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Nikon D500 vs D7200 Comparison

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Here is a quick review and comparison for the Nikon D500 vs D7200 DSLR cameras with APS-c sized image sensors.

To see the difference between Nikon D500 vs D7200 digital SLR cameras we have put together Nikon D500 vs D7200 specs comparison table below.

Nikon D500 camera $1,999.95 – (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) features a 20.9-megapixel APS-C sensor that’s coupled with the new Expeed 5 image processor found in the D5. It also has the same 153-point AF system with 99 cross-type sensor and can able to shoot continuously at 10 fps with a 200 shot buffer for Raw images. See the offcial announcement.

Nikon D7200 camera $1,196.95 – (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) a 24.2 megapixel CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter powered by an EXPEED 4 image processor and comes with next-generation 51-point AF module with increased low-light sensitivity. The D7200 comes with built-in Wi-Fi with NFC and an improved 100-shot buffer depth when shooting JPEGs at 6 fps (18 14-bit or 27 12-bit Raw files).

Specifications Comparison of Nikon D500 vs D7200 Cameras


Below you can see the specs comparison table of Nikon D500 vs D7200 digital SLR cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.

Feature Nikon D500 Nikon D7200
Effective Pixels (megapixels) 20.9 Million 24.2 Million
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Size 23.5×15.7mm 23.5×15.6mm
Sensor Pixel Size 4.22µ 3.92µ
Low Pass Filter No No
Sensor Dust Reduction Yes Yes
Image Size 5,568 x 3,712 6,000 x 4,000
Image Processor EXPEED 5 EXPEED 4
Viewfinder Type Pentaprism Pentaprism
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 1.0x 0.91x
Built-in Flash No Yes, with flash commander mode
Storage Media 1x XQD, 1x SD 2x SD
Continuous Shooting Speed 10 FPS 6 FPS, 7 FPS in 1.3x Crop Mode
Buffer Size (RAW, Lossless 14-bit) 200 18
Continuous Shooting 20 seconds 3 seconds
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 to 30 sec 1/8000 to 30 sec
Shutter Durability 200,000 cycles 150,000 cycles
Exposure Metering Sensor 180,000-pixel RGB sensor 3D Color Matrix Metering III 2,016-pixel RGB sensor 3D Color Matrix Metering II
Base ISO ISO 100 ISO 100
Native ISO Sensitivity ISO 100-51,200 ISO 100-25,600
Boosted ISO Sensitivity ISO 102,400-1,640,000 ISO 51,200-102,400 (B&W only)
Autofocus System 153-point, 99 cross-type AF system 51-point, 15 cross-type AF system
AF Detection Up to f/8 Up to f/8
AF Detection Range -4 to +20 EV -3 to +19 EV
Auto AF Fine-Tune Yes No
Articulating LCD Yes No
Flicker Detection Yes No
Video Output MOV, MPEG-4 / H.264 MOV, MPEG-4 / H.264
Video Maximum Resolution 3,840×2,160 (4K) up to 30p 1920×1080 (1080p) up to 60p
LCD Size 3.2″ diagonal TFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170° viewing angle 3.2″ diagonal TFT-LCD
LCD Resolution 2,359,000 dots 1,228,800 dots
Illuminated Buttons Yes No
Articulating LCD Yes No
Touchscreen LCD Yes No
Built-in GPS No No
Built-in Bluetooth Yes No
Built-in Wi-Fi / NFC Built-in, with NFC Built-in, with NFC
Battery EN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery EN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery
Battery Life 1,240 shots (CIPA) 1,110 shots (CIPA)
Weather Sealed Body Yes Yes
USB Version 3.0 2.0
Weight (Body Only) 760g 675g
Dimensions 147 x 115 x 81mm 135.5 × 106.5 × 76mm
MSRP Price $1,996.95 (as introduced) $1,199.95 (as introduced)