Canon EOS 5D Mark III vs Nikon D7000

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72

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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
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
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Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses
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Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more 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

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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$3,299 body only

$4,049 with 24-70mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
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Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,399 body only

$1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Cross type focus points Many fewer cross-type focus points
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Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,499 - $1,797 body only

$2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Better image quality
Cross type focus points Many fewer cross-type focus points

Nikon D7000 Competitors

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Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $997 body only

$1,297 with 18-140mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
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Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$650 body only

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
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Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Weather sealed No weather sealing

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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.