Canon EOS Rebel T8i vs Nikon D2Hs

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS Rebel T8i and Nikon D2Hs. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Canon EOS Rebel T8i
Nikon D2Hs

Manufacturing

Canon EOS Rebel T8i is manufacturered by Canon but Nikon D2Hs is from Nikon. Both Canon and Nikon are well known brands though.

Canon EOS Rebel T8i were released 2020 and Nikon D2Hs was released 2006. That is a 14 years difference. In tech, this period of time can be of interest since technology is always improving etc.

Camera Manufacturer Released
Canon EOS Rebel T8i Canon 2020
Nikon D2Hs Nikon 2006

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS Rebel T8i has a "APSC"-sensor while Nikon D2Hs has a "DX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also effect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Experienced focal length when using a lens with 50mm focal length (ex a common "50mm f/1.8")
Canon EOS Rebel T8i 80 mm (a Canon APS-C sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.6)
Nikon D2Hs 75 mm (a Nikon DX sensor have a crop factor / focal length multiplier by * 1.5)

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)

Resolution

Canon EOS Rebel T8i has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D2Hs has 4 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels Pixel (total) Pixels (width) Pixels (height)
Canon EOS Rebel T8i 24 MP 24000000 6000 4000
Nikon D2Hs 4 MP 4021248 2464 1632

Canon EOS Rebel T8i has a 497 % larger resolution than Nikon D2Hs. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterwards while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS Rebel T8i has a larger ISO-range than Nikon D2Hs. Canon EOS Rebel T8i has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Nikon D2Hs has 200 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS Rebel T8i 100-25600
Nikon D2Hs 200-1600

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that supports autofocus, does not have a autofocus motor of their own but this wont cause any problems with these two cameras.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses that work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Rebel T8i
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D2Hs

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definately be of interest. Canon EOS Rebel T8i can shoot up to 7,5 pictures per seconds and Nikon D2Hs can shoot up to 8 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS Rebel T8i 7,5
Nikon D2Hs 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 Rebel T8i. Unfortunately Nikon D2Hs does not support recording movies and movie clips.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, carried around, for several hours at the time.

Nikon D2Hs weighs 1200 gr (equal to 2,65 lb) which is 133% heavier than Canon EOS Rebel T8i and its 515 gr (or 1,14 lb).

Camera Weight (in gram) Weight (in pounds)
Canon EOS Rebel T8i 515 gr 1,14 lb
Nikon D2Hs 1200 gr 2,65 lb