Nikon D7500 Review: Get the D500’s image quality at little over half the price—and it’s smaller, lighter too


posted Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 7:51 PM EDT


A few months ago, we kicked off our review of the Nikon D7500 as we put it through its first round of our comprehensive battery of lab tests. This was followed by several real-world field tests that saw the D7500 shooting in day and night, in stills and videos -- heck even above ground and below. And over the last couple of weeks, we've rounded things out with our image quality comparison and print quality analysis, as well as the final conclusion of our Nikon D7500 review.

The latest in a series that stretches back to 2011's incredibly popular Nikon D7000, which hit a sweet spot with enthusiasts looking for an affordable sub-frame (or DX-format) DSLR, the Nikon D7500 has drawn quite a bit of attention for the fact it loses several features of its predecessors, as you'll read in our review. But arguably more important for many potential owners will be the fact that it inherits much the same imaging pipeline (and so boasts the image quality) of its much pricier flagship sibling, the Nikon D500.


So does the Nikon D7500 make a good choice as a more affordable and compact, lightweight alternative to the D500? Or will you want to save a little more cash and opt for its pricier sibling? You'll find the answers to these and many more questions in our Nikon D7500 conclusion, available for your reading pleasure now!

Nikon D7500 ReviewConclusion

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