LCD and Viewfinder
Nikon D7000 has a Fixed Type 3" LCD screen with a resolution of 921k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
D7000 has a built-in Optical (pentaprism) viewfinder. The viewfinder has a coverage of 100% and a magnification ratio of 0.64x. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Nikon D7000 can shoot continuously at max speed of 6 fps
and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec
D7000 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Nikon D7000 features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 39 focus points and 9 of these sensors are of Cross-type. Cross-type sensors locks focus faster and more accurate compared to single type sensors. Nikon D7000 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Nikon D7000, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 24 fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Nikon D7000 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video
D7000 has a built-in Mono microphone and a Mono speaker. Nikon D7000 also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect D7000 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Nikon D7000 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 1050 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR type cameras is 943 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras
Nikon D780 with its 2260shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro DSLR cameras. Check the comparison of Nikon D7000 vs Nikon D780 or take a look at Longest Battery Life DSLR cameras list.
Nikon D7000 Features Compared to Main Competitors
You can download Nikon D7000's User Manual here