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Nikon D500 vs Nikon D7200

5.79 in
4.53 in
Nikon D500 Digital Camera
Nikon D500
5.33 in
4.19 in
Nikon D7200 Digital Camera
Nikon D7200
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Sensor

Nikon D500Nikon D500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Image sensor formatDXDX
Sensor size0.93 in0.93 in
Sensor photo detectors22.0 Mpx25.0 Mpx
Effective pixels21.0 Mpx24.0 Mpx
Image ratio w:h3:2
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
Max resolution5568 x 3712 px6000 x 4000 px
Other resolutions
  • 4176x2784
  • 2784x1856
  • 4496x3000
  • 2992x2000
  • 4800x3200
  • 3600x2400
  • 2400x1600
ProcessorExpeed 5Expeed 4

Image

Nikon D500Nikon D500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
ISO
  • 100
  • 51200
  • 100
  • 25600
ISO minimum100100
ISO maximum5120025600
Boosted ISO minimum50
N/A
Boosted ISO maximum1640000102400
Maximum image resolution5568 x 3712 px6000 x 4000 px
White balance presets1212
White balance modes
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Direct sunlight
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Incandescent
  • Manual
  • Shade
Custom white balanceyesyes
Supported image file formats
  • JPG
  • NEF
  • RAW
  • TIF
  • JPG
  • RAW
Photo effects
  • Black&White
  • Neutral
  • Vivid
  • Black&White
  • Neutral
  • Vivid
Image stabilizeryesno
Image stabilization typeNoNo
Supported aspect ratios4:316:9
Uncompressed formatRAW + TIFFRAW
HDRyesyes
AEB/HDR supportyesyes

Optics and focus

Nikon D500Nikon D500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Lens mountNikon FNikon F
Optical zoom5.0 x7.8 x
Digital zoom1.0 x
N/A
Magnification (Crop factor)1.5 x1.5 x
Minimum aperture3.53.5
Maximum aperture2.81.8
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)LampLamp
Focus adjustmentAuto/ManualAuto/Manual
Contrast autofocusyesyes
Autofocus in recording modeyesyes
Focal length multiplier1.5x1.5x
AutofocusCenter
  • Continuous Auto Focus
  • Selective
  • Servo Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lockyesyes
Manual focusyesyes
Auto Focus (AF) points selectionManual
N/A
Auto Focus (AF) assist beamyesyes
Number of focus points15351
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)15351
Image stabiliserLens based onlyLens based only
Filter diameter2.83 in2.64 in
Phase detection autofocusyesyes
Number of AF points (contrast)15351

Screen and viewfinder

Nikon D500Nikon D500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Screen size3.2 in3.2 in
Articulated LCDyesno
Screen technologyLCDLCD
Screen dots23590001228800
Touch screenyesno
Field of view100.0 %
N/A
Live viewyesyes
ViewfinderOpticalOptical
Viewfinder coverage100.0 %100.0 %
Viewfinder magnification1.0 x0.94 x
Dioptre correctionyesyes
Diopter adjustment (D-D)-2 - 1-2 - 1
Eye relief0.63 in0.77 in
Separate info displayyesyes
Flip-out screennono
Second displaynono

Photography features

Nikon D500Nikon D500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Shooting modes
  • Manual
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Sensitivity priority
  • Shutter priority
Camera shutter typeElectronicElectronic
Minimum shutter speed30.0 s30.0 s
Maximum shutter speed1.0 s1.0 s
Shutter priorityyesyes
Aperture priorityyesyes
Manual exposure modeyesyes
Number of exposures29
Exposure compensation plus55
Exposure compensation minus-5-5
Expousure compensation steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
Auto exposure lockyesyes
AE EV steps
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
  • 2/3
  • 1
  • 2
  • 1/3
  • 1/2
  • 2/3
  • 1
  • 2
Continuous shootingyesyes
Self-timer delay
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
AE frames
  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
  • 7
  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
  • 7
WB Bracketing
Yes
Yes
Subject / scene modesnoyes
Flash sync speed1/250s1/250s
Built-in flashyesyes
Flash modes
  • Auto
  • Flash OFF
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Auto
  • Fill-in
  • Flash OFF
  • Forced OFF
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Second-curtain Sync
  • Slow Sync
External flash connectionHot shoeHot shoe
Flash metering systemi-TTLi-TTL
External flashyesyes
Continuous drive10.0 fps6.0 fps
Scene modes
  • Beach
  • Candlelight
  • Close-up
  • Night landscape
  • Night portrait
  • party
  • Portrait
  • Sunset
  • Landscape
  • Beach
  • Candlelight
  • Children
  • Close-up
  • Dawn
  • Dusk
  • Food
  • Night landscape
  • Party
  • Pet
  • Snow
  • Sports
  • Sunset
  • Landscape
Self-timeryesyes
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
3D supportyes
N/A
Manual settingsyesyes
Self-timer options
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
  • 2
  • 10
Speed (JPEG)10.0 fps6.0 fps
Speed (RAW)10.0 fps6.0 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 1.0±EV0.3 - 3.0±EV
Histogram
N/A
yes
Flash range
N/A
12

