Nikon D7000 vs Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

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Nikon D7000

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Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second

Items often bought with the Nikon D7000 or Fujifilm S5 Pro

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7000.

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" 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
Overall image quality
Significantly better image quality
80.0 vs 65.0
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More than 20% better image quality
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
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
Autofocus
Video autofocus
Contrast detection vs None
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Automatically focuses shooting video
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
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
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
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
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
13.9 EV vs 13.5 EV
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Almost the same
Viewfinder size
Slightly larger viewfinder
0.62x vs 0.60x
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Around 10% larger viewfinder
Size
Smaller
132×105×77 mm vs 147×113×74 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 2 f-stops better
Weight
Lighter
780 g vs 920 g
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Around 20% lighter
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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              similarities

              Compared to recent DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Dynamic range Good dynamic range Help
              S5 Pro13.5 EV
              D700013.9 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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              S5 Pro3,200 ISO
              D70006,400 ISO
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              S5 Pro12.1 MP
              D700016.1 MP
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              S5 Pro2.5"
              D70003"

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D7200

              Nikon D7200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $968 - $1,097 body only

              $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Color depth Has slightly more color depth
              Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously while recording movies
              Nikon D7100

              Nikon D7100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $713 - $797 body only

              $948 - $1,097 with 18-140mm lens

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $430 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes slightly 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 D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $289 body only

              $349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Weight Is significantly lighter
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Has a lower quality type of viewfinder
              Nikon D90

              Nikon D90

              Entry-level DSLR

              $755 with 18-105mm lens

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $368 body only

              $640 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 D300

              Nikon D300

              Pro DSLR

              $1,500 body only

              $1,999 with 18-135mm lens

              Focus points Has slightly more 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

              $395 body only

              Storage slots Has more storage slots
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Color depth Worse color depth
              Nikon D200

              Nikon D200

              Pro DSLR

              $267 body only

              $1,492 with 18-70mm lens

              Color depth Better color depth
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              True resolution Slightly lower true resolution
              Fujifilm X-E1

              Fujifilm X-E1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $499 body only

              $644 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Shoots movies
              Live view Has live view
              Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
              Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

              Nikon D7000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $480 - $647 body only

              $549 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Weather sealed No weather sealing
              Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
              Nikon D5500

              Nikon D5500

              Entry-level DSLR

              $561 - $747 body only

              $689 - $847 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weather sealed No weather sealing
              Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $405 - $497 body only

              $479 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Weather sealed No weather sealing
              Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $799 - $999 body only

              $1,019 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Overall image quality Worse image quality

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