• APS-C 357.3mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16000
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 16000

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Advantages

Sony A5000 over Sony NEX-3N

  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 16.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    9 months vs 20 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features

Sony NEX-3N over Sony A5000

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Review Excerpt

  • Excellent image quality for an entry-level mirrorless; User interface ideal for consumers stepping up from point-and-shoots; Speedy and accurate autofocusing; Zoom lever on body; Tremendous value.

  • Lack of hot shoe or accessory port limits more advanced shooting; No electronic viewfinder; Performance lags behind previous model, especially on burst shooting speed.

The Competition

Compared to Canon EOS M

Sony A5000
Canon EOS M
  • $298
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $349
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
Sony NEX-3N
Canon EOS M
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $349
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Fujifilm X-M1

Sony A5000
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $298
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • 24p
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Higher-res screen
  • Hot shoe
Sony NEX-3N
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • 24p
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Wi-Fi
  • Higher-res screen

Compared to Sony NEX-5T

Sony A5000
Sony NEX-5T
  • $298
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • $299
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
Sony NEX-3N
Sony NEX-5T
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • $299
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Fujifilm X-A1

Sony A5000
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $298
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • 24p
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Higher-res screen
  • Hot shoe
Sony NEX-3N
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • 24p
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Wi-Fi
  • Higher-res screen

Compared to Sony A5100

Sony A5000
Sony A5100
  • $298
  • APS-C
  • $348
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
Sony NEX-3N
Sony A5100
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • $348
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
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