video File Format
Microphone Type None None
Speaker Type
External Microphone Port
External Headphone Port
PHYSICAL SPECS COMPARISON
Weight 1200 g 1200 g 1200 g
Dimensions 158 x 150 x 86 mm 157 x 153 x 85 mm 158 x 150 x 86 mm
Body Sealing Yes No Yes
BATTERY and STORAGE
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Life

Shots

Shots

Shots

Storage Media Compact Flash (Type I or II) Compact Flash (Type I or II) Compact Flash (Type I or II)
CONNECTIVITY COMPARISON
Wireless Connectivity None None None
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) none USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
LENS COMPARISON
Model Nikon D2X Nikon D1X Nikon D2Xs
Lens Mount Nikon F Nikon F Nikon F
Focal Range(35mm) No Lens No Lens No Lens
Focal Length Multiplier 1.5 1.5× 1.5
Optical Zoom No Lens No Lens No Lens
Max Aperture No Lens No Lens No Lens
Macro Focus Range No Lens No Lens No Lens
Manual Focus
AUTOFOCUS COMPARISON
Number of Focus Points n/a n/a n/a
Contrast Detection
Phase Detection
AF Modes
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Selective
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Selective
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Selective
  • AF Multi Area
Current Price $4,999.99 $5,130.00 $3,999.00