Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

54

Sony NEX-5N

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

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

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Competitors

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Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Super zoom

$478 - $549

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Larger
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Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7)

Digicam

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$242 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Zoom Slightly less zoom

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$660 body only

Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$593 body only

Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony NEX C3

Sony NEX C3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$717 body only

$289 with 18-55mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Slightly lighter
Supports 24p No 24p support

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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS
PowerShot SX540 HS
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Sony NEX-5N
NEX 5N
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