Nikon D7200 Preview

Earlier today Nikon announced the D7200 (along 2 other products). The Nikon D7200 is the updated version of the semi-pro D7100 DSLR camera introduced just over 2 years ago and it brings some interesting new features and improvements.

In the video above Mark Cruz from Nikon Canada talks about some of the new features of the D7200. Below you can find a list of some of the main features of the camera as well as some of the changes from the D7100.

The new D7200 – same look – improved features


Nikon D7200 main features:

  • 24.2MP DX (APS-C) CMOS sensor (no AA filter) – possibly similar to the one in the D5500 (and different from the sensor in the D7100).
  • 3.2″ LCD with 1,229k dots.
  • AF: 51 focus points with 15 cross types points.
  • Viewfinder: 100% coverage with 0.94x magnification.
  • Shutter speed: 30-1/8000 seconds.
  • Continuous Shooting – 6 fps (7fps in 1.3x crop mode).
  • Storage: dual SD/SDXC cards.
  • Price: $1200 on Amazon (body only).

Nikon D7200 improvements:

  • EXPEED 4 Image processor (vs. EXPEED 3 in the D7100).
  • Improved sensativity – 100-25,600 ISO (vs. 100-6400 ISO in the D7100). Improved extended ISO (up to 102,400 ISO – only in B&W).
  • Improved AF system low light capability (up to -3EV vs. only -2EV in the D7100).
  • Built-In Wi-Fi/NFC (similar to the new D5500).
  • Extended buffer (18 images in 14bit RAW and 27 images in 12bit RAW and up to 100 JPEGs).
  • Full HD 1080p Video @60p (the 60p is only available in 1.3x crop mode).
  • New video features include the abbility to change aperture in video/LV mode, flat picture mode (in stills and video), up to 9999 images in timelapse (and built in timelapse creation mode). The camera also features AUTO ISO
  • Improved battery life – up to 1100 CIPA (vs. 950 images in the D7100).

Nikon D7200 product tour


Nikon D7200: Flat Picture Control with Andrew Hancock


Nikon D7200: video features


Nikon D7200 Behind the Scenes: Sur Argentina, A Visual Odyssey – Andrew Hancock and Corey Rich


Besides the D7200 Nikon also announced the P900 – an ultra zoom camera with 83x optical zoom (with a zoom range of 24-2000mm equivalent in 35mm) which cost around $600:


Finally, Nikon introduced the ME-W1 – wireless microphone system which uses Bluetooth with a range of 164 feet (around 50m) as well as eco cancellation, noise cancellation and popping sound cancellation. It is water resistant, uses AAA batteries and cost just under $250 (see also the new RØDELink Digital Wireless Audio System).

The Nikon ME-W1 – wireless microphone

ME-W1-set ME-W1-wet

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Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.


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