Nikon D7000 Review

4.5
November 15, 2010 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Nikon D7000.

Canon EOS 60D

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The EOS 60D is a new kind of DSLR camera from Canon, blending features from the cheaper 550D / / Rebel T2i and the more expensive 7D to exactly occupy the middle ground between the two. Aimed at the well-heeled amateur with a penchant for video, the 60D is the first EOS camera to offer an articulated LCD screen, making it easier to shoot both stills and importantly video. Read our expert Canon EOS 60D Review to find out if Canon's new prosumer DSLR is a worthy addition to the EOS range.

Nikon D300s

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The Nikon D300s is the latest camera to join the growing ranks of DSLRs that can shoot HD video. Heavily based on the previous D300 model, the 12 megapixel, DX-format D300S adds a continuous shooting speed of 7fps, dual CF and SD memory card slots and a new Quiet drive mode. With camera prices escalating in recent months, the Nikon D300s will set you back £1499.99 / €1821.00 / $1799.95 body only. Zoltan Arva-Toth finds out if the D300s is worth considering...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

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The G2 is one of two new Panasonic Micro Four Thirds cameras for 2010. The Panasonic G2 introduces an innovative and intuitive touchscreen control system that lets you focus and track your subject and take and review your pictures, all by tapping and interacting with the LCD display. Other key features of the G2 include a high-resolution 3 inch articulating screen, 720p AVCHD movies with stereo sound, an electronic viewfinder and a veritable wealth of shooting modes. Read our in-depth Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 review now.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

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The new Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 is a new DSLR-like camera that can shoot both still photos and high-definition video. Based on the Micro Four Thirds standard, the Panasonic GH1 takes all the good points of the original G1 camera and adds a plethora of advanced movie-making functionality into the mix. Available now in black, red and gold for $1499.95 / £1299.99, Mark Goldstein finds out if the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 is the best ever DSLR / video camera.

Pentax K-7

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The new Pentax K-7 digital SLR camera is one of the big surprises of 2009, offering a multitude of desirable features in a compact, weatherproof body. The K7 is the latest DSLR to feature a HD movie recording mode, in addition to its 14.6 megapixel still images. Other highlights include a dedicated HDR mode, improved 11-point auto-focus, high-res 3 inch LCD screen and optical viewfinder with 100% frame coverage. Can the Pentax K-7 take on and beat the likes of the Nikon D300 and Canon EOS 50D? Read our in-depth review with test shots, JPEGS, RAW files and movie to find out...

Sony A550

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On the eve of Photokina and the usual avalanche of new photography products, we take an in-depth look at the Sony A550, currently the company's flagship mid-range digital SLR camera. Offering 14 megapixels. a high-resolution screen, 7fps burst shooting and one of the best Live View modes around, is the year-old Sony A550 already getting too long in the tooth? Read our expert Sony A550 review to find out.

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hd video, hd, 3 inch LCD, 1080p, 16 megapixel, nikon, video, dslr, prosumer, movies, digital slr, 6fps, mid-range, Nikon, d7000, d-7000