Pursue incredible moments with the intuitive DX-format D7500. Designed to be agile, the D7500 packs a 20.9-megapixel CMOS sensor and the EXPEED 5 image-processing engine into a durable and compact body, while an ISO range from 100 to 51200 gives you the freedom to shoot detailed images even in harsh lighting conditions. With its 51-point autofocus system and a continuous shooting speed of approximately 8 frames per second*1, this camera is a paragon of fast-paced shooting. The D7500 records up to 4K UHD/30p videos in breath-taking detail, so you can take your passion to the next level. Seamlessly shoot and share on the go with SnapBridge*2, an app that automatically transfers your images to your smart device*3 via Wi-Fi®. Whatever your subject, the D7500 will always deliver reliable and unparalleled performance with every shot.
When shooting fast-moving subjects or critical moments, you need a camera that can keep pace. Utilising a Multi-CAM 3500 II’s autofocus (AF) sensor module with detection down to -3 EV, the D7500 captures every detail in sharp focus, even in low light situations. The 51-point AF system covers a wide area of frame, including 15 cross-type sensors offering higher detection strength, for superior subject detection and acquisition. To keep up with the action, the EXPEED 5 image-processing engine and an increased buffer size gives the D7500 the power to shoot up to approximately 8 frames per second*1 for approximately 50 frames in RAW or 100 frames in JPEG. Increase your efficiency and avoid overblown highlights from strong light sources, such as the setting sun, with the highlight-weighted metering mode*4—a first for the D7000 series DSLRs.
Discover new perspectives and photograph your subjects from a range of angles with the D7500’s tilting touch-panel 3.2-in LCD monitor. Customise your images the way you envisioned them by using a variety of Picture Control modes. The new Auto Picture Control mode automatically adjusts colour, sharpness, and clarity, without the need for retouching. For added versatility, the multiple exposure function lets you combine up to 10 images and save all single frames alongside the composite image. The D7500 is also the first Nikon DSLR to offer in-camera RAW batch processing, a function that processes images in large quantities and maintains the individual parameters for each photo. Additionally, the dedicated movie menu increases your workflow efficiency by giving you the option to seamlessly switch between video and still shooting whilst retaining your respective settings.
Created with agility in mind, the D7500 is built with a monocoque structure made from high-stiffness carbon fibre and reinforced by thermoplastic. Weighing approximately 720g, the compact and lightweight D7500 also features a deep ergonomic grip for easy handling and increased comfort. The comprehensive weather sealing keeps out dust and water droplets with ease, even when conditions are less than ideal, making the D7500 a rugged and reliable companion.
Enjoy seamless online sharing with the free SnapBridge*2 app. After performing a simple one-time set up on your compatible smart device*3, the D7500 will maintain a constant connection via the built-in Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi®. For added convenience, SnapBridge will automatically transfer your images to your smart device and upload them to Nikon Image Space on the go. It also gives you the option of using your smart device to shoot remotely from a distance, so you can get the most out of your D7500.
*1 Average frame rate with continuous-servo AF (release priority), manual or shutter-priority auto exposure, a shutter speed of 1/125 s or faster, other settings at default values.
*2 SnapBridge can be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® or smart devices running the Android™ operating system with the SnapBridge app installed. The app can be downloaded free from Apple App Store® and Google Play™. The camera cannot be directly paired with a smart device using Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi can be used by enabling it after the camera has been paired with the smart device using Bluetooth®.
*3 Android 5.0 or later or 6.0.1 or later is required. A device with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e. a device that supports Bluetooth Low Energy) is necessary. iOS 8.4 or later or iOS 9.1 or later is required. iPhone 5 or later, fourth-generation iPad with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e. a device that supports Bluetooth Low Energy) is necessary. There is no guarantee that this app will run on all Android devices. Movie transfers are only possible with smart devices that support Wi-Fi.
*4 When CPU lens is attached, center-weighted metering is used.
*5 Maximum recording duration of 4K UHD time-lapse movie is 3 min.
*6 Available for Full HD and HD videos. Angle of view is slightly reduced when DX is selected for image area.
*7 Available for Full HD and HD videos.
