Sony NEX 5R vs Sony NEX 5T

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Sony NEX 5T

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Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5R

Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5T

Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
1,015 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
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

$691 body only

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Much longer battery life
Focus points Fewer focus points
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$348 body only

$365 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$500 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen

Sony NEX 5T Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$431 - $649 body only

$560 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$691 body only

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Much longer battery life
Focus points Fewer focus points
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 with 15-45mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

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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.