Updated (August 2012): Compare the Sony NEX 5R vs Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7 vs Sony NEX 5R

Winner
Sony NEX-7

100

Sony NEX 5R

94

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1200 ms startup delay
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX 5R.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-7.

competitors

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 - $448 body only

$470 - $498 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points More focus points
Size Larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$774 body only

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Focus points More focus points
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$390 body only

$389 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage

Sony NEX 5R Competitors

Sony NEX 5T

Sony NEX 5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Focus points Fewer focus points
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 - $399 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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