Single-lens reflex digital camera
Nikon F mount (with AF coupling and AF contacts)
Effective angle of view
Nikon DX format; focal length in 35 mm  format equivalent to approx. 1.5x that of lenses with FX format angle of view
Image sensor format
Image sensor type
23.5 mm x 15.7 mm
Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (Capture NX-D software required)
Image size (pixels)
DX (24x16) image area (L) 5568 x 3712 ( 20.6 million) (M) 4176 x 2784 ( 11.6 million) (S) 2784 x 1856 ( 5.1 million) 1.3x (18x12) image area (L) 4272 x 2848 ( 12.1 million) (M) 3200 x 2136 ( 6.8 million) (S) 2128 x 1424 ( 3 million) Photographs with image area of DX taken during movie recording (L) 5568 x 3128 ( 17.4 million) (M) 4176 x 2344 ( 9.7 million) (S) 2784 x 1560 ( 4.3 million) Photographs with image area of 1.3X taken during movie recording (L) 4272 x 2400 ( 10.2 million) (M) 3200 x 1800 ( 5.7 million) (S) 2128 x 1192 ( 2.5 million) Photographs taken during movie recording at a frame size of 3840 x 2160: 3840 x 2160 (8.2 million)
NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed or compressed JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1 : 4), normal (approx. 1 : 8), or basic (approx. 1 : 16) compression; optimal quality compression available NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control system
Auto, Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat ; selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls
SD, SDHC (UHS-I compliant), SDXC (UHS-I compliant)
DCF 2.0, Exif 2.31, PictBridge
Eye-level pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder
DX (24x16) image area: Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical 1.3x (18x12) image area: Approx. 97% horizontal and 97% vertical
Approx. 0.94x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, –1.0 m(*1))
18.5mm (–1.0 m(*1); from center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
-2 to +1 m(*1)
Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark II screen with AF area brackets (framing grid can be displayed)
Instant return, electronically controlled
Compatible with 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). IX NIKKOR lenses, lenses for the F3AF, and non-AI lenses can not be used. The electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster (the electronic rangefinder supports the center 1 focus point with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/8 or faster).
Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane mechanical shutter; electronic front-curtain shutter available in mirror up release mode
1/8000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV, bulb, time, X250
Flash sync speed
X=1/250 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/320 s or slower (flash range drops at speeds between 1/250 and 1/320 s)
S (single frame), CL (continuous low speed), CH (continuous high speed), Q (quiet shutter-release), QC (quiet continuous shutter-release), Self-timer, MUP (mirror up)
Approximate frame advance rate
Up to 8 fps • CL: 1 to 7 fps • CH: 8 fps Note: Frame rates assume continuous-servo AF, manual or shutter-priority auto exposure, a shutter speed of 1/250 s or faster, Release selected for Custom Setting a1 (AF-C priority selection), and other settings at default values.
2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 s
Remote control modes
Delayed remote, quick-response remote, remote mirror-up
TTL exposure metering using RGB sensor with approximately 180K (180,000) pixels
Matrix: 3D color matrix metering III (type G, E, and D lenses); color matrix metering III (other CPU lenses) Center-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 (non-CPU lenses use 8-mm circle) Spot: Meters circle with diameter of about 3.5 mm (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point (on center focus point when non-CPU lens is used) Highlight-weighted: Available with type G, E, and D lenses
(ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20 °C/68 °F) Matrix, center-weighted, or highlight-weighted metering: 0 to 20 EV Spot metering: 2 to 20 EV
Exposure meter coupling
Auto modes (auto; auto, flash off); 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); special effects modes (night vision; super vivid; pop; photo illustration; toy camera effect; miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key); programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M); U1 (user settings 1); U2 (user settings 2)
Can be adjusted by –5 to +5 EV in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV in P, S, A, M, SCENE, and EFFECTS modes
Luminosity locked at detected value
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
ISO 100 to 51200 in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV 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 1640000 equivalent) above ISO 51200; auto ISO sensitivity control available
Can be selected from Auto, Extra high, High, Normal, Low, or Off
Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 3500 II autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, fine-tuning, 51 focus points (including 15 cross-type sensors; f/8 supported by 1 sensor), and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5 to 3 m/1 ft 8 in. to 9 ft 10 in.)
