Pentax K-5 IIs vs Nikon D7000

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Pentax K-5 IIs

100

Nikon D7000

99

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Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5 IIs

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 25fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
7 fps
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (131×97×73 mm)
 

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
Battery life
Great battery life
1050 shots

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7000.
Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-5 IIs.

competitors

Pentax K-5 IIs Competitors

Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$1,341 body only

$869 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Pentax K-3 II

Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$829 - $830 body only

$1,424 with 16-85mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$535 body only

$871 with 18-135mm lens

Lowest price Significantly cheaper
GPS No built-in GPS

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $679 body only

$919 with 18-140mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$755 - $797 body only

$1,047 - $1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$516 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

discussion

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George (3:06 PM, March 31, 2015)
Untill Pentax reduces its price and open more service centers, it will remain only in web pages not in shops or in buyers hands.
 
Ben (3:42 PM, May 17, 2013)
Hi, I'm pretty sure that the Pentax had phase detection Af right? And the d7000 has more than one shot per battery.....