Updated (December 2011): Compare the Nikon D800 vs Sony NEX-7

Nikon D800 vs Sony NEX 7

Winner
Nikon D800

100

Sony NEX-7

67

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D800

High true resolution
True resolution
36.2 MP
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
More storage slots
Storage slots
2
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
350 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D800.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-7.

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 Lower true resolution
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,099 - $2,797 body only

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

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,100 - $1,497 body only

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

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
True resolution Lower true resolution

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $448 body only

$525 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points More focus points
Size Slightly larger
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$776 - $798 body only

$898 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Size Larger
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$395 with 16-50mm lens

Weight Lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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Nikon D800
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