At A Glance

Sony's first interchangeable-lens compact camera, the NEX-5 offers image and video quality on a par with a DSLR and has unique modes that go beyond anything else in its class. The only thing missing is a built-in flash.

Manufacturer’s Description

It's all the performance of a DSLR in about half the size and half the weight. Get a perfectly pocket-sized 16.1MP interchangeable lens camera made for capturing beautiful stills on the go at up to 10 frames per second. Record in Full HD 1080/60p or 24p video, take astonishing pictures in low-light with the large Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor or get beautiful panoramic shots in 2D or 3D. Put control at your fingertips with the highly responsive, conveniently tiltable 3.0" Live View touch screen LCD.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Life 430 Shot
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.00 "
Touchscreen Yes
Effective Camera Resolution 16.1 Megapixels
Image Sensor Size 0.93" x 0.61"
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash ON, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Flash OFF
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number NEX5NK/S
UPC Code 027242830899
Brand Name Sony
Product Name alpha NEX-5N Mirrorless Camera
Marketing Information

It's all the performance of a DSLR in about half the size and half the weight. Get a perfectly pocket-sized 16.1MP interchangeable lens camera made for capturing beautiful stills on the go at up to 10 frames per second. Record in Full HD 1080/60p or 24p video, take astonishing pictures in low-light with the large Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor or get beautiful panoramic shots in 2D or 3D. Put control at your fingertips with the highly responsive, conveniently tiltable 3.0" Live View touch screen LCD.

Product Model NEX-5N
Product Type Mirrorless Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4912 x 3264
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.1 x
Digital Zoom 10.0
Aperture Range f/3.5 to 5.6
Image Stabilization Optical
Autofocus Points 25
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 9.84
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • alpha NEX-5N Mirrorless Camera
  • SEL-1855 Lens
  • BC-VW1 Battery Charger
  • USB Cable (Mini B)
  • NP-FW50 Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Lens Cap
  • Shoulder Strap
  • HVL-F7S Flash
Features Face Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer, Live View
Physical Characteristics
Camera Assembly Body with Lens Kit
Height 2.3"
Width 4.4"
Depth 1.5"
Weight (Approximate) 7.41 oz
Video
Video Formats AVCHD, MPEG-4
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate 60 fps
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year

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