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
Great color depth
Color depth
24.1 bits
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1200 ms startup delay
 

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

$398 body only

$548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 body only

$1,126 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$948 - $998 body only

$1,148 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Size Larger

Sony NEX 5R Competitors

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$354 body only

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Longer battery life
Focus points Fewer focus points
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Touch screen No touch screen
Sony NEX 5T

Sony NEX 5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO

discussion

Sony NEX-7
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