Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750
Overview

Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Overview
This DSLR Comparison is between Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750, a 21 MP, CMOS Sensor, Mid-size SLR camera vs a 24 MP, CMOS Sensor, Mid-size SLR camera. Below we will review the advantages and common features of each DSLR camera, and their respective recommendations for different types of photography.


Nikon D500 Key Features

  • APS-C, 23.5 x 15.7 CMOS Sensor
  • 21 Megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • 3.2" TFT LCD Screen
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter Speed
  • 10.0fps continuous shooting
  • 153 Focus Points
  • Optical (pentaprism) viewfinder
  • 4K x Max Video Resolution
  • 860g. 147 x 115 x 81 mm
  • Replaced Nikon D300S - Compare

Nikon D750 Key Features

  • Full frame, 35.9 x 24 CMOS Sensor
  • 24 Megapixels
  • ISO 50 - 51,200
  • 3.2" Tilting Screen
  • 1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
  • 6.5 fps continuous shooting
  • 51 Focus Points
  • Optical (pentaprism) viewfinder
  • 1920 x 1080 Max Video Resolution
  • 750g. 141 x 113 x 78 mm
  • Replaced Nikon D700 - Compare
Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Advantages and Common Features
This section will review the advantages and common features of Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 respectively.

Advantages of Nikon D500 over Nikon D750 (6)


Screen Resolution
2,359,000 dots vs 1,229,000 dots
Higher Screen Resolution
Touch Screen
Yes vs No
Touch Screen Option
Focus Points
153 vs 51
102 More Focus Points
Maximum Shutter Speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
Captures Images Faster
Continuous Shooting (Frames per Second)
10.0 fps vs 6.5 fps
3.5 More fps
Battery Life
1240 shots vs 1230 shots
10 More Images per Battery Charge


Advantages of Nikon D750 over Nikon D500 (6)


Price (USD)
$1,797 vs $1,897
$100 Cheaper
Megapixels
24 MP vs 21 MP
3 Megapixels Higher
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 vs 4K x
Higher Video Quality
Built-in Flash
Yes vs No
Good for Photos in Low Light
Weight
750g vs 860g
110g Lighter DSLR Camera
Size
141 x 113 x 78 mm vs 147 x 115 x 81 mm
Smaller Body Size


Common Features Between Nikon D500 and Nikon D750 (17)


Maximum Light Sensitivity (ISO)
51,200 ISO vs 51,200 ISO
Same Max Light Sensitivity ISO
Screen Size
3.2" vs 3.2"
Same Screen Size
Live View
Yes vs Yes
Takes Pictures Using The Screen
Flip-Out Screen
Yes vs Yes
Flexible Screen Viewing Angles
Autofocus Tracking
Yes vs Yes
Great for Tracking Movement
Face Detection
Yes vs Yes
Great for Portraits and Street Photography
External Flash
Yes vs Yes
Gives Better Control of Light
Microphone Port
Yes vs Yes
Option for Higher Quality Audio Recording
HDMI Connectivity
Yes vs Yes
Both Have HDMI Connectivity
Wireless Connectivity
Built-In vs Yes
Sends Images Directly to Smartphones
Remote Control
Yes vs Yes
Great for Creative Shooting
Environmental Sealing
Yes vs Yes
Suitable for Tough Environmental Conditions
GPS
Yes vs Yes
Logs Picture Location
Viewfinder
Optical (pentaprism) vs Optical (pentaprism)
Useful for Better Image Framing
Manual Exposure Mode
Yes vs Yes
Both have Manual Exposure Mode Option
Manual Focus
Yes vs Yes
Both Have Manual Focus Mode Option
Continuous Autofocus
Yes vs Yes
Great for Focusing on Moving Objects
Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Photography Recommendations
This section compares how Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 is recommended for different types of photography.

Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Daily and Social Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Daily and Social Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Daily and Social photography camera, click here.

Nikon D500

Large APS-C, 23.5 x 15.7 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Live View
Wireless Connectivity
Heavy Body Weight at 860 g
Large Body Size
Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Qualtity

Nikon D750

Large Full frame, 35.9 x 24 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Live View
Wireless Connectivity
Heavy Body Weight at 750 g
Average Body Size
Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Qualtity

Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Portrait Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Portrait Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Portrait photography camera, click here.

Nikon D500

Large APS-C, 23.5 x 15.7 mm Sized Sensor
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 21 Megapixels
Face Detection Autofocus
External Flash
Aperture-Priority
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode

Nikon D750

Large Full frame, 35.9 x 24 mm Sized Sensor
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 24 Megapixels
Face Detection Autofocus
External Flash
Aperture-Priority
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode

Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Sports Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Sports Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Sports photography camera, click here.

Nikon D500

Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Qualtity
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode
Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
High Continuous Shooting at 10.0 fps
Fast Max Shutter Speed at 1/8000s
153 Focus Points
High Max Light Sensitivity at 51,200 ISO
Good Battery Life at 1240 shots

Nikon D750

Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Qualtity
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode
Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
Average Max Shutter Speed at 1/4000s
51 Focus Points
Good Dxo Low Light ISO
High Max Light Sensitivity at 51,200 ISO
Good Battery Life at 1230 shots


Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Street Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Street Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Street photography camera, click here.

Nikon D500

Large APS-C, 23.5 x 15.7 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Live View
Heavy Body Weight at 860 g
Large Body Size
RAW Image Qualtity
Face Detection Autofocus
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Focus Mode

Nikon D750

Large Full frame, 35.9 x 24 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Live View
Heavy Body Weight at 750 g
Average Body Size
RAW Image Qualtity
Face Detection Autofocus
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Focus Mode

Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Landscape and Wildlife Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Landscape and Wildlife Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Landscape and Wildlife photography camera, click here.

Nikon D500

Large APS-C, 23.5 x 15.7 mm Sized Sensor
Live View
Remote Control
GPS
Heavy Body Weight at 860 g
Large Body Size
Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 21 Megapixels
Aperture-Priority
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode
Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
High Max Light Sensitivity at 51,200 ISO
Good Battery Life at 1240 shots

Nikon D750

Large Full frame, 35.9 x 24 mm Sized Sensor
Live View
Remote Control
GPS
Heavy Body Weight at 750 g
Average Body Size
Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 24 Megapixels
Aperture-Priority
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode
Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
High Max Light Sensitivity at 51,200 ISO
Good Battery Life at 1230 shots

Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Low light Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Low light Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Low light photography camera, click here.

Nikon D500

Large APS-C, 23.5 x 15.7 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Live View
No Built-in Flash
RAW Image Qualtity
External Flash
Aperture-Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode
153 Focus Points
High Max Light Sensitivity at 51,200 ISO

Nikon D750

Large Full frame, 35.9 x 24 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Live View
Built-in Flash
RAW Image Qualtity
External Flash
Aperture-Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode
51 Focus Points
Good Dxo Low Light ISO
High Max Light Sensitivity at 51,200 ISO

Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Family and Kids Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Family and Kids Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Family and Kids photography camera, click here.

Nikon D500

Large APS-C, 23.5 x 15.7 mm Sized Sensor
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 21 Megapixels
Face Detection Autofocus
No Image Stabilization
Manual Focus Mode
Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
High Continuous Shooting at 10.0 fps
Fast Max Shutter Speed at 1/8000s

Nikon D750

Large Full frame, 35.9 x 24 mm Sized Sensor
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 24 Megapixels
Face Detection Autofocus
No Image Stabilization
Manual Focus Mode
Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
Average Max Shutter Speed at 1/4000s

Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Wedding and Social Events Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Nikon D500 vs Nikon D750 Wedding and Social Events Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Wedding and Social Events photography camera, click here.

Nikon D500

Large APS-C, 23.5 x 15.7 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Wireless Connectivity
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 21 Megapixels
Face Detection Autofocus
External Flash
Manual Focus Mode
High Max Light Sensitivity at 51,200 ISO
Good Battery Life at 1240 shots

Nikon D750

Large Full frame, 35.9 x 24 mm Sized Sensor
Flip-Out Screen
Wireless Connectivity
RAW Image Qualtity
High Resolution Sensor at 24 Megapixels
Face Detection Autofocus
External Flash
Manual Focus Mode
Good Dxo Low Light ISO
High Max Light Sensitivity at 51,200 ISO
Good Battery Life at 1230 shots
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