Nikon D750 Specifications and Key Features with Overview

An awe-inspiring masterpiece that combines unparalleled image quality and intuitive functionality, Nikon D750 specifications and key features with overview would make you realize this. From its remarkable low-light performance to its versatile shooting modes, this camera ignites a fire of curiosity within any aspiring photographer. Now, you’ll find out about the Nikon D750 specifications and key features with overview.

Key Specifications 

  • Sensor: 24.3MP full-frame CMOS
  • Viewfinder: Optical pentaprism 
  • Viewfinder coverage: Approx 100% 
  • ISO range: 100–12,800 
  • Boost Low ISO Sensitivity: 50
  • Boost High ISO Sensitivity: 25,600-51,200
  • Processor: EXPEED 4
  • Autofocus: 51 phase-detection points (15 cross-type); contrast detection in Live View and video modes
  • Max burst rate: 6.5fps at full resolution
  • Video: 1080p at 60fps, 50fps, 30fps, 25fps and 24fps
  • Screen: 3.2-inch, 1,229k-dot tilting TFT
  • Shutter speeds: 1/4,000 sec–30 sec plus Bulb and Time
  • Photo sensor size: Full frame (35mm)
  • Storage: 2x SD slots
  • Optical zoom: 1x
  • Connectivity technology: USB, HDMI
  • Weight: 750g
  • Dimensions: 140 x 113 x 78mm
  • Memory: 2 x SD / SDHC / SDXC
  • Metering system: 91,000-pixel RGB metering sensor with face detection and spot-metering linked to AF point
  • Powered aperture for control during live view/video
  • Built-in Flash: Yes, with Commander Mode, full CLS compatibility
  • AF Detection: Up to f/8 with 9 focus points (5 in the center, 2 on the left and right)
  • Autofocus System: Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX II with Group Area AF
  • Battery Type: EN-EL15
  • Battery Life: 1230 shots

Replaced: Nikon D700 

Replaced by:  Nikon D780 

Advantages and Disadvantages:

Reviewers and users have praised the Nikon D750 for its impressive features and performance, while also noting a few areas for improvement. So, let’s have a quick look at the pros/advantages and cons/disadvantages of the Nikon D750. 


These are the pros/advantages of the Nikon D750:

  • Compact, lightweight, and slim unibody (monocoque) design
  • Dust Reduction and weather sealing/protection
  • 24.3-megapixel full-frame sensor, even at higher ISO settings
  • Expeed 4 image processor
  • Full HD 60/50/30/25/24p video
  • 6.5 fps shooting at full resolution frame size (pixels): 1920 x 1080
  • 1.229k dots LCD Resolution
  • 51 Focus Points
  • 15 Cross Type Focus Points
  • EV -3 Focus Sensitivity
  • 3.2-inch tilting LCD screen
  • 0.7x magnification – Large Viewfinder
  • Flash Sync Port
  • Advanced autofocus system
  • Dual memory card slots
  • Compatible with ultra-fast Type B CFexpress cards 
  • USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
  • New White Balance System with up to 6 presets
  • Self-diagnostic shutter 
  • High Shutter Life Expectancy – 150,000 cycles
  • Time-lapse video recording and uncompressed HDMI output
  • External Microphone Input to capture high-quality audio
  • Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity 
  • 1.2x Crop” shooting mode
  • Compatible with a wide range of lenses 
  • Long battery life (1230 shots)
  • Auto ISO for smooth exposure transitions
  • Wireless connection allows immediate picture sharing


While the Nikon D750 is a great camera with many excellent features, there are a few cons to keep in mind when considering this Nikon D750: 

  • There’s no touchscreen 
  • D750 has 51 autofocus points, which is fewer than some of its competitors
  • Its body weight is 750g which is heavy
  • Slow live view AF


Brand Nikon 
Model D750
Type Single-lens reflex digital camera
Release date 12 Sep 2014
Body type Mid-size SLR
ProcessorExpeed 4 processor

The Nikon D750 is a mid-size, single-lens reflex digital camera that was released on September 12th, 2014. As one of Nikon’s top-performing DSLRs, the D750 replaced Nikon D700, It has a powerful Expeed 4 processor and a host of advanced features that make it a popular choice for both amateur and professional photographers. The D750 is well-suited for a wide range of photography styles, including landscape, portrait, and action photography. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just getting started with DSLR photography, the Nikon D750 is a versatile and reliable camera that’s sure to deliver outstanding results. It also has Magnesium alloy and Carbon fiber composite body elements which make it ideal for dust reduction and weather sealing/protection similar to Nikon D6.

