Sony Alpha NEX-5R prices and specs
The Alpha NEX-5R was released on Aug 29, 2012. For now the cheapest price for the device is $849.00.
The Alpha NEX-5R is a rangefinder style mirrorless camera. It means that the Alpha NEX-5R has smaller size than DSLR cameras but nevertheless captures great pictures and has different kinds of shooting modes.
The device can make images at 16 megapixels max resolution. But if you want to get better picture quality the more important specification is a sensor size. The Alpha NEX-5R has a APS-C (23.4 x 15.6 mm) sensor that will allow the photographer to shoot great images and at the same time the camera has not very big dimensions and weight. And if you want to make images of the best quality pay attention to Leica M-P (Typ 240).
The Alpha NEX-5R has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec. It is an average shutter speed which will be enough for making action images of a very good quality. The Alpha NEX-5R has tilting LCD that will let the photographer to capture images from any interesting angle very simple. The Alpha NEX-5R shoots great videos in Full HD resolution.
The Alpha NEX-5R is an interchangeable and has Sony E lens mount. If the event demands special shooting conditions, the camera owner can change lens to a more suitable to take better pictures.
Also this device has Wi-Fi which means that the Alpha NEX-5R owner can easily send shots to the phone or tablet for example. The Alpha NEX-5R battery life will be enough to capture about 330 images.
Screen & Viewfinder
Lens & Focus
Physical & Battery
Image ratio w:h
Sensor photo detectors
White balance presets
Custom white balance
JPEG quality levels
Minimum shutter speed
Maximum shutter speed
Manual exposure mode
Subject / scene modes
Number of focus points
Focal length multiplier
Weight (inc. batteries)
Battery Life (CIPA)
- Aug 29, 2012
- Rangefinder-style mirrorless
- 16 megapixels
- 4912 x 3264
- APS-C (23.4 x 15.6 mm)
- 3:2, 16:9
- 4912 x 2760, 3568 x 2368, 3568 x 2000, 2448 x 1624, 2448 x 1376
- 17 megapixels
- Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
- Fine, Standard
- 30 sec
- 1/4000 sec
- Yes (Accessory Port)
- Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in
- 10.0 fps
- Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10sec (3 images))
- ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
- Tilt Up 180° Down 50° TFT LCD
- Electronic (optional)
- 1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
- Contrast Detect (sensor)
- Phase Detect
- Selective single-point
- Live View
- Sony E
- 276 g (0.61 lb / 9.74 oz)
- 111 x 59 x 39 mm (4.37 x 2.32 x 1.54″)
- Battery Pack
- Lithium-Ion NPFW50 rechargeable battery & charger
- SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
- USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
- Yes (Mini Type C)
- Shoot and share via smartphone apps
- Yes (Yes, by optional RMT-DSLR1)
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