Nikon D7200 vs Pentax 645Z

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Nikon D7200
Pentax 645Z

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
51.00 auto Focus (AF) pointss Edit
The number of auto Focus (AF) pointss on the Nikon D7200 is 51.00, but the Pentax 645Z only has 27.00 auto Focus (AF) pointss.
16% higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a display resolution (numeric) of 1,228,800 pixels. That's 191,800 pixels higher than the Pentax 645Z (1,037,000 pixels).
82% higher magnification Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a 0.94x lens magnification ratio digital camera. That's 0.77x higher than the Pentax 645Z (0.17x). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

Lighter Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a weight of 675g, however the Pentax 645Z is a 1.5kg digital camera (795g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

1110.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The Nikon D7200 takes 1110.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s, however the Pentax 645Z only takes 650.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Cheaper by $6,145
The Nikon D7200 is $6,145 cheaper than the Pentax 645Z.
Better selling
The Nikon D7200 ranks No. 586 by number of sales, whereas the Pentax 645Z ranks No. 26946.
Nine more awards
The Nikon D7200 has 13 awards from expert review sites, but the Pentax 645Z has 4 awards.
12 Reasons For
Higher megapixel Edit
The Pentax 645Z is a 51.4MP digital camera. That's 27.2MP higher than the Nikon D7200 (51.4MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

More total megapixels Edit
The Pentax 645Z is a 52.99MP digital camera. That's 28.27MP more than the Nikon D7200 (52.99MP).
A lot smaller minimum aperture number Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a minimum aperture number of 2.8, however the Nikon D7200 is a 3.5 minimum aperture digital camera (0.7 larger).
Two more number of diaphragm bladess Edit
The number of number of diaphragm bladess on the Pentax 645Z is nine, but the Nikon D7200 only has seven number of diaphragm bladess.
101x smaller closest focusing distance Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a closest focusing distance of 0.5m, however the Nikon D7200 is a 51m closest focusing distance digital camera (50.5m larger).
Higher ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Pentax 645Z has an ISO sensitivity (max) of 204,800. That's 179,200 higher than the Nikon D7200 (204,800).
4g lighter lens weight Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a lens weight of 416g, but the Nikon D7200 is a 420g lens weight digital camera (4g heavier).
10% shorter lens length Edit
The Pentax 645Z is an 81.3mm lens length digital camera. That's 7.7mm shorter than the Nikon D7200 (81.3mm).
12% smaller lens diameter Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a lens diameter of 68.2mm, however the Nikon D7200 is a 76mm lens diameter digital camera (7.8mm bigger).
8 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Slightly better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Pentax 645Z is 89% based on 30 reviews, however the average rating of the Nikon D7200 is 86% (based on 66 reviews).
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Pentax 645Z is 100% based on 16 reviews, however the average rating of the Nikon D7200 is 94% (based on 104 reviews).

Reasons Against

12 Reasons Against
Two times lower megapixel Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a 24.2MP digital camera. That's 27.2MP lower than the Pentax 645Z (51.4MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Less total megapixels Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a 24.72MP digital camera. That's 28.27MP less than the Pentax 645Z (52.99MP).
0.7 larger minimum aperture number Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a 3.5 minimum aperture digital camera, whereas the Pentax 645Z is a 2.8 minimum aperture digital camera (0.7 smaller).
Two less number of diaphragm bladess Edit
The Nikon D7200 has seven number of diaphragm bladess, however the Pentax 645Z only has nine number of diaphragm bladess.
50.5m larger closest focusing distance Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a closest focusing distance of 51m, whereas the Pentax 645Z is a 0.5m closest focusing distance digital camera (50.5m smaller).
Seven times lower ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Nikon D7200 is a 25,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 179,200 lower than the Pentax 645Z (204,800).
4g heavier lens weight Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a lens weight of 420g, however the Pentax 645Z is a 416g lens weight digital camera (4g lighter).
9% longer lens length Edit
The Nikon D7200 is an 89mm lens length digital camera. That's 7.7mm longer than the Pentax 645Z (81.3mm).
7.8mm bigger lens diameter Edit
The Nikon D7200 has a lens diameter of 76mm, whereas the Pentax 645Z is a 68.2mm lens diameter digital camera (7.8mm smaller).
Fewer sellers
The Nikon D7200 is only stocked by 3 shops, but the Pentax 645Z is stocked by 11 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Expert review Rating is a little Worse
The average expert rating of the Nikon D7200 is 86%, whereas the average expert rating of the Pentax 645Z is 89% (based on 30 reviews).
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Nikon D7200 is 94%, whereas the average user rating of the Pentax 645Z is 100% (based on 16 reviews).
9 Reasons Against
Only 27.00 auto Focus (AF) pointss Edit
The Pentax 645Z is a 27.00 auto Focus (AF) points digital camera, whereas the Nikon D7200 only has 51.00 auto Focus (AF) pointss.
Lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
Pentax 645Z is only 1,037,000 pixels display resolution. That's 191,800 pixels lower than the Nikon D7200 (1,037,000 pixels).
5x lower magnification Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a magnification of 0.17x. That's 0.77x lower than the Nikon D7200 (0.17x). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