Dimensions and Weight 

Dimensions(W x H x D)141 x 113 x 78 mm (5.55 x 4.45 x 3.07″)
WeightApprox. 840 g / 1.85 lb / 29.63 oz with battery and two CFexpress memory cards but without body cap and accessory shoe cover; Approx. 750 g / 1.65 lb / 26.46 oz  (camera body only)

Its body weighs approximately 750 g / 1.65 lb / 26.46 oz (camera body only) and approximately 840 g / 1.85 lb / 29.63 oz with battery and memory card included, with an average thickness of 78mm. It’s a relatively lightweight camera when compared to some other full-frame DSLRs in the market. Despite its compact size, Nikon D750 still manages to offer a robust feature set and impressive image quality. 

Photography & Videography Features 

Photography Features

Min Shutter Speed900s
Max Mechanical Shutter Speed1/8000s
Max Continuous Shooting6.5 fps
Shutter PriorityYes
Aperture PriorityYes
Manual Exposure ModeYes
Exposure CompensationYes
Custom White BalanceYes
Image StabilizationNo
Built-in FlashYes
Flash Range12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Max Flash Sync1/200s
Flash ModesAuto, 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
External FlashYes
AE BracketingYes
WB BracketingYes

Video Features 

Video Resolutions1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p)
Max Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Video FormatsMPEG-4, H.264
Microphone PortYes 
Headphone PortYes 

Other Features

Image sensor 

Sensor TypeCMOS
Sensor SizeFull frame
Sensor Dimensions35.9 x 24 mm
Sensor Area861.60mm2
Sensor Resolution24.5 megapixels
Effective Pixels 24.3 Million
Total Pixels 24.93 Pixels
Dust Reduction System Image sensor cleaning image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX-D software required)
Max Image Resolution6016 x 4016
Max Native ISO12,800
Max Boosted ISO51200
Min Native ISO100
Min Boosted ISO50
RAW SupportYes

Nikon D750 features a 24.3-megapixel CMOS sensor and an Expeed 4 image processor which captures images with a maximum resolution of 6016 x 4016 and video recording with a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080. It comes with a built-in flash with a commander function for controlling external Speedlights and a dust reduction system which makes it suitable for outdoor shootings. It has a native ISO range of 100-12800 which can be expanded to ISO 50-51200. The camera also has a 51-point autofocus system with 15 cross-type sensors, and it can shoot continuously at up to 6.5 frames per second. 


ViewfinderOptical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolutionno electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage100%
Viewfinder Magnification0.7x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, –1.0m–1) (Approx.) 
Viewfinder Eyepoint21mm (-1.0 m¯¹)
Viewfinder Frame CoverageFX (36×24): 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (Approx.)1.2x (30×20): 97% horizontal and 97% vertical (Approx.)DX (24×16): 97% horizontal and 97% vertical (Approx.)
Viewfinder Diopter AdjustmentBuilt-in diopter adjustment (-3 to + 1 m¯¹)
Focusing ScreenType B BriteView Clear Matte Mark III screen with AF area brackets (framing grid can be displayed)
Reflex MirrorQuick-return type
Mirror Lock UpYes

Nikon D750 has an optical (pentaprism) viewfinder built-in with a magnification of 0.7x 100% frame coverage. Its 21mm eyepoint allows built-in diopter adjustment and allows comfortable viewing and focus adjustment for even those who wear glasses. With its 51-point and 15 cross-type focus points, it can accurately lock on to a subject of your choice and track it as it moves around the frame. Its 1/4000s shutter speed with continuous shooting of 6.5 fps makes it ideal for photographers of all skill levels. The viewfinder of the Nikon D750 is bright and clear, making it easy to compose shots and adjust settings even in bright outdoor conditions.


