Real world difference betwen NEX7 and 5N

Started Oct 2, 2012 | Discussions thread
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timoat Regular Member • Posts: 215
Real world difference betwen NEX7 and 5N

I got the NEX 7 about a week a go, but returned it when I saw that the NEX 5N was on sale for about half the price I paid for the NEX7. I snapped a few shots with my 16 mm to see if I could see the purple fringing, I did, but noticed it almost exclusively wide open, stopped down it disappeared (as did the CA, which was REALLY bad wide open)

Anyway, I took a few closeups of some artwork with both the 7 and the 5N, and I must say the quality differences is quite large, in favor of the NEX 7. I didn't expect it to be that much. These are both shot at f/5.0, 1/30 and ISO 200.
with the 16 mm. Guess which is which?

 timoat's gear list:timoat's gear list
Sony Alpha NEX-5N Sony E 16mm F2.8 Pancake
Sony Alpha NEX-7
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