Updated (September, 2010): Compare the Nikon D7000 vs Olympus SP-565UZ

Nikon D90

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Nikon D90

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Olympus SP-565UZ

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Olympus SP-565UZ

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

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Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus SP-565UZ

Size
Really small
Prosumer size 116x84x81 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Weight
Light-weight
413 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Nikon D90

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Overall image quality Much better image quality 73.0 vs 30.0
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Around 2.5x better image quality
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 930k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Dynamic range More dynamic range 12.5 EV vs 10.1 EV
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2.4 f-stops more dynamic range
Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Color depth Better color depth 22.7 bits vs 18.7 bits
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Distinguishes 4 more bits of color
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 23.6x15.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.1x4.6mm
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More than 13x larger sensor
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 24fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video but at a lower frame rate
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO 977 ISO vs 68 ISO
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The D90 has excellent image quality 3.8 f-stops higher ISO than the SP-565UZ
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
True resolution Higher true resolution 12.2 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture around 30% more detail in your photos
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder Pentaprism vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 1s
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30x longer exposures
Thickness Slightly thinner 3" vs 3.2"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Olympus SP-565UZ

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Size Smaller 116x84x81 mm vs 132x103x77 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Weight Significantly lighter 413 g vs 703 g
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More than 40% lighter
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        similarities

        Compared to recent digital cameras

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
        Better editing
        Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
        D90:Pentaprism
        SP-565UZ:Digital
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        D90:3"
        SP-565UZ:3.2"
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
        Less flexible
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Size Large Help
        D90:132x103x77 mm
        SP-565UZ:116x84x81 mm
        Movie format Poor movies Help
        D90:720p @ 24fps
        SP-565UZ:480p @ 30fps

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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon Rebel T3i

        Canon Rebel T3i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $499 - $648 body only

        $200 - $579 with 18-55mm lens

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
        Canon Rebel T5i

        Canon Rebel T5i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $200 with 18-55mm lens

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

        Nikon D90 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Nikon D7000

        Nikon D7000

        Entry-level DSLR

        $640 body only

        $850 with 18-105mm lens

        Autofocus Video autofocus
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
        Weight Heavier
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $319 body only

        $389 - $506 with 18-55mm lens

        Autofocus Video autofocus
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
        Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
        Nikon D5300

        Nikon D5300

        Entry-level DSLR

        $747 body only

        $650 - $847 with 18-55mm lens

        Autofocus Video autofocus
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Nikon D5100

        Nikon D5100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $378 - $415 body only

        $495 - $564 with 18-55mm lens

        Autofocus Video autofocus
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Nikon D5200

        Nikon D5200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $547 body only

        $549 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

        Autofocus Video autofocus
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
        Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

        Olympus SP-565UZ Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Olympus SP-570 UZ

        Olympus SP-570 UZ

        Super zoom

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Screen size Larger screen
        Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
        Pentax X-5

        Pentax X-5

        Super zoom

        $230 - $324

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Fujifilm FinePix S2000HD

        Fujifilm FinePix S2000HD

        Super zoom

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen size Larger screen
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Supports RAW No RAW support
        Nikon Coolpix L610

        Nikon Coolpix L610

        Travel zoom

        $139

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Supports RAW No RAW support
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2

        Super zoom

        Longest exposure Longer exposures
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen

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