Pentax K-5 IIs vs Nikon D7000

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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

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Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$846 body only

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
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Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Much larger
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Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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

$650 body only

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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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.....