Nikon Digital SLR Camera Features Comparison Chart by lzg15357

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									 Nikon Digital SLR Camera Features & Comparison Chart

                             D2xs                                                 D2HS                                                 D200                                                          D70s                                                 D50
Product Number               25414                                                25219                                                25235                                                         25218                                                25216

Camera Type                  Interchangeable Lens Digital SLR Camera              Interchangeable Lens Digital SLR Camera              Interchangeable Lens Digital SLR Camera                       Interchangeable Lens Digital SLR Camera              Interchangeable Lens Digital SLR Camera

Resolution for               12.4 effective megapixels                            4.1 effective megapixels                             10.2 effective megapixels                                     6.1 effective megapixels                             6.1 effective megapixels
Digital SLR                  4,396 x 2,920 pixels                                 2,464 x 1,632 pixels.                                3,872 x 2,592 pixels.                                         3,008 x 2,000 pixels.                                3,008 x 2,000 pixels.

Lens Mount                   Nikon F Bayonet (metal)                              Nikon F Bayonet (metal)                              Nikon F Bayonet (metal)                                       Nikon F Bayonet (metal)                              Nikon F Bayonet (metal)

Interchangeable Lens         All AF-DX, AF-D, AF-G, AF-I, AF-S and AF-VR     Optical-type, fixed eye level pentaprism; built-in        All AF-DX, AF-D, AF-G, AF-I, AF-S and AF-VR                   All AF-DX, AF-D, AF-G, AF-I, AF-S and AF-VR          All AF-DX, AF-D, AF-G, AF-I, AF-S and AF-VR
Compatibility                Nikkor lenses provide full AF and metering      diopter adjustment (-3.0 to +1.0m-1); eye-                Nikkor lenses provide full AF and metering                    Nikkor lenses provide full AF and metering           Nikkor lenses provide full AF and metering
                             operation. AI-P lenses provide manual focus     piece shutter provided.                                   operation. AI-P lenses provide manual focus                   operation. AI-P lenses provide manual focus          operation. AI-P lenses provide manual focus
                             w/electronic rangefinder and full metering                                                                w/electronic rangefinder and full metering                    w/electronic rangefinder and full metering           w/electronic rangefinder and full metering
                             operation. AI lenses provide manual focus oper-                                                           operation. AI lenses provide manual focus oper-               operation. AI lenses provide manual focus            operation. AI lenses provide manual focus
                             ation only.                                                                                               ation only.                                                   operation only.                                      operation only.


Viewfinder                   Optical-type, fixed eye level pentaprism; built-in   Optical-type, fixed eye level pentaprism; built-in   Optical-type, fixed eye level pentaprism; built-in            Optical-type, fixed eye level penta-DACH-mirror Optical-type, fixed eye level penta-DACH-mirror
                             diopter adjustment (-3 to +1m-1); eyepiece           diopter adjustment (-2 to +1m); eyepiece shut-       diopter adjustment (-2 to +1m); eyepiece shut-                type; built-in diopter adjustment (-1.6 to      type; built-in diopter adjustment (-1.6 to
                             shutter provided.                                    ter provided.                                        ter provided.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     +0.5m -1); eyepiece cap provided.               +0.5m -1); eyepiece cap provided.

Viewfinder Coverage          Virtually 100%                                       Virtually 100%                                       Approx. 95%                                                   Approx. 95%                                          Approx. 95%

Viewfinder                   Approx. 0.86x                                        Approx. 0.86x                                        Approx. 0.94x                                                 Approx. 0.75x                                        Approx. 0.75x
Magnification                (with 50mm lens set to infinity and -1.0m-1)         (with 50mm lens set to infinity and -1.0m-1)         (with 50mm lens set to infinity and -1.0m-1)                  (with 50mm lens set to infinity and -1.0m-1)         (with 50mm lens set to infinity and -1.0m-1)

LCD Monitor                  2.5-in., 232,000-dot, TFT with brightness            2.5-in., 232,000-dot, TFT with brightness            2.5-in., 230,000-dot, TFT with brightness                     2.0-in., 130,000-dot, TFT with brightness            2.0-in., 130,000-dot, TFT with brightness
                             adjustment                                           adjustment                                           adjustment                                                    adjustment                                           adjustment

