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Sony Alpha NEX-5N


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Manufacturer Sony Electronics
Model name Alpha NEX-5N
Date announced 2011-08-26
MSRP $600
Street price $622  See all prices
Official site NEX-5N Homepage
 
Camera type Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera
Sensor size (type) 23.5 x 15.6 mm (CMOS)
Max still resolution 4912 x 3264 (16 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability N/A
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
N/A
Max aperture N/A
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
Sony E-mount
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
1.5x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash No
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses N/A
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 921,000 pixels
LCD position Tilting
Viewfinder Optional
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage N/A
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 100 - 25600
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (AVCHD)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes (Stereo)
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method Memory Stick Pro Duo + SD/SDHC/SDXC (no card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used NP-FW50 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
430 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.4 x 2.4 x 1.6 in (111.8 x 61.0 x 40.6 mm)
Weight (empty) 7.4 oz (210 g)
 
Included software Picture Motion Browser, Image Data Converter SR, Image Data Lightbox
 
Misc. notes Sony's update to the NEX-5 retains the touchscreen LCD and basic design of its predecessor, but adds faster autofocus, Full HD video recording at 60p, a refined user interface (still geared toward beginners), and support for an electronic viewfinder. Comes in silver, black, and white. Add an F3.5-5.6, 18 - 55 lens for $100 more.
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