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

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
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 

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

$1,379 - $1,497 body only

$1,956 - $1,997 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Lowest price More expensive
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$759 - $797 body only

$1,048 - $1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,199 - $1,497 body only

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

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Shutter lag More shutter lag

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$445 - $448 body only

$470 - $498 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Size Slightly larger
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$798 - $2,398 body only

$998 with 28-70mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$579 - $598

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Much worse image quality

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