Nikon D7000 vs Olympus E-5

Winner
Nikon D7000

82

Olympus E-5

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-5

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Storage slots
More storage slots
2

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7000.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus E-5.

competitors

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$789 - $997 body only

$1,100 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$650 - $697 body only

$997 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$540 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

Olympus E-5 Competitors

Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$877 body only

$3,599 with 12-60mm lens

Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Lowest price Much cheaper
Movie format Does not take movies
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$899 body only

$1,200 - $1,299 with 12-40mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Olympus E-30

Olympus E-30

Entry-level DSLR

$1,299 body only

$1,599 with 14-42mm lens

Lowest price Much cheaper
Size Smaller
Movie format Does not take movies

discussion

Nikon D7000
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Olympus E-5
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Showing 2 comments

Vitaliy (5:46 AM, September 01, 2013)
Why is that?
 
Camera expert (5:28 PM, August 21, 2013)
Very foolish to compare cameras like this!