Updated (August 2011): Compare the Nikon D7000 vs Sony NEX-7

Nikon D7000 vs Sony NEX 7

Winner
Nikon D7000

57

Sony NEX-7

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Many lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
Great battery life
Battery life
1050 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Thickness
Thin
1.5"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7000.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-7.

competitors

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$474 body only

$459 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,149 - $1,297 body only

$1,797 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$709 body only

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Screen size Larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$606 body only

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Weight Slightly lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$363 - $448 body only

$450 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 - $498 body only

$479 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Slightly larger

discussion

Nikon D7000
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