Image Area (pixels)FX-format(L) 6,016 x 4,016(M) 4,512 x 3,008(S) 3,008 x 2,008DX-format(L) 3,936 x 2,624(M) 2,944 x 1,968(S) 1,968 x 1,3121:2 format (30 x 20)(L) 5,008 x 3,336(M) 3,752 x 2,504(S) 2,504 x 1,664
File Format Still ImagesJPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx 1:4), normal (approx 1:8), or basic (approx 1:16) compression (size priority); Optimal quality compression availableNEF (RAW) + JPEG: single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG FormatsNEF (RAW): lossless compressed, compressed 12 or 14 bit
Dual card slotsThe card in Slot 2 can be used for overflow or backup storage, for separate storage of NEF (RAW) and JPEG copies of photos taken at image quality settings of NEF (RAW) + JPEG, or to store separate copies of JPEG photos at different sizes and compression ratios; pictures can be copied between cards
Storage mediaSDSDHCSDXC
Card Slot2 Secure Digital (SD)
File SystemCompliant with DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)EXIF 2.3 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras)PictBridge

Nikon D750 features two memory card slots – one for SD cards and the other for SD, SDHC, or SDXC memory cards. This dual slot setup allows users to use one card as a backup or to store RAW files, while the other can be used for JPEGs or video. 

Monitor Screen 

Screen TypeTilting
Screen Size3.20″
Screen Resolution1,229k dots
Live ViewYes 
Touch ScreenNo

Just like the Nikon D500,  it has a TFT LCD, 3.20” tilting monitoring screen. It features a live view and 1,229K resolution dots. Its new White Balance System with up to 6 presets allows you to adjust the color temperature of your photos on screen to match the lighting conditions in which you are shooting.


Detection range-4.5 to +20 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
Lens servoAutofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C; viewfinder photography only; predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status); full-time AF (AF-F; available only during live view and movie recording)Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Focus points105 focus points (number available for selection in viewfinder photography can be chosen from 105, 27, and 15)
AF-Area Mode9, 21 or 51 point Dynamic-area AFAuto-area AFSingle-point AF3D-tracking (51 points)Group-area AF
Focus LockFocus can be locked by pressing AE-L/AF-L buttonFocus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF)
Focus ModesAuto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A)Continuous-servo (AF-C)
Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only
Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only and D-Movie only
Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder
Normal area AF
Single-servo AF (AF-S)
Wide area AF

Nikon D750 has 51-point 3D tracking, 105 focus points, and -4.5 to +20 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F) detection range, which gives it the ability to maintain focus even when your view of the subject is blocked, which can be especially helpful when shooting in fast-paced environments. With its modified subject recognition technology it can track subjects almost as quickly as you can point your camera towards them.


AF TouchNo 
AF ContinuousYes
AF SingleYes
AF TrackingYes
AF SelectiveYes
AF CenterYes
AF Multi AreaYes
AF Live ViewYes
AF Face DetectionYes
AF Contrast DetectionYes
AF Phase DetectionYes
Number of Focus Points51
Number of Cross Focus Points15

Its autofocus technology is truly impressive, with a 51-point autofocus system and 15 cross-type sensors, it ensures precise focus even in low light or low contrast situations. Such advanced tracking and acquisition capabilities of the Nikon D750 make it a perfect go-to camera for photographers while capturing fast-moving subjects during sports and wildlife shooting conditions. 

Video Recording 

Metering systemBuilt-in microphone, stereo external stereo microphone (optional)
Movie File FormatMOV
Movie Audio Recording FormatLinear PCM
Movie Video CompressionH.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
MovieFull HD 1,920×1,080 / 60 fps
Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 50 fps
Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 30 fps
Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 25 fps
Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 24 fps
HD 1,280×720 / 60 fps
HD 1,280×720 / 50 fps
Movie AudioBuilt-in microphone, stereoExternal stereo microphone (optional)

Nikon D750 can record full HD videos at 1,920x1080p resolution and supports multiple frame rates, including 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p, which allows users to cover a range of creative possibilities when recording video. For capturing high-quality audio, it comes with a built-in built-in microphone, as well as an external microphone input. Moreover, its built-in intervalometer feature allows its users to capture time-lapse videos. 

