Nikon D7500 vs Nikon D500 vs Nikon D7200 Specs Comparison

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Nikon D500 vs Nikon D7500 vs Nikon D7200 Specs Comparison

Nikon D500Nikon D7500Nikon D7200
Price$1,996.95$1,249.95$996.95
Playback FunctionsAuto Image Rotation

Full-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar)

GPS data display

Highlights

Image Rating

Image Rotation

Image Slideshow

IPTC information embedding and display

Movie Playback

Movie Slideshow

Photo Information

Playback with Zoom

Auto Image Rotation

Full-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar)

Highlights

Histogram Display

Location Display

Movie Playback

Movie Slideshow

Photo Information

Picture Rating

Playback with Zoom

Playback Zoom Cropping

Auto Image Rotation

Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 12, or 72 images or calendar)

Highlights

Histogram Display

Image Comment

Location Display

Movie Playback

Movie Slideshow

Photo Information

Playback with Zoom

Slideshow

File Format Still ImagesJPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant with Fine (approx 1:4), Normal (approx 1:8) or Basic (approx 1:16) Compression

NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG Formats

NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; large, medium, and small available (medium and small images are recorded at a bit depth of 12 bits using lossless compression)

TIFF (RGB)

JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx 1:4), normal (approx 1:8), or basic (approx 1:16) compression (Size priority); Optimal quality compression available

NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG Formats

NEF (RAW): Lossless compressed, compressed 12 or 14 bit

JPEG: JPEG-Baseline Compliant with Fine (approx 1:4), Normal (approx 1:8) or Basic (approx 1:16) Compression

NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG Formats

NEF (RAW): Lossless compressed, compressed 12 or 14 bit

Battery / BatteriesEN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery

Optional MB-D17 multi-power battery pack with one rechargeable Nikon EN-EL18a or EN-EL18 Li-ion battery (available separately), one rechargeable Nikon EN-EL15 Li-ion battery, or eight AA alkaline, Ni-MH, or lithium batteries. A BL-5 battery-chamber cover is required when using EN-EL18a or EN-EL18 batteries.

EN-EL15a Rechargeable Li-ion BatteryEN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery
Live View ShootingPhotography Live View Mode

Movie Live View Mode

Photography Live View Mode

Movie Live View Mode

Photography Live View Mode

Movie Live View Mode

Monitor Size3.2in. diagonal3.2in. diagonal3.2in. diagonal
ISO SensitivityISO100-51,200

Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO 50 equivalent) below ISO 100 or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 EV (ISO 1,640,000 equivalent) above ISO 51,200; auto ISO sensitivity control available

ISO100-51,200ISO100-25,600
White BalanceAuto (3 types)

Choose color temperature (2500K–10000K)

Cloudy

Direct Sunlight

Flash

Fluorescent (7 types)

Incandescent

Preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view)

Auto (2 types)

Choose color temperature (2500K–10000K)

Cloudy

Direct Sunlight

Fine-tuning

Flash

Fluorescent (7 types)

Incandescent

Preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view)

Shade

Auto (2 types)

Cloudy

Direct Sunlight

Flash

Fluorescent (7 types)

Incandescent

Preset Manual

Shade

Built-in FlashYesYes
Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)5.8in.(147mm)x4.6in.(115mm)x3.2in.(81mm)5.4in.(135.5mm)x4.1in.(104mm)x2.9in.(72.5mm)5.4in.(135.5mm)x4.2in.(106.5mm)x3.0in.(76mm)
Monitor Resolution2,359,000Dots922,000Dots1,228,800Dots
Lens MountNikon F bayonet mountNikon F mount (with AF coupling and AF contacts)Nikon F bayonet mount
Battery Life (shots per charge)1,240shots (CIPA)950shots (CIPA)

Movies:Approx. 80 minutes of HD footage

1,110shots (CIPA)

Movies:Approx. 80 minutes of HD footage

Viewfinder Frame CoverageDX (24×16):100% Horizontal and 100% Vertical(Approx.)

1.3x (18×12):98% Horizontal and 98% Vertical(Approx.)

DX (24×16):100% Horizontal and 100% Vertical(Approx.)

