Nikon D750

Nikon D750 front

Nikon D750 overview

Nikon D750 is Nikon's Advanced DSLR digital camera initially launched on September of 2014. The camera has a 24MP, CMOS Full frame size sensor with a maximum resolution of 6016 x 4016.

Nikon released this model in an effort to improve the older Nikon D700 (Read Full Comparison) & subsequently introduced the more recent Nikon D780 (Read Full Comparison) in order to improve this camera.

The D750 places at #12 out of 92 in Advanced DSLR cameras & all round #78 out of 1465 for cameras in our list. Remember to try our Smart camera finder to find camera rankings based on your custom criteria.

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Nikon D750 history

The Nikon D750 is part of a family of digital cameras. You can read the complete list below.

ModelVisualizeResolutionSensor SizeMax fpsReleased
Nikon-D780 front thumbnailNikon D780
D750 vs D780
25MPFull frame7.0 fps2020
Nikon-D850 front thumbnailNikon D850
D750 vs D850
46MPFull frame7.0 fps2017
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Nikon-D810A front thumbnailNikon D810A
D750 vs D810A
36MPFull frame5.0 fps2015
Nikon-D750 front thumbnailNikon D75024MPFull frame6.5 fps2014
Nikon-D810 front thumbnailNikon D810
D750 vs D810
36MPFull frame5.0 fps2014
Nikon-Df front thumbnailNikon Df
D750 vs Df
16MPFull frame6.0 fps2013
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Nikon-D610 front thumbnailNikon D610
D750 vs D610
24MPFull frame6.0 fps2013
Nikon-D600 front thumbnailNikon D600
D750 vs D600
24MPFull frame5.5 fps2012
Nikon-D800E front thumbnailNikon D800E
D750 vs D800E
36MPFull frame4.0 fps2012
Nikon-D800 front thumbnailNikon D800
D750 vs D800
36MPFull frame4.0 fps2012
Nikon-D700 front thumbnailNikon D700
D750 vs D700
12MPFull frame5.0 fps2008
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Nikon D750 Pros and Cons

Here is a collection of positives and negatives of the Nikon D750 based on criterias that are often viewed as important in a digital camera.

better than average battery (1,230 shots)
builtin Top screen
change lenses (Nikon F mount)
flash built-in
good resolution screen (1,229 k dot)
has double storage slots
has external mic port
has face detection focus
has HDMI port
has headphone port
has phase detect auto focus
has tracking autofocus
large sensor size (Full frame)
MP count decent (24 megapixels)
saves RAW formats
screen size is decent (3.2 inches)
tilting screen
very good min ISO (100)
video res high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
weather proofing
you can focus manually
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
no image stabilization
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Nikon D750 Sensor specs

The Nikon D750 houses the Expeed 4 processor chip. The sensor measurement in the Nikon D750 is 35.9mm x 24mm (Full frame). The 862 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 6016 x 4016 pixels using aspect ratios of 3:2.

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The CMOS sensor has 24 megapixels and has a standard ISO range of 100 - 12800. The ISO can be widened digitally to 50 - 51200. RAW files are supported therefore you have more margin for error.

The picture below illustrates the D750's sensor size compared to other popular sizes. The D750 sensor has a crop factor of 1 and is outlined in green.

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To get an idea of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Nikon D750 dimensions

Nikon D750 has a weight of 1.85 lb (840 gr or 29.63 ounces) & the dimensions of the camera is 141mm x 113mm x 78mm (5.6" x 4.4" x 3.1"). The weight of normal Advanced DSLR camera is 776 gr so the Nikon D750 is on par as compared to various rivals.

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Listed below is a visual of the Nikon D750 with a soda so you're able to get a feel for its size.

Nikon D750 dimensions scale

The top view directly below will illustrate the button arrangement on the D750.

Nikon D750 topview buttons dials

Nikon D750 Lens details

The D750 fits the Nikon F mount and has 315 lenses available on the market. Here is a small number of the lenses we have in our database that will work with the D750.

