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

Nikon D700 vs Sony NEX 7

Winner
Nikon D700

51

Sony NEX-7

44

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 D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,100 - $1,497 body only

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

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Movie format Shoots movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$708 - $797 body only

$1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,419 - $1,497 body only

$1,899 - $1,997 with 24-120mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Lowest price More expensive

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$606 body only

Focus points More focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $548 body only

$525 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points More focus points
Size Slightly larger
Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,098 body only

$1,498 with 18-135mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points Many more focus points
Size Larger

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Nikon D700
D700
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