Updated (September 2010): Compare the Nikon D5000 vs Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000 vs Nikon D5000

Winner
Nikon D7000

100

Nikon D5000

60

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5000

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5000.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7000.

competitors

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$769 - $997 body only

$1,099 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$500 - $515 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$719 body only

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

Nikon D5000 Competitors

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$390 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$444 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$1,173 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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