Nikon D5600 vs Nikon D7000 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

D5600 vs D7000 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon D5600 vs Nikon D7000 Specs


  • Introduced in November 2016
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C (DX)
  • 24 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 81.00mm (3.2") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount F
  • WiFi built-in
  • 124.0 x 97 x 70mm³ (4.9" x 3.8" x 2.8")
  • 465g (15.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D5600


  • Introduced in December 2010
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C (DX)
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor
  • Lens mount F
  • No WiFi
  • 132 x 105 x 77mm³ (5.2" x 4.1" x 3.0")
  • 780g (25.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D7000

D5600 vs D7000 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: D5600 an D7000 sensor comparison

D5600 vs D7000: Viewfinder

D5600 has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.

The D7000 has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.62x covering 100% of view field.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

D5600 (0.54x)

D7000 (0.62x)

Simulated viewfinder of the D5600Simulated viewfinder of the D7000

Better choice: Nikon D7000

Nikon D5600 VS Nikon D7000 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon D5600 a better choice



Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2016.20
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)970950
Weighs less (2)465g
(15.0 oz.)
(25.2 oz.)
More portable (2)842cm³
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the D5600 are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the rather comfortable touch screen and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the D7000: the lower weight than the D7000, the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The D5600 scores 24 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon D7000



Higher speed (4, frames/second)56
Better viewfinder (4)Penta mirrorPenta prism

Conclusion: Advantages of the D7000 are that the camera is faster and the better viewfinder.

Yields 8 points for the D7000.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Lens selection200200
Built-in flash
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
Nikon D5600 VS Nikon D7000 Dimensions

Look at front view of the D5600 and D7000

D5600 und D7000, front viewD5600 und D7000, front view

Top view of cameras

D5600 und D7000, view from aboveD5600 und D7000, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon D5600

Nikon D7000


We recommend Nikon D5600 as better choice.

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