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
Great color depth
Color depth
23.9 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.1 EV
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

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

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

$799 body only

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$1,088 - $1,099 body only

$1,880 with 20-40mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$600 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,071 with 18-105mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$789 - $997 body only

$1,047 - $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

$600 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,071 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

$400 - $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

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.....