Metering System              TTL full-aperture metering;                          TTL full-aperture metering;                          TTL full-aperture metering;                                   TTL full-aperture metering;                          TTL full-aperture metering;
                             1) 1,005-segment 3D Color Matrix Metering II         1) 1,005-segment 3D Color Matrix Metering II         1) 1,005-segment 3D Color Matrix Metering II                  1) 1,005-segment 3D Color Matrix Metering            1) 420-segment 3D Color Matrix Metering II
                             2) Center-Weighted metering                          2) Center-Weighted metering                          2) Center-Weighted metering                                   2) Center-Weighted metering                          2) Center-Weighted metering
                             3) Spot metering                                     3) Spot metering                                     3) Spot metering                                              3) Spot metering                                     3) Spot metering

Meter EV Range               1) 3D Color Matrix II: EV 0-20                       1) 3D Color Matrix II: EV 0-20                       1) 3D Color Matrix II: EV 0-20                                1) 3D Color Matrix: EV 0-20                          1) 3D Color Matrix II: EV 0-20
(ISO 100, f/1.4)             2) Center-Weighted: EV 0-20                          2) Center-Weighted: EV 0-20                          2) Center-Weighted: EV 0-21                                   2) Center-Weighted: EV 0-20                          2) Center-Weighted: EV 0-20
                             3) Spot: EV 2-20                                     3) Spot: EV 2-20                                     3) Spot: EV 2-20                                              3) Spot: EV 2-20                                     3) Spot: EV 2-20

Autofocus                    TTL Phase Detection, Nikon Multi-CAM2000 AF          TTL Phase Detection, Nikon Multi-CAM2000 AF          TTL Phase Detection, Nikon Multi-CAM1000 AF                   TTL Phase Detection Nikon Multi-CAM900 AF            TTL Phase Detection,Nikon Multi-CAM900 AF
                             Module Autofocus Detection Range: EV -1 to           Module Autofocus Detection Range: EV -1 to           Module with AF-assist illuminator provided                    Module with AF-assist illuminator provided           Module with AF-assist illuminator provided
                             +19 Focus Area can be selected from 11 focus         +19 Focus Area can be selected from 11 focus         Autofocus Detection Range: EV -1 to +19Focus                  Autofocus Detection Range: EV -1 to +19              Autofocus Detection Range: EV -1 to +19
                             areas (High-Speed Crop: 9 focus areas).              areas.                                               Area can be selected from: 11 areas (Normal;                  Focus Area can be selected from 5 focus areas.       Focus Area can be selected from 5 focus areas.
                                                                                                                                       single or group) or 7 areas (Wide).

Shutter                      Electromagnetically controlled vertical-travel       Electromagnetically controlled vertical-travel       Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-              Combined mechanical and CCD electronic shut- Combined mechanical and CCD electronic shut-
                             focal-plane mechanical shutter; 30 sec. to           focal-plane mechanical shutter; 30 sec. to           plane shutter; 30 to 1/8,000 sec. and Bulb                    ter 30 sec. to 1/8,000 sec. and bulb provided. ter 30 sec. to 1/8,000 sec. and bulb provided.
                             1/8,000 sec. and Bulb.                               1/8,000 sec. and Bulb.                               provided.

