Sony NEX 5N vs Leica M8

Winner
Sony NEX-5N

100

Leica M8

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
High ISO
Light sensitivity
25,600 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

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 NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$436 body only

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$470 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Leica M8 Competitors

Leica M9

Leica M9

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Fastest shutter speed Slightly slower max shutter speed
Leica M8.2

Leica M8.2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$300 body only

Continuous shooting No continuous shooting support
Leica Q (Typ 116)

Leica Q (Typ 116)

Boutique

$4,250 - $4,495

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

discussion

Sony NEX-5N
NEX 5N
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Leica M8
M8
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