Updated (December 2011): Compare the Nikon D800 vs Nikon D7000

Nikon D800 vs Nikon D7000

Winner
Nikon D800

100

Nikon D7000

72

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D800

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,979 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
96.0
Great color depth
Color depth
25.6 bits
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
230 lenses
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.9 EV
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Storage slots
More storage slots
2

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D800.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7000.

competitors

Nikon D800 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,419 - $1,497 body only

$1,899 - $1,997 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,147 - $2,797 body only

$2,715 - $3,297 with 24-120mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,100 - $1,497 body only

$1,900 - $2,447 with 28-300mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Size Smaller
Startup delay Much more startup delay

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$711 body only

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$500 - $514 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Weight Lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

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David Weir (2:21 AM, January 15, 2014)
Nikon d800 for £ 1,280 show me where :p needs corrected!
 
Avatar for Stefano Stefano (0:37 PM, September 29, 2013)
Yuo can't compare tese 2 cameras 2 different worlds!! Complytly non The dame
 
Siem (1:33 PM, March 24, 2012)
he's talking about the photos per second you can take, which is 'only' 4.
 
Theworlock (3:53 AM, March 23, 2012)
what are you talking about the are better the D800 is 30 fps and the d7000 only does 24 fps max at 1080p
 
Dqkm268 (5:15 AM, February 22, 2012)
You mean D7000 not D700 right?
 
Mayukh Dasgupta (8:10 AM, February 13, 2012)
i would hav bought a d800 only if its fps hav been better.the rest r all very good(better than d7000)
 
Basil76 (9:57 AM, February 10, 2012)
Its not fair to compare these 2 cameras...and if you do, the D700 is fantastic value at a third of the price of the D800 !