Sony NEX 5N vs Samsung NX5

Sony NEX-5N
Samsung NX5

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,079 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX5

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Samsung NX5.
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

$439 body only

Battery life Longer battery life
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 body only

$791 with 18-55mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$400 - $498 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Shorter battery life

Samsung NX5 Competitors

Sony SLT A37

Sony SLT A37

Entry-level DSLR

$522 with 18-55mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Live view Has live view
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Size Larger
Samsung NX Mini

Samsung NX Mini

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$335 body only

$487 with 9-27mm lens

Live view Has live view
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder

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