Compared to The best recent mirrorless cameras

Rank Out of Score
Sony Alpha NEX-3 #1 6 100
Sony Alpha NEX-5 #6 6 107
Sony Alpha NEX-3 Sony Alpha NEX-5
Score Score
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance 25.0 25.0
Color depth 35.0 37.5
Dynamic range 37.5 40.0
Form factor
Size 45.0 45.0
Lens availability 10.0 10.0
Viewfinder 0.0 0.0
Movies
Movie format 11.3 18.8
Screen
Screen resolution 12.5 12.5
Screen size 10.0 10.0
Touch screen 0.0 0.0
Misc
Popularity 2.5 5.0
Advanced
Image stabilization 0.0 0.0
Continuous shooting 1.9 1.9
Total 190.6 205.6
Best total 190.6 190.6
Score 100 107
Sony Alpha NEX-3 Sony Alpha NEX-5
Score Weight Score Weight
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance
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830 ISO 25.0 × 100.0 = 25.0 796 ISO 25.0 × 100.0 = 25.0
Color depth
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22.1 bits 70.0 × 50.0 = 35.0 22.2 bits 75.0 × 50.0 = 37.5
Dynamic range
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12 EV 75.0 × 50.0 = 37.5 12.2 EV 80.0 × 50.0 = 40.0
Form factor
Size
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117×62×33 mm 90.0 × 50.0 = 45.0 111×59×38 mm 90.0 × 50.0 = 45.0
Lens availability
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62 lenses 40.0 × 25.0 = 10.0 62 lenses 40.0 × 25.0 = 10.0
Viewfinder
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None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0 None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0
Movies
Movie format
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720p @ 30fps 15.0 × 75.0 = 11.3 1080p @ 30fps 25.0 × 75.0 = 18.8
Screen
Screen resolution
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920k dots 50.0 × 25.0 = 12.5 920k dots 50.0 × 25.0 = 12.5
Screen size
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3" 40.0 × 25.0 = 10.0 3" 40.0 × 25.0 = 10.0
Touch screen
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No 0.0 × 12.5 = 0.0 No 0.0 × 12.5 = 0.0
Misc
Popularity
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4 5.0 × 50.0 = 2.5 16 10.0 × 50.0 = 5.0
Advanced
Image stabilization
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None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0 None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0
Continuous shooting
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7 fps 15.0 × 12.5 = 1.9 7 fps 15.0 × 12.5 = 1.9
Total 190.6 Total 205.6
Best total 190.6 Best total 190.6
Sony Alpha NEX-3 Score 100 Sony Alpha NEX-5 Score 107