Updated (August 2011): Compare the Nikon D700 vs Sony NEX-7

Nikon D700 vs Sony NEX 7

Winner
Nikon D700

55

Sony NEX-7

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D700

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Thickness
Thin
1.5"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D700.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-7.

competitors

Nikon D700 Competitors

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,471 - $1,797 body only

$2,126 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$629 body only

$997 with 18-105mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,480 - $1,497 body only

$1,663 - $1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$539 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points Significantly more focus points
Size Slightly larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$671 body only

Focus points More focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$3,299 body only

$4,049 with 24-70mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Much larger

discussion

Nikon D700
D700
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Sony NEX-7
NEX 7
Sony

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