Do you want to know what's better Sony Alpha 7R II or Nikon D750? SpecsPRO has compared Sony Alpha 7R II vs Nikon D750: weight, battery, sensor, resolution, ISO, dynamic range and other important specifications.

Nikon D750 vs Sony Alpha 7R II

  • Main

  • Model

  • Price

  • Advantages

  • launch

  • Announced

  • Body type

  • Camera subcategory

  • Sensor

  • Effective pixels

  • Max resolution

  • Sensor size

  • Sensor type

  • Processor

  • Image ratio w:h

  • Other resolutions

  • Sensor photo detectors

  • Image

  • ISO

  • Boosted ISO (minimum)

  • Boosted ISO (maximum)

  • White balance presets

  • Custom white balance

  • Image stabilization

  • Uncompressed format

  • JPEG quality levels

  • Image stabilization notes

  • Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed

  • Maximum shutter speed

  • Aperture priority

  • Shutter priority

  • Manual exposure mode

  • Subject / scene modes

  • Built-in flash

  • Flash range

  • External flash

  • Flash modes

  • Continuous drive

  • Self-timer

  • Metering modes

  • Exposure compensation

  • AE Bracketing

  • WB Bracketing

  • Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCD

  • Screen size

  • Screen dots

  • Touch screen

  • Screen type

  • Live view

  • Viewfinder type

  • Viewfinder coverage

  • Viewfinder magnification

  • Viewfinder resolution

  • Videography features

  • Resolutions

  • File Format

  • Microphone

  • Speaker

  • Videography notes

  • Optics & Focus

  • Autofocus

  • Digital zoom

  • Manual focus

  • Number of focus points

  • Lens mount

  • Focal length multiplier

  • Physical

  • Weight (inc. batteries)

  • Dimensions

  • Environmentally sealed

  • Battery

  • Battery details

  • Battery Life (CIPA)

  • Storage

  • Storage types

  • Connectivity

  • USB

  • HDMI

  • Microphone port

  • Headphone port

  • Wireless

  • Remote control

  • Wireless notes

  • Other features

  • Orientation sensor

  • GPS

  • GPS notes

  • Timelapse recording

  • Samples

  • Videos

  • Main

  • Model

    Nikon D750

  • Price

    $1,696.95

  • Advantages

  • PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES Built-in flash: Yes

    PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES Continuous drive: 6.5 fps

    SCREEN / VIEWFINDER Screen size: 3.2

    SCREEN / VIEWFINDER Screen dots: 1,229,000

    PHYSICAL Battery Life (CIPA): 1230

    OTHER FEATURES GPS: Optional

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  • Main

  • Model

    Sony Alpha 7R II

  • Price

    $3,742.99

  • Advantages

  • SENSOR Effective pixels: 42 megapixels

    SENSOR Max resolution: 7952 x 5304

    SENSOR Sensor photo detectors: 44 megapixels

    IMAGE ISO: Auto, 100-25600 (expands to 50-102400)

    IMAGE Boosted ISO (maximum): 102400

    IMAGE Image stabilization: Sensor-shift

    PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES Maximum shutter speed: 1/8000 sec

    VIDEOGRAPHY FEATURES Resolutions: 3840 x 2160 (30p, 25p, 24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)

    OPTICS & FOCUS Digital zoom: Yes (4X)

    OPTICS & FOCUS Number of focus points: 399

    PHYSICAL Weight (inc. batteries): 625 g (1.38 lb / 22.05 oz)

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  • launch

  • Announced

    Sep 12, 2014

  • Body type

  • Camera subcategory

    Mid-size SLR

  • Sensor

  • Effective pixels

    24 megapixels

  • Max resolution

    6016 x 4016

  • Sensor size

    Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)

  • Sensor type

    CMOS

  • Processor

    Expeed 4

  • Image ratio w:h

    3:2

  • Other resolutions

    FX: 4512 x 3008, 3008 x 2008, 1.2x crop: 5008 x 3336, 3752 x 2504, DX: 3936 x 2624, 2944 x 1968, 1968 x 1312

  • Sensor photo detectors

    25 megapixels

  • Image

  • ISO

    Auto, 100-12800, expandable to 50-51200

  • Boosted ISO (minimum)

    50

  • Boosted ISO (maximum)

