Nikon D780 vs D750: How do they compare?

Nikon D780 vs D750
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For DSLR users, there's an important question to consider: Nikon D780 vs D750 – how does Nikon's newest digital SLR match up to the model it replaces? We've broken down all the key points – the sensor, the photo and video specs, the AF system and more – to help you determine which camera is right for you.

The Nikon D780 launched in January 2020 as an upgrade for the four-year-old Nikon D750. Although technology from 2016 may be almost prehistoric when it comes to digital cameras, the D750 is nonetheless still a worthy DSLR – and remains a very attractive option for enthusiasts eager to progress from smaller sensors to full-frame imaging, without spending the earth. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.