Compatible lenses 

Compatible lenses
AF NIKKOR lenses, including type G, E, and D lenses (some restrictions apply AF NIKKOR lenses, including type G and D lenses) AI-P NIKKOR lensesDX lenses (using DX 24 x 16 1.5x image area), AI-P NIKKOR lenses, Non-CPU AI lenses (A and M modes only).Electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster (the electronic rangefinder supports the 11 focus points with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/8 or faster).

Nikson D750’s full-frame DSLR camera offers excellent lens compatibility, with a vast selection of lenses to choose from. Even, starting from those back to the film era – older manual focus lenses, modern autofocus lenses, and the latest Nikon lenses all can be used with it without any issues. It also supports lenses that are manufactured by independent producers. 

WiFi / Bluetooth Connectivity 

ConnectivityWireless / WiFi
USBUSB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS GP-1 GPS unitGP-1A GPS unit

Nikon D750 offers built-in wireless connectivity (WiFi), HDMI, USB, GPS, and NFC options for quickly and easily connecting the camera to a compatible smartphone or tablet for transferring files, controlling the camera remotely, and sharing images and videos with other devices.


TypeElectronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
Speed1/4000 to 30 sec 
Flash sync speedUp to 1/200 sec.Synchronizes with shutter at 1/250 sec. or slower (flash range drops at speeds between 1/200 and 1/250 sec.)
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at Full Resolution6.5 frames per second
Self-Timer2, 5, 10, 20 sec.; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 sec.Timer duration electronically controlled

Nikon D750 offers a maximum shutter speed of 1/4000 to 30 sec, which is better suited for capturing fast-moving subjects, as it can freeze motion with greater precision when compared to Nikon D4. Shooting modes, including aperture priority, shutter priority, and manual mode, which allow you to control the shutter speed and other settings for optimal results, are highlighted features of this camera. 


Metering system0 to 20 EV (3D Color Matrix, center-weighted metering, or highlight weighted metering)2 to 20 EV (spot metering)
Metering Method
Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 12 mm circle in center of frame. Diameter of circle can be changed to 8, 15, or 20 mm, or weighting can be based on average of entire frame (non-CPU lenses use 12-mm circle)Matrix: 3D Color Matrix Metering II (type G, E, and D lenses); Color Matrix Metering II (other CPU lenses); Color Matrix Metering available with non-CPU lenses if user provides lens dataSpot: Meters 4 mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point (on center focus point when non-CPU lens is used)Highlight-weighted: Available with type G, E, and D lenses; equivalent to center-weighted when non-CPU lens is used
Metering Range
0 to 20 EV (3D Color Matrix, center-weighted metering, or highlight-weighted metering)2 to 20 EV (spot metering)
Exposure Meter Coupling
Exposure Modes
Aperture-Priority (A)Manual (M)Programmed auto with flexible program (P)Shutter-Priority (S)
Exposure Compensation
+5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 in P, S, A, and M modes
Exposure LockYes
Picture Control
FlatLandscapeMonochromeNeutralPortraitStandardVividUser-customizable Settings

With its metering modes, including matrix, center-weighted, and spot metering, it accurately measures the exposure which helps you achieve the perfect exposure for your photographs, whether you’re shooting in bright sunlight or low-light conditions.

Flash (Built-in)

Flash ControlTTL: i-TTL flash control using 91,000-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600, SB-500, SB-400, or SB-300; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Flash Compensation-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
Flash-ready Indicator
Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output
Accessory Shoe
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
CLS Supported

Its flash sync speed is up to 1/200 sec and when synchronized with shutter at 1/250 sec or slower (flash range drops at speeds between 1/200 and 1/250 sec). Its flash is built in the camera, and can easily be raised and lowered using a button on the side of the camera.

