Sony NEX-5 review

Can Sony's compact DSLR create a shift in high-end consumer photography?

Sony NEX-5
Sony's NEX-5 brings a big DSLR sensor to a compact body

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We tested the Sony NEX-5 at every ISO setting. Here are the results:

ISO 200:


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ISO 400:


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Dave is a professional photographer whose work has appeared everywhere from National Geographic to the Guardian. Along the way he’s been commissioned to shoot zoo animals, luxury tech, the occasional car, countless headshots and the Northern Lights. As a videographer he’s filmed gorillas, talking heads, corporate events and the occasional penguin. He loves a good gadget but his favourite bit of kit (at the moment) is a Canon EOS T80 35mm film camera he picked up on eBay for £18.