Nikon D750 vs Nikon D850: what's the difference?

Nikon D750 vs Nikon D850
(Image credit: Nikon)

Nikon D750 vs Nikon D850? Which full-frame Nikon DSLR is the right one for you? The Nikon D750 may be four years old, but it’s still a very capable option for those photo enthusiasts looking to make that step up from APS-C sensor DSLRs to full frame photography for a reasonable outlay. Plus, the fact that this full frame DSLR is longer in the tooth than most means that there are some great value deals to be had on the D750. Ancient it may be in digital camera terms, but that doesn’t distract from the fact that this camera remains a very capable all rounder. 

Both this and the Nikon D850 which sits above it in its maker’s line up utilize Nikon’s full frame format ‘FX’ camera mount - with a specific array of directly compatible lenses available in this format. If you, alternatively, use a Nikon APS-C DX format lens on the cameras you’ll end up with a cropped image. But the obvious advantage of opting for a Nikon full frame DSLR is that users have a huge array of lenses and accessories to choose from, from both the manufacturer itself and third parties - and you can even use old film lenses on them.

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Gavin Stoker

Gavin has over 30 years’ experience of writing about photography and television. He is currently the editor of British Photographic Industry News, and previously served as editor of Which Digital Camera and deputy editor of Total Digital Photography

He has also written for a wide range of publications including T3, BBC Focus, Empire, NME, Radio Times, MacWorld, Computer Active, What Digital Camera and the Rough Guide books.

With his wealth of knowledge, Gavin is well placed to recognize great camera deals and recommend the best products in Digital Camera World’s buying guides. He also writes on a number of specialist subjects including binoculars and monoculars, spotting scopes, microscopes, trail cameras, action cameras, body cameras, filters and cameras straps.