Sony NEX 5R vs Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Winner
Sony NEX 5R

100

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

88

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5R

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
272 ms shutter lag
Battery life
Great battery life
480 shots
Thickness
Thin
1.4"
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

galleries

Explore our gallery of 19 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha NEX-3N.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX 5R.

competitors

Sony NEX 5R Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Travel zoom

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$606 body only

$699 with 16-50mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Battery life Longer battery life
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Focus points Fewer focus points

Sony Alpha NEX-3N Competitors

Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57

Entry-level DSLR

$274 body only

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$776 - $798 body only

$839 - $898 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

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