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

Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$1,028 - $1,097 body only

$1,580 with 18-135mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$869 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

$396 - $597 body only

$470 - $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

$697 - $699 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 D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$496 - $597 body only

$549 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

discussion

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Showing 2 comments

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.....