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The Nikon D700 replacement is finally here – Nikon D750 is a new full frame DSLR positioned in between the D610 and D810. The Nikon D750 is basically an enhanced version of the Nikon D610. Apart from the 24MP FX sensor, everything else has been improved with a couple of new features such as a tiltable LCD and Wifi capability being added to the camera.
In terms of specs, the D750 is actually resembled to the D810, except it uses a D610 24MP sensor. The AF is same as the D810 with 51 points, Full HD at 60fps, 6.5 fps burst rate, ISO expandable to 51200 and double SD slots. The ergonomic design of the new D750 is disappointing though, it has taken steps backward compared to the D700, it no longer offers an AF-On button, a mode dial has been put back and a smaller VF of the D610. Despite of the controversial ergonomic approach by Nikon, I am still confident the D750 will be a stunning camera, especially with is $2300 USD price tag which is quite a bit less than the D810, ($400 more than the D610).
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- 24.3-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor
- Tiltable 3.2-inch RGB monitor with approximately 1.2 million pixels
- Robust design and sealing against weather influences
- New, improved mirror / shutter mechanism
- AF system with 51 focus areas with Group AF
- 100% VF
- RGB sensor with approx 91,000 pixels and light-weighted metering option
- Burst rate of 6.5 frames/s
- Image processor EXPEED 4
- ISO 100-12,800 (expandable to 50-51200)
- Full-HD video with 1080p at 24/25/30/50 / 60p
- Integrated stereo microphone
- Uncompressed HDMI (8-bit 4: 2: 2)
- Built-in Wi-Fi Professional Wireless communication via UT-1 and WT-5
- Double SD card slot
- Size: 5.5 “x 4.4” x 3.1 “(139.7 x 111.76 x 78.74mm)
- Weight: 1 lb 10.5 oz (751.26g)
- $2300 USD (Body)
Detail read of the Specs.
- The fusion of outstanding agility and an effective pixel count of 24.3-million pixels with the excellent image quality of the FX format
In addition to being the compact, lightweight and slim camera in the history of the Nikon FX format, the D750 offers a level of agility never before seen with a deep grip that enables a firm and steady hold that was achieved by making the camera significantly slimmer. The fusion of this agility, an effective pixel count of 24.3-million pixels, and the excellent image quality of the FX format enables greater freedom of expression and the ability to better express intent with photographic imaging, and also opens the door to new shooting possibilities.
- Clear, high-sensitivity performance that exceeds that of high-end models made possible by a new Nikon FX-format CMOS sensor and the EXPEED 4 image-processing engine
The combination of an effective pixel count of 24.3-million pixels, the new Nikon FX-format CMOS sensor, and the EXPEED 4 image-processing engine achieves both excellent sharpness and superior image quality. By making the pitch of each individual pixel on the new image sensor larger, a broad dynamic range is preserved, and superior high-sensitivity performance that enables rich and smooth expression of tones with very little noise has been achieved. In addition, adoption of new algorithms with EXPEED 4 achieves faithful color reproduction and minimizes noise at high sensitivities. Specifically, the D750 even surpasses the D810 in image quality at high sensitivities, and the large pixel pitch delivers advantages in definition, depth, tonal gradation and clear color. As a result, finely balanced image quality is delivered. This superior high-sensitivity performance is also demonstrated with movie recording.
- Full-scale specifications that pursue those of professional models
Because the D750 responds to the desire of active photo hobbyists to be ever more creative, it has been equipped with functions and performance nearly equal to those available with high-end models for professional and advanced amateur photographers.
- Advanced Scene Recognition System
Detailed analysis of the shooting scene using scene information calculated by the 91K-pixel (approximately 91,000 pixels) RGB sensor and the image sensor increases the accuracy of automatically controlled systems such as AF, AE, i-TTL flash control, and AWB. Faces are also detected when images are framed using the optical viewfinder.
- Highlight-weighted metering
Exposure is controlled with automatic detection of the brightest portion of the frame. This controls loss of detail in highlights (blown highlights), even when the primary subject is lit by a spotlight on a stage.
- Highly dense 51-point autofocus system
Adoption of a new AF sensor module, and 51 focus points covering a broad range of the frame, enables certain acquisition of the intended subject. This makes for smooth autofocusing, even in low-light conditions of -3 EV(ISO 100, 20°C).
- High-speed continuous shooting
The D750 is capable of capturing up to 100 shots*1 in a single burst of continuous shooting at 6.5 fps*2 in both FX format and DX format.
- *1with shooting of JPEG-format images. Excluding shooting of FX-format images at an image quality setting of JPEG fine and an image size setting of Large (up to 87 shots possible).
