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
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
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 D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$598 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,069 with 18-105mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$779 - $997 body only

$1,109 - $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 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 Alpha DSLR-A700 Competitors

Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony Alpha 7 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,350 - $1,548 body only

$1,580 - $1,698 with 28-70mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$522 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 body only

$588 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
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!!