Updated (August 2011): Compare the Olympus SZ-30MR vs Sony NEX-5N

Olympus SZ-30MR vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Olympus SZ-30MR

57

Sony NEX-5N

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus SZ-30MR

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Digital
  2. Sensor shift
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Battery life
Great battery life
460 shots

galleries

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

competitors

Olympus SZ-30MR Competitors

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Waterproof

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Olympus SZ-31MR iHS

Olympus SZ-31MR

Travel zoom

$341

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Nikon Coolpix S9100

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Travel zoom

$360

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$660 body only

Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$593 body only

Touch screen No touch screen
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Super zoom

$399 - $426

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Touch screen No touch screen

discussion

Olympus SZ-30MR
SZ-30MR
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Sony NEX-5N
NEX 5N
Sony

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