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

Nikon D7000 vs Canon EOS 550D

Winner
Nikon D7000

162

Canon EOS 550D

113

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
6 fps
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 550D

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.4"

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

$749 - $997 body only

$1,099 - $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 D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$500 - $525 with 18-55mm lens

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

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

Canon EOS 550D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$376 body only

$324 with 18-135mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,490 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger
Canon EOS 600D

Canon EOS 600D

Entry-level DSLR

$446 body only

$558 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger

discussion

Nikon D7000
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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%!