The new Nikon D750 begs the question once again about its arch rival: What is Canon thinking? It’s one kind of anticipation when waiting to see the newest Apple iPhone – excitement. It’s a very different kind of anticipation when waiting for Canon’s new DSLRs these days: are they going to give the customers what they want? Kudos to Nikon for pushing the envelope!
Interesting. Nikon’s DSLR sensors already blow away Canon’s with superior color depth, dynamic range and low light capability. With Nikon’s just announced, full frame D750, Nikon ups the ante with a tilting rear screen (much like that found on the Sony A7s), upgraded autofocus, and an aggressive price point of $2,296.95. That price is midway between the 5D Mk III, around $3,200 these days; and the 6D, currently selling for about $1,700.
Oh, yeah the D750 has a headphone jack, too.
The D750 is available for pre-order at Adorama and others.
Nikon D750 Product Description
Bring your vision to life with Nikon's first full-frame D-SLR to feature a tilting Vari-angle display and built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity. With pro-caliber video features inspired by the D810, the same autofocus and metering system used in the D4S and D810, a newly designed 24.3MP FX-format CMOS image sensor and EXPEED 4 image processor, the D750 delivers a feature set unlike D-SLRs its size. A monocoque design keeps the camera remarkably slim, compact and lightweight, and a control layout based on Nikon's flagship cameras makes for comfortable, intuitive handling. The D750 will deliver superb performance.
Full-frame freedom, outstanding agility and the convenience of built-in Wi-Fi®.
For those who find inspiration everywhere, who switch between stills and video without missing a beat, who want the look only a full-frame D-SLR can achieve and who love sharing their shots, the D750 is the tool to unleash your artistry. With features inspired by D4S and D810, the D750 brings dazzling image quality, cinematic video capabilities and pro-inspired handling in a nimble design with a tilting Vari-angle LCD and built-in Wi-Fi connectivity. Enthusiasts upgrading from a DX-format D-SLR will marvel at the D750's full-frame performance. Pros seeking a primary or secondary camera for fast-paced shoots will appreciate the D750's familiar handling and speed. And filmmakers looking for a compact D-SLR to bring a production to life or to capture B-Roll will find the D750 a perfect fit. The D750 is a thrilling centerpiece of an exceptional imaging system.
Ignite your creative desires
A serious tool for serious shooters
The D750 has a feature set unlike full-frame D-SLRs its size. It uses the same autofocus and metering technology as the D4S and the D810—Nikon's powerful 51-point AF system with 15 cross-type sensors and 3D Color Matrix Metering III with a 91,000-pixel RGB sensor. It's fast and responsive; shoot 6.5 fps at full resolution. And it's endlessly versatile; shoot stills in multiple formats, video with enhanced definition, smooth time-lapse sequences up to 9,999 shots in-camera and more—all with stunning sharpness and rich tonality. Open new compositional possibilities with its 3.2-inch 1,229k dot tilting Vari-angle LCD display, or use a compatible smartphone or tablet as a remote monitor for Live View shooting.
Take your passion to the next level
24.3MP FX-format sensor and EXPEED 4
Like every Nikon full-frame D-SLR, the D750 achieves a level of image quality few other manufacturers can match. Its newly designed 24.3MP FX-format CMOS image sensor is paired with EXPEED 4 image processing for fast frame rates, a low noise, wide ISO range of 100 to 12,800 (expandable up to ISO 51,200), Full HD video with enhanced definition and reduced noise at high ISO sensitivities, minimal moiré, jaggies and false colors and a Nikon first—autofocus performance down to -3EV. Paired with the versatile array of full-frame or DX-format NIKKOR lenses, the D750 is capable of telling any story you can imagine.
Cutting edge HD video capabilities
With professional video capabilities inspired by the D810 and an array of inputs and outputs, the D750 is as well-suited for recording daily life and events as it is for filmmaking and videography. Simultaneously record uncompressed and compressed Full HD 1080 footage at 60/50/30/25/24p. Manually control ISO, shutter speed and aperture while recording—even use Power Aperture control for smooth iris transitions and Auto ISO for smooth exposure transitions. Use Highlight Display with zebra stripes to confirm exposure, apply Flat Picture Control for easier color grading in post and record at low and high angles with the 3.2-inch tilting Vari-angle LCD.
Built-in Wi-Fi sharing and remote control
Sharing and transferring your favorite D750 photos is fast, easy and fun. Wirelessly connect to the D750 with a compatible smartphone or tablet, browse the camera's memory card, download your favorite shots and then email them, text them or upload them to your favorite website. You can also use your smart device as a remote monitor and control for the D750—see what the camera sees and fire the shutter. For faster wireless transfers, transmit images over FTP using the WT-5A Wireless Transmitter + UT-1 Communication Unit. (Advanced shooters can use a web browser on a smartphone or tablet in HTTP mode to operate camera controls and begin Live View shooting.)
Enjoy the view
A first for a Nikon full-frame D-SLR, the D750 features a 3.2-inch 1,229 dot tilting Vari-angle LCD display. It has RGBW alignment and color balance customization, so it can be matched to an external monitor. Use it to shoot from high and low angles, to spot-select white balance during Live View shooting, to access the intuitively redesigned Info. display or to change settings quickly from the separate Photo Shooting and Movie Shooting menus. Match your view and your vision with the 100% coverage optical viewfinder, which has a bright, clear organic EL display system for making adjustments without taking your eye off the action.
- D750 Body Only
- EN-EL15 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
- MH-25A Battery Charger
- UC-E17 USB Cable
- AN-DC14 Strap
- BF-1B Body Cap
- DK-5 Eyepiece Cap
- DK-21 Rubber Eyecup
- NikonView NX2 CD ROM
(cover photo credit: snap from Press)