Nikon D7000 vs Olympus E-5

Winner
Nikon D7000

83

Olympus E-5

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-5

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

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 D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$495 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$876 - $1,047 body only

$1,347 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

$797 body only

$1,097 with 18-140mm lens

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

Olympus E-5 Competitors

Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$879 body only

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

$800 - $899 body only

$899 with 60-1mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Olympus E-30

Olympus E-30

Entry-level DSLR

Size Smaller
Weight Significantly lighter
Movie format Does not take movies

discussion

Nikon D7000
D7000
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Olympus E-5
E-5
Olympus

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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!