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

73

Sony NEX-5N

43

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 Better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$428 - $449

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Pro digicam

$648

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

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$481 with 16-50mm lens

Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$443 body only

$410 - $448 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Built-in flash Built-in flash
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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.