Nikon D700 (Body Only) comparison

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Nikon D7000 (Body Only)

Nikon D7000 (Body Only)
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Nikon D5200 (with 18-55mm lens, Black)

Nikon D5200 (with 18-55mm lens, Black)
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Nikon D800 (Body Only)

Nikon D800 (Body Only)
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Nikon D300s (Body Only)

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Price $3,399 at 1 store $649 to $896 at 2 stores $568 to $1,346 at 14 stores $2,299 to $2,799 at 10 stores $1,429 to $1,699 at 2 stores
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.6 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 4.5 stars out of 14 reviews 4.0 stars out of 39 reviews 5.0 stars out of 3 reviews 4.0 stars out of 6 reviews 4.0 stars out of 3 reviews
Release date July 31, 2008 October 15, 2010 November 06, 2012 March 22, 2012 August 31, 2009
The Bottom Line As long as you don't need seriously high-resolution photos, video capture, or machine-gun-fast sports shooting, the Nikon D700 has everything you need in a pro full-frame camera for a reasonable price. An excellent dSLR for experienced shooters or Nikon professionals looking for a relatively cheap option, the Nikon D7000 delivers on almost all counts, including the company's best shooting design to date. The Nikon D5200 makes a great choice for family and vacation photographers. An unsurprisingly great camera that's worth every penny of its higher price for its target market of professional nonsports photographers, the Nikon D800 should definitely please those who've been waiting patiently to replace their older Nikon equipment. The Nikon D300s is a great camera, especially if you need the burst speed or slightly improved low-light focus, but if you don't care about video you might consider looking for a really good deal on a D300 and using what you save to splurge on a good lens.

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Type LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3 in - Color
LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3 in - Color
LCD display - 3 in
TFT active matrix - Color
LCD display - 3.2 in
LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3 in - Color
Dimensions (W x D x H) 5.8 in x 3 in x 4.8 in
5.2 in x 3 in x 4.1 in
5.1 in x 3.9 in x 3.1 in
5.7 in x 3.2 in x 4.8 in
5.8 in x 2.9 in x 4.5 in
Lens System Autofocus
Info unavailable 3 x x Zoom lens - 18 mm - 55 mm - F/3.5-5.6 G ED II Nikon AF-S DX
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Optical sensor type CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
Light sensitivity ISO 12800
ISO 25600
ISO 200-6400
ISO 100
ISO auto
ISO 100-25600
ISO 100-6400
ISO 12800
ISO 25600
ISO auto
ISO 100-6400
ISO 50-100
ISO 6400-25600
ISO auto
ISO 200-3200
ISO 100
ISO 6400
Video capture Info unavailable H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 424 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 424 -
H.264 - 640 x 424 -
MOV - 1920 x 1080 -
MOV - 1920 x 1080 -
MOV - 1920 x 1080 -
MOV - 1280 x 720 -
MOV - 1280 x 720 -
MOV - 1280 x 720 -
MOV - 1280 x 720 -
AVI - 1280 x 720 -
AVI - 640 x 480 -
AVI - 320 x 240 -
Battery technology Lithium ion
Lithium ion
Info unavailable Lithium ion
Info unavailable
Weight 2.2 lbs
1.5 lbs
17.8 oz
2 lbs
1.9 lbs
Product Type Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode
Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode
with Movie recording
Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode
with Movie recording
Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode
with Movie recording
Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode
with Movie recording
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