1.3x (18×12):97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical(Approx.)

DX (24×16):100% Horizontal and 100% Vertical(Approx.)

1.3x (18×12):97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical(Approx.)

White Balance Bracketing2 to 9 exposures in increments of 1, 2 or 3 EV3 shots in steps of 13 shots in steps of 1
Storage MediaSD

SDHC

SDXC

XQD Type Memory

SD

SDHC

SDXC

SD

SDHC

SDXC

Effective Pixels (Megapixels)20.9million20.9million24.2million
In-Camera Image EditingColor Balance

D-Lighting

Distortion Control

Edit Movie

Filter Effects

Image Overlay

Monochrome

NEF (RAW) Processing

Perspective Control

Red-Eye Correction

Resize

Side-by-Side Comparison

Straighten

Trim

Color Balance

Color Outline

Color Sketch

D-Lighting

Distortion Control

Edit Movie

Filter Effects

Fisheye

Image Overlay

Miniature Effect

Monochrome

NEF (RAW) Processing

Painting

Perspective Control

Photo Illustration

Quick Retouch

Red-Eye Correction

Resize

Selective Color

Side-by-Side Comparison

Straighten

Trim

Color Balance

Color Outline

Color Sketch

D-Lighting

Distortion Control

Edit Movie

Filter Effects

Fisheye

Image Overlay

Miniature Effect

Monochrome

NEF (RAW) Processing

Perspective Control

Quick Retouch

Red-Eye Correction

Resize

Selective Color

Side-by-Side Comparison

Straighten

Trim

Dynamic AF ModeNumber of AF points: 25, 72 and 153 (3D-tracking)Single-point AF; 9, 21, or 51-point dynamic area AF, 3D-tracking, group-area AF, auto-area AFNumber of AF points: 9, 21, 51 and 51 (3D-tracking)
Flash Bracketing2 to 5 frames in steps of 2 or 3 EV

2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV

2 to 3 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV
Card SlotEither card can be used for primary or backup storage or for separate storage of NEF (RAW) and JPEG images; pictures can be copied between cards.1 Secure Digital (SD)2 Secure Digital (SD)

Slot 2 can be used for overflow or backup storage or for separate storage of copies created using NEF+JPEG; pictures can be copied between cards.

AC AdapterEH-5b AC Adapter; requires EP-5B Power Connector (available separately)EH-5c AC Adapter

Requires EP-5B Power Supply Connector

EH-5b AC Adapter; requires EP-5B Power Connector (available separately)
Lens Compatibility at a Glance***AF-S or AF lenses fully compatible

Metering with AI lenses (exposure modes A and M only)

Monitor TypeTFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170° viewing angle(VGA) tilting TFT touch-sensitive LCDWide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
Viewfinder Magnification1.0x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, –1.0 m–1)(Approx.)0.94x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, –1.0 m–1)(Approx.)0.94x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, –1.0 m–1)(Approx.)
Approx. Weight26.9oz.(760g)camera body only22.6oz.(640g)camera body only23.9oz.(675g)camera body only
Sensor Size23.5mmx15.7mm23.5mmx15.6mm23.5mmx15.6mm
Fastest Shutter Speed1/8000sec.1/8000sec.1/8000sec.
Auto-Area AF ModeYesYesYes
Image Sensor FormatDXDXDX
Slowest Shutter Speed30sec.30sec.30sec.
Viewfinder Eyepoint16mm (-1.0 m¯¹)18.5mm (-1.0 m¯¹)
GPSGP-1A GPS unit (optional)GP-1 GPS unit (optional)

GP-1A GPS unit (optional)

GP-1 GPS unit

GP-1A GPS unit

Top FP High Speed SyncUp to 1/8000Up to 1/8000Up to 1/8000
Scene ModesAutumn Colors

Beach / Snow

Blossom

Candlelight

Child

Close-up

Dusk / Dawn

Food

Landscape

Night Landscape

Night Portrait

Party / Indoor

Pet Portrait

Portrait

Sports

Sunset

Autumn Colors

Beach / Snow

Blossom

Candlelight

Child

Close-up

Dusk / Dawn

Food

Landscape

Night Landscape

Night Portrait

Party / Indoor

Pet Portrait

Portrait

Sports

Sunset

Special Effects Mode (Night Vision, Color Sketch, Miniature Effect, Selective Color, Silhouette, High Key, Low Key)

