Sony Alpha NEX-6 vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Sony Alpha NEX-6

100

Sony NEX-5N

97

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
257 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
235 ms shutter lag
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha NEX-6.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$445 - $548 body only

$479 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 body only

$1,829 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$300 body only

$395 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$436 body only

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$470 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

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