55points

Sony A5100

51points

Sony NEX-5T

Sony A5100
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50 facts in comparison

Sony A5100 vs Sony NEX-5T

Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T

Why is Sony A5100 better than Sony NEX-5T?

  • 154 more focus points
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    179vs25
  • 49.07% more megapixels (main camera)
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    24MPvs16.1MP
  • 70shots longer battery life
    ?

    400shotsvs330shots
  • Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
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  • Has a stereo microphone
    ?
  • Has timelapse function
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  • Has a 24p cinema mode
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    ?

Why is Sony NEX-5T better than Sony A5100?

  • 1.67x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
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    10fpsvs6fps
  • 65g lighter
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    218gvs283g
  • Has a hot shoe
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  • Has a built-in HDR mode
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  • Can create panoramas in-camera
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  • 51.2mm narrower
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    58.8mmvs110mm

Price comparison

Sony A5100

Buy used:

$378.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha A6100 Mirrorless Camera
Amazon logo
$748.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens + 32GB Card, Tripod, Case, and More (18pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$658.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera with ...Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm and 55-210mm Lenses Bundle (10 Items)
Amazon logo
$898.00
Sony A5100 AmazonPanasonic LUMIX DC-ZS70K, 20.3 Megapixel...Panasonic LUMIX DC-ZS70K, 20.3 Megapixel, 4K Digital Camera, Touch Enabled 3-Inch 180 Degree Flip-front Display, 30X LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR Lens, WiFi (Black)
Amazon logo
$297.99
Sony A5100 AmazonCanon EOS M200 Compact Mirrorless Digita...Canon EOS M200 Compact Mirrorless Digital Vlogging Camera with EF-M 15-45mm Lens, Vertical 4K Video Support, 3.0-inch Touch Panel LCD, Built-in Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth Technology, White
Amazon logo
$499.00
Sony A5100 AmazonPanasonic LUMIX G7 4K Digital Camera, wi...Panasonic LUMIX G7 4K Digital Camera, with LUMIX G VARIO 14-42mm Mega O.I.S. Lens, 16 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera, 3-Inch LCD, DMC-G7KK (Black)
Amazon logo
$497.99
Sony A5100 AmazonCanon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Digital Cam...Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Digital Camera with Wi-Fi and 4.2X Optical Zoom (Black) + Pixibytes Pro Bundle
Amazon logo
$615.00
Sony A5100 AmazonCanon PowerShot Digital Camera [G7 X Mar...Canon PowerShot Digital Camera [G7 X Mark II] with Wi-Fi & NFC, LCD Screen, and 1-inch Sensor - Black, 100 - 1066C001
Amazon logo
$499.00

Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
2.weight

283g

218g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.Has a hot shoe
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
4.screen resolution

921k dots

921k dots

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
5.is a system camera
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
6.has a touch screen
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Optics

1.focus points

179

25

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
2.megapixels (main camera)

24MP

16.1MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
3.maximum light sensitivity

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
4.continuous shooting at high resolution

6fps

10fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
5.has AF tracking
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
6.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
2.Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
A phase-detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
4.Has timelapse function
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
5.has a 24p cinema mode
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
6.supports AVCHD format
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)

400shots

330shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
2.has a removable battery
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has a battery level indicator
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
2.has an external memory slot
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
3.Has a remote control
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.has an HDMI output
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
6.supports a remote smartphone
Sony A5100
Sony NEX-5T
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Price comparison

Sony A5100

Buy used:

$378.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha A6100 Mirrorless Camera
Amazon logo
$748.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Came...Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens + 32GB Card, Tripod, Case, and More (18pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$658.00
Sony A5100 AmazonSony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera with ...Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm and 55-210mm Lenses Bundle (10 Items)
Amazon logo
$898.00
Sony A5100 AmazonPanasonic LUMIX DC-ZS70K, 20.3 Megapixel...Panasonic LUMIX DC-ZS70K, 20.3 Megapixel, 4K Digital Camera, Touch Enabled 3-Inch 180 Degree Flip-front Display, 30X LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR Lens, WiFi (Black)
Amazon logo
$297.99
Sony A5100 AmazonCanon EOS M200 Compact Mirrorless Digita...Canon EOS M200 Compact Mirrorless Digital Vlogging Camera with EF-M 15-45mm Lens, Vertical 4K Video Support, 3.0-inch Touch Panel LCD, Built-in Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth Technology, White
Amazon logo
$499.00
Sony A5100 AmazonPanasonic LUMIX G7 4K Digital Camera, wi...Panasonic LUMIX G7 4K Digital Camera, with LUMIX G VARIO 14-42mm Mega O.I.S. Lens, 16 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera, 3-Inch LCD, DMC-G7KK (Black)
Amazon logo
$497.99
Sony A5100 AmazonCanon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Digital Cam...Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Digital Camera with Wi-Fi and 4.2X Optical Zoom (Black) + Pixibytes Pro Bundle
Amazon logo
$615.00
Sony A5100 AmazonCanon PowerShot Digital Camera [G7 X Mar...Canon PowerShot Digital Camera [G7 X Mark II] with Wi-Fi & NFC, LCD Screen, and 1-inch Sensor - Black, 100 - 1066C001
Amazon logo
$499.00

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