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

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1900 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
235 ms shutter lag
Great battery life
Battery life
460 shots
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5R

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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 NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$591 with 16-50mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 - $448 body only

$548 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

$606 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

$445 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 - $448 body only

$548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Touch screen No touch screen

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