Camera Rocket Review Our evaluation of D7000 vs 1Ds Mark II

Image Quality

RAW image quality independent of lens

DxOMark Low light, DxOMark Color depth and DxOMark Dynamic range

Focusing

How fast and easily does the camera nail focus

cross type focus points and focus points

Responsiveness

How much delay is there between you and your photo?

continuous shooting

Reviews

What do the experts think?

Reviews from nikonrumors.com, reviews.cnet.com, trustedreviews.com, techradar.com and 5 more

No winner declared

Too close to call

Benchmarks Real world tests of D7000 vs EOS 1Ds Mark II

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

D7000
1,167 ISO
EOS 1Ds Mark II
1,480 ISO

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

D7000
6 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

D7000
1,050 photos
EOS 1Ds Mark II
1,200 photos

Color depth The number of variations of color the camera can capture

D7000
23.5 bits
EOS 1Ds Mark II
23.3 bits

Dynamic range Maximum range a camera can capture in one image from light to dark

D7000
13.9 ev
EOS 1Ds Mark II
11.3 ev

Features Key features of the D7000  vs EOS 1Ds Mark II 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

D7000
16.1 MP
EOS 1Ds Mark II
16.6 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

D7000
25,600 ISO
EOS 1Ds Mark II
3,200 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

D7000
0.62x

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

D7000
22.9 microns
EOS 1Ds Mark II
52.0 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

D7000  vs
EOS 1Ds Mark II 
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 16.1 MP 16.6 MP
Resolution 4928 x 3262 4992 x 3328
Size APS-C Full frame
Area 23.6 x 15.6 mm 36 x 24 mm
Crop factor 1.5x 1.0x
Pixel size 22.9 microns 52.0 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 6,400 ISO 100 ISO to 1,600 ISO
Light sensitivity (Boost) 6,400 ISO to 25,600 ISO 50 ISO to 3,200 ISO
Codecs
RAW
JPEG
Self cleaning sensor Yes No

focus system

Type Phase detection Contrast detection
Focus points 39 45
Cross type focus points 9 7
Supports continuous No Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror Opaque Opaque
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Pentaprism Pentaprism
Coverage 100% 100%
Magnification 0.94x 0.7x
Viewfinder size 0.62x 0.7x

performance

Max continuous shooting 6 fps 4 fps
Battery life 1,050 1,200
Continuous shooting
6 fps, JPEG
4 fps

video

D7000  vs
EOS 1Ds Mark II 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 24 fps None
Shoots video in 24p Yes N/A
Shoots high speed video No N/A
External mic jack 3.5mm N/A
Autofocus while shooting video Contrast detection N/A
Autofocus type Contrast detection N/A
Autofocus supports continuous Yes N/A

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 3" 2"
Resolution 920 k dots 230 k dots
Has a touch screen No No
Has a flip out screen No No
Supports live view Yes No

shutter

Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/8000 s 1/8000 s

form factor

Size 132 x 105 x 77 mm 156 x 158 x 80 mm
Thickness 77 mm 80 mm
Weight 780 g 1,500 g
Is weather sealed Yes Yes

features

Includes a GPS No No
Supports HDR No No
Automatic panorama No No
Create realistic 3D images No No
Image stabilization
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