Sony Alpha NEX-5 vs Canon Rebel T3

Winner
Sony Alpha NEX-5

40

Canon Rebel T3

37

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-5

Really small
Size
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.2 EV
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Thin
Thickness
1.5"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T3

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon Rebel T3 over the Sony Alpha NEX-5.

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel T3.
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competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 body only

$365 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Thickness Slightly thinner
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$691 body only

$853 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay More startup delay

Canon Rebel T3 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$350 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$515 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Startup delay Significantly more startup delay
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

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Sony Alpha NEX-5
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