Updated (April 2012): Compare the Sony NEX F3 vs Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony NEX F3 vs Sony Alpha NEX-5

Winner
Sony NEX F3

66

Sony Alpha NEX-5

63

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX F3

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
314 ms shutter lag
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-5

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1000 ms startup delay
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

galleries

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

competitors

Sony NEX F3 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$349 body only

Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Startup delay More startup delay
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$243 body only

$431 - $448 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
True resolution Higher true resolution
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Startup delay Significantly more startup delay
Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

$300 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Thickness Thinner
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$243 body only

$431 - $448 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Overall image quality Better image quality
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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