Movie4K UHD 3,840×2,160 / 30 fps

4K UHD 3,840×2,160 / 25 fps

4K UHD 3,840×2,160 / 24 fps

Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 60 fps

Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 50 fps

Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 30 fps

Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 25 fps

Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 24 fps

HD 1,280×720 / 60 fps

HD 1,280×720 / 50 fps

Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively

High quality available at all frame sizes, normal quality available at all sizes except 3,840 x 2,160

4K UHD 3,840×2,160 / 30 fps

4K UHD 3,840×2,160 / 25 fps

4K UHD 3,840×2,160 / 24 fps

Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 60 fps

Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 50 fps

Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 30 fps

Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 25 fps

Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 24 fps

HD 1,280×720 / 60 fps

HD 1,280×720 / 50 fps

Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively

High quality available at all frame sizes, normal quality available at all sizes except 3,840 x 2,160

Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 60 fps (1.3x image area only)

Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 50 fps (1.3x image area only)

Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 30 fps

Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 25 fps

Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 24 fps

HD 1,280×720 / 60 fps

HD 1,280×720 / 50 fps

Flash Sync ModesAuto FP High-Speed Sync supported

Front-curtain sync (normal)

Rear-curtain sync

Red-Eye reduction

Red-Eye reduction with slow sync

Slow rear-curtain sync

Slow sync

Auto

Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported

Auto with red-eye reduction

Auto slow sync

Auto slow sync with red-eye reduction

Fill-flash

Rear-curtain sync

Rear-curtain with slow sync

Red-Eye reduction

Red-Eye reduction with slow sync

Slow sync

Off

Auto

Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported

Auto with red-eye reduction

Auto slow sync

Auto slow sync with red-eye reduction

Fill-flash

Rear-curtain sync

Rear-curtain with slow sync

Red-Eye reduction

Red-Eye reduction with slow sync

Slow sync

Off

Flash Compensation-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Mirror Lock UpYesYesYes
Exposure Compensation±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV±5 EV in increments of 1/3 EV or 1/2 EV in P, S, A, M, SCENE, and EFFECTS modes±5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV in P, S, A, and M, SCENE,and Night Portrait modes
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution10frames per second8frames per second6frames per second
Focus ModesContinuous-servo (AF-C)

Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only

Full-time Servo (AF-F) available in Live View only

Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder

Normal area AF

Single-servo AF (AF-S)

Wide area AF

Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A)

Continuous-servo (AF-C)

Face-Priority AF available in Live View only

Full-time Servo (AF-F) available in Live View and D-Movie Recording

Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder

Normal area AF

Single-servo AF (AF-S)

Wide area AF

Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A)

Continuous-servo (AF-C)

Face-Priority AF available in Live View only

Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only

Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder

Normal area AF

Single-servo AF (AF-S)

Wide area AF

Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points1535151
Movie AudioBuilt-in microphone, stereo

External stereo microphone (optional)

Microphone sensitivity can be adjusted

Built-in microphone, stereo

External stereo microphone (optional)

Microphone sensitivity can be adjusted

Audio output: Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter)

Built-in microphone, stereo

External stereo microphone (optional)

Microphone sensitivity can be adjusted

Exposure Bracketing2 to 5 frames in steps of 2 or 3 EV

2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 1 EV

9 frames in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV9 frames in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)CLS Supportedi-TTL flash control, radio-controlled Advanced Wireless Lighting, optical Advanced Wireless Lighting, modeling illumination, FV lock, Color Information Communication, Auto FP High-Speed Sync, AF-assist for multi-area AFAdvanced Wireless Lighting supported with SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700 or SB-500 as a master flash or SU-800 as commander; Flash Color Information Communication supported with all CLS-compatible flash units
Picture ControlFlat

Landscape

Monochrome

Neutral

Portrait

Standard

User-customizable Settings

Vivid

Auto

Flat

Landscape

Monochrome

Neutral

Portrait

Standard

Vivid

Flat

Landscape

Monochrome

Neutral

Portrait

Standard

User-customizable Settings

Vivid

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