Canon EOS 5D Mark III vs Nikon D7000

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

100

Nikon D7000

72

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
120 ms shutter lag
Many cross-type focus points
Cross type focus points
41
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 5D Mark III.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7000.

competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,749 - $1,997 body only

$2,249 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Cross type focus points Many fewer cross-type focus points
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,269 - $1,399 body only

$1,679 - $1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
GPS Has a GPS
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,368 - $2,797 body only

$3,174 - $3,497 with 24-120mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Cross type focus points Many fewer cross-type focus points

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$849 - $1,047 body only

$1,347 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$409 - $497 body only

$525 - $597 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$614 - $797 body only

$970 - $1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag

discussion

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Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (2:39 PM, March 26, 2012)
Hey Lowmans

We do not have the DxOMark score yet for the 5D Mark III so we have yet to make a recommendation, our score is preliminary until then.