Let’s see the comparison between the Nikon D7500 vs D500 vs D7200 mid-range DSLR cameras.
The Nikon D7500 is a 20.9 MP DSLR with the same high ISO, fast image proccessing and energy efficiency of the D500 in an enthusiast-level camera. It also offers a number of improvements over its predecessor, the D7200.
The D7500 has a burst speed of 8fps with full AF/AE, with an expanded buffer of up to 50 raw/NEF (14-bit lossless compressed) or 100 JPEG images. The camera can shoot 4K UHD (3840 × 2160/30p) video and also offers 3-axis built-in e-VR image stabilization when shooting 1080p Full HD videos.
The D7500 DSLR is 5% lighter than the D7200 and 16% lighter than the D500. On the other hand Nikon has removed one SD card slot and D7500 comes with one slot that doesn’t support UHS-II media. More on the story please check out the details below in the table.
Differences between Nikon D7500 vs D500 vs D7200 DSLRs
Check out our Nikon D7500 vs D500 vs D7200 comparison. The table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.
|Nikon D7200||Nikon D7500||Nikon D500|
|Sensor resolution||24.2MP CMOS||20.9MP CMOS||20.9MP CMOS|
|Sensor size||23.5 x 15.6 mm||23.5 x 15.6 mm||23.5 x 15.7 mm|
|OLPF (AA filter)||No||No||No|
|ISO sensitivity range||ISO 100 – ISO 25600 (up to ISO 102,400 in black and white)||ISO 50 (exp)/ISO 100 – ISO 51200/ISO 1,640,000 (exp)||ISO 50 (exp)/ISO 100 – ISO 51200/ISO 1,640,000 (exp)|
|Burst shooting||6fps 100 JPEG (Normal quality)/27 raw (12-bit)||8fps 100 JPEG/50 raw||10fps unlimited JPEG/79 raw|
|Viewfinder (mag/ effective mag)||Optical
|Autofocus||51-point phase-detection AF
center to f8
|51-point phase-detection AF
center to f8
(15 cross-type to f8)
|AF sensitivity||-3 – 19 EV||-3 – 19 EV||-4 – 20 EV|
|Shutter speed||1/8,000 to 30 secs; bulb; 1/250 sec x-sync, 1/320 sec x-sync at reduced flash output, 1/8000 sec FP x-sync||1/8,000 to 30 secs; bulb; 1/250 sec x-sync, 1/320 sec x-sync at reduced flash output, 1/8000 sec FP x-sync||1/8,000 to 30 secs bulb; 1/250 sec x-sync (1/8,000 sec x-sync with FP shutter)|
|Shutter durability||150,000 cycles||150,000 cycles||200,000 cycles|
|Metering||2,016-pixel RGB 3D Color Matrix Metering II||180,000-pixel RGB sensor 3D Color Matrix Metering III||180,000-pixel RGB sensor 3D Color Matrix Metering III|
|Video Features||H.264 QuickTime MOV 1080/60p, 50p @ 1.3x crop; 1080/30p, 25p, 24p||H.264 QuickTime MOV 4K UHD/30p, 25p, 24p||H.264 QuickTime MOV 4K UHD/30p, 25p, 24p|
|Audio||Stereo, mic input, headphones||Stereo, mic input, headphones||Stereo, mic input, headphones|
|Manual aperture and shutter in video||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Maximum video recording time per clip||10 mins||29:59 mins||4GB/29:59 mins @ 144 Mbps|
|Clean HDMI out||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|In-body image stabilisation||Optical||Optical, electronic with HD video||Optical, electronic with HD video|
|LCD Display||3.2″ / 8 cm Fixed 921,600 dots||3.2″ / 8 cm Titling touchscreen 921,600 dots||3.2″/ 8 cm Tilting touchscreen 2.4 million dots|
|Memory card slots||2 x SDXC||1 x SDXC||1 x SD, 1x XQD|
|Wireless connectivity||NFC, Wi-fi||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC|
|Battery life (CIPA rating)||1,100 shots (1,900 mAh)||950 shots (1,900 mAh)||1,240 shots (1,900 mAh)|
|Size (WHD)||5.3 x 4.2 x 3.0 in 135.5 x 106.5 x 76 mm||5.4 x 4.1 x 2.9 in 136 x 104 x 73 mm||5.8 x 4.6 x 3.2 in 147 x 115 x 81 mm|
|Body operating weight||26.9 oz 762 g||22.6 oz 640 g||30.3 oz 848 g|
|MSRP price (body only)||$1,000||$1,250||$1,996.95|
Price and Availability
Hope you find this Nikon D7500 vs D500 vs D7200 comparison article useful. The Nikon D7500 will cost $1,249 / £1,299.99 / €1,549.00 body only or $1,749 / £1,599.99 / €1,899 with the AF-S DX 18-140 f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens.