Follow your passion wherever it leads.

Born from a desire for flagship performance and innovation in a more compact and streamlined connected camera, the D7500 delivers the game-changing resolution, ISO range, image processing and energy efficiency of the award-winning D500 in an enthusiast-level DSLR. Simply put, the D7500 is built to outperform any camera in its class with top-tier image quality, blazing speed, flawless autofocus, 4K Ultra HD video and pro-grade creative tools—all in a comfortable, rugged design. This is a camera for the new generation of creators.
  • DXFormat
  • 20.9Megapixels
  • 8 FPSContinuous Shooting
  • 100-51,200ISO Expandable to 1,640,000
  • 4K UHD3840 x 2160 at 30/25/24p

Technology

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    Built-in Wi-Fi Connectivity

    Built-in Wi-Fi Connectivity

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    WiFi-Bluetooth

    Bluetooth

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    4K UHD

    4K is an emerging standard for digital motion picture resolution. 4K UHD is 3840x2160 and provides four times as much resolution as Full HD (1920x1080).

Flagship Image Quality

AF and Capturing Ability

Cinematic Versatility

4K UHD Video Recording

The D7500 lets you record up to 29:59 in 4K UHD/30p as well as Full HD. Record uncompressed, 8 bit 4:2:2 4K UHD files to an external recorder via HDMI, while simultaneously recording to your in-camera SD memory card. You also have the option of recording in MP4 format for smooth playback on smart devices. Combined with the excellent optical performance of NIKKOR lenses, the D7500 depicts scenes in breathtaking detail.

Designed for Performance

Master the light

Add new depth and dimension to your images with Advanced Lighting Control.5
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Creative Expandability

Built to Last

SnapBridge

± Wi-Fi Compatibility

This camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® capability can only be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad® or smart devices running on the Android™ operating system. The Nikon SnapBridge application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.

Using the SnapBridge App

System Requirements:

Android version 5.0 or later
iOS version 11 or later
A device with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e., a device that supports Bluetooth Smart Ready/Low Energy) is required.

Updating to Version 2:

Images downloaded to the smart device with version 1.x will no longer be displayed in the Gallery after you upgrade to version 2, but can be viewed in the “Photos” app provided with the smart device.

Make sure your camera’s firmware is updated to the current version.

Compatible cameras:

Z 9, Z 8, Z f, Z 7II/Z 7, Z6III/Z 6II/Z 6, Z 5, Z fc, Z 50, Z 30, D6, D780, D850, D500

As of SnapBridge version 2.9, Android users of the SnapBridge app will also have compatibility with these cameras:

D750, D7200, D7100, D5500, D5300, D3500, D3400, D3300, Df, J5, P900, AW130, S7000 and S3700

Compatible devices are those capable of acquiring location information and those that support BLE (iPhone® 5S or later, iPad® 5th Generation or later, iPhone X or later).

For compatibility and to download the application, please visit:

1 Approximate frame rates for a fully charged EN-EL15a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, using continuous-servo AF, a shutter speed of 1/250 s or faster, and with other settings at default values.

2 Maximum recording duration of 4K UHD time-lapse photography is 3 minutes.

3 Functions in exposure mode A and M only. Operational sound may be picked up when using the internal microphone. External microphone use recommended.

4 Compatible with iPhone® and/or iPad® or smart devices running on the Android operating system.

5 D7500 is fully compatible with SB-500, SB-700, SB-910 and SB-5000.

6 Per CIPA standards, with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi turned off.

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Tech Specs

  • Effective Pixels (Megapixels)

    Effective Pixels (Megapixels)

    20.9 million
  • Sensor Size

    Sensor Size

    23.5 mm x 15.6 mm
  • Storage Media

    Storage Media

    SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • ISO Sensitivity

    ISO Sensitivity

    ISO100 -51,200
  • Movie

    Movie

    4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 30 fps, 4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 25 fps, 4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 24 fps, Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 60 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 50 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 25 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps , HD 1,280x720 / 60 fps, HD 1,280x720 / 50 fps, Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively, High quality available at all frame sizes, normal quality available at all sizes except 3,840 x 2,160
  • Monitor Size

    Monitor Size

    3.2 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Type

    (VGA) tilting TFT touch-sensitive LCD
  • Battery / Batteries

    Battery / Batteries

    EN-EL15a Rechargeable Li-ion battery
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    5.4 in. (135.5 mm) x 4.1 in. (104 mm) x 2.9 in. (72.5 mm)
  • Approx. Weight

    Approx. Weight

    22.6 oz. (640 g)
  • Type
    Single-lens reflex digital camera
  • Lens Mount
    Nikon F mount (with AF coupling and AF contacts)
  • Picture Angle
    Nikon DX format; focal length in 35 mm [135] format equivalent to approx. 1.5x that of lenses with FX format angle of view
  • Effective Pixels (Megapixels)
    20.9 million
  • Sensor Size
    23.5 mm x 15.6 mm
  • Total Pixels
    21.51 million
  • Dust-Reduction System
    Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX-D software required)
  • Dust-Off Reference Photo
    Yes
  • Image Area (pixels)
    DX-format
    (L)5,568 x 3,712
    (M)4,176 x 2,784
    (S)2,784 x 1,856
    1.3x Crop Mode
    (L)4,272 x 2,848
    (M)3,200 x 2,136
    (S)2,128 x 1,424
    Photographs taken during movie recording at a frame size of 3,840 x 2,160:3,840 x 2,160Photographs with image area of DX taken during movie recording:
    (L)5,568 x 3,128
    (M) 4,176 x 2,344
    (S) 2,784 x 1,560
    Photographs with image area of 1.3x taken during movie recording:
    (L) 4,272 x 2,400
    (M) 3,200 x 1,800
    (S) 2,128 x 1,192
  • File Format Still Images
    JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx 1:4), normal (approx 1:8), or basic (approx 1:16) compression (size priority); Optimal quality compression available , NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats, NEF (RAW): lossless compressed, compressed 12 or 14 bit
  • Storage Media
    SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Card Slot
    1 Secure Digital (SD)
  • File System
    Compliant withDCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, EXIF 2.31 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras), PictBridge
  • Viewfinder
    Eye-level pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder
  • Viewfinder Frame Coverage
    DX (24x16):100% horizontal and 100% vertical (Approx.)
    1.3x (18x12):97% horizontal and 97% vertical (Approx.)
  • Viewfinder Magnification
    0.94x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, –1.0 m–1) (Approx.)
  • Viewfinder Eyepoint
    18.5mm (-1.0 m¯¹)
  • Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment
    -2.0 to +1.0m¯¹
  • Focusing Screen
    Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark II with AF area brackets (grid lines can be displayed)
  • Reflex Mirror
    Quick-return type
  • Mirror Lock Up
    Yes
  • Lens Aperture
    Instant-return type, Electronically controlled
  • Compatible Lenses
    AF NIKKOR lenses, including type G, E, and D lenses (some restrictions apply to PC lenses) and AI-P NIKKOR lenses and non- CPU AI lenses (M mode only). , Electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster (the electronic rangefinder supports the centre 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.
  • Shutter Type
    Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane mechanical shutter, Electronic front-curtain shutter available in mirror up release mode
  • Shutter Speed
    1/8000 to 30 sec. in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV Bulb, Time, X250
  • Fastest Shutter Speed
    1/8000 sec.
  • Slowest Shutter Speed
    30 sec.
  • Flash Sync Speed
    1/250 sec., Synchronizes with shutter at 1/320 sec. or slower (flash range drops at speeds between 1/250 and 1/320 sec.)
  • Bulb Shutter Setting
    Yes
  • Shutter Release Modes
    Continuous low-speed [CL] mode, Continuous high-speed [CH] mode, Mirror-up [Mup] mode, Quiet Shutter Release, Quiet Continuous Release, Self-timer mode, Single-frame [S] mode
  • Frame Advance Rate
    High: Up to 8 fps, Frame rates assume continuous-servo AF, manual or shutter-priority auto exposure, a shutter speed of 1/250 sec or faster, Release selected for Custom Setting a1 (AF-C priority selection), and other settings at default values.
  • Continuous Shooting Options
    DX-format
    CH: Up to 8 frames per second
    CL: Up to 1-7 frames per second
  • Top Continuous Shooting Speed at Full Resolution
    8 frames per second
  • Self-Timer
    2, 5, 10, 20 sec.; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 sec.
    Timer duration electronically controlled
  • Exposure Metering System
    TTL exposure metering using approximately 180K (180,000) pixels RGB sensor
  • Metering Method
    Centre-weighted: Weight of approximately 75% given to 8 mm circle in center of frame. Diameter of circle can be changed to 6, 10, or 13 mm, or weighting can be based on average of entire frame, Matrix: 3D Colour Matrix Metering III (type G, E and D lenses); Colour Matrix Metering III (other CPU lenses), Spot: Meters circle with diameter of about 3.5 mm (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point, Highlight-weighted: Available with type G, E, and D lenses
  • Metering Range
    -3 EV to 20 EV (3D color matrix or centre-weighted metering), 2 to 20 EV (Spot metering at ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens at 20°C/68°F)
  • Exposure Meter Coupling
    CPU
  • Exposure Modes
    Aperture-Priority (A), Auto modes ( auto, auto [flash off]), Manual (M), Programmed auto with flexible program (P), Scene Modes (portrait; landscape; child; sports; close up; night portrait; night landscape; party/indoor; beach/snow; sunset; dusk/dawn; pet portrait; candlelight; blossom; autumn colors; food), Shutter-Priority (S), Special Effects Modes (night vision; super vivid; pop; photo illustration; toy camera effect; miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key), U1 (user setting 1), U2 (user setting 2)
  • Scene Modes
    Autumn Colours, Beach / Snow, Blossom, Candlelight, Child, Close-up, Dusk / Dawn, Food, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party / Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Sports, Sunset
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV in increments of 1/3 EV or 1/2 EV in P, S, A, M, SCENE, and EFFECTS modes
  • Exposure Lock
    Yes
  • Picture Control
    Auto, Flat, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Standard, Standard
  • ISO Sensitivity
    ISO100 -51,200
  • Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    100
  • Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    51200
  • Lowest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    Lo-1 (ISO 50 equivalent)
  • Highest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    Hi-5 (ISO 1,640,000 equivalent)
  • Expanded ISO Sensitivity Options
    Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO 50 equivalent) below ISO 100 or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 EV (ISO 1,640,000 equivalent) above ISO 51,200; auto ISO sensitivity control available
  • Long Exposure Noise Reduction
    Yes
  • High ISO Noise Reduction
    Low, Normal, High, Off
  • Active D-Lighting
    Can be selected from:
    Auto, Extra High, High, Normal, Low, Off
  • D-Lighting Bracketing
    2-3 frames, 2 frames using selected value for one frame or 3 frames using preset values for all frames
  • Single-Point AF Mode
    Yes
  • Dynamic AF Mode
    Single-point AF; 9, 21, or 51-point dynamic area AF, 3D-tracking, group-area AF, auto-area AF
  • Auto-Area AF Mode
    Yes
  • Autofocus System Type
    51 focus points (including 15 cross-type sensors; f/8 supported by 1 sensors), AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5-3 m/1 ft. 8 in.-9 ft. 10 in.) , Finetuning, Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX II autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection
  • Detection Range
    -3 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 68°F/20°C)
  • Lens Servo
    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): Electronic rangefinder can be used
  • AF-Area Mode
    9, 21 or 51 point Dynamic-area AF, Single-point AF, 3D-tracking, Group-area AF
  • Focus Lock
    Focus can be locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L button, Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF)
  • 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-F) available in Live View and D-Movie Recording, Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder, Normal area AF, Single-servo AF (AF-S), Wide area AF
  • Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points
    51
  • Autofocus Sensitivity
    -3 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
  • Autofocus Fine Tune
    Yes
  • Built-in Flash
    Yes
  • Built-in Flash Distance
    Approx. 12/39, 12/39 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
  • Flash Sync Speed
    Up to1/250 sec., Synchronizes with shutter at 1/320 sec. or slower (flash range drops at speeds between 1/250 and 1/320 sec.)
  • X-Sync Speed
    1/250
  • Top FP High Speed Sync
    Up to1/8000
  • Flash Control
    TTL: i-TTL flash control using RGB sensor with approximately 180K (180,000) pixels; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix, center- weighted, and highlight-weighted metering, standard i-TTL fill-flash for digital SLR with spot metering
  • Flash Sync Modes
    Auto, Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported, Auto with red-eye reduction, Auto slow sync, Auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, Fill-flash, Rear-curtain sync, Rear-curtain with slow sync, Red-Eye reduction, Red-Eye reduction with slow sync, Slow sync, Off
  • Flash Compensation
    -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
  • Flash-ready Indicator
    Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output
  • Accessory Shoe
    ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
  • Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
    i-TTL flash control, radio-controlled Advanced Wireless Lighting, optical Advanced Wireless Lighting, modeling illumination, FV lock, Colour Information Communication, Auto FP High-Speed Sync, AF-assist for multi-area AF
  • Flash Sync Terminal
    Sync Terminal Adapter AS-15 (available separately)
  • White Balance
    Auto (2 types), Choose colour temperature (2500K–10000K), Cloudy, Direct Sunlight, Fine-tuning, Flash, Fluorescent (7 types), Incandescent, Preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view), Shade
  • White Balance Bracketing
    3 shots in steps of 1
  • Live View Shooting
    Photography Live View Mode , Movie Live View Mode
  • Live View Lens Servo
    Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F), Manual focus (MF)
  • Live View AF-Area Mode
    Face-priority AF, Wide-area AF, Normal-area AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Live View Autofocus
    Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
  • Movie Metering
    TTL exposure metering using main image sensor, Matrix, center-weighted, or highlight-weighted
  • Movie Maximum Recording Time
    29 minutes 59 seconds, Each movie will be recorded across up to 8 files of up to 4 GB each. The number of files and the length of each file vary with the options selected for Frame size/frame rate and Movie quality
  • Movie File Format
    Selectable from MOV (Video: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM) and MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio: AAC), Electronic VR, highlight display
  • Movie Video Compression
    H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
  • Movie Audio Recording Format
    Linear PCM, AAC
  • Movie
    4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 30 fps, 4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 25 fps, 4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 24 fps, Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 60 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 50 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 25 fps , Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps , HD 1,280x720 / 60 fps, HD 1,280x720 / 50 fps, Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively, High quality available at all frame sizes, normal quality available at all sizes except 3,840 x 2,160
  • Full HD Movies (1080p)
    Yes
  • Movie Audio
    Built-in microphone, stereo, External stereo microphone (optional - sold separately), Microphone sensitivity can be adjusted, Audio output: Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter)
  • Monitor Size
    3.2 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Resolution
    922000 Dots
  • Monitor Type
    (VGA) tilting TFT touch-sensitive LCD
  • Monitor Angle of View
    170-degree wide-viewing angle
  • Monitor Adjustments
    Brightness adjustment and eye-sensor controlled on/off
  • Virtual Horizon Camera Indicator
    Yes
  • Touchscreen
    Yes
  • Playback Functions
    Auto Image Rotation, Full-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar), Highlights, Histogram Display, Location Display , Movie Playback, Movie Slideshow, Photo information, Picture Rating, Playback with Zoom, Playback Zoom Cropping
  • In-Camera Image Editing
    Colour Balance, Colour Outline, Colour Sketch, D-Lighting, Distortion Control, Edit Movie, Filter Effects, Fisheye, Image Overlay, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, NEF (RAW) Processing, Painting, Perspective Control, Photo Illustration, Quick retouch, Red-Eye Correction, Resize, Selective Colour, Side-by-Side Comparison, Straighten, Trim
  • Image Comment
    Yes
  • Interface
    Accessory Terminal: Remote Cord: MC-DC2 (available separately); GPS unit: GP-1A (available separately), Audio output: Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter), HDMI Output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector, Hi-speed USB, Stereo Microphone Input, WR-1 and WR-R10 wireless remote controller (sold separately)
  • Wi-Fi Functionality
    Standards: IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, Operating frequency: 2412–2462 MHz (channels 1–11), Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK
  • Smart Device App Connectivity
    SnapBridge
  • Bluetooth
    Yes
  • GPS
    GP-1 GPS unit (optional - sold separately), GP-1A GPS unit (optional - sold separately)
  • Save/Load Camera settings
    Yes
  • Webcam Utility Compatible
    Yes
  • Wireless Connectivity
    Yes
  • Total Custom Settings
    41
  • My Menu
    Yes
  • Recent Settings
    Yes
  • Supported Languages
    Arabic, Bengali, Brazilian Portuguese, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
  • Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings
    Yes
  • World Time Setting
    Yes
  • Battery / Batteries
    EN-EL15a Rechargeable Li-ion battery
  • Battery Life (shots per charge)
    950 shots (CIPA)
    Movies:Approx. 80 minutes of HD footage
  • AC Adapter
    EH-5c AC Adapter, Requires EP-5B Power Supply Connector
  • Battery Charger
    MH-25a Quick Charger
  • Tripod Socket
    0.64 cm
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)
    5.4 in. (135.5 mm) x 4.1 in. (104 mm) x 2.9 in. (72.5 mm)
  • Approx. Weight
    22.6 oz. (640 g)
  • Operating Environment
    0–40 °C, Less than 85% (no condensation)
  • Categories
    Enthusiast DSLRs

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