Nikon D7000

Announced Sep 15, 2010 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
dpreview conclusion

The D7000 produces great image quality and feels very responsive in most shooting situations. It shines, especially in low light. From a specification point of view, a 16.2 MP resolution sensor, 6 frames per second continuous shooting, 1080p Full HD video, and an abundance of customization options place this camera at the upper end of the mid-range segment of the market.

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Silver Award
80%
dpreview score
Good for

Demanding enthusiast photographers who need a camera for all occasions

Not so good for

Due to the D7000's smaller buffer size, sports shooters who are looking for a second body alongside their D3/D3S

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Ergonomics & handling
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Image quality (jpeg)
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Other reviews
DCRP Review: Nikon D7000
By: Jeff Keller, Digital Camera Resource Page (Mar 19, 2011)

The Nikon D7000 is a full-featured midrange digital SLR that should satisfy just about anything enthusiast. It offers solid build quality, very good photo quality, tons of manual controls and custom features, a beautiful LCD, Full HD video recording, and lots of optional accessories. And, there's not much to complain about. The biggest issue I had with the D7000 was that it really loves to...

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Nikon D7000 Review
By: Shawn Barnett, Imaging Resource (Mar 2, 2011)

Nimble is the word thatcomes to mind when I think of the Nikon D7000 and its predecessors in thisprosumer category. While the D300S speaks to the working photographer in me,the Nikon D7000 appeals to the Dad side: It's a casual camera that's alsoserious enough for any type of work or play. Equip it with a lens like the18-105mm, and you're ready for a day out with the kids; add a decent...

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Nikon D7000 review
By: Mike Lowe, What Digital Camera (Nov 19, 2010)

The D7000 is an absolutely exceptional DSLR that, although categorised under Nikon's ‘consumer' bracket, offers a lot of pro-like specification. There's a lot out there to compete with, not least that Canon's 7D can be found for a few hundred pounds more, and the D7000 does a good job of balancing between consumer and pro. Its part magnesium, part polycarbonate body is testament to this.

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Nikon D7000 review

The D7000 is a powerful and feature-packed DSLR which once again illustrates Nikon's canny ability to satisfy the desires of both gadget fanatics and traditional photographers. Unlike some rivals which appear to concentrate on the latest must-have technologies, Nikon never loses sight of what traditional photographers want. So along with 1080p movies, a microphone input, dual memory card...

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