Sony NEX 5N vs Canon EOS M

Winner
Sony NEX-5N

71

Canon EOS M

56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Great image quality
Overall image quality
77.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.6 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.7 EV
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS M

External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS M.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$296 body only

$448 with 16-50mm lens

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

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance More noise at high ISO

Canon EOS M Competitors

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 with 15-45mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$399 - $479 body only

$549 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Thickness Thicker
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$296 body only

$448 with 16-50mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

discussion

Sony NEX-5N
NEX 5N
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