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Nikon D7200 vs Nikon D850

Portability
59
Imaging
68
Features
82
Overall
73
Nikon D7200 front
 
Nikon D850 front
Portability
54
Imaging
79
Features
87
Overall
82

Nikon D7200 vs Nikon D850 Key Specs

Nikon D7200
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3.2" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Raise to 102400)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Nikon F Mount
  • 765g - 136 x 107 x 76mm
  • Launched March 2015
  • Previous Model is Nikon D7100
  • Refreshed by Nikon D7500
Nikon D850
(Full Review)
  • 46MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 64 - 25600 (Boost to 102400)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Nikon F Mount
  • 1015g - 146 x 124 x 79mm
  • Revealed August 2017
  • Succeeded the Nikon D810
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Nikon D7200 vs Nikon D850 Overview

Lets look a bit more in depth at the Nikon D7200 and Nikon D850, both Advanced DSLR cameras and they are both produced by Nikon. There is a significant difference among the image resolutions of the D7200 (24MP) and D850 (46MP) and the D7200 (APS-C) and D850 (Full frame) come with totally different sensor measurements.

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The D7200 was released 3 years before the D850 and that is a fairly sizable gap as far as camera tech is concerned. Both cameras come with the identical body type (Mid-size SLR).

Before diving in to a thorough comparison, below is a simple synopsis of how the D7200 grades against the D850 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Nikon D7200 over the Nikon D850

 D7200 D850 

Reasons to pick Nikon D850 over the Nikon D7200

 D850 D7200 
RevealedAugust 2017March 2015Fresher by 30 months
Screen typeTiltingFixed Tilting screen
Screen resolution2359k1229kSharper screen (+1130k dot)
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Common features in the Nikon D7200 and Nikon D850

 D7200 D850 
Manually focus More exact focusing
Screen dimension3.2"3.2"Identical screen measurements
Selfie screen Lacking selfie screen

Nikon D7200 vs Nikon D850 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is intending to carry your camera frequently, you'll need to consider its weight and dimensions. The Nikon D7200 features outside dimensions of 136mm x 107mm x 76mm (5.4" x 4.2" x 3.0") having a weight of 765 grams (1.69 lbs) while the Nikon D850 has dimensions of 146mm x 124mm x 79mm (5.7" x 4.9" x 3.1") with a weight of 1015 grams (2.24 lbs).

Check out the Nikon D7200 and Nikon D850 in the latest Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Take into consideration, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary dependant on the lens you are using at that time. Below is the front view dimensions comparison of the D7200 against the D850.

Nikon D7200 vs Nikon D850 size comparison

Using size and weight, the portability score of the D7200 and D850 is 59 and 54 respectively.

Nikon D7200 vs Nikon D850 top view buttons comparison

Nikon D7200 vs Nikon D850 Sensor Comparison

In many cases, it's hard to envision the contrast in sensor sizing simply by checking out specs. The graphic underneath will help give you a stronger sense of the sensor dimensions in the D7200 and D850.

All in all, both of the cameras posses different megapixel count and different sensor sizing. The D7200 featuring a smaller sensor will make getting shallower DOF harder and the Nikon D850 will produce extra detail as a result of its extra 22MP. Higher resolution can also help you crop pictures somewhat more aggressively. The older D7200 will be behind when it comes to sensor technology.

Nikon D7200 vs Nikon D850 sensor size comparison

Nikon D7200 vs Nikon D850 Screen and ViewFinder

Nikon D7200 vs Nikon D850 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Nikon D7200 Portrait photography highlights
Nikon D850 Portrait photography highlights
80
focusing manually
good megapixels (24MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
offers face detect autofocus
exports RAW formats
87
has manual focus
sensor resolution is fantastic (46MP)
large sensor size (Full frame)
supports face detection focusing
delivers RAW files
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Street Comparison

