Sony Alpha A5100 vs Sony NEX 7

Winner
Sony Alpha A5100

100

Sony NEX-7

97

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A5100

High true resolution
True resolution
24.7 MP
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Many focus points
Focus points
179
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-7.

competitors

Sony Alpha A5100 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 - $498 body only

$479 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Placeholder

Canon EOS M100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 body only

$449 with 15-45mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$372 body only

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$606 body only

Focus points More focus points
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 - $498 body only

$479 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points More focus points
Size Slightly larger
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$436 body only

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Supports 24p No 24p support

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