Sony NEX 5N vs Leica X2

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Sony NEX-5N

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Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
235 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Leica X2

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Leica X2.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$762 body only

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$446 body only

$348 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Built-in flash Built-in flash
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Leica X2 Competitors

Leica X Vario

Leica X Vario

Boutique

$4,759

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Boutique

$1,025 - $1,095

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor size Smaller sensor
Leica X1

Leica X1

Boutique

$1,200

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
True resolution Lower true resolution

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