Nikon D750 vs Nikon D7000

This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon D750 and Nikon D7000. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

These cameras are both manufactured by Nikon.

Nikon D750 were released 2014 and Nikon D7000 was released 2010. That is a 4 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Nikon D750 2014
Nikon D7000 2010

Type of camera

Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Nikon D750 has a "Nikon FX"-sensor while Nikon D7000 has a "Nikon DX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Nikon D750 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
Nikon D7000 75 mm
Nikon DX sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)

Resolution

Nikon D750 has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D7000 has 16,2 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Nikon D750 24 MP
24160256 pixels
6016 x 4016
Nikon D7000 16,2 MP
16084992 pixels
4928 x 3264

Nikon D750 has a 50 % larger resolution than Nikon D7000. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Nikon D7000 has a larger ISO-range than Nikon D750. Nikon D7000 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Nikon D750 has 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Nikon D750 100-12800
Nikon D7000 100-25600

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D750
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D7000

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Nikon D750 can shoot up to 6,5 pictures per seconds and Nikon D7000 can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Nikon D750 6,5
Nikon D7000 6

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Nikon D750 and Nikon D7000 can shoot movies.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Nikon D7000 weighs 780 gr (equal to 1.72 lb) which is 4% heavier than Nikon D750 and its 750 gr (or 1.65 lb).

Camera Weight
Nikon D750 750 gr
1.65 lb
Nikon D7000 780 gr
1.72 lb

Nikon D750 vs Nikon D7000 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Nikon D750 and Nikon D7000, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Nikon D750
Nikon D7000
Name Nikon D750 Nikon D7000
Manufacturer Nikon Nikon
Release Date and Price
Nikon D750
Nikon D7000
Release Year 2014 2010
Release Date 2014-09-12 2010-09-15
MSRP 2299 USD 1200 USD
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Camera Type
Nikon D750
Nikon D7000
Camera Type DSLR DSLR
Sensor
Nikon D750
Nikon D7000
Sensor Size Full Frame (approx 36 x 23.9 mm)
Also known as "FX"
APS-C (approx 23.7 x 15.5 mm)
Also known as "DX"
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 6016 x 4016 pixels 4928 x 3264 pixels
Megapixels 24 MP 16,2 MP
Image Processor EXPEED 4 EXPEED 2
Image
Nikon D750
Nikon D7000
ISO Range 100 - 12800 100 - 25600
White Balance Presets 12 12
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Nikon D750
Nikon D7000
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 51 39
Lens Mount Nikon F

See Compatible Lenses
Nikon F

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier FX (Full frame)
No multiplier
Example:
24 mm remains 24 mm
50 mm remains 50 mm
100 mm remains 100 mm
200 mm remains 200 mm
DX / APS-C (1.5x)
1.5x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 36 mm
50 mm becomes 75 mm
100 mm becomes 150 mm
200 mm becomes 300 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Nikon D750
Nikon D7000
Articulated LCD Tilting Fixed
Screen size 3,2 3
Screen dots 1229000 921000
Touch screen No No
Screen type TFT-LCD TFT LCD monitor
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.7 0.95 (0.63 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution N/A N/A
Photography features
Nikon D750
Nikon D7000
Frames per second 6,5 fps 6 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Built-in Flash Range 12 meters 12 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse No Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Highlight Weighted
Spot
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Average
Exposure Compensation +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Nikon D750
Nikon D7000
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format MPEG4
H.264
MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Nikon D750
Nikon D7000
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Nikon D750
Nikon D7000
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes Yes
Headphone Port Yes No
Wireless Yes
Built-in
Yes
Eye-Fi Connected
Remote Control Yes (Wired or wireless) Yes (Optional, wired or wireless)
GPS Yes
Optional through GP-1/GP-1A
Yes
Optional
Body & Dimensions
Nikon D750
Nikon D7000
Enviromentally sealed Yes Yes
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details EN-EL15 lithium-ion battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 1230 shots 1050 shots
Width 141 mm 132 mm
Height 113 mm 105 mm
Depth 78 mm 77 mm
Weight 750 gram 780 gram