Nikon D7200 summary
Nikon D7200 is Nikon's Advanced DSLR digital camera originally released on March of 2015. The camera has got a 24MP, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a full resolution of 6000 x 4000.
Nikon launched this model in an effort to replace the earlier Nikon D7100 (Read Full Comparison) and afterwards released the more recent Nikon D7500 (Read Full Comparison) as a way to update this camera.
The D7200 places at #22 out of 91 in Advanced DSLR cameras and over-all #102 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our collection. Please look at our Smart camera finder to see camera listings based on your personalized criteria.
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Nikon D7200 history
The Nikon D7200 is part of a family of products. You can see the complete range below.
Nikon D7200 Gallery
You can see the D7200 from various angles in the gallery here.
Nikon D7200 Pros and Cons
Below is a collection of pluses and minuses of the Nikon D7200 based on things that are normally regarded as crucial in a digital camera.
Nikon D7200 Sensor info
The Nikon D7200 is run by the Expeed 4 processor. The sensor size in the Nikon D7200 is 23.5mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 367 mm² sensor can capture 6000 x 4000 pixels at aspect ratios of 3:2 and 16:9.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The CMOS sensor boasts 24MP and provides a standard ISO range of 100 - 25600. This ISO can also be extended digitally to a high of 102400. RAW files are supported therefore you have wider margin for error.
Nikon made the decision to skip the low pass filter inside the Nikon D7200. This might result in more sharper pictures but could cause moire under certain circumstances.
The image below shows the D7200's sensor dimensions when compared to other popular sizes. The D7200 sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is presented in green.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Nikon D7200 dimensions
Nikon D7200 has a weight of 1.69 pounds (765 gr or 26.98 ounces) and features external proportions of 136mm x 107mm x 76mm (5.4" x 4.2" x 3.0"). The weight of average Advanced DSLR camera is 775 gr so the Nikon D7200 is similar when compared with various competitors.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
Listed below is a photo of the Nikon D7200 with a softdrink to help you to have a feel for its scale.
The top view here will illustrate the button design on the D7200.
Nikon D7200 Lens info
The D7200 uses the Nikon F mount and has 308 lenses that you can buy. Below is a small number of the lenses we have in our database which will work with the D7200.
Nikon D7200 Connectivity
The D7200 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- NFC Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Digital cameras that contain NFC or Bluetooth support can easily be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You can easily copy images and at times adjust camera settings without connecting straight to the camera.
A few applications even enable a Liveview and release the shutter in case you are not close to the camera. If the camera has a HDMI out, it could be attached to an external display. Nearly all cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack with the USB port.
Nikon D7200 Video info
The highest possible video quality in the Nikon D7200 is 1920 x 1080 and it can capture in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 1080p quality gives a great balance for video quality and file sizes but 1080p won't give you much room to crop. The body does come with both headphone and mic support making it very valuable whilst recording sound.
Nikon D7200 Weather Sealing
Nikon D7200 has environment proofing which makes it a fantastic pick to use for tough environments. This is especially valuable when you are uncertain about the conditions you may encounter for outdoor photography.
Nikon D7200 Screen and Viewfinder
The Nikon D7200 has got a 3.2" fixed display boasting a resolution of 1,229k dots.
Please be aware that the display screen offers no touch support. The D7200 also has a Top screen in order to instantly see the camera's settings.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The ViewFinder specifications regarding Nikon D7200 are below:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentaprism)
- Coverage 100 percent
- Magnification 0.63x
Viewfinders can be very beneficial for bright outdoor conditions which may make the camera screen washed out and hard to view.
Nikon D7200 Shutter info
Nikon D7200 continuous shooting speed is 6.0 fps. The highest shutter speed is 1/8000 sec.
Nikon D7200 Flash and Hot shoe info
Nikon D7200 boasts both built-in flash and external flash support. The maximum flash sync speed is 1/250 sec.
Nikon D7200 Autofocusing info
Nikon D7200 boasts both Phase Detect Auto Focus along with Contrast Based Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot faster and accurate compared with Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera has got Face detection which can be handy for portrait photography.
The AF system has got 51 focus points to pick from. It also has Tracking Auto Focus for subjects that move. Nikon D7200 has got manual focusing if needed for low light conditions or you want to have more accurate control on focusing.
Nikon D7200 Battery life
The battery life (EN-EL15) in the Nikon D7200 is fashioned to last for 1110 shots as per the CIPA measurements making it above average in comparison to its category. The average Advanced DSLR camera battery life is 911. Nikon D780 has the best (2260) battery life for this group of cameras.
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Nikon D7200 for various forms of photography
The following illustration shows a summary of the Nikon D7200 for various forms of photography. To read more, visit the specific paragraph below.
Nikon D7200 as a Portrait photography camera
The Nikon D7200 receives a score of 81 which is fantastic, meaning that it is a tremendous option for portrait photography. Shooting portraits leans heavily to sensor specs, RAW support plus the option to use off-camera lighting.
Nikon D7200 Street photography details
With a very good points total of 63, the Nikon D7200 is a good fit to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera offers a fine balance of image quality plus portability.
Nikon D7200 Sports photography advice
A above average sports photography score of 73 indicates the Nikon D7200 is a respectable fit for photographing sports. A camera really should have excellent autofocus and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Nikon D7200 Travel photography info
Weight is very critical in buying a travel camera. All round, the Nikon D7200 gets a nice 69 for a travelling camera which makes it a very decent fit to purchase for your vacations.
Landscape photography with Nikon D7200
For anyone who is looking to buy a digital camera for landscape pictures, the biggest factor will be image quality. The Nikon D7200 at it's great rating of 79 for a landscape camera is a superb choice compared to its competitors.
Nikon D7200 Vlogging factors
A vlogging camera ought to have a articulating display, mic port and ideally image stabilization. Taking everything into account, the Nikon D7200 is not really acceptable for vlogging as it receives a lousy score of 30.
Nikon D7200 Alternatives
If you are in the market for alternatives to the D7200, here is a list of the highest placed cameras that fall into the category of Advanced DSLR.
The chart underneath will give you an overview of the D7200 compared to it's highest ranked competitors mentioned previously.
There are more cameras you may look into as alternate options. To go through a detailed comparison, just click on the "compare" link.