Nikon D750 vs Pentax 645Z

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Nikon D750
Pentax 645Z

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Reasons For

14 Reasons For
Bigger optical zoom Edit
The Nikon D750 has an optical zoom of 3.5x, but the Pentax 645Z is only a unknownx optical zoom digital camera (3.5x smaller). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Nikon D750 has a maximum aperture of 29, but the Pentax 645Z is only a unknown maximum aperture digital camera (29 bigger).
Vastly smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D750 has a minimum ISO speed of 50, however the Pentax 645Z is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera (50 bigger).
Vastly higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Nikon D750 has a JPEG frame rate of 60fps, however the Pentax 645Z is only a unknownfps JPEG frame rate digital camera (60fps lower).
A little wider field of view Edit
The Nikon D750 has a field of view of 100%, however the Pentax 645Z is only a 98% field of view digital camera (2% narrower).
16% higher display resolution Edit
The Nikon D750 has a display resolution of 1,228,800 pixels, however the Pentax 645Z is only a 1,037,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (191,800 pixels lower).
0.7x higher lens magnification ratio Edit
The Nikon D750 has a lens magnification ratio of 0.7x, whereas the Pentax 645Z is only a unknownx lens magnification ratio digital camera (0.7x lower). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

96% lighter Edit
The Nikon D750 is a 750g digital camera. That's 720g 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 D750 has a height of 113mm, however the Pentax 645Z is a 117mm tall digital camera (4mm taller).
Hugely thinner Edit
Nikon D750 is 78mm deep, but the Pentax 645Z is a 123mm deep digital camera (45mm thicker).
Narrower Edit
Nikon D750 is 140.5mm wide, but the Pentax 645Z is a 156mm wide digital camera (15.5mm wider).
£5,234 cheaper
The Nikon D750 is £5,233.87 cheaper than the Pentax 645Z.
Available from 20 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Nineteen more awards
The Nikon D750 has 23 awards, but the Pentax 645Z has 4 awards.
8 Reasons For
27.1MP higher megapixel count Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a megapixel count of 51.4MP, however the Nikon D750 is only a 24.3MP digital camera (27.1MP 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.

28.06MP more total megapixel count Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a total megapixel count of 52.99MP, whereas the Nikon D750 is only a 24.93MP digital camera (28.06MP less).
Twenty-six more auto focus points Edit
The Pentax 645Z has 27.00 auto focus points, however the Nikon D750 only has one auto focus point.
153,600 higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a maximum ISO speed of 204,800, but the Nikon D750 is only a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (153,600 lower).
One more memory slot Edit
The Pentax 645Z has two memory slots, however the Nikon D750 only has one memory slot.
Higher maximum playback zoom Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a maximum playback zoom of 16x, but the Nikon D750 is only a unknownx maximum playback zoom digital camera (16x lower).
Expert reviews are slightly better
Based on 30 expert reviews, the Pentax 645Z has an average review score of 89%, but the Nikon D750 has an average rating of 87% (based on 82 reviews).
User reviews are slightly better
Based on 16 user reviews, the Pentax 645Z has an average review score of 100%, but the Nikon D750 has an average rating of 96% (based on 256 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Lower megapixel count Edit
The Nikon D750 has a megapixel count of 24.3MP, but the Pentax 645Z is a 51.4MP digital camera (27.1MP 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 D750 has a total megapixel count of 24.93MP, however the Pentax 645Z is a 52.99MP digital camera (28.06MP more).
Twenty-six less auto focus points Edit
The number of auto focus points on the Nikon D750 is one, but the Pentax 645Z only has 27.00 auto focus points.
Lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon D750 has a maximum ISO speed of 51,200, whereas the Pentax 645Z is a 204,800 maximum ISO speed digital camera (153,600 higher).
One less memory slot Edit
The number of memory slots on the Nikon D750 is one, but the Pentax 645Z only has two memory slots.
Moderately Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Nikon D750 is 87%, whereas the average expert rating of the Pentax 645Z is 89% (based on 30 reviews).
Moderately Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Nikon D750 is 96%, whereas the average user rating of the Pentax 645Z is 100% (based on 16 reviews).
10 Reasons Against
50 bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a minimum ISO speed of 100, whereas the Nikon D750 is a 50 minimum ISO speed digital camera (50 smaller).
Moderately narrower field of view Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a field of view of 98%, whereas the Nikon D750 is a 100% field of view digital camera (2% wider).
191,800 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a display resolution of 1,037,000 pixels, whereas the Nikon D750 is a 1,228,800 pixels display resolution digital camera (191,800 pixels higher).
49% heavier Edit
The Pentax 645Z is a 1.5kg digital camera. That's 720g heavier than the Nikon D750 (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.

