Updated (September 2010): Compare the Nikon D7000 vs Sony Alpha NEX-5

Nikon D7000 vs Sony Alpha NEX-5

Winner
Nikon D7000

57

Sony Alpha NEX-5

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Great image quality
Overall image quality
80.0
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-5

Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Weight
Light-weight
287 g

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 NEX-5.

competitors

Nikon D7000 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$315 body only

$349 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Weight Significantly lighter
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$749 - $997 body only

$1,029 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $679 body only

$949 with 18-140mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$300 body only

$395 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$495 with 16mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 body only

$1,829 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Startup delay Slightly more startup delay

discussion

Nikon D7000
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