Nikon D2Hs vs Fujifilm X-A10

This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon D2Hs and Fujifilm X-A10. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Nikon D2Hs is manufacturered by Nikon but Fujifilm X-A10 is from Fujifilm. Both Nikon and Fujifilm are well known brands though.

Nikon D2Hs were released 2006 and Fujifilm X-A10 was released 2016. That is a 10 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Nikon D2Hs 2006
Fujifilm X-A10 2016

Type of camera

Nikon D2Hs is a DSLR camera while Fujifilm X-A10 is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Nikon D2Hs has a "Nikon DX"-sensor while Fujifilm X-A10 has a "Fujifilm APS-C"-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 **
Nikon D2Hs 75 mm
Nikon DX sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
Fujifilm X-A10 75 mm
Fujifilm 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:

Resolution

Nikon D2Hs has a 4 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Fujifilm X-A10 has 16 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Nikon D2Hs 4 MP
4021248 pixels
2464 x 1632
Fujifilm X-A10 16 MP
15980544 pixels
4896 x 3264

Fujifilm X-A10 has a 297 % 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.

ISO range

Fujifilm X-A10 has a larger ISO-range than Nikon D2Hs. Fujifilm X-A10 has an ISO range that stretches from 200 to 6400 while Nikon D2Hs has 200 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Nikon D2Hs 200-1600
Fujifilm X-A10 200-6400

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.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D2Hs
Lens compatibility chart for Fujifilm X-A10

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Nikon D2Hs can shoot up to 8 pictures per seconds and Fujifilm X-A10 can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Nikon D2Hs 8
Fujifilm X-A10 6

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

It is only one of these two cameras that support recording movies and movie clips and that is Fujifilm X-A10. Sadly, the Nikon D2Hs does not support this.

Weight

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 263% heavier than Fujifilm X-A10 and its 331 gr (or 0.73 lb).

Camera Weight
Nikon D2Hs 1200 gr
2.65 lb
Fujifilm X-A10 331 gr
0.73 lb

Nikon D2Hs vs Fujifilm X-A10 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Nikon D2Hs and Fujifilm X-A10, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Nikon D2Hs
Fujifilm X-A10
Name Nikon D2Hs Fujifilm X-A10
Manufacturer Nikon Fujifilm
Release Date and Price
Nikon D2Hs
Fujifilm X-A10
Release Year 2006 2016
Release Date 2005-02-16 2016-12-01
MSRP 3499 USD 499 USD
Buy it today
Camera Type
Nikon D2Hs
Fujifilm X-A10
Camera Type DSLR Mirrorless
Sensor
Nikon D2Hs
Fujifilm X-A10
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 23.7 x 15.5 mm)
Also known as "DX"
APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor Type JFET CMOS
Resolution 2464 x 1632 pixels 4896 x 3264 pixels
Megapixels 4 MP 16 MP
Image Processor Nikon LSI (Large Scale Integration)
Image
Nikon D2Hs
Fujifilm X-A10
ISO Range 200 - 1600 200 - 6400
White Balance Presets 6 7
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Nikon D2Hs
Fujifilm X-A10
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Contract Detect (sensor)
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 11 49
Lens Mount Nikon F

See Compatible Lenses
Fujifilm X

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier DX / APS-C (1.5x)
1.5x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 36 mm
50 mm becomes 75 mm
100 mm becomes 150 mm
200 mm becomes 300 mm
APS-C Sensor (1.5x)
1.5x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 36 mm
50 mm becomes 75 mm
100 mm becomes 150 mm
200 mm becomes 300 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Nikon D2Hs
Fujifilm X-A10
Articulated LCD Fixed Tilting
Screen size 2.5 3
Screen dots 235000 1040000
Touch screen No No
Screen type N/A 180-degree upward-tilting TFT LCD
Live view No Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism) No Viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.86 (0.57 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution N/A N/A
Photography features
Nikon D2Hs
Fujifilm X-A10
Frames per second 8 fps 6 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/8000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash No Yes
Built-in Flash Range N/A 5 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Multi
Spot
Average
Exposure Compensation +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Nikon D2Hs
Fujifilm X-A10
Video recording No Yes
Video format N/A H.264
Video resolution N/A 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone No Yes
Built-in Speakers No Yes
Storage
Nikon D2Hs
Fujifilm X-A10
Memory Card Compact Flash
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Nikon D2Hs
Fujifilm X-A10
HDMI Output No Yes
Microphone Port No No
Headphone Port No No
Wireless No Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n)
Remote Control Supported Yes (wired or via smartphone)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Nikon D2Hs
Fujifilm X-A10
Enviromentally sealed Yes No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details Nikon EN-EL4 Litium-ion battery
NP-W126S lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) N/A 410 shots
Width 158 mm 117 mm
Height 150 mm 67 mm
Depth 86 mm 40 mm
Weight 1200 gram 331 gram