Updated (February, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro vs Nikon D7100

Nikon D7000

Winner
Nikon D7000

76

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Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

38

Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.5 EV
Thickness
Thin
2.9"
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
 

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm S5 Pro

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Thickness
Thinner
2.9" vs 3"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Nikon D7000

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Movie format
Shoots movies
1080p @ 24fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
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
920k dots vs 230k dots
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4x higher resolution screen
Live view
Has live view
Yes vs No
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Preview your photos on the camera's screen before taking them
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Overall image quality
Significantly better image quality
80.0 vs 65.0
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More than 20% better image quality
Low light performance
Lower noise at high ISO
1,167 ISO vs 448 ISO
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The D7000 has excellent image quality 1.4 f-stops higher ISO than the S5 Pro
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
Autofocus
Video autofocus
Contrast detection vs None
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Automatically focuses shooting video
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Viewfinder coverage
Much better viewfinder coverage
100% vs 95%
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Around 10% better viewfinder coverage
True resolution
Higher true resolution
16.1 MP vs 12.1 MP
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Capture more than 30% more detail in your photos
Built-in focus motor
Has a built-in focus motor
Yes vs No
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Autofocuses with all autofocus lenses
Storage slots
Has more storage slots
2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
13.9 EV vs 13.5 EV
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0.4 f-stops more dynamic range
Viewfinder size
Slightly larger viewfinder
0.62x vs 0.60x
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Around 10% larger viewfinder
Size
Smaller
132x105x77 mm vs 147x113x74 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The D7000'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
Weight
Lighter
780 g vs 920 g
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Around 20% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Dynamic range Good dynamic range Help
              S5 Pro:13.5 EV
              D7000:13.9 EV
              Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
              Pentaprism
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/8000 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              S5 Pro:12.1 MP
              D7000:16.1 MP
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              S5 Pro:3,200 ISO
              D7000:6,400 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              S5 Pro:APS-C 23.0x15.5mm
              D7000:APS-C 23.6x15.6mm
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D7100

              Nikon D7100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $897 - $1,097 body only

              $1,197 with 18-140mm lens

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 body only

              $597 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D90

              Nikon D90

              Entry-level DSLR

              $750 body only

              $900 with 18-55mm lens

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $439 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Has a lower quality type of viewfinder
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $360 - $385 body only

              $429 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D700

              Nikon D700

              Pro DSLR

              $4,337 body only

              Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
              Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D300

              Nikon D300

              Pro DSLR

              $1,700 body only

              $3,000 with 18-135mm lens

              Focus points Has slightly more focus points
              Cross type focus points Has slightly more cross-type focus points
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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 D200

              Nikon D200

              Pro DSLR

              $749 body only

              $1,492 with 18-70mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Color depth Better color depth
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Fujifilm X-S1

              Fujifilm X-S1

              Pro digicam

              $400

              Movie format Shoots movies
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Color depth Worse color depth
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range

              Nikon D7000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $697 body only

              $599 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Weather sealed No weather sealing
              Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $699 - $899 body only

              $959 - $1,182 with 18-135mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              Canon EOS 7D

              Canon EOS 7D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 - $1,499 body only

              $1,099 - $1,978 with 28-135mm lens

              Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $309 - $527 body only

              $389 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Color depth Better color depth
              Weather sealed No weather sealing
              Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

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