Updated (August 2011): Compare the Canon EOS Rebel T2i vs Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N vs Canon Rebel T2i

Winner
Sony NEX-5N

37

Canon EOS Rebel T2i

34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Great image quality
Overall image quality
77.0
Really small
Size
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Great color depth
Color depth
23.6 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel T2i

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS Rebel T2i.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 - $448 body only

$498 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Focus points More focus points
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$448 - $498 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Autofocus Faster autofocus
External flash No external flash support

Canon EOS Rebel T2i Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$420 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$752 with 18-135mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Olympus Stylus SP-100

Olympus Stylus SP-100

Super zoom

$397

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

discussion

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NEX 5N
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