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

Nikon D7000 vs Sony Alpha NEX-5

Winner
Nikon D7000

78

Sony Alpha NEX-5

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

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
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
 

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 D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$769 - $997 body only

$1,099 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

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

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$500 - $515 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$719 body only

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$776 - $898 body only

$906 - $998 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Size Larger
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $498 body only

$500 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Slightly larger
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$382 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

discussion

Nikon D7000
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