Sony NEX 5N vs Canon EOS M

Winner
Sony NEX-5N

113

Canon EOS M

89

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

High ISO
Light sensitivity
25,600 ISO
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
235 ms shutter lag
Great battery life
Battery life
460 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS M

External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

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 NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$470 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Travel zoom

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Supports 24p No 24p support

Canon EOS M Competitors

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $580 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 M5

Canon EOS M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$929 body only

$1,049 with 15-45mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$399 - $679 body only

$455 with 15-45mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Slightly larger

discussion

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