Nikon D5000 vs Canon D6000

Nikon D5000
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Reasons to buy the Nikon D5000

Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentamirror
 

Reasons to buy the Canon D6000

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon D6000 over the Nikon D5000.

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competitors

Nikon D5000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$329 body only

$550 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$550 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$449 body only

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Canon D6000 Competitors

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Canon D2000

Entry-level DSLR

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$329 body only

$550 with 18-55mm lens

Size Much smaller
Thickness Much thinner
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$372 body only

Size Much smaller
Thickness Much thinner

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