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 color depth
Color depth
22.7 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.3 EV
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-5

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1000 ms startup delay
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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

$438 body only

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Size Slightly smaller
Startup delay Much more startup delay
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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Color depth Worse color depth
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

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

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Competitors

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 body only

$365 - $379 with 16-50mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
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
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$761 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Color depth Better color depth
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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