• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Nikon D750 advantages over Canon 1DX Mark II

  • Less expensive
    $2297 vs $6299
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Fast startup
    ~0.50 vs 0.8 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 20.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Canon 1DX Mark II advantages over Nikon D750

  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (DCI) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • More cross-type AF points
    41 vs 15
    Cross-type AF points improve autofocus performance
  • Newer
    17 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    1620k vs 1229k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Less shutter lag
    0.09 vs 0.21 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.76x vs 0.70x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    14.0 fps vs 6.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 40 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    14.1 fps vs 6.6 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    Unlimited vs 14 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    409600 vs 51200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Top deck display
    Both provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Pentaprism viewfinder
    Both provide
    Much better viewfinder picture fidelity
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Dual card slots
    Both provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Both provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Outstanding image quality with great dynamic range and high ISO performance; Class-leading burst rate; Very good 51-pt AF system; AF system works in very low light; Deep, comfortable handgrip; Articulated LCD monitor; Excellent battery life; Uncompressed 4:2:2 HDMI video output; Built-in Wi-Fi.

  • Buffer fills quickly with 14-bit RAW; Sluggish Live View AF; Shutter speed tops out at 1/4000s; OVF coverage closer to 97%; Weak low-pass filter is great for detail but higher risk of moire.

  • Excellent image quality, especially from RAWs; Fantastic high ISO performance; Fast autofocus with great tracking performance; 14fps burst rate; Amazing buffer capacity; 4K 60p video; Robust build quality.

  • Very heavy, bulky and expensive; Dual memory card slots use different formats; 29:59 continuous video recording limit; Touchscreen feels underutilized.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon D600

Nikon D750
Nikon D600
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
Canon 1DX Mark II
Nikon D600
  • $5999
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup

Compared to Canon 6D

Nikon D750
Canon 6D
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Higher effective ISO
  • $1355
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in GPS
Canon 1DX Mark II
Canon 6D
  • $5999
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $1355
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup

Compared to Nikon D610

Nikon D750
Nikon D610
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
Canon 1DX Mark II
Nikon D610
  • $5999
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup

Compared to Nikon D4S

Nikon D750
Nikon D4S
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $5499
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Fast startup
Canon 1DX Mark II
Nikon D4S
  • $5999
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $5499
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon D5

Nikon D750
Nikon D5
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $6497
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
Canon 1DX Mark II
Nikon D5
  • $5999
  • 35mm
  • Higher effective ISO
  • Built-in GPS
  • $6497
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Longer stills battery life
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