Nikon has announced that its 4.1 megapixel professional D-SLR, the D2Hs, will be on sale worldwide from March 25. It will retail for around £2,499.99 ($3,733). The D2Hs, which was announced just before PMA, offers a range of improvements over the D2H, including a burst rate of 8 fps up to 50 JPEG frames or 40 NEF shots. It has also borrowed some features from the D2X, including sYCC color space support, 3D Matrix Metering II and a higher resolution 2.5-inch LCD.

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Press Release:

Nikon UK announces the sales release date for the D2Hs

Thursday March 17, 2005 Nikon UK is pleased to announce the arrival of the Nikon D2Hs. The 4.1 megapixel, professional digital SLR will be on sale from March 25th 2005. The camera will be priced at £2,499.99 / €3733.00.

Capable of shooting at 8 fps for a continuous burst of up to 50 images at 4.1 effective megapixels, the D2Hs inherits the best of its predecessors while also benefiting from new technologies and feedback from advances made in developing the recently announced D2X digital SLR for professionals. This impressive array of exclusive features delivers the speed, response, resolution and handling to establish the D2Hs as the professional’s choice in photojournalism and sports photography.