Sony Alpha a5000 Vs Sony Alpha NEX-3N Vs Sony Alpha NEX-5R Vs Sony Alpha NEX-6 Comparison
ProductsAlpha a5000
Sony Alpha a5000
Alpha NEX-3N
Sony Alpha NEX-3N
Alpha NEX-5R
Sony Alpha NEX-5R
Alpha NEX-6
Sony Alpha NEX-6
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Whirlwire Rating748874401212114808
Video Features
Format
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
MP4 MP4 MP4
MicrophoneStereo
Resolutions
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 25fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 1440p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1440p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
SpeakerN/A
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • Memory Stick Duo
SD SD SD
Storage Slot Amount1 1 1 1
Sensor
Max Resolution5456 x 3632 4912 x 3264 4912 x 3264 4912 x 3264
Other Resolutions
  • 5456 x 3064
  • 3872 x 2576
  • 3872 x 2176
  • 2736 x 1824
  • 2736 x 1536
4912 x 2760 4912 x 2760 4912 x 2760
Image Ratio
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
3:2 3:2 3:2
Megapixels20.1 16.1 16.1 16.1
SizeAPS-C (23.2 x 15.4 mm) APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm) APS-C (23.4 x 15.6 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
TypeCMOS CMOS CMOS CMOS
ProcessorBionz X BIONZ BIONZ BIONZ
Screen / Viewfinder
Articulated LCD
Screen Size3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Screen Pixels460,800 460,000 920,000 921,000
Screen TypeTFT LCD LCD TFT LCD Xtra Fine LCD with Tilt Up 90° and Down 45°
Live View
Touch ScreenN/A N/A
Viewfinder TypeN/A N/A Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder CoverageN/A N/A N/A 100%
Viewfinder magnificationN/A N/A N/A 1.09x
Viewfinder resolutionN/A N/A N/A 2,359,000
Physical
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelNP-FW50 lithium-ion Lithium-Ion NP-FW50 Lithium-Ion NPFW50 Lithium-Ion NP-FW50
Battery Life (shots)420 480 330 360
Weight (grams)269 269 276 345
Dimensions110 x 63 x 36 mm 110 x 62 x 35 mm 111 x 59 x 39 mm 120 x 67 x 43 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital Zoom N/A N/A N/A
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points25 25 25 99
Lens MountSony E mount Sony E mount Sony E mount Sony E mount
Crop1.5x 1.5x 1.5x 1.5x
Image
ISO Range100-16000 200-16000 100-25600 100-25600
ISO Minimum100 200 100 100
ISO Maximum16,000 16,000 25,600 25,600
White Balance Presets9 6 6 6
Custom White Balance
Uncompressed FormatRAW RAW RAW RAW
JPEG Quality Levels
  • Fine
  • Standard
Standard Fine Standard
Features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Modes
  • Auto Advanced
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Memory Recall
  • Tele Zoom Hi Speed
  • 3D Sweep Panorama
  • Sweep Panorama
  • Anti Motion Blur
  • Picture Effect
  • Scene selection
N/A
Scene Modes
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Sports Action
  • Sunset
  • Night Portrait
  • Night View
  • Hand-held Twilight
  • Anti Motion Blur
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Sports Action
  • Sunset
  • Night Portrait
  • Night Scene
N/A
Built-in Flash N/A
Flash Range (M)4.0 N/A N/A 6.0
Flash Modes
  • Flash Off
  • Autoflash
  • Fill-flash
  • Rear Sync.
  • Slow Sync.
  • Red-eye Reduction
  • Auto
  • On
  • Off
  • Red-Eye
  • Slow Sync
  • Rear Curtain
  • Fill-in
N/A
  • Auto
  • On
  • Off
  • Red-Eye
  • Slow Sync
  • Rear Curtain
  • Fill-in
FPS4 5.5 10 10
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
N/A
Exposure Compensation N/A ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Orientation Sensor N/A
Timelapse Recording N/A N/A N/A
External FlashN/A N/A
AE BracketingN/A N/A N/A 1/3 EV steps
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
Wireless N/A
Remote Control N/A Optional
Body Type
Body TypeRangefinder-style mirrorless Mirrorless Mirrorless Mirrorless
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