As well as being compared against other entry-level DSLRs, the Nikon D7200 is also often compared to pro DSLRs and mirrorless. The Nikon D7200's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the D7100 and the D5600) and Canon (such as the EOS 80D and the EOS 70D)

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon D7200 compared to other entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3.2" vs 3"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 921k dots), slightly larger viewfinder (0.61x vs 0.55x), takes slightly higher resolution photos (24 MP vs 16.1 MP) and has a weather sealed body.

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen, has much more startup delay (400 ms vs 300 ms), doesn't have a screen which flips out, doesn't focus continuously while recording movies and is slightly larger (professional size (136×107×76 mm) vs prosumer size (124×99×76 mm)).

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D
1 year newer
$999 - $1,498 (body only)
$945 - $1,049 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS 80D (vs the D7200)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the EOS 80D (vs the D7200)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2

common strengths of the EOS 80D and D7200

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Weather sealed
  • Many focus points: 45 vs 51

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100
2 years older
$711 (body only)
$1,097 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7100 (vs the D7200)

  • Continuous video focus

Significant disadvantages of the D7100 (vs the D7200)

  • None found

common strengths of the D7100 and D7200

  • Very high resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Very large screens: 3.2" vs 3.2"
  • Above average viewfinder size: 0.61x vs 0.61x

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600
1 year newer
$597 (body only)
$599 - $697 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5600 (vs the D7200)

  • Much less startup delay: 200 ms vs 400 ms
  • Much less shutter lag: 111 ms vs 173 ms
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the D5600 (vs the D7200)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 1,037k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Significantly smaller viewfinder: 0.54x vs 0.61x
  • No weather sealing

common strengths of the D5600 and D7200

  • High resolution screens: 1,037k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Very large screens: 3.2" vs 3.2"
  • Many focus points: 39 vs 51

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
1 year newer
$326 (body only)
$397 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3400 (vs the D7200)

  • Significantly smaller: Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm) vs Professional size (136×107×76 mm)
  • Significantly lighter: 395 g vs 675 g

Significant disadvantages of the D3400 (vs the D7200)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Many fewer focus points: 11 vs 51

common strengths of the D3400 and D7200

  • Great battery life: 1200 shots vs 1110 shots
  • Many lenses available: 230 lenses vs 230 lenses
  • Built-in focus motor

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
1 year older
$445 (body only)
$500 - $549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the D7200)

  • Continuous video focus
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the D7200)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 1,037k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Significantly smaller viewfinder: 0.54x vs 0.61x
  • No weather sealing

common strengths of the D5300 and D7200

  • High resolution screens: 1,037k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Very large screens: 3.2" vs 3.2"
  • Many focus points: 39 vs 51

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000
4 years older
$1,275 18-200mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7000 (vs the D7200)

  • Continuous video focus

Significant disadvantages of the D7000 (vs the D7200)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 920k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"

common strengths of the D7000 and D7200

  • Above average viewfinder size: 0.62x vs 0.61x
  • Weather sealed
  • Many focus points: 39 vs 51

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon D7200 compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it has much better image quality (87.0 vs 70.0), has much more color depth (24.5 bits vs 22.5 bits), has much wider dynamic range (14.6 EV vs 12.1 EV), has a slightly larger screen (3.2" vs 3") and has much less startup delay (400 ms vs 500 ms).

However, on average it is much more noisy at high ISO (1,333 ISO vs 2,340 ISO), slightly smaller viewfinder (0.61x vs 0.70x), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't have a screen which flips out and doesn't focus continuously while recording movies.

Nikon D750

Nikon D750
5 months older
$1,419 - $1,497 (body only)
$1,899 - $1,997 24-120mm lens

Significant advantages of the D750 (vs the D7200)

  • Continuous video focus
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.61x

Significant disadvantages of the D750 (vs the D7200)

  • Fewer lenses available: 171 lenses vs 230 lenses
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/8000 of a second

common strengths of the D750 and D7200

  • Very low noise at high ISO: 2,956 ISO vs 1,333 ISO
  • Extremely good image quality: 93.0 vs 87.0
  • Excellent color depth: 24.8 bits vs 24.5 bits

Nikon D610

Nikon D610
1 year older
$1,100 - $1,497 (body only)
$1,900 - $2,447 28-300mm lens

Significant advantages of the D610 (vs the D7200)

  • Continuous video focus
  • Larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.61x

Significant disadvantages of the D610 (vs the D7200)

  • Fewer lenses available: 171 lenses vs 230 lenses
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/8000 of a second

common strengths of the D610 and D7200

  • Very low noise at high ISO: 2,925 ISO vs 1,333 ISO
  • Extremely good image quality: 94.0 vs 87.0
  • Excellent color depth: 25.1 bits vs 24.5 bits

