Updated (September 2010): Compare the Canon EOS 550D vs Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000 vs Canon EOS 550D

Winner
Nikon D7000

83

Canon EOS 550D

58

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 550D

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.4"
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 550D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7000.

competitors

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$789 - $997 body only

$1,076 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$685 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,100 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$478 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

Canon EOS 550D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$294 body only

Autofocus Video autofocus
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$2,015 body only

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,624 body only

$496 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Color depth Worse color depth

discussion

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Avatar for Adonis Doce Adonis Doce (5:14 AM, March 25, 2013)
it depends on how u set it up...
 
Nigel (9:44 PM, December 16, 2011)
Do a calculation for me..
3.7 (the 550D's speed) +62% = 5.99
so the D7000 is 62% faster than the 550D.
Simple maths
 
Aditleo007 (8:24 AM, October 15, 2011)
why is it showing 60% faster shutter speed? its not even 50%!