Pentax K-5 II vs Nikon D7000

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Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5 II

Great image quality
Overall image quality
82.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 25fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.8 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.1 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.62x
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection

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competitors

Pentax K-5 II Competitors

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Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Weight Slightly lighter
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
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Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$479 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
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Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$846 body only

$1,895 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance More noise at high ISO

Nikon D7000 Competitors

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Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $997 body only

$1,297 with 18-140mm lens

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

Entry-level DSLR

$1,037 with 18-55mm, 70-300mm lenses

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
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Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

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

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Avatar for Andrew Munster Andrew Munster (3:07 PM, November 29, 2012)
As a photographic site you do not research well, every photographic site except you says that that k-5 II uses phase detection to autofocus, You should have realised this if you bothered to do the reading.