Moving from Olympus to Canon or Nikon

Started Jun 22, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Heie2 Contributing Member • Posts: 512
Re: Jonikon

mujana wrote:

"Nikon D7000 has a metal shell, but Pentax K5 is plastic. I prefer metal"(your statement); not true. I think the K5 is sturdier than the D7000 and metal. No plastic there....so if you prefer metal, you should get the Pentax.

The K-5 is irrefutably more sturdy and durable than the D7000 body. That body is an all-metal chasis.

The D7000 can claim nothing of the sort, other than magnesium alloy "components."

Mujana is right - if build quality is a priority, then once again, just another reason the K-5 is the APS-C leader.

-Heie

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