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

Nikon D7000 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Winner
Nikon D7000

82

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
 

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
Storage slots
More storage slots
2
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second

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 D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$789 - $997 body only

$1,085 - $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

$590 - $697 body only

$989 - $997 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$412 - $597 body only

$479 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

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

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Competitors

Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,642 body only

$1,999 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Entry-level DSLR

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Leica M10

Leica M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$6,595 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Live view Has live view
Viewfinder Doesn't have a through-the-lens 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!!