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Sony NEX-5N versus Canon EOS 600D

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Sony NEX-5N

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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77
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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23.6 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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12.7 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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1079 ISO
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Canon EOS 600D

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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65
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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22.1 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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11.5 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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793 ISO
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Sony NEX-5N

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2011-08-24 
Indicative price (USD) 860  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4928 x 3276  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 16.14  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.4 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.7  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 1.50 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 25600 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 4.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeSony E  
Weight (gr) 269  
Battery type Li-ion, NP-FH50 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Metal top plate, Polycarbonate 
Mount material  
View finder type No 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 921600 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single-shot AF(AF-S), Continuous AF(AF-C) selectable, Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus 
Number of autofocus points 25 
Exposure bracketing Yes, +/-5.0 EV (1/3EV steps), 3 frames 
Exposure compensation +/-5.0 EV(1/3EV steps) 
Drive modes Single-shot, Continuous, Speed Priority, Self-timer, Continuous Self-timer, Bracketing 
Buffer size  
Recording medium  
Image format JPEG, RAW (ARW) 
White balance bracketing  
Connectivity USB 2.0 (High Speed), HDMI (mini type C) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes (smart accessory terminal) 
Histogram Yes 
GPS  
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 (60 fps) 
Full HD No 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MP4 
Video codec MPEG-4 Visual 
Video stabilisation  

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Canon EOS 600D

Manufacturer specifications

Type Entry-level DSLR 
Announced 2011-02-07 
Indicative price (USD) 850  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 5344 x 3516  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 18.79  
Sensor size (mm) 14.9 x 22.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.2  
Bits per pixel 14 
Focal length multiplier 1.60 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 12800 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 3.7  
Live view  yes 
Stabilization  no 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeCanon EF-S  
Weight (gr) 515  
Battery type Li-Ion, LP-E8, 7.4V, 950mAh 
Battery weight (gr) 88.5 
Tropicalization  
Camera material plastic 
Mount material  
View finder type optical 
View finder magnification 0.85 
View finder coverage 95 
Mirror lockup Quick-return half mirror (transmittance: reflectance ratio of 40:60) 
View finder diopter -3.0 to +1.0 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 1040000 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes one-shot, AI-Servo, AI Focus, MF 
Number of autofocus points
Exposure bracketing  
Exposure compensation  
Drive modes Single, Continuous, 10-sec. self-timer/Remote control, 2-sec. self-timer, Continuous shooting after 10-sec. self-timer 
Buffer size 34 
Recording medium SD/SDHC/SDXC 
Image format JPEG, RAW (CR2) 
White balance bracketing Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis) 
Connectivity USB 2.0/HDMI/E3 connector, InfraRed 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS  
Video  
Maximum format image video  
Full HD  
Live autofocus  
Video file format  
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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Sony NEX-5N

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