Frame Advance                1) Single frame shooting (S) mode; capture           1) Single frame shooting (S) mode; capture           1) Single frame shooting (S) mode; capture                    1) Single frame shooting (S) mode; capture           1) Single frame shooting (S) mode; capture
                                Preview mode available                               Preview mode available                               Preview mode available                                        Preview mode available                               Preview mode available
                             2) Continuous shooting (CL) mode: (CH)               2) Continuous shooting (CL) mode: adjustable         2) Continuous shooting (CL) mode:                             2) Continuous shooting (C) mode: approx              2) Continuous shooting (C) mode: 2.5 fps
                                approx, 5 fps (up to 22 JPG, 17 NEF                  from approx. 1-7 fps. (CH) approx, 8 fps             adjustable from approx. 1-4 fps. (CH)                         3fps (up to approx 144 frames*).                     (up to approx 137 frames*)
                                images), 8 fps possible in High-Speed                (up to 40 NEF, or 50 JPEG shots).                    approx, 5 fps (up to 22 NEF, or 37 JPEG
                                Cropped mode (up to 35 JPEG or 29 RAW                                                                     shots).
                                images).                                                                                               3) Continuous high-speed shooting (C)
                                                                                                                                           mode: approx. 5 fps.
ISO Range                    ISO equivalency 100-800 (HI-1 and HI-2 avail-        ISO equivalency 200-1,600 (HI-1 and HI-2             ISO equivalency 100-1600 (HI-1 available) (vari-              ISO equivalency 200 to 1,600                         ISO equivalency 200 to 1,600
(Manual Setting)             able) (variable in 1/3-, 1/2- or 1-EV steps).        available) (variable in 1/3-, 1/2- or 1-EV steps).   able in 1/3-, 1/2- or 1-EV steps).                            (variable in 1/3-EV steps).                          (variable in 1/3-EV steps)

Built-in Flash                                                                                                                         Manual pop-up type with button release, i-TTL                 Auto flash w/auto pop-up for Vari-Program and        Auto flash w/auto pop-up for Vari-Program and
                                                                                                                                       controlled (ISO 200/ISO 100, ft.) GN 52/39 (i-                manual pop-up type with P,S,A,M modes, i-TTL         manual pop-up type with P,S,A,M modes, i-TTL
                                                                                                                                       TTL auto).                                                    controlled (ISO 200/ISO 100, ft.) GN 49/36           controlled (ISO 200/ISO 100, ft.) GN 49/36
                                                                                                                                                                                                     (i-TTL auto)                                         (i-TTL auto)

Flash Sync                   1) Front-Curtain Sync (normal sync)                  1)   Front-Curtain Sync (normal sync)                1) Front-Curtain Sync (normal sync)                           1)   Front-Curtain Sync (normal sync)                1)   Front-Curtain Sync (normal sync)
                             2) Red-Eye Reduction                                 2)   Red-Eye Reduction                               2) Red-Eye Reduction                                          2)   Red-Eye Reduction                               2)   Red-Eye Reduction
                             3) Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync                  3)   Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync                3) Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync                           3)   Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync                3)   Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync
                             4) Slow Sync                                         4)   Slow Sync                                       4) Slow Sync                                                  4)   Slow Sync                                       4)   Slow Sync
                             5) Rear-Curtain Sync                                 5)   Rear-Curtain Sync                               5) Rear-Curtain Sync                                          5)   Rear-Curtain Sync                               5)   Rear-Curtain Sync
                             6) X-Sync 1/250 sec.                                 6)   X-Sync 1/250 sec.                               6) X-Sync 1/250 sec.                                          6)   X-Sync 1/500 sec.                               6)   X-Sync: 1/500 sec.
                             7) Top TTL Sync: 1/250                               7)   Top TTL Sync: 1/250                             7) Top TTL Sync: 1/250                                        7)   Top TTL Sync: 1/250                             7)   Top TTL Sync: 1/500 sec.
                                 (also w/ Auto FP Sync to 1/4,000 sec.)                (also w/ Auto FP Sync to 1/4,000 sec.)              (also w/Auto FP Sync to 1/4,000 sec.)                          (also w/ Auto FP Sync to 1/4,000 sec.)

