Sony NEX-5NK + Sony E 18-55mm/ f3.5-5.6 OSS

40 Reasons why Sony NEX-5NK + Sony E 18-55mm/ f3.5-5.6 OSS is better

than the average

1.Clearly larger sensor
15.6 x 23.4mmvs 14.6 x 10.8mm (the average)
vs 81.2 x 25.4mm (best: Polaroid Snap)
The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
2.Measurably lower noise at high ISO
1079ISOvs 957ISO (the average)
vs 3702ISO (best: Sony Alpha 7S)
The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
3.Vastly faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
10fpsvs 7fps (the average)
vs 60fps (best: Nikon DL18-50)
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4.Has a flip-out screen
Yesvs No (75% don't have it)
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
210gvs 376g (the average)
vs 65.5g (best: HTC Re)
6.Clearly higher maximum light sensitivity
25600ISOvs 19130ISO (the average)
vs 3280000ISO (best: Nikon D5)
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.
7.Vastly better video recording quality
1,080 x 60fpsvs 1,003 x 36.4fps (the average)
vs 2,160 x 60fps (best: Canon EOS 1D X Mark II)
8.Better color depth
23.6bitsvs 22.8bits (the average)
vs 42bits (best: HP Photosmart R927)
The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
9.Has a stereo microphone
Yesvs No (53% don't have it)
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
10.A lot higher pixel density
471ppivs 360ppi (the average)
vs 544ppi (best: Sony A7)
11.Has a built-in HDR mode
Yesvs No (74% don't have it)
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
59mmvs 97mm (the average)
vs 39mm (best: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V)
13.Lots wider dynamic range
12.7Evsvs 11.8Evs (the average)
vs 14.8Evs (best: Nikon D810A)
The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
38.2mmvs 50.8mm (the average)
vs 13mm (best: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX55)
15.Vastly higher resolution
784x1,176pxvs 875x609px (the average)
vs 1,517x1,011px (best: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S)
16.Has a built-in focus motor
Yesvs No (86% don't have it)
The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
17.Can create panoramas in-camera
Yesvs No (64% don't have it)
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
18.Has a touch screen
Yesvs No (79% don't have it)
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
19.A shade bigger screen size
3"vs 3" (the average)
vs 4.8" (best: Samsung Galaxy Camera (Wi-Fi))
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
20.Is a system camera
Yesvs No (58% don't have it)
A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
21.Supports AVCHD format
Yesvs No (75% don't have it)
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.
22.Can be controlled remotely
Yesvs No (57% don't have it)
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
23.Has manual shutter speed
Yesvs No (56% don't have it)
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
24.Noticeably more microphone(s)
2vs 1 (the average)
vs 2 (best: Sony Alpha a6500)
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
25.Has 3D photo/video recording capabilities
Yesvs No (90% don't have it)
The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.
Sony E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS
Yesvs No (the average)
Sony NEX-5NK + Sony E 18-55mm/ f3.5-5.6 OSS
Sony NEX-5NK + Sony E 18-55mm/ f3.5-5.6 OSS specs
Sony NEX-5NK + Sony E 18-55mm/ f3.5-5.6 OSS features
Sony NEX-5NK + Sony E 18-55mm/ f3.5-5.6 OSS pros and cons
Sony NEX-5NK + Sony E 18-55mm/ f3.5-5.6 OSS advantages
Sony NEX-5NK + Sony E 18-55mm/ f3.5-5.6 OSS disadvantages