Nikon D7200 DSLR Camera Specs and Review

D7200 DSLR Camera Review

Bottom Line:

The Nikon D7200 features a few changes over the  D7100 including a better processor for better buffering and auto focus speeds. However, the changes aren’t significant enough to warrant upgrading from the D7100.

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The Specs:

  •  1. The Sensor
    • Effective pixels: Approx. 24.2 megapixels
    • Approx. 23.5 mm x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
  • 2. Compatible Lenses
    • Lens Mount: Nikon F bayonet mount
    • From the Nikon website: “AF NIKKOR lenses, including type G, E, and D lenses (some restrictions apply to PC lenses) and DX lenses, AI-P NIKKOR lenses, and non-CPU AI lenses (exposure modes A and M only).
      Electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster (the electronic rangefinder supports the center 1 focus point with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/8 or faster).
      IX NIKKOR lenses, lenses for the F3AF, and non-AI lenses cannot be used.”
  • 3. Autofocus
    • 9, 21, 51 and 51(3D-tracking) AF Points
    • Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); Continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status; Manual focus (MF)
    • Focus modes:
      • Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A)
        Continuous-servo (AF-C)
      • Face-Priority AF available in Live View only 
      • Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only 
      • Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder
      • Normal area
      • Single-servo AF (AF-S)
      • Wide area
  • 4. Video Features
    • MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264)
    • Recording Size and (frame rate fps in parenthesis):
      • 1920 x 1080 (*60/*50/30/25/24 fps) *1/3x image area only for 60 & 50 fps
      • 1280 x 720 (60/50/30/25 fps)
    • Maximum Length of Continuous Video Recording:
      • 10 minutes at 1080 50/60p high quality setting (1.3x image area only)
      • 20 minutes at 1080 50/60p normal quality setting (1.3x image area only)
      • 20 minutes at 1080 30/25/24p high quality setting,
      • 29 minutes 59 seconds at 1080 30/25/24p normal quality setting
  • 5. Image Features
    • File Formats: JPEG, NEF (RAW), NEF + JPEG
    • Size in pixels:
      • DX-format
        (L) 6,000 x 4,000
        (M) 4,496 x 3,000
        (S) 2,992 x 2,000
      • 1.3X Crop Mode
        (L) 4,800 x 3,200 (13.5 MP)
        (M) 3,600 x 2,400 (8.6 MP)
        (S) 2,400 x 1,600 (3.8 MP)
      • Photographs In Movie Live View (16:9)
        (L) 6,000 x 3,368 (20.2 MP)
        (M) 4,496 x 2,528 (11.4 MP)
        (S) 2,992 x 1,680 (5.0 MP)
      • Photographs Taken In Movie Live View Using The 1.3X Crop (16:9)
        (L) 4,800 x 2,696 (12.9 MP)
        (M) 3,600 x 2,024 (7.3 MP)
        (S) 2,400 x 1,344 (3.2 MP)
  • 6. Performance
    • High Speed Continuous Shooting: Maximum 6 shots/sec.
    • EXPEED 4 processor
  • 7. Exposure Control
    • Exposure Modes: programmed auto with flexible program; shutter-priority; aperture-priority;  Auto; Auto (flash off), Scene Modes; User Setting 2, manual
    • Scene Modes: Autumn Colors, Beach, Snow, Blossom, Candlelight, Child, Close-up, Dusk / Dawn, Food, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party / Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Sports, Sunset
    • Special Effects Mode (Night Vision, Color Sketch, Miniature Effect, Selective Color, Silhouette, High Key, Low Key)
    • ISO 100 – 25,600
      Expanded ISO Hi-1BW (ISO 51,200 equivalent) and Hi-2BW (ISO 102,400 equivalent) 
    • Shutter Speed: 1/8000 to 30 sec, bulb
    • Flash X-sync at 1/250 sec.
    • Exposure Controls: Flat, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Standard, Vivid, User-customizable Settings
    • White Balance Settings: Auto (2 types), Cloudy, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent (7 types), Incandescent, Preset Manual, Shade
  • 8. Interface
    • 3.2 inch TFT monitor
    • 1,228,800 dots monitor resolution
    • USB Hi-Speed
    • HDMI output: Type C mini pin
    • Stereo microphone input
    • Built in Wifi
    • Optional GPS: GP-1, GP-1a GPS unit
  • 9. Power
    • One EN-EL15 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
    • Battery Life: 1,100 shots (CIPA), approx 80 minutes of HD footage
    • AC power optional  with the EH-5b AC Adapter
  • 10. Body
    • SD, SDHC, or SDXC (one slot)
    • Viewfinder coverage:
      • DX (24×16): 100% Horizontal and 100% Vertical (Approx.)
      • 1.3x (18×12): 97% Horizontal and 97% Vertical (Approx.)
    • Dimensions: 5.4 in. (135.5 mm) x 4.2 in. (106.5 mm) x 3.0 in. (76 mm)
    • Weight: 23.9 oz. (675 g)  (body only)
  • 11. Price
    • MSRP: $1200

Nikon D7200 Video Review:

Below is a video review and sample footage:

Video review highlights:

  • Improvement in buffer
  • Plenty of detail
  • Good focusing speed
  • Near field communication (touch your compatible smartphone/tablet with NFC to establish Wi-Fi connection)
  • Good low light performance
  • Clean HDMI out
  • Flat profile for color grading
  • Still can’t change aperture in live view.
  • Not too substantial differences from the D7100.

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