Updated (June 2012): Compare the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs Sony NEX-5N

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
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49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Color depth
Great color depth
23.6 bits
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-5N.

competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 Competitors

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Much narrower aperture
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Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$399 - $628

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay Less startup delay
Color depth Worse color depth
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Sony Cyber-Shot HX60

Travel zoom

$288

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Much narrower aperture

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

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Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,249 - $1,289 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Size Significantly larger
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Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Focus points More focus points
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
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Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 - $2,898 body only

$1,198 - $1,798 with 28-70mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Touch screen No touch screen

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Avatar for Nuli Cenul Nuli Cenul (2:54 PM, March 04, 2013)
The final score doesn't show the overall comparison. Lens section for NEX5N is 0.0. With the the wide selection of lenses, it should be the advantage. Also the Image Stabilization is 0.0? NEX has it in lens.