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

Great image quality
Overall image quality
82.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 25fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.9 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

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-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$800 body only

$1,549 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS
Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$549 with 18-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$953 body only

$867 with 18-55mm lens

Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$413 body only

$450 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$629 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 D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$788 - $997 body only

$1,073 - $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

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.....