Updated (September 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot S110 vs Sony NEX-5N

Canon PowerShot S110 vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Canon PowerShot S110

88

Sony NEX-5N

62

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S110

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
235 ms shutter lag
Battery life
Great battery life
460 shots

galleries

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

competitors

Canon PowerShot S110 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$648

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$636 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$379 - $391

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $498 body only

$500 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Startup delay Less startup delay
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Focus points More focus points
Battery life Shorter battery life

discussion

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