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

Canon PowerShot S110 vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Canon PowerShot S110

61

Sony NEX-5N

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S110

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Great macro
Macro focus
3.0 cm
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

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
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

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

$576

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$400

Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
GPS Has a GPS
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

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

$481 with 16-50mm lens

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

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 body only

$400 - $448 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Built-in flash Built-in flash
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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