Nikon D5600 vs Nikon D7500 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

D5600 vs D7500 - Side by side

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Nikon D5600 vs Nikon D7500 Specs


  • Introduced in November 2016
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C (DX)
  • 24 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 81.00mm (3.2") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount F
  • WiFi built-in
  • 124.0 x 97 x 70mm³ (4.9" x 3.8" x 2.8")
  • 465g (15.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D5600


  • Introduced in April 2017
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C (DX)
  • 21 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount F
  • WiFi built-in
  • 135.5 x 104 x 72.5mm³ (5.3" x 4.1" x 2.9")
  • 720g (23.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D7500

D5600 vs D7500 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: D5600 an D7500 sensor comparison

D5600 vs D7500: Viewfinder

D5600 has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.

The D7500 has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.63x covering 100% of view field.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

D5600 (0.54x)

D7500 (0.63x)

Simulated viewfinder of the D5600Simulated viewfinder of the D7500

Better choice: Nikon D7500

Nikon D5600 VS Nikon D7500 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon D5600 a better choice



Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2020.90
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Longer battery life (3, photos)970950
Weighs less (2)465g
(15.0 oz.)
(23.2 oz.)
More portable (2)842cm³

Conclusion: Advantages of the D5600 are the higher resolution, that the display has a higher resolution and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the D7500: the lower weight than the D7500 and the more compact size.

The D5600 scores 14 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon D7500



Higher speed (4, frames/second)58
Auto Focus points (4)3951
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO100 - 51200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4)Penta mirrorPenta prism
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160

Conclusion: Advantages of the D7500 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder and the superior video recording.

Yields 18 points for the D7500.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Lens selection200200
Built-in flash
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
Nikon D5600 VS Nikon D7500 Dimensions

Look at front view of the D5600 and D7500

D5600 und D7500, front viewD5600 und D7500, front view

Top view of cameras

D5600 und D7500, view from aboveD5600 und D7500, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon D5600

Nikon D7500


We advise to choose the newest model: Nikon D7500.

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