Updated (December, 2011): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro vs Nikon D800

Nikon D700

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D700

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.72x
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Sensor size
Large sensor
Full frame 36.0x23.9mm
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

Thickness
Thin
2.9"
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S5 Pro

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Dynamic range More dynamic range 13.5 EV vs 12.2 EV
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1.3 f-stops more dynamic range
Size Smaller 147x113x74 mm vs 147x123x77 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight Lighter 920 g vs 1,074 g
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More than 10% lighter
Thickness Thinner 2.9" vs 3"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Nikon D700

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Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO 2,303 ISO vs 448 ISO
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The D700 has excellent image quality 2.4 f-stops higher ISO than the S5 Pro
Color depth Better color depth 23.5 bits vs 21.6 bits
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Distinguishes 1.9 more bits of color
Screen size Much larger screen 3.0" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 922k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Live view Has live view Yes vs No
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Preview your photos on the camera's screen before taking them
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality 80.0 vs 65.0
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More than 20% better image quality
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder 0.72x vs 0.60x
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More than 40% larger viewfinder
Weather sealed Weather sealed Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
Sensor size Much larger sensor Full frame 36.0x23.9mm vs APS-C 23.0x15.5mm
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Around 2.5x larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor Yes vs No
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Autofocuses with all autofocus lenses
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The D700's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 25,600 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent pro DSLRs, and ignoring price

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similarities

Compared to recent DSLRs

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
Pentaprism
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
1/8000 of a second
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Weight Heavy Help
S5 Pro:920 g
D700:1,074 g
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
95%
Storage slots Fewer storage slots Help
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Autofocus No video autofocus Help
Manual focus only
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
12.1 MP
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
S5 Pro:3,200 ISO
D700:6,400 ISO
Movie format Do not shoot movies Help
No movies
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

Compared to recent pro DSLRs

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
S5 Pro:None
D700:25,600 ISO
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Screen size Very small screens Help
S5 Pro:2.5"
D700:3.0"
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
S5 Pro:230k dots
D700:922k dots
Overall image quality Low image quality Help
S5 Pro:65.0
D700:80.0

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,797 - $1,897 body only

$2,297 - $2,397 with 24-85mm lens

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$1,097 body only

$1,320 - $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$1,257 body only

$1,150 - $1,330 with 18-105mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Thickness Is thicker
Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
Nikon D3

Nikon D3

Pro DSLR

$7,995 body only

Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Thickness Is thicker
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$3,199 - $3,399 body only

$3,799 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Dynamic range Has slightly narrower dynamic range
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$897 - $929 body only

$833 - $940 with 18-105mm lens

Movie format Records lower quality movies
Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,799 body only

$1,299 - $1,729 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Records higher quality movies
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Focus points Has significantly fewer focus points
Dynamic range Has slightly narrower dynamic range

Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro Competitors

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Disadvantages

Nikon D200

Nikon D200

Pro DSLR

$749 body only

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
True resolution Lower true resolution
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro

Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro

Pro DSLR

Storage slots Has more storage slots
Screen size Much smaller screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D80

Nikon D80

Entry-level DSLR

$975 body only

$1,475 with 18-135mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Overall image quality Worse image quality

Nikon D700 Competitors

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Disadvantages

Nikon D600

Nikon D600

Pro DSLR

$1,360 - $1,422 body only

$1,550 with 50mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Movie format Shoots movies
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points
Nikon D800

Nikon D800

Pro DSLR

$3,297 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$2,180 - $2,199 body only

$2,889 - $3,695 with 24-105mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Focus points Many fewer focus points
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$3,297 body only

$3,830 with 50mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder

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