Nikon D7200 vs Pentax 645Z

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Nikon D7200
Pentax 645Z

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
Twenty-four more auto focus points Edit
The Nikon D7200 has 51.00 auto focus points, however the Pentax 645Z only has 27.00 auto focus points.
191,800 pixels higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a display resolution of 1,228,800 pixels, whereas the Pentax 645Z is only a 1,037,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (191,800 pixels lower).
2x lighter Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a 675g digital camera. That's 795g lighter than the Pentax 645Z (1.5kg). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

A bit shorter Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a 106.5mm tall digital camera, whereas the Pentax 645Z is a 117mm tall digital camera (10.5mm taller).
Vastly thinner Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a depth of 76mm, however the Pentax 645Z is a 123mm deep digital camera (47mm thicker).
16% narrower Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a width of 135.5mm, however the Pentax 645Z is a 156mm wide digital camera (20.5mm wider).
Four hundred and sixty more shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a digital camera that takes 1110.00 shots per battery charge, whereas the Pentax 645Z only takes 650.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

£5,319 cheaper
The Nikon D7200 costs £559.99, whereas the Pentax 645Z is £5,878.95.
Available from 30 shops
The more retailers stock this digital camera, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Nine more awards
The Nikon D7200 has 13 awards, however the Pentax 645Z has 4 awards.
5 Reasons For
27.2MP higher megapixel count Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a megapixel count of 51.4MP, but the Nikon D7200 is only a 24.2MP digital camera (27.2MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

28.27MP more total megapixel count Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a total megapixel count of 52.99MP, however the Nikon D7200 is only a 24.72MP digital camera (28.27MP less).
179,200 higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a maximum ISO speed of 204,800, whereas the Nikon D7200 is only a 25,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera (179,200 lower).
Expert reviews are a bit better
Based on 30 expert reviews, the Pentax 645Z has an average review score of 89%, whereas the Nikon D7200 has an average rating of 86% (based on 66 reviews).
User reviews are better
Based on 16 user reviews, the Pentax 645Z has an average review score of 100%, whereas the Nikon D7200 has an average rating of 94% (based on 104 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Lower megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a megapixel count of 24.2MP, however the Pentax 645Z is a 51.4MP digital camera (27.2MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

2x less total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a total megapixel count of 24.72MP, whereas the Pentax 645Z is a 52.99MP digital camera (28.27MP more).
Lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a maximum ISO speed of 25,600, but the Pentax 645Z is a 204,800 maximum ISO speed digital camera (179,200 higher).
Moderately Lower expert review Score
The Nikon D7200 has an average expert rating of 86%, but the Pentax 645Z has an average expert rating of 89% (based on 30 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The Nikon D7200 has an average user rating of 94%, but the Pentax 645Z has an average user rating of 100% (based on 16 reviews).
11 Reasons Against
Twenty-four less auto focus points Edit
The number of auto focus points on the Pentax 645Z is 27.00, but the Nikon D7200 only has 51.00 auto focus points.
19% lower display resolution Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a display resolution of 1,037,000 pixels, however the Nikon D7200 is a 1,228,800 pixels display resolution digital camera (191,800 pixels higher).
55% heavier Edit
The Pentax 645Z is a 1.5kg digital camera. That's 795g heavier than the Nikon D7200 (1.5kg). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

A little taller Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a height of 117mm, however the Nikon D7200 is a 106.5mm tall digital camera (10.5mm shorter).
A lot thicker Edit
Pentax 645Z is 123mm deep, but the Nikon D7200 is a 76mm deep digital camera (47mm thinner).
Wider Edit
Pentax 645Z is 156mm wide, but the Nikon D7200 is a 135.5mm wide digital camera (20.5mm narrower).
Four hundred and sixty less shots per battery charge Edit
The Pentax 645Z takes 650.00 shots per battery charge, however the Nikon D7200 only takes 1110.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

£5,319 more expensive
The Pentax 645Z is more expensive than the Nikon D7200 by £5,318.96.
Fewer sellers
Only 8 sellers sells the Pentax 645Z, but 38 sellers sell the Nikon D7200. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Five months older
The Pentax 645Z is older than the Nikon D7200 by five months.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Pentax 645Z has received 4 awards, the Nikon D7200 has received 13 awards.

Awards

13 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
Digital Versus: 5 Star
digitalone.com.sg: Editor's Choice
DP Review: Silver
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
ljudochbild.se: Especially Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended 6 star
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 6 Star
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
Pocket Lint: Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
tomsguide.com: Editor's Choice
4 Awards
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
Imaging Resource.com: Dave's Pick
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
PhotographyBlog.com: Essential

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 27 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel Count
24.2MP 51.4MP
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 6000 x 4000
 4496 x 3000
BEST
 6000 x 4000
 4496 x 3000
Maximum Image Resolution
 8256 x 6192
 8256 x 6192
BEST
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
Full-Frame Sensor Size
23.5 x 15.6 44 x 33
Total Megapixel Count
24.72MP 52.99MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Sensor Format
 DX
 DX
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
5.8x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture
22 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
3.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length
210mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
27mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
18 - 105 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure
15/11 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface
 Nikon F
 Pentax K
 Pentax KA
 Pentax KAF
 Pentax KAF2
 Nikon F
 Pentax K
 Pentax KA
 Pentax KAF
 Pentax KAF2
Aspheric Element
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diaphragm Blades
7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
67mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 selective
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 selective
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Auto Focus Point
51
BEST
27
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 100
 25600
 25
 Auto
 100
 25600
 25
 Auto
Maximum ISO Speed
25,600 204,800
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
 Auto exposure lock
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Auto
 Flash on
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Auto
 Flash on
Flash Sync-Speed
1s 1s
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Exposure Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Flash exposure lock
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point
 Shoe mounting point
Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVI
 M-JPEG
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVI
 M-JPEG
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x424@30fps
 640x424@25fps
BEST
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x424@30fps
 640x424@25fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
 Noise reduction

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Eye-Fi
 FLU
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Eye-Fi
 FLU
Memory Slot
2 2

Display

Screen Size
3.2" 3.2"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 98%
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
1,228,800 pixels
BEST
1,037,000 pixels
Second Display
 Second display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.94x Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Electronic
 Optical
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
Microphone in Socket
 Microphone in socket
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

GPS
 GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Direct sunlight
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Fluorescent L
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Direct sunlight
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Fluorescent L
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,5,10,20 2,12
Multi-Shot Mode
 Multi-shot mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 16x
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
 Dioptre correction
Anti-Dust Function
 Anti-dust function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing Mode
 Trimming
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
 Trimming
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 RAW
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 RAW
Live View
 Live view
 Live view
Tripod Mount
 Tripod mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Mode
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Saturation Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Saturation adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Contrast adjustment
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Brightness adjustment
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data PRIME III
Diopter Adjustment
-2 - 1 -3.5 - 2
Eye Relief
19.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
675g
BEST
1.5kg
Height
106.5mm
BEST
117mm
Depth
76mm
BEST
123mm
Width
135.5mm
BEST
156mm
Lens Weight
420g Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Length
89mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Diameter
76mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.6kg

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 USB
 Battery
 USB
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
EN-EL15 D-LI90
Shot Per Battery Charge
1,110 shots
BEST
650 shots

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data Digital Camera Utility 4 (Ver.4.20)
Included Cable
 AC
 AC
BEST
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
 Included battery charger
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Near Field Communication
 Near field communication
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Video Recording
 Video recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Technical Details

Image Processor
 EXPEED 4
 EXPEED 4
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
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