• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 364.3mm2
  • 19.6 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400

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Differences

Sony NEX-5T advantages over Sigma sd Quattro

  • Lens selection
    Good vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Less expensive
    $448* vs $899
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Thinner
    38 mm vs 90 mm
    Thinner
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Sigma sd Quattro advantages over Sony NEX-5T

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Newer
    2 years vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    1620k vs 922k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    19.6 vs 16.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Sony NEX-3N

Sony NEX-5T
Sony NEX-3N
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $500
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Internal flash
Sigma sd Quattro
Sony NEX-3N
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $500
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection

Compared to Fujifilm X-A1

Sony NEX-5T
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Internal flash
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Sigma sd Quattro
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Sony A5000

Sony NEX-5T
Sony A5000
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Internal flash
Sigma sd Quattro
Sony A5000
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Sigma sd Quattro H

Sony NEX-5T
Sigma sd Quattro H
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Sigma sd Quattro
Sigma sd Quattro H
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger RAW buffer
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Larger sensor
  • More viewfinder magnification

Compared to Fujifilm X-H1

Sony NEX-5T
Fujifilm X-H1
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1649
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Sigma sd Quattro
Fujifilm X-H1
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • More dots on screen
  • $1649
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
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