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

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,167 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.5 bits
 

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 D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $679 body only

$919 with 18-140mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 - $597 body only

$519 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$759 - $797 body only

$1,047 - $1,097 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

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Competitors

Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,531 body only

$1,499 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

$640 body only

Live view Has live view
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Sony Alpha DSLR-A580

Entry-level DSLR

$879 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller 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!!