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Nikon D7500

Nikon D7500
alaScore 99

55 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 reviews of Nikon D7500. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon D7500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 99/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Michael Palmer (

Nikon D7500


When looking at and testing a new camera, reviewers often subconsciously compare the new model to a previous camera from the same manufacturer. When I was holding and testing the Nikon D7500 recently, I kept thinking back to the Nikon D500. And that's...

Sep, 2017

Expert review by: Jim Fisher (

Nikon D7500


The Nikon D7500 SLR inherits many of the features of the flagship D500 and is available for a lot less money, but omits some features found in previous D7000 models.

20.9MP APS-C image sensor. 8.1fps continuous shooting. 50-shot Raw, 100-shot JPG buffer. 51-point autofocus system. Tilting touch LCD. Weather-sealed body. 4K video capture. SnapBridge Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.

4K video is cropped. Autofocus system not as robust as D500. Only one memory card slot. Omits Depth of Field Preview function. No battery grip option.

The Nikon D7500 takes two steps forward from the D7200, and then turns around to take a step back. It offers some serious improvements—a faster capture rate with a large shooting buffer, a more robust implementation of a trusted autofocus system,...

Aug, 2017

DT Recommended Product

Expert review by: Daven Mathies (

Nikon D7500 review


Nikon's new D7500 isn't as beastly as the D500, but it still packs a serious bite.

8 fps continuous shooting ; 3D AF tracking works very well ; Image buffer holds 50 uncompressed RAWs ; Dust- and splash-proof ; 4K video

Lacks some high-end features of D7200 ; 4K video is severely cropped

Jun, 2017

Highly Recommended

Expert review by: Amy Davies (

Nikon D7500 Review


The D7500 is Nikon's latest enthusiast level DSLR. It features the same 20.9 megapixel APS-C sized sensor as found in the top-of-the-line D500, making it a good alternative for those who are tempted by the more expensive camera but don't quite have the...

For enthusiasts who are excited by the D500 but didn’t want to spend the high asking price it commands, the Nikon D7500 is a great alternative. With it, you almost get a mini D500, especially given that it uses the same sensor and processor combination.

Jul, 2017

Expert review by: Dave Pardue (

Nikon D7500 Review


It's no longer the DX-format flagship, but the Nikon D7500 is nevertheless an extremely capable camera, and comes with a pricetag that's much more affordable than the D500, despite including the same imaging pipeline and many of the same features. Its...

New carbon fiber body is light, compact and very comfortable; Same excellent image quality as the flagship D500; Quick 8.2 frames per second burst shooting with generous buffer; Very fast, accurate autofocus; Tilting touch-screen display; Very good...

Only a single flash card slot; Doesn't support portrait / battery grip accessories; No rear infrared receiver any more; non-CPU AI lenses will be manual only; 4K video comes with a heavy crop; Movie AF is prone to hunting, Extended ISO sensitivities...

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Sep, 2017

Expert review by: Eric Reagan (

Deal: Nikon D7500 for $979


ebay (via PhotoVideo4Less) has the Nikon D7500 for $979.99 (compare at $1249) in limited quantity. Check it out while it lasts here on ebay. Note, this is likely a gray market camera. ebay seller P…

Note, this is likely a gray market camera. ebay seller PhotoVideo4Less has a positive feedback rating of 100% at the time of this post.

Nov, 2017

Editor's Choice

Expert review by: Theano Nikitas (

Nikon D7500 Review: The Best DSLR Under $1,500


The Nikon D7500 is an excellent addition to the company's DX-format camera line. One can almost think of it as the younger sibling to the D500, with the same stellar image quality and incredible speed and AF accuracy. Its video autofocus performance...

Excellent image quality ; Speedy continuous shooting ; Fast autofocus ; Responsive touch screen ; Extensive feature set

No dual card slots ; 4K video cropped ; AF erratic in video capture

The Nikon D7500 is an advanced-enthusiast DX-format camera that impresses with its top-notch image quality and blazingly fast performance.

Sep, 2017

Expert review by: Eric Reagan (

Nikon D7500 Now Available


The Nikon D7500 (aka the D500 Jr.) is now available and shipping to customers. The Nikon D7500 comes equipped with the same 20.9-megapixel image sensor, EXPEED 5 processor and wide ISO range as the…

Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Eric Reagan (

Nikon D7500 Unveiled with Powerful Image and Video Options


Nikon just announced the new D7500 as the successor to the very popular D7200. In a lot of ways, the spec sheet on the D7500 reads like it's the D500 Jr.

