With a slot between the Nikon D610 and Nikon D810, the Nikon D750 encompasses features from them to become a fantastic DSLR for photography enthusiasts. Its 24.3MP full-frame sensor and fast EXPEED processor make the Nikon D750 capture outstanding images with a lot of details. This enthusiast DSLR has excellent ISO performance.

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The Nikon D750 is a class apart when it comes to burst shooting. It has great low-light AF. Being an entry-level enthusiasts DSLR camera, it is fitted with an articulated LCD display and other top-notch movie features. The Nikon D750 is an excellent option if you are looking for a DSLR with good multimedia and video production.

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Nikon D750: Design and Build

Its front skin is made from carbon fiber composite. The top and rear area of this best enthusiasts’ DSLR is capped with magnesium-alloy panels. The Nikon D750 is 4mm slimmer than other DSLRs in the same range. The cable-fiber panels keep the weight on Nikon D750 to a minimum making it weigh 10g less than the D610.

Pick the Nikon D750 up, and you will realize it’s compact and lightweight. It has a more comfortable handgrip with enough room for your fingers. The Nikon D750 is robust and weatherproofed. It can withstand dust and water exposure.

Nikon D750: Performance

The backbone of this enthusiasts DSLR is a 24.3 megapixel, FX-format CMOS image sensor. It is paired with an EXPEED 4 image processor to give swifter burst shooting rates. It can capture 6.5 frames per second as tested by Nikon. The pairing of the sensor and processor on the Nikon D750 makes it beat its predecessors, the D810 and D610.  It has a wider ISO sensitivity range of 100-12,800 and expandable to ISO50-25,600.

Nikon D750: Viewfinder

Though its 100% pentaprism, the Nikon D750 boasts a first of its kind Nikon FX-format camera. The tilting display on this best professional camera is excellent for taking shots at any angle. It has seals and gaskets which keep dust and moisture from causing damage. The menu display has a 3.2 –inch TFT LCD panel. It has 1,229k dots for high resolutions. Therefore, the panel has a broad range of viewing angles of up to 170˚.

Nikon D750: Movie Capture

The Nikon D750 has video capture features at a lower price point than the D810. If shooting videos is your thing, then you are in for a thrill. It shoots up to Full HD 1920 X 1080p resolutions. You will have no need to upgrade quality. HD capture is available on this best enthusiast DSLR though with only 60p or 50p frame rates.

Nikon D750: Specifications

Body type
Optics & Focus
Screen / viewfinder
Photography features
Videography features
Other features
MSRP$2299.95 / £1799.99 / €2149 (body only), £2249.99 / €2679.00 (body + 24-85mm lens), €2799.00 (body + 24-120mm lens)
Body typeMid-size SLR
Max resolution6016 x 4016
Other resolutionsFX: 4512 x 3008, 3008 x 2008, 1.2x crop: 5008 x 3336, 3752 x 2504, DX: 3936 x 2624, 2944 x 1968, 1968 x 1312
Image ratio w:h3:2
Effective pixels24 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors25 megapixels
Sensor sizeFull frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
Sensor typeCMOS
ProcessorExpeed 4
ISOAuto, 100-12800, expandable to 50-51200
Boosted ISO (minimum)50
Boosted ISO (maximum)51200
White balance presets12
Custom white balanceYes (6 slots)
Image stabilizationNo
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsFine, Normal, Basic
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoomNo
Manual focusYes
Number of focus points51
Lens mountNikon F
Focal length multiplier
Articulated LCDTilting
Screen size3.2″
Screen dots1,229,000
Touch screenNo
Screen typeTFT-LCD
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeOptical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification0.7×
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Aperture priorityYes
Shutter priorityYes
Manual exposure modeYes
Subject / scene modesYes
Built-in flashYes
Flash range12.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flashYes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Flash modesAuto, Auto FP high-speed sync, auto w/redeye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync w/redeye reduction, fill flash, rear-curtain sync, rear-curtain w/slow sync, redeye reduction, redeye reduction w/slow sync, slow sync, off
Continuous drive6.5 fps
Self-timerYes (2, 5, 10, 20 secs)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
WB BracketingYes (2-9 exposures in 1, 2, or 3EV increments)
Resolutions1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p)
FormatMPEG-4, H.264
Storage typesSD/SDHC/SDXC (dual slots)
USBUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMIYes (mini-HDMI)
Microphone portYes
Headphone portYes
Remote controlYes (Wired or wireless)
Environmentally sealedYes (Water and dust resistant)
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionEN-EL15 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)1230
Weight (inc. batteries)750 g (1.65 lb / 26.46 oz)
Dimensions141 x 113 x 78 mm (5.55 x 4.45 x 3.07″)
Orientation sensorYes
GPS notesGP-1/GP-1A

Nikon D750: Conclusion

Compared to more recent DSLR and mirrorless competitors, while we have a few niggles with the Nikon D750, it is an impressive camera. It has an AF system at a technical standard, and even under tough circumstances, it is capable of generating excellent images. A capable and cheaper full-frame DSLR for enthusiasts persists, even in the sense of the recently announced D780. Its lower price represents its age rather than its expertise, which suggests that today it is curiously more attractive than it was perhaps a few years earlier.

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Ergonomics & Handling
Focus Accuracy
Image Quality
ISO Performance
Video mode
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