Nikon D500 vs. Nikon D7500

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Jan 5, 2016
Apr 12, 2017
 
$2000/ £1729 (body only), $3069 / £2479 (w/16-80mm lens)
$1299 (body only), $1749 with 18-140 VR kit lens
 
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
 
5568 x 3712
5568 x 3712
4176 x 2784, 2784 x 1856
4176 x 2784, 2784 x 1856
3:2
3:2
21 megapixels
21 megapixels
22 megapixels
22 megapixels
APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)
APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
Expeed 5
Expeed 5
 
ISO 100 - 51200 (expandable to 50 - 1640000)
ISO 100 - 51200 (expandable to 50 - 1640000)
50
50
1640000
1640000
12
12
Yes (5)
Yes (5)
No
Digital only
 
3-axis Electronic for Full HD and below
RAW + TIFF
RAW
Fine, Normal, Basic
Fine, Normal, Basic
 
  • JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine, normal, or basic compression (Size priority); Optimal quality compression available
  • NEF (RAW): Lossless compressed, compressed 12 or 14 bit
  • NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single Photograph Recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG Formats
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
No
Yes
No
 
Yes
Yes
153
51
Nikon F
Nikon F
1.5×
1.5×
 
Tilting
Tilting
3.2
3.2
2,359,000
922,000
Yes
Yes
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
100%
100%
1× (0.67× 35mm equiv.)
0.94× (0.63× 35mm equiv.)
 
30 sec
30 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
 
  • Aperture Priority
  • Auto
  • Auto (flash off)
  • Manual (M)
  • Programmed auto with flexible program (P)
  • Scene Modes
  • Shutter-Priority
  • User
 
  • Autumn Colors
  • Beach / Snow
  • Blossom
  • Candlelight
  • Child
  • Close-up
  • Dusk / Dawn
  • Food
  • Landscape
  • Night Landscape
  • Night Portrait
  • Party / Indoor
  • Pet Portrait
  • Portrait
  • Sports
  • Sunset
  • Special Effects Mode
No
Yes (Pop-up)
 
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
1/250 sec
1/250 sec
 
  • Single-frame
  • Self-timer
  • Quiet continuous
  • Quiet shutter
  • Mirror-up
  • Continuous high
  • Continuous low
10.0 fps
8.0 fps
Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Yes (2 or 9 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)
Yes (3 frames in 1-stop increments)
 
4K (UHD) 30p/25p/24p, 1080/60p/50p/30p/25p/24p, 720/60p/50p
 
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
 
Supports MOV and MP4 packages
 
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 48 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 24 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 48 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 24 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 24 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 12 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 24 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 12 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 24 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 12 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 60p / 24 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 60p / 12 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 50p / 24 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 50p / 12 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II compliant) + XQD
SD/SDHC/SDXC
None
 
 
USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (mini-HDMI)
Yes (mini-HDMI)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Built-In
Built-In
Wi-Fi with low energy Bluetooth
Wi-Fi with low energy Bluetooth
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
Yes (Wired, wireless, smartphone)
 
Yes
Yes
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
EN-EL15a lithium-ion rechargeable battery & charger
1240
950
860 g (1.90 lb / 30.34 oz)
720 g (1.59 lb / 25.40 oz)
147 x 115 x 81 mm (5.79 x 4.53 x 3.19)
136 x 104 x 73 mm (5.35 x 4.09 x 2.87)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (4K output)
Optional
Optional
GP-1
GP-1A