Speedlight Control           1,005-Segment TTL Sensor, i-TTL Balanced Fill-       1,005-Segment TTL Sensor, i-TTL Balanced Fill-       1,005-Segment TTL Sensor, i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash or        1,005-Segment TTL Sensor, i-TTL Balanced Fill-       420-Segment TTL Sensor, i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash
                             Flash or standard i-TTL flash (Spot Metering) with   Flash or standard i-TTL flash (Spot Metering) with   standard i-TTL flash (Spot Metering) with built-In flash or   Flash or standard i-TTL flash (Spot Metering) with   or standard i-TTL flash (Spot Metering) with built-
                             built-In flash or SB-800/SB-600 or SB-R200 and       built-In flash or SB-800/SB-600 or SB-R200 and       SB-800/SB-600 or SB-R200 and D/G-type AF Nikkor               built-In flash or SB-800/SB-600 or SB-R200 and       In flash or SB-800/SB-600 or SB-R200 and D/G-
                             D/G-type AF Nikkor lens; AA mode, Non-TTL            D/G-type AF Nikkor lens; AA mode, Non-TTL            lens; AA mode, Non-TTL Auto Flash, and Manual.                D/G-type AF Nikkor lens; AA mode, Non-TTL            type AF Nikkor lens; AA mode, Non-TTL Auto
                             Auto Flash, and Manual. Auto FP High-Speed           Auto Flash, and Manual. Auto FP High-Speed           Auto FP High-Speed Sync to 1/8,000 sec. with SB-800.          Auto Flash, and Manual.                              Flash, and Manual.
                             Sync to 1/8,000 sec. with SB-800.                    Sync to 1/8,000 sec. with SB-800.


SLR Cameras                  Intelligent Li-ion battery EN-EL4a (11.1V DC),       Intelligent Li-ion battery EN-EL4 (11.1V DC),        Intelligent Li-ion battery EN-EL3e (7.4V DC), 1500mAh, bat-   Li-ion battery EN-EL3a (7.4V DC), Three CR-2         Li-ion battery EN-EL3e (7.4V DC), Three CR-2
Power Source                 2500mAh, battery check for status, condition,        2000mAh, battery check for status, condition,        tery check for status, condition, remaining charge, count     lithium batteries (with optional MS-D70 CR-2         lithium batteries (with optional MS-D70 CR-2
                             remaining charge, count up/down. Quick Charger       remaining charge, count up/down. Quick Charger       up/down. Quick Charger MH-18a, with special calibration       battery holder) Quick Charger MH-18a (12V            battery holder) Quick Charger MH-18 (12V DC),
                             MH-21, with special calibration feature. Optional    MH-21, with special calibration feature. Optional    feature. Optional AC power supply EH-6. *With optional        DC), AC Adapter EH-5 (100-240V AC) and               AC Adapter EH-5 (100-240V AC) and Multi-
                             AC power supply EH-6.                                AC power supply EH-6. Also compatible with           MB-200 Battery Pack - one or two rechargeable Nikon           Multi-Charger MH-19.                                 Charger MH-19.
                                                                                  EN-EL4a. (See D2xs power source).                    EN-EL3e Li-ion batteries or six AA alkaline (LR6), NiMH
                                                                                                                                       (HR6), lithium (FR6) batteries, or ZR6 nickel-manganese
                                                                                                                                       AA batteries.

Dimensions                   Approx. 6.2 x 5.9 x 3.4 in.                          Approx. 6.2 x 5.9 x 3.4 in.                          Approx. 5.8 x 4.4 x 2.9 in.                                   Approx. 5.5 x 4.4 x 3.1 in.                          Approx. 5.2 x 4.0 x 3.0 in.
(W x H x D)

Weight (Approx.)             Approx. 37 oz. (without battery)                     Approx. 37 oz. (without battery)                     Approx. 29 oz. (without battery)                              Approx. 21 oz. (without battery)                     Approx. 19 oz. (without battery)

 *** ESP                     $4699.95                                              $3499.00                                            $1699.00                                                       $699.00 Body                                         $579.00 Body
 (Estimated Selling Price)
                                                                                                                                                                                                      $999.00 Outfit                                       $699.00 Outfit
                                                                                                                                                                                                      (w/AF-S DX 18-70mm)                                  (w/AF-S DX 18-55mm)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           $899.00 Outfit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (w/AF-S DX 18-55mm & AF-S DX 55-200mm)

DSLR - COMPARISON-31-06/06                                                                      All prices and specifications are subject to change without notice.                                                                                                                                 June 2006
*** ESP (Estimated Selling Price) listed is only an estimate. Actual prices are set by dealers and are subject to change at any time.

								
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