    51200

  • White balance presets

    12

  • Custom white balance

    Yes (6 slots)

  • Image stabilization

    No

  • Uncompressed format

    RAW

  • JPEG quality levels

    Fine, Normal, Basic

  • Image stabilization notes

  • Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed

    30 sec

  • Maximum shutter speed

    1/4000 sec

  • Aperture priority

    Yes

  • Shutter priority

    Yes

  • Manual exposure mode

    Yes

  • Subject / scene modes

    Yes

  • Built-in flash

    Yes

  • Flash range

    12.00 m (at ISO 100)

  • External flash

    Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)

  • Flash modes

    Auto, Auto FP high-speed sync, auto w/redeye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync w/redeye reduction, fill flash, rear-curtain sync, rear-curtain w/slow sync, redeye reduction, redeye reduction w/slow sync, slow sync, off

  • Continuous drive

    6.5 fps

  • Self-timer

    Yes (2, 5, 10, 20 secs)

  • Metering modes

    • Multi
    • Center-weighted
    • Highlight-weighted
    • Spot

  • Exposure compensation

    ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)

  • AE Bracketing

    (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)

  • WB Bracketing

    Yes (2-9 exposures in 1, 2, or 3EV increments)

  • Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCD

    Tilting

  • Screen size

    3.2

  • Screen dots

    1,229,000

  • Touch screen

    No

  • Screen type

    TFT-LCD

  • Live view

    Yes

  • Viewfinder type

    Optical (pentaprism)

  • Viewfinder coverage

    100%

  • Viewfinder magnification

    0.7×

  • Viewfinder resolution

  • Videography features

  • Resolutions

    1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p)

  • File Format

    MPEG-4, H.264

  • Microphone

    Stereo

  • Speaker

    Mono

  • Videography notes

  • Optics & Focus

  • Autofocus

    • Contrast Detect (sensor)
    • Phase Detect
    • Multi-area
    • Center
    • Selective single-point
    • Tracking
    • Single
    • Continuous
    • Face Detection
    • Live View

  • Digital zoom

    No

  • Manual focus

    Yes

  • Number of focus points

    51

  • Lens mount

    Nikon F

  • Focal length multiplier

    1×

  • Physical

  • Weight (inc. batteries)

    750 g (1.65 lb / 26.46 oz)

  • Dimensions

    141 x 113 x 78 mm (5.55 x 4.45 x 3.07)

  • Environmentally sealed

    Yes (Water and dust resistant)

  • Battery

    Battery Pack

  • Battery details

    EN-EL15 lithium-ion battery & charger

  • Battery Life (CIPA)

    1230

  • Storage

  • Storage types

    SD/SDHC/SDXC (dual slots)

  • Connectivity

  • USB

    USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)

  • HDMI

    Yes (mini-HDMI)

  • Microphone port

    Yes

  • Headphone port

    Yes

  • Wireless

    Built-In

  • Remote control

    Yes (Wired or wireless)

  • Wireless notes

  • Other features

  • Orientation sensor

    Yes

  • GPS

    Optional

  • GPS notes

    GP-1/GP-1A

  • Timelapse recording

  • Watch sample photos

  • Watch video reviews

  • launch

  • Announced

    Jun 10, 2015

  • Body type

  • Camera subcategory

    SLR-style mirrorless

  • Sensor

  • Effective pixels

    42 megapixels

  • Max resolution

    7952 x 5304

  • Sensor size

    Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)

  • Sensor type

    BSI-CMOS

  • Processor

    Bionz X

  • Image ratio w:h

    3:2, 16:9

  • Other resolutions

    3:2, full-frame (5168 x 3448, 3984 x 2656), APS-C (5168 x 3448, 3984 x 2656, 2592 x 1728); 16:9, 35mm (7952 x 4472, 5168 x 2912, 3984 x 2240), APS-C (5168 x 2912, 3984 x 2240, 2592 x 1456)

  • Sensor photo detectors

    44 megapixels

  • Image

  • ISO

    Auto, 100-25600 (expands to 50-102400)

  • Boosted ISO (minimum)

    50

  • Boosted ISO (maximum)

    102400

  • White balance presets

    10

  • Custom white balance

    Yes

  • Image stabilization

    Sensor-shift

  • Uncompressed format

    RAW

  • JPEG quality levels

    Extra fine, fine, standard

  • Image stabilization notes

    5-axis (4.5 stops per CIPA standard)

  • Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed

    30 sec

  • Maximum shutter speed

    1/8000 sec

  • Aperture priority

    Yes

  • Shutter priority

    Yes

  • Manual exposure mode

    Yes

  • Subject / scene modes

    Yes

  • Built-in flash

    No

  • Flash range

  • External flash

    Yes (via hot shoe)

  • Flash modes

    Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync, Slow Sync, Red-eye reduction, Hi-speed sync, Wireless

  • Continuous drive

    5.0 fps

  • Self-timer

    Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))

  • Metering modes

    • Multi
    • Center-weighted
    • Spot

  • Exposure compensation

    ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)

  • AE Bracketing

    ±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)

  • WB Bracketing

    Yes

  • Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCD

    Tilting

  • Screen size

    3

  • Screen dots

    1,228,800

  • Touch screen

    No

  • Screen type

    TFT LCD

  • Live view

    Yes

  • Viewfinder type

    Electronic

  • Viewfinder coverage

    100%

  • Viewfinder magnification

    0.78×

  • Viewfinder resolution

    2,359,296

  • Videography features

  • Resolutions

    3840 x 2160 (30p, 25p, 24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)

  • File Format

    MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S

  • Microphone

    Stereo

  • Speaker

    Mono

  • Videography notes

    headphone and microphone ports, XLR support via adapter

  • Optics & Focus

  • Autofocus

    • Contrast Detect (sensor)
    • Phase Detect
    • Multi-area
    • Center
    • Selective single-point
    • Single
    • Continuous
    • Face Detection
    • Live View

  • Digital zoom

    Yes (4X)

  • Manual focus

    Yes

  • Number of focus points

    399

  • Lens mount

    Sony E

  • Focal length multiplier

  • Physical

  • Weight (inc. batteries)

    625 g (1.38 lb / 22.05 oz)

  • Dimensions

    127 x 96 x 60 mm (5 x 3.78 x 2.36)

  • Environmentally sealed

    Yes

  • Battery

    Battery Pack

  • Battery details

    NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger

  • Battery Life (CIPA)

    290

  • Storage

  • Storage types

    SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo

  • Connectivity

  • USB

    USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)

  • HDMI

    Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4K still, uncompressed video output)

  • Microphone port

    Yes

  • Headphone port

    Yes

  • Wireless

    Built-In

  • Remote control

    Yes (wired or via smartphone)

  • Wireless notes

    802.11b/g/n with NFC

  • Other features

  • Orientation sensor

    Yes

  • GPS

    None

  • GPS notes

  • Timelapse recording

    Yes (via downloadable app)

  • Watch sample photos

  • Watch video reviews

  • Summary

    The Alpha 7R II maximum resolution of 7952 x 5304 pixels (42 megapixels) is better in comparison with the Nikon D750 maximum resolution of 6016 x 4016 pixels (24 megapixels). The Alpha 7R II has a wider ISO range of 100-25600 in compare with 100-12800 ISO range of the Nikon D750. This ISO range let the photographer to shoot better photos in dim light conditions. The Alpha 7R II provides image stabilization that will help the camera owner to shoot blur-free images when the camera is moving around a lot. The Alpha 7R II offers better 4X digital zoom. The Alpha 7R II offers more number of focus points in compare with the Nikon D750: 399 vs 51. More number of focus points means less risk of losing focus lock when following a moving object.

    The Nikon D750 display is better as it offers more number of screen dots 1,229,000 in comparison to 1,228,800 dots of the Alpha 7R II display. The higher dot count display is better for reviewing images on your camera.

    The Nikon D750 has built-in flash. The Nikon D750 battery life is better than the Alpha 7R II battery life. According to CIPA standards the camera owner will be able to capture 1230 photos with the D750 and only 290 with the Alpha 7R II. The Alpha 7R II weighs 625g that is 125g lighter in comparison with the weight of the Nikon D750. The Nikon D750 can utilize optional accessory GPS devices. Recording GPS data can be useful if you like to travel, to be able to check the picture metadata and see exactly where a picture was taken.

    Considering the above differences the Sony Alpha 7R II will be the best buy. Check the lowest price on Amazon.