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
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-5

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Cross type focus points
Many cross-type focus points
11
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%

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 D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$650 - $699 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

$396 - $597 body only

$469 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$783 - $997 body only

$1,100 - $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

Olympus E-5 Competitors

Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$690 body only

$1,490 with 14-54mm lens

Lowest price Much cheaper
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Movie format Does not take movies
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,220 - $1,497 body only

$1,667 - $1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,300 body only

$1,660 with 12-40mm 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!