Nikon D7200 vs Nikon D90

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Nikon D7200
Nikon D90

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
A lot higher megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a megapixel count of 24.2MP, however the Nikon D90 is only a 12.3MP digital camera (11.9MP 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.

A lot more total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a total megapixel count of 24.72MP, whereas the Nikon D90 is only a 12.9MP digital camera (11.82MP less).
Fourty more auto focus points Edit
The Nikon D7200 has 51.00 auto focus points, however the Nikon D90 only has 11.00 auto focus points.
Hugely higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a maximum ISO speed of 25,600, but the Nikon D90 is only a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera (19,200 lower).
One more memory slot Edit
The Nikon D7200 has two memory slots, however the Nikon D90 only has one memory slot.
0.2" larger screen size Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a screen size of 3.2", however the Nikon D90 is only a 3" screen digital camera (0.2" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

A lot higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a display resolution of 1,228,800 pixels, whereas the Nikon D90 is only a 920,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (308,800 pixels lower).
Two 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 Nikon D90 only takes 850.00 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.

Available from 24 shops
The more stores stock this digital camera, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
7 Reasons For
Ninety-nine times shorter flash sync-speed Edit
The Nikon D90 has a flash sync-speed of 0.01s, whereas the Nikon D7200 is a 1s flash sync-speed digital camera (0.99s longer).
55g lighter Edit
The Nikon D90 has a weight of 620g, whereas the Nikon D7200 is a 675g digital camera (55g heavier). 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.

155g lighter lens weight Edit
The Nikon D90 has a lens weight of 265g, whereas the Nikon D7200 is a 420g lens weight digital camera (155g heavier).
13% shorter lens length Edit
The Nikon D90 is a 79mm lens length digital camera. That's 10mm shorter than the Nikon D7200 (79mm).
A little smaller lens diameter Edit
The Nikon D90 has a lens diameter of 73mm, but the Nikon D7200 is a 76mm lens diameter digital camera (3mm bigger).
Nine more awards
The Nikon D90 has 22 awards from expert review sites, however the Nikon D7200 has 13 awards.
Slightly better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Nikon D90 is 88%, but the average rating of the Nikon D7200 is 86% (based on 66 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Longer flash sync-speed Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a 1s flash sync-speed digital camera. That's 0.99s longer than the Nikon D90 (0.01s).
Heavier Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a 675g digital camera. That's 55g heavier than the Nikon D90 (620g). 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.

Heavier lens weight Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a 420g lens weight digital camera. That's 155g heavier than the Nikon D90 (265g).
12% longer lens length Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a lens length of 89mm, however the Nikon D90 is a 79mm lens length digital camera (10mm shorter).
4% bigger lens diameter Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a 76mm lens diameter digital camera. That's 3mm bigger than the Nikon D90 (73mm).
Fewer awards
Whilst the Nikon D7200 has received 13 awards, the Nikon D90 has received 22 awards.
Moderately Lower expert review Score
The Nikon D7200 has an average expert rating of 86%, but the Nikon D90 has an average expert rating of 88% (based on 115 reviews).
10 Reasons Against
Lower megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D90 is a 12.3MP digital camera. That's 11.9MP lower than the Nikon D7200 (12.3MP). 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.

Less total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D90 is a 12.9MP digital camera. That's 11.82MP less than the Nikon D7200 (12.9MP).
Only 11.00 auto focus points Edit
The Nikon D90 has 11.00 auto focus points, however the Nikon D7200 only has 51.00 auto focus points.
3x lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D90 is a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 19,200 lower than the Nikon D7200 (6,400).
Only one memory slot Edit
The Nikon D90 has one memory slot, however the Nikon D7200 only has two memory slots.
7% smaller screen size Edit
The Nikon D90 has a screen size of 3". That's 0.2" smaller than the Nikon D7200 (3"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Lower display resolution Edit
The Nikon D90 is a 920,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 308,800 pixels lower than the Nikon D7200 (920,000 pixels).
Only 850.00 shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon D90 is a digital camera that takes 850.00 shots per battery charge, whereas 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.

