• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 16000

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Advantages

Sony NEX-5T over Sony NEX-3N

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Might improve live view and video AF performance
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 16000 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Sony NEX-3N over Sony NEX-5T

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 NEX-5T
Canon EOS M
  • $525
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $329
  • APS-C
  • External Mic
Sony NEX-3N
Canon EOS M
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $329
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Panasonic GM1

Sony NEX-5T
Panasonic GM1
  • $525
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Lighter weight
Sony NEX-3N
Panasonic GM1
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup

Compared to Sony A5000

Sony NEX-5T
Sony A5000
  • $525
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
Sony NEX-3N
Sony A5000
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • Wi-Fi
  • More pixels

Compared to Sony A6000

Sony NEX-5T
Sony A6000
  • $525
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
Sony NEX-3N
Sony A6000
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Sony A5100

Sony NEX-5T
Sony A5100
  • $525
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Higher-res screen
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
Sony NEX-3N
Sony A5100
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
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