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

Nikon D7000 vs Sony SLT A57

Winner
Nikon D7000

82

Sony SLT A57

71

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

$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 A57 Competitors

Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$498 - $666 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$1,000 body only

$1,149 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
GPS Has a GPS
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 body only

$593 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Focus points Many more focus points
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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