Pentax K-5 IIs vs Nikon D7000

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Nikon D7000

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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
High ISO (boost)
Light sensitivity (boost)
51,200 ISO
 

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

$699 - $739 body only

$989 with 18-135mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$614 - $797 body only

$970 - $1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$639 body only

$1,250 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Weight Slightly lighter
Battery life Shorter battery life

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$849 - $1,047 body only

$1,347 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$409 - $497 body only

$525 - $597 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$614 - $797 body only

$970 - $1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

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.....