Sony NEX 5R vs Canon EOS 50D

Winner
Sony NEX 5R

45

Canon EOS 50D

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5R

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Really small
Size
Mid size (111×59×39 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 50D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Lens availability
Many lenses available
220 lenses
Battery life
Great battery life
640 shots
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 50D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX 5R.

competitors

Sony NEX 5R Competitors

Sony NEX 5T

Sony NEX 5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$872 - $999 body only

$870 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Significantly larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$606 body only

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Touch screen No touch screen

Canon EOS 50D Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,219 - $2,999 body only

$2,558 - $3,899 with 24-105mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$1,095 body only

$539 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing

discussion

Sony NEX 5R
NEX 5R
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EOS 50D
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