–3 to +19 EV (ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
Continuous-servo AF (AF-C), Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A) , predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used
51 Can be selected from 51 or 11 focus points
Single-point AF; 9-, 21-, or 51-point dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, group-area AF, auto-area AF
Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Auto, portrait, child, close up, night portrait, party/indoor, pet portrait, super vivid, pop, photo illustration, toy camera effect: Auto flash with auto pop-up P, S, A, M, food: Manual pop-up with button release
Approx. 12/39, 12/39 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
TTL: i-TTL flash control using RGB sensor with approximately 180K (180,000) pixels is available with built-in flash; 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
Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off; Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported
-3 to +1 EV in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output
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, Color Information Communication, Auto FP High-Speed Sync, AF-assist for multi-area AF
AS-15 sync terminal adapter (available separately)
Auto (2 types), incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view), choose color temperature (2500 K to 10,000 K), all with fine-tuning
Exposure, Flash, White balance, ADL
Photo live view, Movie live view
Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time servo AF (AF-F) Manual focus (M)
Face-priority AF, Wide-area AF, Normal-area AF, Subject-tracking AF
Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Matrix, center-weighted, or highlight-weighted
Frame size (pixels) and frame rate
3840 x 2160 (4K UHD); 30p (progressive), 25p, 24p 1920 x 1080; 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p 1280 x 720; 60p, 50p 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 3840 x 2160
H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Audio recording format
Linear PCM, AAC
Audio recording device
Built-in stereo or external microphone; sensitivity adjustable
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
Mode M: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to Hi 5) available with selectable upper limit; manual selection (ISO 100 to 51200 in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV) with additional options available equivalent to approximately 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 EV (ISO 1640000 equivalent) above ISO 51200 Modes P, S, and A: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to Hi 5) with selectable upper limit Night vision (EFFECT) mode: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to Hi 5) Other modes: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to 12800)
Can be selected from Same as photo settings, Extra high, High, Normal, Low, or Off
Index marking, time-lapse movies, electronic vibration reduction
8 cm ( 3.2 –in.) diagonal
tilting TFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170° viewing angle, approximately 100% frame coverage, manual monitor brightness control, and an eye-sensor controlling display on/off
Approx. 922 k-dot (VGA)
Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, playback zoom cropping, movie playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, histogram display, highlights, photo information, location data display, picture rating, and auto image rotation
Hi-Speed USB with Micro-B connector; connection to built-in USB port is recommended
HDMI output connector
Type C HDMI connector
Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported)
Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter)
Wireless remote controllers: WR-1, WR-R10 (available separately) Remote cord: MC-DC2 (available separately) GPS unit: GP-1/GP-1A (available separately)
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
2412 to 2462 MHz (channels 1 to 11)
Maximum output power
8.4 dBm (EIRP)
Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK
Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1
Range (line of sight)
Approximately 10 m (32 ft) without interference; range may vary with signal strength and presence or absence of obstacles
Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
One EN-EL15a rechargeable Li-ion battery
EH-5c AC adapter; requires EP-5B power connector (available separately)
1/4–in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 135.5 x 104 x 72.5 mm ( 5.4 x 4.1 x 2.9 in.)
Approx. 720 g ( 1 lb 9.4 oz ) with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 640 g (1 lb 6.6 oz; camera body only)
Temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C (+32 °F to 104 °F) Humidity: 85% or less (no condensation)
DK-28 Rubber Eyecup, BF-1B Body Cap, EN-EL15a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery with terminal cover, MH-25a Battery Charger (comes with either an AC wall adapter or power cable of a type and shape that varies with the country or region of sale), DK-5 Eyepiece Cap, AN-DC3 BK Strap, E20 USB Cable
1. Unless otherwise stated, all measurements are performed in conformity with Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards or guidelines. All figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery. Nikon reserves the right to change the appearance and specifications of the hardware and software described in these specifications at any time and without prior notice. Nikon will not be held liable for damages that may result from any mistakes that this specifications may contain.
Enjoy superior optical performance and versatility with the AF-S NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR. With a 7.8x zoom range, this lens is capable of capturing a broad range of subjects, from wide-angle landscapes to highly detailed close-ups of your subjects from a distance. Achieve sharp and crisp images even during handheld shooting with its built-in Vibration Reduction (VR) system that compensates for camera shake– perfect for photographers on the go.
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