Sony NEX 5R vs Sony NEX 5T

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Sony NEX 5R

100

Sony NEX 5T

98

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Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5R

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5T

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX 5R.
Explore our gallery of 26 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX 5T.

competitors

Sony NEX 5R Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $548 body only

$580 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

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

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Focus points Fewer focus points
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$500 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
External flash No external flash support

Sony NEX 5T Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$590 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$680

Image stabilization Image stabilization
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$500 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
External flash No external flash support

discussion

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Peter (9:55 AM, March 18, 2014)
This comparrison seems off. The 5r seems better and cheaper. Yet the 5T pips it. The reason is not obvious.