• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • $484 Average Retail $700 MSRP
  • APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 16000
  • $507 Average Retail $500 MSRP

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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
  • High-res screen
    922k vs 461k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • 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
  • $484
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $380
  • APS-C
  • External Mic
Sony NEX-3N
Canon EOS M
  • $507
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $380
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Sony NEX-5R

Sony NEX-5T
Sony NEX-5R
  • $484
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • Wider angle kit lens
  • $579
  • APS-C
Sony NEX-3N
Sony NEX-5R
  • $507
  • APS-C
  • Wider angle kit lens
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Samsung NX1100

Sony NEX-5T
Samsung NX1100
  • $484
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $418
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
Sony NEX-3N
Samsung NX1100
  • $507
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $418
  • APS-C
  • Wi-Fi
  • More pixels

Compared to Sony A5000

Sony NEX-5T
Sony A5000
  • $484
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
Sony NEX-3N
Sony A5000
  • $507
  • APS-C
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Wi-Fi
  • More pixels

Compared to Sony A5100

Sony NEX-5T
Sony A5100
  • $484
  • APS-C
  • Hot shoe
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
Sony NEX-3N
Sony A5100
  • $507
  • APS-C
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
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