Canon EOS Ra vs Nikon D2Hs
This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Ra and Nikon D2Hs. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
Canon EOS Ra is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D2Hs is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.Canon EOS Ra were released 2018 and Nikon D2Hs was released 2006. That is a 12 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Canon EOS Ra||2018|
Type of camera
Canon EOS Ra is a Mirrorless camera while Nikon D2Hs is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS Ra has a "FF"-sensor while Nikon D2Hs has a "DX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **|
|Canon EOS Ra||50 mm
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
|Nikon D2Hs||75 mm
Nikon DX sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Canon)
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)
Canon EOS Ra has a 30 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D2Hs has 4 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Canon EOS Ra||
6720 x 4480
2464 x 1632
Canon EOS Ra has a 649 % larger resolution than Nikon D2Hs. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
Canon EOS Ra has a larger ISO-range than Nikon D2Hs. Canon EOS Ra has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 40000 while Nikon D2Hs has 200 to 1600.
|Canon EOS Ra||100-40000|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.
Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS Ra belongs to the Canon EOS R-system and needs an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E, and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Ra
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D2Hs
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS Ra can shoot up to 8 pictures per seconds and Nikon D2Hs can shoot up to 8 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Canon EOS Ra||8|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
When comparing these two cameras there is only one of them that can shoot movies and that is Canon EOS Ra. Unfortunately Nikon D2Hs does not support recording movies and movie clips.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.
Nikon D2Hs weighs 1200 gr (equal to 2,65 lb) which is 82% heavier than Canon EOS Ra and its 660 gr (or 1,46 lb).
|Canon EOS Ra||660 gr
|Nikon D2Hs||1200 gr