Updated (March 2012): Compare the Nikon D7000 vs Sony SLT A57

Nikon D7000 vs Sony SLT A57

Winner
Nikon D7000

100

Sony SLT A57

85

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
Great battery life
Battery life
1050 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A57

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.72x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
12 fps

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 A57.

competitors

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$782 - $997 body only

$1,047 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$598 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,194 with 18-105mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$396 - $597 body only

$466 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$627 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
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
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$522 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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Nikon D7000
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