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

Sony NEX 7 vs Sony NEX 5R

Winner
Sony NEX-7

77

Sony NEX 5R

73

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Really small
Size
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5R

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Weight
Light-weight
276 g
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Size
Really small
Mid size (111×59×39 mm)

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

$449 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

Focus points More focus points
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,298 body only

$1,446 - $1,746 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points Many more focus points
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Sony NEX 5R Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$691 body only

$853 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 NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

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

discussion

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