Updated (September 2010): Compare the Nikon D7000 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

Sony Alpha DSLR-A900 vs Nikon D7000

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

111

Nikon D7000

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.74x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
High true resolution
True resolution
24.4 MP
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
183 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.9 EV
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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-A900.

competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A900 Competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

Sony Alpha DSLR-A850

Pro DSLR

Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Canon EOS 5D

Canon EOS 5D

Pro DSLR

$7,192 body only

Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Thickness Thinner
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$632 with 18-55mm lens

Live view Has live view
Movie format Shoots movies
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$749 - $797 body only

$1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$439 body only

$500 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$711 body only

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

discussion

Sony Alpha DSLR-A900
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