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

Nikon D700 vs Sony NEX 7

Winner
Nikon D700

47

Sony NEX-7

37

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

$1,560 - $1,997 body only

$2,108 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,111 - $1,497 body only

$1,561 - $1,897 with 24-85mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Overall image quality Better image quality
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$879 - $1,097 body only

$1,397 with 18-140mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Low light performance More noise at high ISO

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 body only

$593 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

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

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 body only

$1,126 with 16-50mm lens

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

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 body only

$1,148 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Size Slightly larger

discussion

Nikon D700
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