Nikon D7500 overview
Nikon D7500 is Nikon's Advanced DSLR camera first launched on April of 2017. The camera comes with a 21MP, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a peak resolution of 5568 x 3712.
The D7500 stands at #10 out of 91 in Advanced DSLR cameras and all around #52 out of 1422 for cameras in our database. You can check out our Advanced camera filter to see camera ratings based on your personal requirements.
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Nikon D7500 family
The Nikon D7500 comes with a history of related cameras. Underneath, you can view all past and current models along with important specs.
Nikon D7500 Gallery
You can check the D7500 from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Nikon D7500 Pros and Cons
Below is a checklist of advantages and disadvantages of the Nikon D7500 based on features which are generally seen as useful in a camera.
Nikon D7500 Sensor specifications
The Nikon D7500 is powered by the Expeed 5 processor chip. The dimension of the sensor in the Nikon D7500 is 23.5mm x 15.7mm (APS-C). The 369 mm² sensor can resolve 5568 x 3712 pixels and aspect ratios of 3:2. The camera boasts Image Stabilization. In body stabilization is better than digital stabilization as the latter can easily lead to cropping.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The CMOS sensor boasts 21MP and gives a native ISO range of 100 - 51200. This ISO can also be increased electronically to 50 - 1640000. RAW format is saved which means that the user has wider margin for error.
Nikon chose to skip the anti-alias filter inside the Nikon D7500. This could result in more clearer photographs but might cause moire in certain circumstances.
The image underneath shows the D7500's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The D7500 sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is presented in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Nikon D7500 dimensions
Nikon D7500 is 1.59 pounds (720 gr / 25.40 oz) and features outer proportions of 136mm x 104mm x 73mm (5.4" x 4.1" x 2.9"). The weight of general Advanced DSLR camera is 775 gr so the Nikon D7500 is very similar compared to its competitors.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
Underneath is a image of the Nikon D7500 beside a softdrink to help you to have a sense of its scale.
The top view under will show the button design on the D7500.
Nikon D7500 Lens specifications
The D7500 works with the Nikon F mount and has 308 lenses available. Below is a small number of the lenses we have in our collection which will fit the D7500.
Nikon D7500 Connectivity
The D7500 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Cameras that have NFC and Bluetooth support are able to be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You can easily transfer photos and sometimes alter settings without the hassle of connecting physically to the camera.
Several applications even provide a Liveview and press the shutter in case you aren't near the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI out, it can easily be attached to an external screen. Most cameras enable you to recharge the battery through the USB socket.
Nikon D7500 Video specifications
The highest video quality in the Nikon D7500 is 3840 x 2160 and it can shoot in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 2160p will provide an excellent quality for video recording. You can easily crop to Full HD in order to get cleaner results. Be wary of the substantial file sizes and make sure you have got high quality SD cards that have fast write speed. The camera does feature both headphone and mic socket making it very useful while capturing audio.
Nikon D7500 Weather Sealing
Nikon D7500 features environment sealing which makes it a great option to use for tricky conditions. This is especially handy any time you are uncertain about the conditions you might face for outdoor photography.
Nikon D7500 Display and Viewfinder
The Nikon D7500 comes with a 3.2 inch tilting display supporting a resolution of 922 thousand dots.
Moreover the display is touch friendly which means that you can easily adjust focus points and adjust settings using your fingers. The D7500 also comes with a Top LCD display allowing you to quickly checkout your settings.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The ViewFinder specs regarding Nikon D7500 are below:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentaprism)
- Coverage 100%
- Magnification 0.63x
In those sunny outdoor conditions which make the camera screens washed out and tough to view, viewfinders are quite helpful.
Nikon D7500 Shutter specifications
Nikon D7500 can shoot continuously at 8.0 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/8000 sec.
Nikon D7500 Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Nikon D7500 boasts both built in flash and external flash ability. The highest flash sync is 1/250 sec.
Nikon D7500 Autofocus specifications
Nikon D7500 boasts both Phase Detect AF along with Contrast Detect AF. Phase Detection focusing is more faster & exact in comparison with Contrast Detect focusing. The camera comes with Face detect making it useful for people photography.
The Sensor comes with 51 focus points to pick from. Nikon D7500 has touch to focus. You can use your fingers in order to shift where you focus. It also boasts Tracking AF for objects that move. Nikon D7500 has the ability to use manual focus if required for low light or you want to have more exact focus control.
Nikon D7500 Battery life
The battery power (EN-EL15a) for the Nikon D7500 is built to last for 950 shutters based on the CIPA benchmarks which is similar to its competitors. The typical Advanced DSLR camera battery life is 911. Nikon D780 comes with the highest (2260) battery life for this category of cameras.
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Nikon D7500 for specific styles of photography
The following graph presents a analysis of the Nikon D7500 for specific styles of photography. To look at more, browse to the specific section underneath.
Nikon D7500 Portrait photography info
The Nikon D7500 has a points total of 81 which is outstanding, and means the camera is a outstanding choice for portraits. Taking portrait images favors greatly towards sensor dimensions, RAW support and potential to use external lighting.
Nikon D7500 Street photography details
With a wonderful points total of 76, the Nikon D7500 is a wonderful option for street photography. A good street photography camera provides a good balance of image quality and portability.
Nikon D7500 as a Sports photography camera
A exceptional sports photography rating of 84 means the Nikon D7500 is a excellent fit for taking pictures of sports. A camera really should have very good tracking and continuous shooting for sports photography.
Travel photography with Nikon D7500
Weight is extremely important when buying a travel camera. In general, the Nikon D7500 gets a above average 71 as a travelling camera which is a very decent choice to purchase for your travels.
Nikon D7500 Landscape photography information
If you find yourself looking to buy a digital camera for landscape photos, the most vital factor will no doubt be image quality. The Nikon D7500 and it's excellent rating of 83 for a landscape camera is a superb pick amongst its rivals.
Nikon D7500 Vlogging info
A vlogging camera preferably should posses a articulating display, mic input and preferably IBIS. Considering all things, the Nikon D7500 is not really acceptable for vlogging as it delivers a bad score of 35.
Nikon D7500 Alternatives
If you are looking for alternatives to the D7500, below is a number of the highest scored cameras which fall within the family of Advanced DSLR.
The line graph followed below will give you an overview of the D7500 vs it's highest scored rivals listed above.
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