Nikon D7200 as a Street photography camera
Nikon D850 as a Street photography camera
63
nice sensor size (APS-C)
exports RAW formats
environment sealing
good high ISO (25,600)
fixed screen
does not have image stabilization
66
has a tilting screen
large sensor size (Full frame)
delivers RAW files
provides touch focus
weather proof
above average high ISO (25,600)
no image stabilization
more heavy than competition in class (1,015 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Nikon D7200
Sports photography with Nikon D850
72
high shutter speed (1/8,000s)
good megapixels (24 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
offers tracking focus
environment sealing
great battery power (1,110 per charge)
has phase detect autofocus
max fps low (6.0 frames per second)
does not have image stabilization
83
high shutter speed (1/8,000s)
sensor resolution is fantastic (46MP)
large sensor size (Full frame)
supports tracking autofocus
weather proof
better than average battery life (1,840 CIPA)
comes with phase detect AF
no image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Nikon D7200 Travel photography info
Nikon D850 Travel photography info
69
great battery power (1,110 CIPA)
environment sealing
good megapixels (24MP)
has built in flash
doesn't feature selfie friendly display
65
better than average battery life (1,840 CIPA)
weather proof
connects via bluetooth
provides touch focus
sensor resolution is fantastic (46 megapixels)
more heavy than competition in class (1,015g)
does not have a selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Nikon D7200 Landscape photography advice
Nikon D850 Landscape photography advice
78
focusing manually
interchangeable lenses (Nikon F mount)
screen size is good (3.2 inches)
good megapixels (24 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
doesnt have low pass filter
good high ISO (25,600)
exports RAW formats
environment sealing
great battery power (1,110 per charge)
has dual storage slots
does not have image stabilization
82
has manual focus
change lenses (Nikon F mount)
nice screen size (3.2 inch)
sensor resolution is fantastic (46MP)
large sensor size (Full frame)
does not have low pass filter
above average high ISO (25,600)
delivers RAW files
weather proof
better than average battery life (1,840 per charge)
two card slots
no image stabilization
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Vlogging Comparison

Nikon D7200 Vlogging advice
Nikon D850 Vlogging advice
30
offers face detect autofocus
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
has mic jack
doesn't feature selfie friendly display
does not have image stabilization
30
touchscreen enabled
supports face detection focusing
video resolution high (3840 x 2160 pixels)
does have external microphone socket
does not have a selfie friendly screen
no image stabilization
more heavy than competition in class (1,015g)
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Nikon D7200 vs Nikon D850 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Nikon D7200 and Nikon D850
 Nikon D7200Nikon D850
General Information
Manufacturer Nikon Nikon
Model Nikon D7200 Nikon D850
Class Advanced DSLR Advanced DSLR
Launched 2015-03-02 2017-08-24
Physical type Mid-size SLR Mid-size SLR
Sensor Information
Chip Expeed 4 Expeed 5
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size APS-C Full frame
Sensor measurements 23.5 x 15.6mm 35.9 x 23.9mm
Sensor area 366.6mm² 858.0mm²
Sensor resolution 24MP 46MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 5:4, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution 6000 x 4000 8256 x 5504
Max native ISO 25600 25600
Max enhanced ISO 102400 102400
Lowest native ISO 100 64
RAW support
Lowest enhanced ISO - 32
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Number of focus points 51 153
Cross focus points 15 99
Lens
Lens mount Nikon F Nikon F
Amount of lenses 309 309
Crop factor 1.5 1
Screen
Type of screen Fixed Type Tilting
Screen sizing 3.2 inch 3.2 inch
Screen resolution 1,229k dots 2,359k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent 100 percent
Viewfinder magnification 0.63x 0.75x
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Fastest shutter speed 1/8000 secs 1/8000 secs
Continuous shutter rate 6.0 frames per second 7.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 12.00 m (at ISO 100) no built-in flash
Flash options Auto, auto FP high-speed sync, auto w/redeye reduction, fill flash, rear-curtain sync, rear-curtain w/slow sync, redeye reduction, redeye reduction w/slow sync, slow sync, off Front-curtain sync (normal), Rear-curtain sync, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction with slow sync, Slow sync
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Fastest flash synchronize 1/250 secs 1/250 secs
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps) 3840 x 2160 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Max video resolution 1920x1080 3840x2160
Video format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS Optional None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 765 grams (1.69 pounds) 1015 grams (2.24 pounds)
Dimensions 136 x 107 x 76mm (5.4" x 4.2" x 3.0") 146 x 124 x 79mm (5.7" x 4.9" x 3.1")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score 87 100
DXO Color Depth score 24.5 26.4
DXO Dynamic range score 14.6 14.8
DXO Low light score 1333 2660
Other
Battery life 1110 images 1840 images
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model EN-EL15 EN-EL15a
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 seconds) Yes (2, 5, 10, 20 secs)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC (two slots) SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II supported) + XQD
Card slots 2 2
Launch price $1,100 $2,997