Nikon D7000 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

Winner
Nikon D7000

78

Olympus OM-D E-M5

64

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
Built-in focus motor
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Autofocuses with more lenses
Great battery life
Battery life
1050 shots
Phase detection autofocus
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fast and accurate
 

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

$749 - $997 body only

$1,099 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$500 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 - $549 body only

$549 - $648 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$837 with 14-150mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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