Nikon D7000 vs Olympus E-5

Winner
Nikon D7000

100

Olympus E-5

56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-5

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather

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

$769 - $997 body only

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

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$439 body only

$500 - $515 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

Olympus E-5 Competitors

Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$3,599 with 12-60mm lens

Size Slightly smaller
Movie format Does not take movies
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,800 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus E-30

Olympus E-30

Entry-level DSLR

$1,599 with 14-42mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Significantly lighter
Movie format Does not take movies

discussion

Nikon D7000
D7000
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Olympus E-5
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!