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

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,293 ISO
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
120 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.9 EV
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses

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

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,629 - $3,099 body only

$3,239 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,419 - $1,497 body only

$1,899 - $1,997 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Placeholder

Sony Alpha a7 III

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,998 - $2,742 body only

$2,198 - $3,068 with 28-70mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$711 body only

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$500 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$714 - $797 body only

$1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies

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.