Sony NEX 5N vs Leica M8

Winner
Sony NEX-5N

116

Leica M8

66

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Leica M8

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Rangefinder

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Leica M8.
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

$444 - $498 body only

$500 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Focus points More focus points
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Leica M8 Competitors

Leica M10

Leica M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$6,747 - $6,895 body only

$7,622 with 50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Thickness Much thicker
Leica M9

Leica M9

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Fastest shutter speed Slightly slower max shutter speed
Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,699 body only

$2,148 - $2,428 with 23mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lens availability Fewer lenses available

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NEX 5N
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