Updated (August 2011): Compare the Canon EOS 7D vs Sony NEX-5N

Canon EOS 7D vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Canon EOS 7D

62

Sony NEX-5N

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Many lenses available
Lens availability
220 lenses
Great battery life
Battery life
800 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 43 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 7D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$1,877 with 18-135mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,499 body only

$1,330 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$949 - $1,399 body only

$1,275 - $1,799 with 18-135mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Storage slots Has more storage slots
Battery life Shorter battery life

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
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Super zoom

$399 - $426

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Supports 24p No 24p support

discussion

Canon EOS 7D
EOS 7D
Canon

Report a correction
Sony NEX-5N
NEX 5N
Sony

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments