• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 42.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 32,000

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Differences

Nikon D750 advantages over Sony A7R III

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Less expensive
    $1997 vs $2498
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.97 vs 4.51 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Fast startup
    ~0.50 vs 1.7 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 1230 vs 650 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos

Sony A7R III advantages over Nikon D750

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • High resolution composite
    Yes vs No
    Combine multiple shots to form a super hi-res version
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Higher effective ISO
    3,523 vs 2,956 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Newer
    2 years vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.78x vs 0.70x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
    42.4 vs 24.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    9.9 fps vs 6.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    82 vs 40 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    9.2 fps vs 6.6 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    30 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
    102400 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output 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

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos

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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.

  • Fantastic image quality; Improved dynamic range over its predecessor; Very good high ISO performance; Much improved real-world AF performance; Class-leading burst rates, even with RAW; Improved 5-axis in-body image stabilization; Better 4K video quality; 1080/120fps video; Dual card slots; Significantly better battery life.

  • Expensive; Menus still confusing; UHS-II support only on one card slot; No optical low-pass filter means greater risk of moire; No built-in flash; Buffer clearing still slow despite UHS-II support.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon D600

Nikon D750
Nikon D600
  • $1564
  • 35mm
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $1900
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
Sony A7R III
Nikon D600
  • $2498
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1900
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Canon 6D

Nikon D750
Canon 6D
  • $1564
  • 35mm
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Higher effective ISO
  • $1699
  • 35mm
  • Built-in GPS
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Sony A7R III
Canon 6D
  • $2498
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1699
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon D610

Nikon D750
Nikon D610
  • $1564
  • 35mm
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $1530
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
Sony A7R III
Nikon D610
  • $2498
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1530
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Sony A7R II

Nikon D750
Sony A7R II
  • $1564
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1798
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Sony A7R III
Sony A7R II
  • $2498
  • 35mm
  • Touchscreen
  • High resolution composite
  • $1798
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Sony A7R IV

Nikon D750
Sony A7R IV
  • $1564
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $3498
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Sony A7R III
Sony A7R IV
  • $2498
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $3498
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Newer
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