• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400

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Advantages

Sony NEX-5R over Fujifilm X-E1

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Lighter weight
    466g vs 687g
    Lighter weight

Fujifilm X-E1 over Sony NEX-5R

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear LCD only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Produces superior image quality that's better than many DSLRs; Handsome and functional camera design recalls classic rangefinder models; Surprisingly good kit lens.

  • Mixed-bag operational performance, with sluggish startup and mediocre autofocus speed and shot-to-shot times; Video quality is only so-so.

The Competition

Compared to Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX-5R
Sony NEX-7
  • $347
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen
  • $536
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Longer battery life
Fujifilm X-E1
Sony NEX-7
  • $484
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Newer
  • $536
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup

Compared to Samsung Galaxy NX

Sony NEX-5R
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $347
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1189
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • GPS
Fujifilm X-E1
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $484
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • External Mic Jack
  • $1189
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Panasonic GX7

Sony NEX-5R
Panasonic GX7
  • $347
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $506
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Fujifilm X-E1
Panasonic GX7
  • $484
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $506
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Fujifilm X-E2

Sony NEX-5R
Fujifilm X-E2
  • $347
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $716
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • External Mic Jack
Fujifilm X-E1
Fujifilm X-E2
  • $484
  • APS-C
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $716
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Fujifilm X-T1

Sony NEX-5R
Fujifilm X-T1
  • $347
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $1188
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • External Mic Jack
Fujifilm X-E1
Fujifilm X-T1
  • $484
  • APS-C
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Internal flash
  • $1188
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup
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