ModelVisualizeFocal LengthApertureStabilizedWeight
Nikon-AF-S-Nikkor-24mm-f1.4G-ED lensNikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f1.4G ED24mmf/1.4 620g
Sigma-24-70mm-F2.8-EX-DG-HSM-Nikon-F-FX lensSigma 24-70mm F2.8 EX DG HSM24-70mmf/2.8 790g
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Tamron-SP-AF-10-24mm-F3.5-4.5-Di-II-LD-Aspherical-IF-Nikon-F-DX lensTamron SP AF 10-24mm F3.5-4.5 Di II LD Aspherical IF10-24mmf/3.5-4.5 406g
Sigma-200-500mm-F2.8-EX-DG-Nikon-F-FX lensSigma 200-500mm F2.8 EX DG200-500mmf/2.8 15700g
Schneider-PC-TS-Macro-Symmar-4.5-90-HM-Nikon-F-FX lensSchneider PC-TS Macro-Symmar 4.590 HM90mmf/4.5 1110g
Tokina-AT-X-Pro-11-16mm-f2.8-DX-II-Nikon-F-DX lensTokina AT-X Pro 11-16mm f2.8 DX II11-16mmf/2.8 560g
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Nikon-PC-E-Nikkor-24mm-f3.5D-ED lensNikon PC-E Nikkor 24mm f3.5D ED24mmf/3.5 730g
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Nikon D750 Connectivity

The D750 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • Wireless Yes
  • HDMI Yes
  • GPS Yes

Cameras that consist of NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility can be controlled wirelessly through smartphones. You will be able to copy images and oftentimes alter camera settings with no need to connect physically with the camera.

Many apps also provide a Liveview and click the shutter in case you aren't close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI port, it can be connected to an external display. Virtually all cameras will allow you to charge the battery through the USB port.

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Nikon D750 Video details

The maximum video quality in the Nikon D750 is 1920 x 1080 and you can record in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 1080p quality can provide a good balance between video quality versus file size but FULL HD will not give you any room to crop. The body does come with both headphone and mic port making it especially valuable whilst recording sound.

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Nikon D750 Weather Sealing

Nikon D750 features weather sealing making it a good pick for use during tough locations. This is especially useful any time you are unsure about the conditions you may encounter during outdoor photography.

Nikon D750 Screen and Viewfinder

The Nikon D750 has a 3.2" tilting screen having a resolution of 1,229k dots.

Sadly the screen isn't a touch screen. The D750 also has a Top screen so that you can quickly look at your settings.

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The ViewFinder details for Nikon D750 are the following:

  • ViewFinder Optical (pentaprism)
  • ViewFinder Coverage 100 percent
  • ViewFinder Magnification 0.7x

Viewfinders can be really beneficial during bright outdoor conditions which might make the camera screen washed out and very difficult to see.

Nikon D750 Shutter details

Nikon D750 continuous shooting speed is 6.5 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds.

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Nikon D750 Flash and Hot shoe details

Nikon D750 comes with both built-in flash together with external flash ability. The highest flash sync speed is 1/200 seconds.

Nikon D750 Autofocusing details

Nikon D750 comes with both Phase Detect Autofocus as well as Contrast Based Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more snappier and exact as compared to Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera has Face detection which makes it handy for portrait photography.

The AF system has 51 focus points to pick from. It also boasts Tracking Autofocus for moving subjects. Nikon D750 includes manual focusing if needed during low light occasions or you require more accurate focusing control.

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Nikon D750 Battery life

The battery (EN-EL15) in the Nikon D750 is designed to last for 1230 photographs according to the CIPA specifications making it above average ın comparison with its category. The general Advanced DSLR camera battery life is 909. Nikon D780 comes with the highest possible (2260) battery life within this kind of cameras.

Underneath is a list of Advanced DSLR cameras that come with the highest battery life:

ModelVisualizeBattery LifeRAWNFCBluetooth
Nikon-D850 front thumbnailNikon D850
D750 vs D850
1840 yesyesyes
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Nikon-Df front thumbnailNikon Df
D750 vs Df
1400 yesnono
Canon-EOS-90D front thumbnailCanon 90D
D750 vs 90D
1300 yesnoyes
Nikon-D500 front thumbnailNikon D500
D750 vs D500
1240 yesyesyes

Nikon D750 for various forms of photography

The following bar chart indicates a analysis of the Nikon D750 for various forms of photography. To understand more, go to the specific paragraph below.

