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

Nikon D7000 vs Sony Alpha NEX-5

Winner
Nikon D7000

59

Sony Alpha NEX-5

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7000

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
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 D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$474 body only

$459 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Screen size Larger screen
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,149 - $1,297 body only

$1,797 with 24-120mm lens

Screen size Larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$709 body only

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 - $498 body only

$479 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Slightly larger
Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$1,094 with 18-135mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Significantly larger
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Touch screen Has a touch screen

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Nikon D7000
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