Nikon D7000 vs Olympus E-5

Winner
Nikon D7000

83

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

$1,076 - $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 D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$685 - $697 body only

$997 with 18-105mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$478 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

Olympus E-5 Competitors

Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$790 body only

$1,490 with 14-54mm 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

$600 - $2,000 body only

$1,150 - $1,299 with 12-40mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$529 - $899 body only

$635 with 14-42mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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!