Canon EOS 5D Mark III vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

78

Sony NEX-5N

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
More storage slots
Storage slots
2
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 5D Mark III.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$3,299 body only

$4,049 with 24-70mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,180 - $1,399 body only

$1,748 - $1,799 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,471 - $1,797 body only

$2,126 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 body only

$365 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$470 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 body only

$808 with 18-55mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

discussion

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