Nikon D7000 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

Winner
Nikon D7000

61

Olympus OM-D E-M5

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
Great battery life
Battery life
1050 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus OM-D E-M5

Size
Really small
Standard size (122×89×43 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7000.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus OM-D E-M5.

competitors

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$789 - $997 body only

$1,047 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$600 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,071 with 18-105mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$590 - $597 body only

$469 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$399 - $499 body only

$458 - $549 with 14-42mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$837 body only

$1,265 with 12-50mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,099 body only

$750 with 12-40mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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Nikon D7000
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