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

Canon PowerShot S110 vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Canon PowerShot S110

67

Sony NEX-5N

48

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

Overall image quality
Great image quality
77.0
Color depth
Great color depth
23.6 bits
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 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Canon PowerShot S110 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$480

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot S200

Canon PowerShot S200

Pro digicam

$330

Overall image quality Better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P330

Nikon Coolpix P330

Pro digicam

$325

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$795 body only

$778 with 18-55mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$500 with 16-50mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$348 body only

$379 - $390 with 16-50mm lens

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

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Canon PowerShot S110
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