Videography features

Nikon D500Nikon D500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Maximum resolution3840 x 2160 px1920 x 1080 px
Video recordingyesyes
Recording resolutions
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 3840 x 2160
1280.0 px
HD type4K Ultra HDFull HD
Supported video file formatsMOV
  • AVC
  • H.264
  • MOV
  • MPEG-4
Analog signal format systemNTSC
N/A
Camera playback
  • Highlights
  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Slide show
  • Highlights
  • Movie
  • Single image
  • Slide show
  • Thumbnails
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30.0 fps60.0 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60.0 fps60.0 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate10.0 fps
N/A

Audio features

Nikon D500Nikon D500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Built-in microphoneyesyes
Microphone typeStereoStereo
Speaker typeMonoMono
Audio systemStereoStereo
Supported audio file formatsPCMLPCM
Voice recording
N/A
yes
Noise reduction
N/A
yes

Design

Nikon D500Nikon D500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Body typeSLRSLR
Body materialPlasticAluminum-magnesium
Colour of productBlackBlack
Anti-dust systemyesyes
Environmentally sealedyesyes

Dimensions

Nikon D500Nikon D500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Weight26.81 oz23.81 oz
Width5.79 in5.33 in
Height4.53 in4.19 in
Depth3.19 in2.99 in

Storage

Nikon D500Nikon D500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Compatible memory cards
  • MMC
  • SD
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Dual memory card slotsyesyes
Memory slots22
Storage types
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • XQD
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Camera file system
  • DCF 2.0
  • Exif 2.3
  • RAW
  • DCF 2.0
  • DPOF
  • Exif 2.3

Power

Nikon D500Nikon D500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Power source typeBatteryBattery
Battery life (CIPA)12401110
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
Lithium-Ion
Number of batteries supported11
AC adapter includedY
N/A

Connectivity

Nikon D500Nikon D500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
HDMIyesyes
HDMI ports quantity1
N/A
HDMI connector typeMiniMini
USB portyes
N/A
USB connector typeMicro-USB B
N/A
USB version3.12.0
Headphone portyesyes
Microphone portyesyes
WirelessBuilt-InBuilt-In
Supported WiFi types
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
DC-in jackyes
N/A
Remote controlyesyes
PictBridgeyesyes
NFCyesyes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yesyes
Bluetoothyesno
Bluetooth version4.1
N/A
Firewirenono

Other features

Nikon D500Nikon D500
Nikon D7200Nikon D7200
Timelapse recordingyesyes
GPSnoyes
Orientation sensornoyes
Energy Star certifiednono
Languages support
  • ARA
  • BEN
  • BUL
  • CHI
  • CHI
  • CZE
  • DAN
  • DEU
  • DUT
  • ENG
  • ESP
  • FIN
  • FRE
  • GRE
  • HUN
  • ITA
  • JPN
  • KOR
  • NOR
  • POL
  • POR
  • RUM
  • RUS
  • SER
  • SWE
  • THA
  • TUR
  • UKR
Multi
Tripod mounting supportedyesyes
Tripod thread1.0 in
N/A
Image editing modesTrimming
  • Crop
  • Resizing
  • Rotating
  • Trimming

Pros & Cons

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