Nikon D750 vs Samsung ST6500

Portability
57
Imaging
74
Features
87
Overall
79
Nikon D750 front
 
Samsung ST6500 front
Portability
99
Imaging
40
Features
29
Overall
35

Nikon D750 vs Samsung ST6500 Key Specs

Nikon D750
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 12800 (Increase to 51200)
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Nikon F Mount
  • 840g - 141 x 113 x 78mm
  • Revealed September 2014
  • Replaced the Nikon D700
  • Refreshed by Nikon D780
Samsung ST6500
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 26-130mm (F) lens
  • n/ag - 102 x 57 x 19mm
  • Announced January 2011
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Nikon D750 vs Samsung ST6500 Overview

Let's look a little more closely at the Nikon D750 vs Samsung ST6500, one is a Advanced DSLR and the other is a Ultracompact by manufacturers Nikon and Samsung. There exists a big gap between the resolutions of the D750 (24MP) and ST6500 (16MP) and the D750 (Full frame) and ST6500 (1/2.3") enjoy different sensor sizing.

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The D750 was revealed 3 years after the ST6500 which is quite a big gap as far as technology is concerned. Each of the cameras come with different body type with the Nikon D750 being a Mid-size SLR camera and the Samsung ST6500 being a Ultracompact camera.

Before going through a in depth comparison, below is a quick view of how the D750 matches up vs the ST6500 when considering portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Nikon D750 over the Samsung ST6500

 D750 ST6500 
AnnouncedSeptember 2014January 2011More modern by 45 months
Manually focus More accurate focus
Display typeTiltingFixed Tilting display
Display dimension3.2"3"Larger display (+0.2")
Display resolution1229k460kClearer display (+769k dot)

Reasons to pick Samsung ST6500 over the Nikon D750

 ST6500 D750 
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Common features in the Nikon D750 and Samsung ST6500

 D750 ST6500 
Selfie screen Absent selfie screen

Nikon D750 vs Samsung ST6500 Physical Comparison

In case you're intending to carry around your camera frequently, you will want to consider its weight and volume. The Nikon D750 has outside dimensions of 141mm x 113mm x 78mm (5.6" x 4.4" x 3.1") and a weight of 840 grams (1.85 lbs) whilst the Samsung ST6500 has sizing of 102mm x 57mm x 19mm (4.0" x 2.2" x 0.7") having a weight of n/a grams (0.00 lbs).

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Don't forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ dependant on the lens you are employing at the time. Underneath is the front view physical size comparison of the D750 compared to the ST6500.

Nikon D750 vs Samsung ST6500 size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the D750 and ST6500 is 57 and 99 respectively.

Nikon D750 vs Samsung ST6500 top view buttons comparison

Nikon D750 vs Samsung ST6500 Sensor Comparison

More often than not, it is very tough to visualize the contrast between sensor sizes merely by reading through specs. The pic here will help offer you a stronger sense of the sensor sizes in the D750 and ST6500.

All in all, each of these cameras have got different megapixel count and different sensor sizes. The D750 having a larger sensor is going to make shooting shallower DOF simpler and the Nikon D750 will resolve greater detail because of its extra 8MP. Greater resolution will also let you crop photos much more aggressively. The newer D750 provides a benefit with regard to sensor tech.

Nikon D750 vs Samsung ST6500 sensor size comparison

Nikon D750 vs Samsung ST6500 Screen and ViewFinder

Nikon D750 vs Samsung ST6500 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Nikon D750 Portrait photography information
Samsung ST6500 Portrait photography information
84
focusing manually
decent megapixels (24MP)
great sensor size (Full frame)
features face detect focusing
supports RAW formats
30
resolution is good (16MP)
lack of manual focus
lack of manual exposure
no external flash support
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
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Street Comparison

Nikon D750 Street photography highlights
Samsung ST6500 Street photography highlights
68
has a tilting screen
great sensor size (Full frame)
supports RAW formats
weather proofing
does not have image stabilization
50
screen does not articulate
does not have image stabilization
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
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Sports Comparison

Nikon D750 Sports photography info
Samsung ST6500 Sports photography info
79
decent megapixels (24MP)
great sensor size (Full frame)
features tracking focus
weather proofing
good battery pack (1,230 per charge)
has phase detect AF
does not have image stabilization
30
resolution is good (16MP)
lack of shutter priority mode
does not have image stabilization
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Nikon D750 Travel photography info
Samsung ST6500 Travel photography info
69
good battery pack (1,230 shots)
weather proofing
decent megapixels (24MP)
has built in flash
screen is not selfie friendly
74
resolution is good (16 megapixels)
has built in flash
fairly wide (26mm)
very good max aperture (f)
doesn't have Timelapse mode
display is not selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Nikon D750 Landscape photography features
Samsung ST6500 Landscape photography features
80
focusing manually
swap lenses (Nikon F mount)
screen size is decent (3.2 inch)
decent megapixels (24MP)
great sensor size (Full frame)
supports RAW formats
weather proofing
good battery pack (1,230 shots)
has double storage slots
does not have image stabilization
44
fairly wide (26mm)
very good max aperture (f)
screen is a good size (3")
resolution is good (16MP)
lack of manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
lack of manual exposure
does not have image stabilization
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
doesn't have Timelapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Nikon D750 Vlogging advice
Samsung ST6500 Vlogging advice
30
features face detect focusing
video res high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
has microphone port
screen is not selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
32
fairly wide (26mm)
very good max aperture (f)
touchscreen functionality
display is not selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
low quality video (1280 x 720 resolution)
doesn't have external microphone port
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Nikon D750 vs Samsung ST6500 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Nikon D750 and Samsung ST6500
 Nikon D750Samsung ST6500
General Information
Brand Nikon Samsung
Model type Nikon D750 Samsung ST6500
Type Advanced DSLR Ultracompact
Revealed 2014-09-12 2011-01-19
Body design Mid-size SLR Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Chip Expeed 4 -
Sensor type CMOS CCD
Sensor size Full frame 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 35.9 x 24mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor surface area 861.6mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 24 megapixels 16 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 6016 x 4016 4608 x 3456
Highest native ISO 12800 3200
Highest enhanced ISO 51200 -
Min native ISO 100 80
RAW photos
Min enhanced ISO 50 -
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Total focus points 51 -
Cross type focus points 15 -
Lens
Lens mount type Nikon F fixed lens
Lens zoom range - 26-130mm (5.0x)
Amount of lenses 309 -
Focal length multiplier 1 5.9
Screen
Display type Tilting Fixed Type
Display sizing 3.2 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 1,229k dot 460k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism) None
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent -
Viewfinder magnification 0.7x -
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30s 8s
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000s 1/2000s
Continuous shutter speed 6.5 frames per sec -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes -
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 12.00 m (at ISO 100) -
Flash modes Auto, Auto FP high-speed sync, auto w/redeye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync w/redeye reduction, fill flash, rear-curtain sync, rear-curtain w/slow sync, redeye reduction, redeye reduction w/slow sync, slow sync, off -
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Fastest flash sync 1/200s -
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p) 1280 x 720
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 1280x720
Video format MPEG-4, H.264 -
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec) none
GPS Optional None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 840 grams (1.85 lbs) -
Dimensions 141 x 113 x 78mm (5.6" x 4.4" x 3.1") 102 x 57 x 19mm (4.0" x 2.2" x 0.7")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating 93 not tested
DXO Color Depth rating 24.8 not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating 14.5 not tested
DXO Low light rating 2956 not tested
Other
Battery life 1230 pictures -
Type of battery Battery Pack -
Battery ID EN-EL15 -
Self timer Yes (2, 5, 10, 20 secs) -
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC (dual slots) -
Storage slots Dual Single
Price at release $2,000 -