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

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,016 ISO
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
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
Overall image quality
Great image quality
78.0
Color depth
Great color depth
23.7 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.1 EV

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

$470 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 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

$671 body only

Focus points More focus points
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$849 - $898 body only

$978 - $998 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Battery life Shorter battery life

Sony NEX 5R Competitors

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$691 body only

$853 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Focus points Fewer focus points
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$470 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 body only

$365 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

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

discussion

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