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Sony Alpha NEX-5R Review

Key Features

Features Touchscreen, HD Video recording, Articulating Screen, Wi-Fi

Release Inforamtion

Release Date 10/2012
Release Price $749.99

Design

Camera Type Mirrorless
Width 4.37"
Height 2.37"
Depth 1.56"
Weight 9.7 oz
Color Black, Silver, White
Internal image stabilization No
3D capture No

Sensor

Sensor size 23.5 x 15.6mm (APS-C)
Sensor type Exmor APS HD CMOS
Megapixels 16.1 megapixels

Exposure

Exposure Compensation Still images: +/- 3.0EV (1/3EV steps), Movies: +/- 2.0EV (1/3EV steps)
Min. ISO sensitivity 100
Max. ISO sensitivity 25,600
AF Points 25
White Balance 2,500 to

Shutter

Shutter speed fastest 4,000 sec
Shutter speed slowest 30 sec.
Self-Timer 2s or 10s delay
Remote Control support None

Display

Size 3"
Resolution 921,000 dots
Touch technology Yes
Built-in Viewfinder No
Articulating/hinged screen Yes

Video

Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080p
Standard framerate(s) 60
NTSC/PAL recording None
Continuous AF 10 FPS

Software

Supported video formts AVCHD Ver. 2.0 (Progressive), AVCHD, MP4
RAW supprt JPEG (Standard, Fine), RAW, RAW+JPEG

Lens

Interchangeable Yes
Support Mounts Sony E-mount
Focal length (35mm equivalent - wide) 27mm
Focal length (35mm equivalent - telephoto) 82.5mm
Widest aperture/f-stop 5.6
Digital zoom 4x

Storage

Internal size None
Removable storage SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo

Camera Flash

Flash External only

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes

Ports

Video out Yes
USB 1 (micro)
HDMI mini 1
HDMI +1

Battery

Model NP-FW50
Removable Yes

Audio

Built-in speaker Yes
Built-in microphone Yes
Microphone input None