Compared toThe best recent entry-level DSLRs

Rank Out of Score
Nikon D5100 #11 16 71
Nikon D7000 #7 16 83
Nikon D5100 Nikon D7000
Score Weight Score Weight
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance
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1,183 ISO 80.0 x 100.0 = 80.0 1,167 ISO 80.0 x 100.0 = 80.0
Color depth
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23.5 bits 95.0 x 25.0 = 23.7 23.5 bits 95.0 x 25.0 = 23.7
Dynamic range
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13 EV 95.0 x 25.0 = 23.7 13.9 EV 100.0 x 25.0 = 25.0
Misc
Cross type focus points
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1 0.0 x 37.5 = 0.0 9 35.0 x 37.5 = 13.1
Shutter lag
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273 ms 35.0 x 37.5 = 13.1 238 ms 45.0 x 37.5 = 16.9
Viewfinder size
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0.51x 20.0 x 37.5 = 7.5 0.62x 60.0 x 37.5 = 22.5
Popularity
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37,610,095 55.0 x 20.0 = 11.0 35,765,124 50.0 x 20.0 = 10.0
Screen
Screen resolution
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920k dots 75.0 x 25.0 = 18.8 920k dots 75.0 x 25.0 = 18.8
Screen size
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3.0" 90.0 x 25.0 = 22.5 3.0" 90.0 x 25.0 = 22.5
Touch screen
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No 0.0 x 12.5 = 0.0 No 0.0 x 12.5 = 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization
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None 0.0 x 25.0 = 0.0 None 0.0 x 25.0 = 0.0
Continuous shooting
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4 fps 30.0 x 12.5 = 3.8 6 fps 50.0 x 12.5 = 6.2
Form factor
Viewfinder
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Pentamirror 75.0 x 25.0 = 18.8 Pentaprism 100.0 x 25.0 = 25.0
Lens availability
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205 lenses 100.0 x 5.0 = 5.0 205 lenses 100.0 x 5.0 = 5.0
Movies
Movie format
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1080p @ 30fps 100.0 x 25.0 = 25.0 1080p @ 24fps 100.0 x 25.0 = 25.0
Total 252.9 Total 293.8
Best total 351.8 Best total 351.8
Nikon D5100 Score 71 Nikon D7000 Score 83