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Nikon D7500 vs D5600 – Comparison

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Here is a quick comparison and review for the Nikon D7500 vs D5600 DSLR cameras. Below you can find the differences of these mid-range cameras with APS-c sized image sensors.

The first difference between these two cameras is the sensor size. Nikon D7500 uses the same 20.9MP sensor with no optical low pass filter as the D500, as well as its Expeed 5 image processor. This new processor is 30% faster than the Expeed 4 processor in the D5600, a speed advantage that gives the D7500 for the features like burst speed, buffer depth, video capability and native ISO sensitivity.

Let’s have a brief look at the main features of Nikon D7500 vs D5600. So what may be the main differences when consider their specs list?

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Differences between Nikon D7500 vs D5600 DSLR Cameras

If you’re trying to decide which one to buy as your first camera, here are the differences of Nikon D7500 vs D5600 cameras. Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera.

Differences between Nikon D7500 vs D5600 DSLR Cameras

Nikon D7500 vs D5600 Comparison Table

Features Nikon D7500 Nikon D5600
Sensor resolution 20.9MP APS-C CMOS 24.2 MP APS-C CMOS
AA Filter No No
Max Image Resolution 5568 x 3712 6000 x 4000
Image Processor EXPEED 5 EXPEED 4
ISO ISO 50 (exp)/ISO 100 – ISO 51200/ISO 1,640,000 (exp) 100 – 25,600
Not Expandable
AF System Multi-CAM 3500FX II
51 point AF
(15 cross-type)
Multi-CAM 4800DX
39 point AF
(9 cross-type)
LCD 3.2″ / 8 cm Titling touchscreen 921,600 dots 3.2″ / 8 cm Titling touchscreen 921,600 dots
Viewfinder Optical
100% coverage
0.94x/0.63 x
Optical (Pentaprism)
0.82x magnification
95% coverage
Shutter Speed 30-1/8000 sec 30-1/4000 sec
Flash X Sync Speed 1/250 sec 1/200 sec
Burst Speed 8fps 5fps
Exposure Compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Video Recording
(max. res)
H.264 QuickTime MOV 4K UHD/30p, 25p, 24p 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 25, 24 fps)
Time Lapse Yes Yes
Jpeg Buffer Size 100 100
RAW Buffer Size 50 12
Mic Input Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes No
Wireless Connectivity Wi-Fi with Snapbridge Wi-Fi + NFC with Snapbridge
USB Charge Yes Yes
Environmentally Sealed Yes No
Battery Life 950 shots 820 shots
Dimensions 136 x 104 x 73 mm 124 x 97 x 70 mm
Weight 640 g 415 g
Price $1,250 $696


As Nikon D5600 is a mid to entry-level DSLR that costs you near half the price of Nikon D7500. It is clearly visible from the table above that Nikon D7500 is a clear winner with class leading specs. If you want speed, ISO range and 4K video features it would be wise to go with the D7500, other than that for beginners we advice the budget-friendly D5600.