• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25600

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Advantages

Sony NEX-5T over Sony A6000

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.78 vs 3.92 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful

Sony A6000 over Sony NEX-5T

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs rear LCD only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 16.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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Review Excerpt

  • Amazing image quality for the price; Blazing-fast hybrid autofocus; Swift burst shooting with generous buffer depths; Good battery life with LCD monitor; More compact than a DSLR; In-camera Wi-Fi wireless networking

  • Continuous autofocus can't match its burst rate; High-ISO JPEGs can look overprocessed; Sluggish startup performance; No touch-screen display; Wi-Fi can be a bit frustrating to use

The Competition

Compared to Canon EOS M

Sony NEX-5T
Canon EOS M
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $339
  • APS-C
  • External Mic
Sony A6000
Canon EOS M
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $339
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • External Mic

Compared to Fujifilm X-M1

Sony NEX-5T
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
Sony A6000
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Fujifilm X-A1

Sony NEX-5T
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $499
  • APS-C
Sony A6000
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Sony A5000

Sony NEX-5T
Sony A5000
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
Sony A6000
Sony A5000
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $398
  • APS-C

Compared to Sony A5100

Sony NEX-5T
Sony A5100
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Higher-res screen
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
Sony A6000
Sony A5100
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Higher-res screen
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
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