Sony NEX 5N vs Sony NEX C3

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Sony NEX-5N

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Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5N

Great image quality
Overall image quality
77.0
Great color depth
Color depth
23.6 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.7 EV
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

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
Weight
Light-weight
225 g
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 C3.

competitors

Sony NEX-5N Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$399 body only

Focus points More focus points
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$899 body only

$999 with 16-50mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Sony NEX C3 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$438 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$400 with 16mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$487

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

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