Nikon D800 vs Nikon D7200
This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon D800 and Nikon D7200. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
These cameras are both manufactured by Nikon.Nikon D800 were released 2012 and Nikon D7200 was released 2015. That is a 3 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
Type of camera
Both these cameras are DSLR cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Nikon D800 has a "FX"-sensor while Nikon D7200 has a "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 D800||50 mm
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
|Nikon D7200||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)
Nikon D800 has a 36,3 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D7200 has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
7360 x 4912
6000 x 4000
Nikon D800 has a 51 % larger resolution than Nikon D7200. 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.
Both of these cameras offer the exact same ISO range. They both have 100 to 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 D800
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D7200
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Nikon D800 can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds and Nikon D7200 can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
In this case, both Nikon D800 and Nikon D7200 can shoot movies.
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 D800 weighs 900 gr (equal to 1,98 lb) which is 33% heavier than Nikon D7200 and its 675 gr (or 1,49 lb).
|Nikon D800||900 gr
|Nikon D7200||675 gr