Updated (January 2013): Compare the Nikon 1 J3 vs Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R vs Nikon 1 J3

Winner
Sony NEX 5R

100

Nikon 1 J3

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5R

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 J3

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

galleries

Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Nikon 1 J3.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX 5R.

competitors

Sony NEX 5R Competitors

Sony NEX 5T

Sony NEX 5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$872 - $999 body only

$870 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Size Much larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$606 body only

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Touch screen No touch screen

Nikon 1 J3 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$832 with 10-30mm, 30-110mm lenses

Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$550 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Touch screen Has a touch screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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Sony NEX 5R
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