Not as many stockists
The Nikon D90 is only stocked by 2 retailers, however the Nikon D7200 is stocked by 26 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Older by eight months
The Nikon D90 is eight months older than the Nikon D7200.

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
22 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
Akam.no: Recommended
alphr.com: Recommended
best4reviews.com: Best Buy
buy-n-shoot.com: Platinum
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
CNET.co.uk: Editor's Choice
Cnetfrance.fr: Editor's Choice
computeractive.co.uk: Buy It
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
igizmo.co.uk: Recommended
Laptopmag.com: Editor's Choice
letsgodigital.org/nl/: Recommended
pcauthority.com.au: A-List
pctuner.net: Best Product
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoxels.com: Editor's Choice
plusxaward.de: Innovation
Pocket Lint: Hot Product
stuff.tv: Hot Buy
tipa.com: Technical Image Press Association Award
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel Count
24.2MP
BEST
12.3MP
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 6000 x 4000
 4496 x 3000
 2144 x 1424
BEST
 6000 x 4000
 4496 x 3000
 2144 x 1424
Maximum Image Resolution
 6000 x 4000
BEST
 6000 x 4000
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
Full-Frame Sensor Size
23.5 x 15.6 23.6 x 15.8
Total Megapixel Count
24.72MP
BEST
12.9MP
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Sensor Format
 DX
 DX
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Body Material
 Aluminium
 Plastic
 Aluminium
 Plastic

Lens System

Optical Zoom
5.8x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture
22 22
Minimum Aperture
3.5 3.5
Maximum Focal Length
210mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
27mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
18 - 105 18 - 55
Lens Structure
15/11 11/8
Lens Mount Interface
 Nikon F
 Nikon F
Aspheric Element
1 1
Diaphragm Blades
7 7
Filter Size
67mm 52mm
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 selective
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 tracking
 Face tracking
 single
 continuous
 selective
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 tracking
 Face tracking
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.28m
Auto Focus Point
51
BEST
11
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
 64
 200
 320
 400
 640
 3200
 6400
 100
 25600
 25
 64
 200
 320
 400
 640
 3200
 6400
Maximum ISO Speed
25,600
BEST
6,400
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
 Auto exposure lock
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
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
 Manual
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Auto
 Manual
Flash Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data 17m
Flash Sync-Speed
1s 0.01s
BEST
External Flash Connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
 External flash connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±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
BEST
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 24fps
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVI
 M-JPEG
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVI
 M-JPEG
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 424
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 424
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Eye-Fi
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Eye-Fi
Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 32GB
Memory Slot
2
BEST
1

Display

Screen Size
3.2"
BEST
3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
1,228,800 pixels
BEST
920,000 pixels
Second Display
 Second display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.94x 0.94x
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
Microphone in Socket
 Microphone in socket
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

GPS
 GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Direct sunlight
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Direct sunlight
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,5,10,20 2,5,10,20
Multi-Shot Mode
 Multi-shot mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Anti-Dust Function
 Anti-dust function
 Anti-dust function
Image Editing Mode
 Trimming
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
 Trimming
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 Exif 2.2
 Exif 2.21
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 Exif 2.2
 Exif 2.21
Live View
 Live view
 Live view
Tripod Mount
 Tripod mount
 Tripod mount
Playback Mode
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Brightness adjustment
Diopter Adjustment
-2 - 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 DAN
 DUT
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi
 DAN
 DUT
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
675g 620g
BEST
Height
106.5mm 103mm
Depth
76mm 77mm
Width
135.5mm 132mm
Lens Weight
420g 265g
BEST
Lens Length
89mm 79mm
BEST
Lens Diameter
76mm 73mm
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
EN-EL15 EN-EL3e
Shot Per Battery Charge
1,110 shots
BEST
850 shots

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data ViewNX,Nikon Transfer,Apple QuickTime
Included Cable
 USB
 AV
 USB
 AV
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
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

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Other Features

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

Technical Details

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