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Nikon D7200 Review Summary

24 Megapixels24 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed review

Nikon D7200 Assessment

The D7200 is the new Nikon APS-C flagship. It combines a refined 24 MP sensor with class-leading native ISO range and fast processor to deliver great image-quality and speedy performance.

This is a sturdy professional DSLR with efficient controls for both stills and video. It shoot continuously at 6 FPS and record 1080p video at 60 FPS with stereo sound. It offers a 100% viewfinder and dual control-dials in a weather-sealed body.

The performance of this digital SLR is great except for metering. While this is correctable with careful use of EC, it can be a serious annoyance for some. Images show very low noise with excellent retention of details, class-leading dynamic-range and pleasing colors after some tweaking. WB is not perfect but close and can easily be corrected.

The bottom line is that the D7200 is a refined D7100. While it offers improvements in several aspects, none is substantially improved other than dynamic-range. As an upgrade from an entry-level or mid-range DSLR, the D7200 is certainly worth it. Those who already own a D7100 already should probably wait for a leap in technology.

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PROS CONS
Superb control over image nose Frequent and severe over-exposure
Good color-accuracy after tweaking AWB not perfect under artificial light
Stellar dynamic range Bizarre Auto ISO
Ultra-sensitive AF Indistinct ISO button
Nearly instant black-out Very poor live-view
Exceptionally fast and responsive Noise-Reduction forced at ISO 800+
Manual focus assist direction indicator Lens correction slow down camera
Excellent build quality Level difficult to see
GoodGood Good

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Nikon D7200 Facts

SLR digital camera
24 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-25600
Nikon F Mount
1.5X FLM

Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm

APS-C Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/8000-30s
100% Coverage
Large Viewfinder
Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
1 Axis Digital LevelCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
WeatherproofSpot-Metering
Built-in Dust ReductionHot-Shoe
6 FPS Drive, 100 ImagesStereo audio input
1920x1080 @ 60 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion Battery
3.2" LCD 1.2 MegapixelsSecure Digital Extended Capacity x 2
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