Updated (September 2010): Compare the Nikon D7000 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Nikon D7000 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Winner
Nikon D7000

100

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

68

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Has live view
Live view
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Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
180 ms shutter lag
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7000.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A700.

competitors

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$413 body only

$450 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$629 body only

$997 with 18-105mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$799 - $997 body only

$1,073 - $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

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Entry-level DSLR

$902 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

Sony Alpha DSLR-A300

Entry-level DSLR

Live view Has live view
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$632 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (2:30 PM, May 06, 2013)
Thanks for pointing that out, we will have that fixed up soon
 
Ehsan (6:07 AM, May 05, 2013)
You put an A200 pics instead of A700!!! Front view image belongs to A200!!