- *2Value with shooting in AF-C autofocus mode, [S] or [M] mode, shutter speed of 1/250 s or faster, all other settings at their default values.
- An optical viewfinder with approximately 100% frame coverage
The viewfinder built into the D750 offers better light transmissivity and colors, makes it easier to achieve optimal focus when fast lenses are used, and is brighter. An OLED has been adopted for the viewfinder display, making it clear and easy to read.
- A variety of movie-recording functions
A sequencing mechanism for which the same four-motor system used by the D810 has been adopted enables “power aperture” with movie recording. The D750 also responds to the needs of professional filmmakers with the ability to output uncompressed movies to external HDMI recorders while simultaneously storing them on a memory card inserted in the camera. It also offers advanced functions, such as Wind Noise Reduction and Frequency Response settings, that ensure movie recording with high-quality sound.
- The same high level of dust and water resistance as the D810
- Advanced Scene Recognition System
- A compact, lightweight, slim, and very strong monologue body that expands shooting possibilities with superior agility
The D750 is the first Nikon FX-format camera for which a monocoque structure, which serves as the exterior frame that protects the internal structure with great strength, has been adopted. A carbon fiber composite material (new material), has been adopted for the front body, where important mechanisms such as the imaging unit are incorporated, and the front cover, and a magnesium alloy has been adopted for the rear and top covers.
Use of these materials not only helps to make the camera lighter, but also ensure superior strength and rigidity. In addition, positioning of the integrated circuit board and imaging unit in nearly the same place and optimization of drive mechanism positioning have helped to make the camera significantly slimmer. This, in turn, has enabled a deeper grip for a more firm and steady hold. The great maneuverability afforded by a size suited to a variety of shooting conditions greatly expands shooting possibilities for users.
- The first Nikon FX-format camera to be equipped with a tilting LCD monitor that supports shooting from any angle
The D750 is the first Nikon FX-format camera for which a tilting LCD monitor has been adopted. The monitor can be tilted up as much as approximately 90° and down to approximately 75° for flexible adjustment over a broad range. As the LCD monitor does not extend away from the camera to a great extent, the compact size and great maneuverability of the D750 is maintained, even with more intuitive shooting from a variety of angles. Adoption of Nikon’s original 3-axis hinge structure and a design that gradually pushes the monitor away from the camera when it is opened to face upwards prevent obstruction of the monitor by the camera’s eyepiece, even when it is opened the full 90°. In addition, when tilted downward by 75°, the monitor swings back so that the monitor won’t touch the tripod base. You can comfortably tilt the monitor even when the camera is on the tripod. The superior operation of this tilting monitor makes live view photography and movie recording fun and easy by allowing users to change the angle of the camera with regard to the scene or subject for great freedom in choosing composition.
- The first Nikon FX-format camera to be equipped with a built-in Wi-Fi® function for collaboration with smart devices that enables image transfer and remote shooting
The D750 is the first Nikon FX-format camera to offer a built-in Wi-Fi® function that enables wireless communication in both directions with smart devices such as smartphones and tablets. Still images exhibiting the superior quality possible only with a digital SLR can be uploaded to a smart device via the Internet that allows users to share their images with many people using social networking services and the like. In addition, the live view screen can be displayed on a smart device, enabling use of the smart device to capture not only self portraits and group photos, but also shooting suited to a variety of applications, including remote photography when the camera is mounted on a tripod.
- *To use the Wi-Fi® function, the Wireless Mobile Adapter Utility app (compatible with both iOS and Android™) must first be installed on the smart device. The Wireless Mobile Utility app can be downloaded (free of charge) from the smart device’s app store.
- *The D750 complies with the laws and regulations of the United States, including its Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Special permission from the United States government is required to export or take the camera to countries under embargo by the United States (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria). As countries under embargo by the United States may change, please inquire with the United States Department of Commerce for additional or updated information.
- The latest Picture Control system, which enables flexibility in every aspect of image adjustment
- A TFT LCD monitor for which an RGBW array has been adopted for a bright and clear display, and with which monitor color balance can be adjusted
- The first FX-format model to be equipped with seven special effects modes that allow users to easily enjoy expressing themselves with effects possible only with digital imaging
- Three image area options for still images that allow for adjustment of the angle of view of the lens using the camera
- Multi-area Mode Full HD D-movie with two image area options
- A time-lapse photography function that allows for simple, in-camera creation of time-lapse movies
- Dual SD memory card slots that enable more efficient handling of data
- Built-in flash capable of controlling multiple flash units with wireless multiple flash-unit photography
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