Compared to The best recent digital cameras

Rank Out of Score
Nikon D3100 #105 146 39
Sony Alpha NEX-5 #95 146 42
Nikon D3100 Sony Alpha NEX-5
Score Score
Misc
Popularity 5.0 5.0
Lens
Wide angle 0.0 0.0
Aperture 0.0 0.0
Telephoto lenses 0.0 0.0
Sensor
Sensor size 20.5 20.5
Light sensitivity 1.4 1.4
Light sensitivity (boost) 0.5 0.0
DXO Mark Scores
Overall image quality 27.3 27.3
Screen
Screen resolution 1.8 7.3
Screen size 10.0 10.0
Touch screen 0.0 0.0
Movies
Movie format 6.8 6.8
Advanced
Image stabilization 0.0 0.0
Continuous shooting 0.2 0.7
Total 73.4 78.9
Best total 184.8 184.8
Score 39 42
Nikon D3100 Sony Alpha NEX-5
Score Weight Score Weight
Misc
Popularity
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6,163 5.0 × 100.0 = 5.0 786 5.0 × 100.0 = 5.0
Lens
Wide angle
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N/A 0.0 × 45.5 = 0.0 N/A 0.0 × 45.5 = 0.0
Aperture
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N/A 0.0 × 27.3 = 0.0 N/A 0.0 × 27.3 = 0.0
Telephoto lenses
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N/A 0.0 × 22.7 = 0.0 N/A 0.0 × 22.7 = 0.0
Sensor
Sensor size
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APS-C 23.1x15.4mm 45.0 × 45.5 = 20.5 APS-C 23.4x15.6mm 45.0 × 45.5 = 20.5
Light sensitivity
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3,200 ISO 5.0 × 27.3 = 1.4 12,800 ISO 5.0 × 27.3 = 1.4
Light sensitivity (boost)
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12,800 ISO 5.0 × 9.1 = 0.5 None 0.0 × 9.1 = 0.0
DXO Mark Scores
Overall image quality
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67.0 60.0 × 45.5 = 27.3 69.0 60.0 × 45.5 = 27.3
Screen
Screen resolution
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230k dots 10.0 × 18.2 = 1.8 920k dots 40.0 × 18.2 = 7.3
Screen size
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3" 55.0 × 18.2 = 10.0 3" 55.0 × 18.2 = 10.0
Touch screen
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No 0.0 × 4.5 = 0.0 No 0.0 × 4.5 = 0.0
Movies
Movie format
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1080p @ 24fps 25.0 × 27.3 = 6.8 1080p @ 30fps 25.0 × 27.3 = 6.8
Advanced
Image stabilization
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None 0.0 × 9.1 = 0.0 None 0.0 × 9.1 = 0.0
Continuous shooting
Help
3 fps 5.0 × 4.5 = 0.2 7 fps 15.0 × 4.5 = 0.7
Total 73.4 Total 78.9
Best total 184.8 Best total 184.8
Nikon D3100 Score 39 Sony Alpha NEX-5 Score 42