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
Great macro
Macro focus
3.0 cm
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

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
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

$308

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$398

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
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 NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$762 body only

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$446 body only

$348 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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