Nikon D7000 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

Winner
Nikon D7000

58

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
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
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 D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$650 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,060 with 18-105mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$410 - $597 body only

$479 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$778 - $997 body only

$1,120 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$841 body only

$1,384 with 12-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 - $449 body only

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,299 body only

$1,735 with 12-40mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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Nikon D7000
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