Nikon D7000 vs Sony SLT A65

Winner
Nikon D7000

82

Sony SLT-A65

76

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A65

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.71x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
True resolution
High true resolution
24 MP

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7000.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A65.

competitors

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$879 - $1,097 body only

$1,397 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 D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$729 - $797 body only

$1,097 - $1,594 with 18-105mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$544 - $747 body only

$599 - $847 with 18-55mm lens

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

Sony SLT-A65 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$498 - $666 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Battery life Longer battery life
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Sony Alpha SLT-A68

Sony Alpha SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points Many more focus points
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,300 with 16-50mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Overall image quality Better image quality
Startup delay More startup delay

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Nikon D7000
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