Updated (August 2012): Compare the Sony NEX 5R vs Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony NEX 5R vs Sony Alpha NEX-3

Winner
Sony NEX 5R

73

Sony Alpha NEX-3

59

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 5R

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
910 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
78.0
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-3

External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
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 Alpha NEX-3.

competitors

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 A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$437 body only

$370 - $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-3 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$500 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 body only

$377 with 14-42mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

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