Sony NEX 5N vs Sony NEX C3

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Sony NEX-5N

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Sony NEX C3

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Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
235 ms shutter lag
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX C3

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1200 ms startup delay
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Weight
Light-weight
225 g

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 C3.

competitors

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $448 body only

$525 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Focus points More focus points
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$348 body only

$448 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

Sony NEX C3 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$333 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$384

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life

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