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

Really small
Size
Mid size (111×59×39 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.5"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5T

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
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 5R.
Explore our gallery of 26 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX 5T.

competitors

Sony NEX 5R Competitors

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Focus points Fewer focus points
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$918 body only

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$606 body only

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Touch screen No touch screen

Sony NEX 5T Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$584 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,195 with 18-135mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$448 - $498 with 16-50mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slower

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.