Live View 

Modes Photo live view, movie live view 


USBType C USB connector (SuperSpeed USB); connection to built-in USB port is recommended
HDMI outputType C mini pin HDMI connector
Audio inputStereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter; plug-in power supported)
Audio outputStereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter), headphone connector
Ten-pin remote terminalBuilt-in (can be used with MC-30A/MC-36A remote cords and other optional accessories)
Peripheral connectorFor WT-6/A/B/C Wireless Transmitter

Its 3.0 (5 GBit/sec) USB easily makes it connect with compatible devices. Also, a 10-pin remote terminal is located next to the USB and HDMI ports, which allows you to connect with a variety of remote control devices, including wired remote shutter releases and GPS units. 

Power source 

Battery / Batteries
EN-EL15 Lithium-ion Battery
Battery Life (shots per charge)
1,230  shots (CIPA) 
AC Adapter
EH-5b AC Adapter; requires EP-5B Power Connector (available separately)
Battery Charger
MH-25a Quick Charger

Nikon D750 DSLR camera uses a rechargeable EN-EL15 lithium-type battery, which provides a long and durable battery life and can take 1,230  shots per charge which is enough for extended shooting sessions. 


Bracketing types Exposure and/or flash, white balance, and ADL

White Balance 

White Balance System Auto (2 types)Choose color temperature (2500K to 10000K)CloudyDirect SunlightFlashFluorescent (7 types)IncandescentPreset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view)Shade


Playback Auto Image RotationFull-Frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar)HighlightsHistogram DisplayImage CommentMovie PlaybackMovie SlideshowPlayback with ZoomSlideshow

Tripod Socket 

Tripod Socket 1/4 in.

Operating Environment 

Operating Environment 
0–40 °C (+32–104 °F)


Supplied accessories(may differ by country or area) D750 Body OnlyEN-EL15 Rechargeable Li-ion BatteryMH-25A Battery ChargerUC-E17 USB CableAN-DC14 StrapBF-1B Body CapDK-5 Eyepiece CapDK-21 Rubber EyecupNikonView NX2 CD ROM


If you have read the complete article, then you can clearly make a choice for the Nikon D750 DSLR camera due to its advanced features and functions offerings for photographing and videographing purposes. With a robust and durable body, excellent image quality, an advanced autofocus system, and a range of connectivity options, the D750 is well-suited for professional use from landscape and portrait photography to sports and action photography. If you’re a professional photographer or an enthusiast looking to take your photography to the next level, then Nikon D750 is an excellent choice that delivers outstanding performance and image quality in a compact and user-friendly package.


What is the Nikon D750 used for?

Nikon D750 DSLR camera is used for still imaging, portrait and landscape photography, sports, and wildlife photography, outdoor event photography, and video/movie recordings. 

Is the Nikon D750 good in low light?

Nikon D750 has a wide native ISO range of 100-12,800, which can be expanded up to 51,200 and 102,400 in the Hi-1 and Hi-2 settings, respectively. This allows for excellent low-light performance and makes it possible to capture high-quality images even in dimly lit environments without the need for a flash.

Is a D750 water-resistant?

The Nikon D750 DSLR camera is not fully water-resistant, but it does feature sealing to protect it from dust and moisture.

What is the image ratio of the Nikon D750?

In addition to the native 3:2 aspect ratio, the D750 also offers the ability to shoot in other aspect ratios, including 4:3, 16:9, and 1:1 (square).

What mount is the Nikon D750?

Nikon D750 has a Nikon F lens mount which is a well-established and widely-used system that offers a high degree of compatibility and flexibility. 

Is the D750 a professional camera?

Nikon D750 DSLR camera is an attractive option for those who want to move up from a DX or an older FX camera, but it is often considered a professional-grade camera due to its advanced features and capabilities such as Active D-Lighting, multiple exposure mode, and built-in Wi-Fi connectivity. Its ability to record Full HD video at up to 60 frames per second, make it a popular choice for professional videographers.