Marginally taller Edit
The Pentax 645Z is a 117mm tall digital camera, whereas the Nikon D750 is a 113mm tall digital camera (4mm shorter).
A lot thicker Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a depth of 123mm, however the Nikon D750 is a 78mm deep digital camera (45mm thinner).
15.5mm wider Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a width of 156mm, however the Nikon D750 is a 140.5mm wide digital camera (15.5mm narrower).
£5,234 more expensive
The Pentax 645Z is more expensive than the Nikon D750 by £5,233.87.
Not as many stockists
Only 9 sellers sells the Pentax 645Z, however 29 retailers sell the Nikon D750. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Pentax 645Z has received 4 awards, the Nikon D750 has received 23 awards.

Awards

23 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
CNET.co.uk: Editor's Choice
CNET.com: Editor's Choice
CNET.com.au: Editor's Choice
Digital Versus: 5 Star
Digitaltrends.com: Editor's Choice
DP Review: Gold
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
hardwarezone.com.ph: Recommended
hardwarezone.com.sg: Editor's Choice
hi-tech.mail.ru/: Recommended
Imaging Resource.com: Dave's Pick
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
ljudochbild.se: Especially Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended 6 star
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 6 Star
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended
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

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel Count
24.3MP 51.4MP
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 6016 x 4016
 3936 x 2624
 3008 x 1688
BEST
 6016 x 4016
 3936 x 2624
 3008 x 1688
Maximum Image Resolution
 8256 x 6192
 8256 x 6192
BEST
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
Full-Frame Sensor Size
35.9 x 24 44 x 33
Total Megapixel Count
24.93MP 52.99MP
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
3.5x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture
29 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
3.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
24 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure
16/11 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
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diaphragm Blades
7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
72mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 selective
 centre weighted
 servo
 contrast detection
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 selective
 centre weighted
 servo
 contrast detection
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus assist beam
Auto Focus Point
1 27
BEST
Focus Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
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
 50
 80
 100
 200
 800
 12800
 51200
 Auto
 50
 80
 100
 200
 800
 12800
 51200
 Auto
Maximum ISO Speed
51,200 204,800
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
50
BEST
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
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Hi-speed sync
 Auto
 Manual
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Hi-speed sync
 Auto
 Manual
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
Flash Sync-Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 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)

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVI
 M-JPEG
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVI
 M-JPEG
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 PCM
BEST
 PCM
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Eye-Fi
 FLU
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Eye-Fi
 FLU
Memory Slot
1 2
BEST

Display

Screen Size
3.2" 3.2"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
100%
BEST
98%
Display Resolution
1,228,800 pixels
BEST
1,037,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.7x 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
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Sunny
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Fluorescent L
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Sunny
 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
Calendar
 Calendar
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 16x
Dioptre Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dioptre correction
Image Editing Mode
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Live view
Tripod Mount
 Tripod mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Saturation Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Saturation adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Contrast adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Brightness adjustment
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data PRIME III
Diopter Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data -3.5 - 2
Scene Mode
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Pet
 Food
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Pet
 Food
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
750g
BEST
1.5kg
Height
113mm
BEST
117mm
Depth
78mm
BEST
123mm
Width
140.5mm
BEST
156mm
Weight Including Battery
840g
BEST
1.6kg

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 USB
 Battery
 USB
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Size
EN-EL15 D-LI90
Shot Per Battery Charge
Unknown - Click to provide data 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)
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 AC
 AC
BEST
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Included battery charger
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

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

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
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