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

Nikon D700 vs Sony NEX 7

Winner
Nikon D700

50

Sony NEX-7

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D700

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,303 ISO
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
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

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

$1,499 - $1,897 body only

$2,397 with 24-120mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$789 - $997 body only

$1,085 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,100 - $1,497 body only

$1,581 - $1,997 with 24-85mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Cross type focus points Many fewer cross-type focus points

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$478 - $548 body only

$595 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points Significantly more focus points
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 body only

Focus points More focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$898 body only

$1,048 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Size Slightly larger

discussion

Nikon D700
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