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

77

Sony NEX-5N

50

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
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1900 ms startup delay

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

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Boutique

$667

Overall image quality Better image quality
Sensor size Larger sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$379 - $398

Zoom More zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Pro digicam

$498

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

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 - $1,000 body only

$1,148 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 body only

$593 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$500 body only

Focus points More focus points
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life 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.