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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100 vs Sony NEX 5N

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

84

Sony NEX-5N

48

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

Overall image quality
Great image quality
77.0
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Color depth
Great color depth
23.6 bits

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

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

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$379 - $399

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Color depth Worse color depth
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Pro digicam

$598

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weight Slightly heavier

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 body only

$365 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$478 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Focus points Significantly more focus points
External flash No external flash support
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 body only

$808 with 18-55mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

discussion

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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.