Nikon D500

Nikon D500
10 months newer
$1,549 - $1,897 (body only)
$2,497 16-80mm lens

Significant advantages of the D500 (vs the D7200)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 2,359k dots vs 1,228k dots
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly more focus points: 153 vs 51

Significant disadvantages of the D500 (vs the D7200)

  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the D500 and D7200

  • Many lenses available: 230 lenses vs 230 lenses
  • Fairly small: Large (147×115×81 mm) vs Professional size (136×107×76 mm)
  • Built-in focus motor

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D
1 year older
$1,345 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 70D (vs the D7200)

  • Continuous video focus
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the 70D (vs the D7200)

  • Much more noise at high ISO: 926 ISO vs 1,333 ISO
  • Significantly smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2

common strengths of the 70D and D7200

  • Extremely good image quality: 68.0 vs 87.0
  • Excellent color depth: 22.5 bits vs 24.5 bits
  • Excellent dynamic range: 11.6 EV vs 14.6 EV

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D
2 years older
$999 - $1,029 (body only)
$1,399 - $1,999 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 6D (vs the D7200)

  • Larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.61x
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the 6D (vs the D7200)

  • Significantly smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Significantly fewer lenses available: 165 lenses vs 230 lenses
  • Has fewer storage slots: 1 vs 2

common strengths of the 6D and D7200

  • Very low noise at high ISO: 2,340 ISO vs 1,333 ISO
  • Extremely good image quality: 82.0 vs 87.0
  • Excellent color depth: 23.8 bits vs 24.5 bits

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II
1 year older
$1,099 - $1,349 (body only)
$1,449 - $1,799 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 7D Mark II (vs the D7200)

  • Continuous video focus
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the 7D Mark II (vs the D7200)

  • Significantly smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

common strengths of the 7D Mark II and D7200

  • Very low noise at high ISO: 1,082 ISO vs 1,333 ISO
  • Extremely good image quality: 70.0 vs 87.0
  • Excellent color depth: 22.4 bits vs 24.5 bits

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon D7200 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has a much larger screen (3.2" vs 3"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,228k dots vs 921k dots), has higher quality type of viewfinder (pentaprism vs digital), has a weather sealed body and has much less startup delay (400 ms vs 1700 ms).

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs UHD @ 30fps), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
1 year older
$448 (body only)
$525 - $548 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the D7200)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Continuous video focus
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the D7200)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Much shorter battery life: 420 shots vs 1110 shots
  • Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

common strengths of the A6000 and D7200

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentaprism
  • 24p support
  • Have external mic jacks

Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500
1 year newer
$1,098 (body only)
$1,498 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the D7200)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the D7200)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Much shorter battery life: 350 shots vs 1110 shots
  • Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

common strengths of the Alpha a6500 and D7200

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentaprism
  • Weather sealed
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Fujifilm X-T2

Fujifilm X-T2
1 year newer
$1,157 - $1,399 (body only)
$1,483 - $1,699 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T2 (vs the D7200)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Larger viewfinder: 0.76x vs 0.61x
  • Significantly more focus points: 325 vs 51

Significant disadvantages of the X-T2 (vs the D7200)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Much shorter battery life: 340 shots vs 1110 shots
  • Much fewer lenses available: 58 lenses vs 230 lenses

common strengths of the X-T2 and D7200

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentaprism
  • Weather sealed
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Sony Alpha a7 III

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3 years newer
$1,998 - $2,742 (body only)
$2,198 - $3,068 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a7 III (vs the D7200)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a7 III (vs the D7200)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
  • Much fewer lenses available: 92 lenses vs 230 lenses

common strengths of the Alpha a7 III and D7200

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentaprism
  • Weather sealed
  • 24p support

Sony A7

Sony A7
1 year older
$798 (body only)
$998 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the A7 (vs the D7200)

  • Continuous video focus
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly smaller: Standard size (127×94×48 mm) vs Professional size (136×107×76 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the A7 (vs the D7200)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Much shorter battery life: 340 shots vs 1110 shots
  • Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

common strengths of the A7 and D7200

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentaprism
  • Weather sealed
  • 24p support

Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20
1 year newer
$799 - $1,348 (body only)
$899 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T20 (vs the D7200)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the X-T20 (vs the D7200)

  • Much smaller screen: 3" vs 3.2"
  • Much shorter battery life: 350 shots vs 1110 shots
  • Much fewer lenses available: 58 lenses vs 230 lenses

common strengths of the X-T20 and D7200

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Pentaprism
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Have external mic jacks