Sony SLT A65 vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Sony SLT-A65

50

Sony NEX-5N

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A65

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Overall image quality
Great image quality
77.0
Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Color depth
Great color depth
23.6 bits

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A65.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Sony SLT-A65 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$469 body only

$749 - $792 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$314 - $649 body only

$379 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Weight Lighter
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Sony SLT-A77

Sony SLT A77

Pro DSLR

$1,531 body only

$1,499 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Size Larger

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$470 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Startup delay Less startup delay
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
Lowest price Cheaper
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Travel zoom

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Supports 24p No 24p support

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