Sony Alpha NEX-5 vs Canon Rebel T3

Winner
Sony Alpha NEX-5

41

Canon Rebel T3

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-5

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
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
 

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.

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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 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 Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$761 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Overall image quality Better image quality
Startup delay More startup delay
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-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

$379 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

$500 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 T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $699 body only

$367 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

Sony Alpha NEX-5
Alpha NEX-5
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Canon Rebel T3
Rebel T3
Canon

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