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

Nikon D7000 vs Sony SLT A57

Winner
Nikon D7000

100

Sony SLT A57

86

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

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

$799 - $997 body only

$1,048 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $679 body only

$949 with 18-140mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$430 body only

$520 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Sony SLT A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$640 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points Many more focus points
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 - $448 body only

$529 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Autofocus Slower autofocus

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Nikon D7000
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