The Nikon D7500 retails for $1249.95 for the body only and is available in kit form with the AF-S 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens for $1749.95. The camera ships “Summer 2017.” Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Apr, 2017

Editors' Choice

Expert review by: TJ Donegan (

Nikon D7500 Digital Camera Review


If you're getting serious about photography, this Nikon DSLR is a perfect place to start

Jan, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC,LPCM
Audio system:Stereo
Built-in Microphone:Y
Noise reduction:Y


Battery life (CIPA standard):950
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:EN-EL15a
Number of batteries supported:1
Power source type:Battery
Video recording time:80


Anti-dust function:Y
Brightness adjustment:Y
Camera file system:DCF 2.0,Exif 2.3
Camera playback:Highlights, Movie, Single image, Slide show
Diopter adjustment (D-D):-2 - 1
Dioptre correction:Y
Eye Relief:0.728
GPS (satellite):N
Image editing:Crop, Rotating, Trimming
Languages support:Multi
Live view:Y
Photo effects:Black&White, Neutral, Vivid
Playback Modes:Slideshow, Zoom
Scene modes:Beach, Candlelight, Children, Close-up (macro), Dawn, Dusk, Food, Landscape, Night landscape, Night portrait, Party (indoor), Pet, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Self-timer delay:2,5,10,20
Shooting modes:Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Movie, Shutter priority
Tripod mountable:Y
Tripod mounting supported:Y
Tripod thread:1/4
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Sunny


Color of product:Black


Display Diagonal:3.2
Display Diagonal (metric):3.15
Display resolution (numeric):922000
Field of view:100
Flip-out screen:Y
Vari-angle LCD display:Y


Flash exposure compensation:Y
Flash exposure correction:-3EV - +1EV (1/2; 1/3EV step)
Flash guide number:472.4
Flash modes:Auto, Fill-in, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash sync-speed:1/250
Shoe mounting point:Y
Shoe mounting point type:Hot


Auto Focus (AF) points:51
Auto focusing (AF) modes:Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance:17.7
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Lens System

Filter size:2.64
Focal length range (f-f):0.709 - 4.13 / 0.709 - 5.51
Lens mount interface:Nikon F
Lens structure (elements/groups):15/11 / 17/12
Maximum aperture number:38
Minimum aperture number:3.5
Number of aspheric elements:1
Number of diaphragm blades:7 / 9

Light Exposure

Auto Exposure (AE) lock:Y
ISO sensitivity:100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, 51200, Auto
ISO sensitivity (max):51200
ISO sensitivity (min):100
Light exposure control:Program AE
Light exposure correction:± 5EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light metering:Centre-weighted, Highlight-weighted, Matrix, Spot


Compatible memory cards:SD,SDHC,SDXC
Memory slots:1


Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Other Features

USB connectivity:Y

Packaging Content

Quick start guide:Y

Picture Quality

Camera Type:SLR Camera Body / SLR Camera Kit
Image formats supported:JPG,NEF,RAW
Image sensor size (W x H):0.925 x 0.614
Maximum image resolution:5568 x 3712
Sensor format:DX
Sensor Type:CMOS
Still image resolution(s):5568 x 3712, 4176 x 2784, 2784 x 1856, 4272 x 2848, 3200 x 2136, 2128 x 1424, 5568 x 3128, 4176 x 2344, 2784 x 1560, 4272 x 2400, 3200 x 1800, 2128 x 1192
Total megapixels:21.51

Ports & interfaces

HDMI connector type:Mini
Microphone in:Y
USB connector:Micro-USB B
USB version:2.0


Camera shutter type:Electronic, Mechanical
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/8000
Slowest camera shutter speed:30

Technical Details



HD type:4K Ultra HD
Maximum video resolution:3840 x 2160
Motion JPEG frame rate:60
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@50fps,1280×720@60fps,1920x1080@24fps,1920x1080@25fps,1920x1080@30fps,1920x1080@50fps,1920x1080@60fps,3840x2160@24fps,3840x2160@25fps,3840x2160@30fps
Video formats supported:H.264,MOV,MP4
Video recording:Y
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1920 x 1080,3840 x 2160


Viewfinder type:Optical

Weight & Dimensions

Lens diameter:2.99 / 3.07
Lens length:3.5 / 3.82
Lens weight:14.8 / 17.3