Updated (August 2012): Compare the Sony NEX-5N vs Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5N vs Sony NEX 5R

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Sony NEX-5N

100

Sony NEX 5R

98

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Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,079 ISO
Great battery life
Battery life
460 shots
Great color depth
Color depth
23.6 bits
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5R

Overall image quality
Great image quality
78.0
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.1 EV
Color depth
Great color depth
23.7 bits
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

galleries

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

competitors

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
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$470 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$500 body only

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Focus points More focus points
Touch screen No touch screen

Sony NEX 5R Competitors

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 body only

$365 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$400 with 16mm lens

Color depth Worse color depth
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$470 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen

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