Sony NEX-5 review

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Product Type
Mirrorless Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution
14.2 Megapixel
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
Yes
Product Family
alpha NEX
3D Type
3D
Image Stabilization
Optical
Colour
Silver
Brand Name
Sony
Features
Face Detection, Smile Detection, Aperture Priority, Manual White Balance, Live View
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
MPEG-4
Viewfinder Type
No
Weight (Approximate)
229 g
Minimum Focus Distance
200 mm
Maximum Image Resolution
4592 x 3056
Maximum Frame Rate
60 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
Total Camera Resolution
14.6 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
Camera Assembly
Body with Lens Kit
HD Movie Mode
Yes
Memory Card Supported
Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick PRO High Speed Duo
Height
58.8 mm
Width
110.8 mm
Depth
38.2 mm
Autofocus Points
25
Product Series
NEX
Image Formats
RAW, JPEG
Audio Formats
AAC
Focus Modes
Auto
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
NEX-5
Product Name
alpha NEX-5 Mirrorless Camera
Product Line
alpha
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
NEX5AS.CEH
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Capture stunning images with DSLR-like picture quality, plus the convenience of interchangeable lenses all without the size and weight of a DSLR. Compact, beautifully styled and brilliantly easy to use, with amazing features like 3D Sweep Panorama and 1080i HD video shooting.

Battery Life
330 Shot
Package Contents
  • alpha NEX-5 Mirrorless Camera
  • NP-FW50 Battery
  • SEL-16F28 Lens
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Battery Charger
  • Instruction Manual
  • European Warranty Card
  • USB Cable
  • CD-ROM
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Case for Flash
  • Product Registration CD
  • Flash
Display Resolution
921600 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year
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