795g heavier Edit
The Pentax 645Z has a weight of 1.5kg, but the Nikon D7200 is a 675g digital camera (795g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Only 650.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard)s on the Pentax 645Z is 650.00, but the Nikon D7200 only takes 1110.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

More expensive by $6,145
The Pentax 645Z is $6,145 more expensive than the Nikon D7200.
Older by over one year
The Pentax 645Z is 18 months older than the Nikon D7200.
Less popular
The Pentax 645Z is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 26946 by number of sales in our digital cameras, however the Nikon D7200 ranks No. 586.
Nine less awards
The Pentax 645Z has only received 4 awards, whereas the Nikon D7200 has received 13 awards.

Awards

13 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
Digital Versus: 5 Star
digitalone.com.sg: Editor's Choice
DP Review: Silver
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
ljudochbild.se: Especially Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended 6 star
lydogbillede.dk: Especially Recommended 6 Star
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
Pocket Lint: Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
tomsguide.com: Editor's Choice
4 Awards
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
Imaging Resource.com: Dave's Pick
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
PhotographyBlog.com: Essential

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Average User Rating

Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel
24.2MP 51.4MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 6000 x 4000
 4496 x 3000
BEST
 6000 x 4000
 4496 x 3000
Maximum Image Resolution
 8256 x 6192
 8256 x 6192
BEST
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
 RAW
 JPG
 TIF
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
23.5 x 15.6 44 x 33
Total Megapixels
24.72MP 52.99MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer Location
 Lens
 Lens
Sensor Format
 DX
 DX
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
BEST
 16:9

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
5.8x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Number
22 22
Minimum Aperture Number
3.5 2.8
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
52.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
27mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
18 - 105 Unknown - Click to provide data
Fixed Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 55mm
Lens Type
 Wide-angle
 Wide-angle
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
15/11 9/7
Lens Mount Interface
 Nikon F
 Pentax K
 Pentax KA
 Pentax KAF
 Pentax KAF2
 Nikon F
 Pentax K
 Pentax KA
 Pentax KAF
 Pentax KAF2
Number of Aspheric Elements
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Diaphragm Blades
7 9
BEST
Filter Size
67mm 67mm
Mounting Type
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 continuous
 selective
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 selective
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Closest Focusing Distance
51m 0.5m
BEST
Auto Focus (AF) Points
51
BEST
27
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Sensitivity
 100
 25600
 25
 Auto
 100
 25600
 25
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max)
25,600 204,800
BEST
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 100
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Flash on
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Flash on
Flash Sync-Speed
1s 1s
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Exposure Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Flash exposure lock
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point
 Shoe mounting point
Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVI
 M-JPEG
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 AVI
 M-JPEG
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x424@30fps
 640x424@25fps
BEST
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 640x424@30fps
 640x424@25fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
 Voice recording
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
 Noise reduction

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Eye-Fi
 FLU
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Eye-Fi
 FLU
Memory Slots
2 2

Display

Display Diagonal
3.2" 3.2"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 98%
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,228,800 pixels
BEST
1,037,000 pixels
Second Display
 Second display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Magnification
0.94x
BEST
0.17x
Viewfinder Type
 Optical
 Electronic
 Optical
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Connector Type
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Direct sunlight
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Fluorescent L
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Direct sunlight
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Fluorescent L
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
2,5,10,20 2,12
Multi-Shot
 Multi-shot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 16x
Dioptre Correction
 Dioptre correction
 Dioptre correction
Anti-Dust Function
 Anti-dust function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing
 Trimming
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
 Trimming
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 RAW
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 RAW
Live View
 Live view
 Live view
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Playback
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Highlights
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Saturation Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Saturation adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Contrast adjustment
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Brightness adjustment
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data PRIME III
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
-2 - 1 -3.5 - 2
Eye Relief
19.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Pet
 Food
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
675g
BEST
1.5kg
Height
106.5mm 117mm
Depth
76mm 123mm
Width
135.5mm 156mm
Lens Weight
420g 416g
BEST
Lens Length
89mm 81.3mm
BEST
Lens Diameter
76mm 68.2mm
BEST
Weight (including Battery)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.6kg

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 USB
 Battery
 USB
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
1 1
Battery Type
EN-EL15 D-LI90
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
1,110 shots
BEST
650 shots

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data Digital Camera Utility 4 (Ver.4.20)
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
BEST
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
 Battery charger included
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Data Network
 Not supported
 Not supported

Other Features

Video Capability
 Video capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Technical Details

Image Processor
 EXPEED 4
 EXPEED 4
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
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