About the NEX 5r and 5n

Started Apr 1, 2013 | Discussions
Enir4 Senior Member • Posts: 2,453
About the NEX 5r and 5n

Is there a difference between the 5r and the 5n in terms of IQ and focusing speed?
Enrique

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RezaTravilla Regular Member • Posts: 304
Re: About the NEX 5r and 5n

Enir4 wrote:

Is there a difference between the 5r and the 5n in terms of IQ and focusing speed?
Enrique

5r focusing is better but for IQ i think it's slightly better.

5r has build in wifi (but not a kind wifi that we expected) and with that we can access the playmemories's application who provide many application such as edit in camera, multiple exposure etc.

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captura Forum Pro • Posts: 22,488
Re: About the NEX 5r and 5n

The 5N has a very, very small IQ advantage. The 5R has faster focusing due to it's lens firmware update, which enables the sensor-mounted hybrid phase detection pixels. (PDAF.)

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Enir4 OP Senior Member • Posts: 2,453
Re: About the NEX 5r and 5n

Thank you!
Enrique

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Kalabalik Junior Member • Posts: 40
Re: About the NEX 5r and 5n

Most people who have actually tested the cameras side by side say that there is no discernable difference in focus SPEED. However, the PDAF on the 5R improves focus ACCURACY when tracking subjects moving towards or away from the camera.

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