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

Canon PowerShot S110 vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Canon PowerShot S110

68

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

$490

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

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$440

GPS Has a GPS
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$280

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$478 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Focus points Significantly more focus points
External flash No external flash support
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 body only

$365 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 body only

$802 with 18-55mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

discussion

Canon PowerShot S110
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