Updated (September 2010): Compare the Canon EOS 500D vs Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000 vs Canon EOS 500D

Winner
Nikon D7000

82

Canon EOS 500D

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 500D

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
159 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.4"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 500D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7000.

competitors

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$849 - $1,047 body only

$1,347 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Significantly larger screen
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

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$614 - $797 body only

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

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

Canon EOS 500D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Video autofocus
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,112 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Color depth Better color depth
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$505 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

discussion

Nikon D7000
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EOS 500D
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