Nikon D750 Portrait photography details

The Nikon D750 has a points tally of 82 which is awesome, meaning that it is a fantastic fit for portraits. Shooting portrait photos leans heavily to sensor specs, RAW support and option to work with external lighting.

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focusing manually
good resolution (24 megapixels)
sensor size is big (Full frame)
provides face detection focusing
saves RAW formats

Street photography with Nikon D750

Coming in at a very good points tally of 68, the Nikon D750 is a good option to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera features a fine balance of picture quality and portability.

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has a tilting screen
sensor size is large (Full frame)
delivers RAW formats
weather sealing
no image stabilization

Nikon D750 Sports photography information

A outstanding sports photography points total of 78 indicates the Nikon D750 is a outstanding fit for photographing sports. A camera must have good tracking and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.

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resolution is good (24 megapixels)
big sensor size (Full frame)
comes with tracking focus
weather sealing
great battery life (1,230 per charge)
supports phase detect auto focus
does not have image stabilization

Travel photography with Nikon D750

Weight is extremely critical when buying a travel camera. Overall, the Nikon D750 gets a above average 69 as a travelling camera which is a respectable fit to take with you on your travels.

Photography Glossary
better than average battery life (1,230 per charge)
environment sealing
MP count good (24MP)
flash built-in
display isn't selfie friendly

Nikon D750 Landscape photography highlights

For anybody who is planning to pick a digital camera for landscape pictures, the most vital factor will no doubt be image quality. The Nikon D750 at it's wonderful grade of 79 as a landscape camera is a fantastic choice within the current marketplace.

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focusing manually
swap lenses (Nikon F mount)
screen size is good (3.2 inch)
decent megapixels (24 megapixels)
sensor size is great (Full frame)
exports RAW files
weather proof
good battery power (1,230 per charge)
two card slots
no image stabilization

Nikon D750 Vlogging advice

A vlogging camera should really have a moving screen, mic port and if possible IBIS. Taking everything into account, the Nikon D750 is just not good for vlogging as it receives a awful rating of 30.

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video res high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
includes external mic port
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
lack of image stabilization

Nikon D750 Alternatives

If you need alternatives to the D750, here is a list of the highest scored cameras which fall into the family of Advanced DSLR.

The diagram down below gives you a summary of the D750 versus it's highest ranking competitors shown above.

There are more cameras you might regard as alternate options. To go through a extensive comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.

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General Information
Model type
Nikon D750
Advanced DSLR
Body design
Mid-size SLR
Sensor Information
Sensor type
Expeed 4
Sensor size
Full frame
Sensor dimensions
35.9 x 24mm
Sensor surface area
Sensor resolution
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
Full resolution
6016 x 4016
RAW support
Max native ISO
Max boosted ISO
Min native ISO
Min boosted ISO
Manual focusing
Touch to focus
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Total focus points
Cross type focus points
Lens mount type
Nikon F
Amount of lenses
Crop factor
Range of screen
Screen size
3.2 inches
Screen resolution
1,229k dot
Selfie friendly
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage
100 percent
Viewfinder magnification
DXO scores
DXO All around rating
DXO Color Depth rating
DXO Dynamic range rating
DXO Low light rating
Slowest shutter speed
Maximum shutter speed
Continuous shooting speed
6.5 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in 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
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Maximum flash sync
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions
1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p)
Max video resolution
Video format
MPEG-4, H.264
Mic jack
Headphone jack
USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
840 grams (1.85 lbs)
Physical dimensions
141 x 113 x 78mm (5.6" x 4.4" x 3.1")
Battery life
1230 images
Form of battery
Battery Pack
Battery ID
Self timer
Yes (2, 5, 10, 20 secs)
Time lapse shooting
Storage media
SD/SDHC/SDXC (dual slots)
Storage slots
Pricing at launch