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

100

Sony Alpha NEX-5

94

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX F3

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,114 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
73.0
Great color depth
Color depth
22.7 bits
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-5

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
12.2 EV
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

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

competitors

Sony NEX F3 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$413 body only

$466 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
Sony NEX C3

Sony NEX C3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$310 body only

$400 with 18-55mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$691 body only

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Built-in flash No built-in flash

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$691 body only

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Color depth Better color depth
Size Larger
Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Thickness Slightly thinner
Color depth Worse color depth

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