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Movie format
Supports RAW
Sensor size
Touch screen

Interested in one of the best Nikon DSLR ? Here we've rounded up all eight DSLRs from Nikon. You might also be interested in checking out DSLRs from other manufacturers such as Canon or Pentax.

DSLR

Digital SLRs (also called DSLRs) are the digital equivalent of the old film SLRs. SLR cameras all have interchangeable lenses, and an optical viewfinder that lets you look through the lens and see exactly what the camera will capture when you take a photo.

Nikon D750
$1,419
Pro DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D750
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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93.0
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
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2,956 ISO
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
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Nikon D7200
$749
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D7200
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
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100%
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
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230 lenses
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
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102,400 ISO
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Nikon D810
$2,147
Pro DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D810
Overall image quality
Great image quality
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96.0
True resolution
High true resolution
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36.2 MP
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
Color depth
Great color depth
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25.7 bits
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Nikon D5
$5,561
Pro DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D5
Movie format
Shoots UHD movies
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UHD @ 30fps
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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2,359k dots
Light sensitivity
High ISO
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3,280,000 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
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Nikon D5500
$499
Entry-level DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D5500
Size
Really small
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Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
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230 lenses
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Nikon D3400
$326
Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Nikon D3400
Size
Really small
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Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm)
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
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230 lenses
Announced
New
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August 2016
Weight
Light-weight
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395 g
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Nikon D5600
$526
Entry-level DSLR, announced over a year ago
Nikon D5600
Size
Really small
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Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
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200 ms startup delay
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
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Great for movies
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Nikon D500
$1,549
Pro DSLR, announced over 2 years ago
Nikon D500
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
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2,359k dots
Light sensitivity
High ISO
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1,640,000 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
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Fewer buttons
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
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Shoot in extreme weather
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Avatar for Kevin Johnstone Kevin Johnstone (0:35 PM, December 26, 2015)
This was the answer I was looking for when I googled "With Nikon, is a higher number better" (Cannon is the lower the better, I guess Nikon, as you mention, is better the lower the number as well)

Thanks!
 
Avatar for Ru Longwei Ru Longwei (7:51 PM, August 16, 2015)
The d7100 is one of the best. I consider it mid range level.
 
Zack (6:14 AM, May 20, 2015)
Models with 4-digit numbers are entry-level, 3-digit numbers are mid-level, 1-digit numbers are pro-level
 
yourmom (0:09 PM, May 18, 2014)
Hahaha Najeeb?! Seriously? D7100 is one of the best.
 
najeeb (0:38 PM, May 11, 2014)
d7100 is mid level dslr...why you mention there it is entry leve