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Category: Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera
Product: Sony NEX-5N
Price: £289.99

Sony Launch 16.1 megapixel NEX-5N - NEX-5N has Worlds fastest release time lag and quick, responsive autofocus.

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Sony has unveiled the release of its NEX 5N camera.  It boasts the world's fastest release time lag, and 16.1 megapixels.

The next step on from the NEX-5, The NEX 5N has advanced even further and features the creative responses of a DSLR in a compact body.

Made from magnesium alloy and very slim, Sony say the camera is a step forward from every feature on the NEX- 5.

The first E-mount camera with interchangeable lenses to feature an intuitive new Photo Creativity Touch interface. Using its LCD touch panel, there is no jargon to confuse new users.

Able to capture fast moving action at up to ten FPS, it has the fastest burst shooting speed of any mirrorless interchangeable lens camera.

It features Picture Effect, which simplifies production of sophisticated artistic effects. Among its artistic imaging functions are 3D panorama, anti motion blur, and Soft Skin.

The camera is available form September 2011. The NEX-5N with 18-55mm has an RRP of £600.

Do you have a question about the new camera?

Sony's photography expert Paul Genge will be holding a live Q&A session at 7.30pm tonight on Facebook. Paul will be able to answer any questions you have about the new α77, α65, NEX-7, and NEX-5N cameras which launched today. You can join the chat here: Sony UK.

Key features:

  • 16.1 effective megapixels Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor and new BIONZ processor enabling ISO 25600 high sensitivity
  • Full HD Movie with 50p/25p, manual focus, full P/A/S/M exposure control and improved audio
  • Tilt-angle 7.5cm (3”) Xtra Fine LCD touch-screen and easy-to-use Photo Creativity interface
  • 10 fps continuous shooting (In Speed Priority Continuous mode)
  • Styled in magnesium, just 23.3mm slim (Distance from front of body to LCD monitor screen surface)

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Sony NEX-5N Specifications

ManufacturerSony
Image Sensor
CCD pixels 16.7Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W) 4912
Pixels (H) 3264
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Size (width) 23.5mm
Sensor Size (height) 15.6mm
Aspect Ratio
  • 3:2
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor 3in
Screen resolution 921,600
Touch Screen Yes
Focusing
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest 1/4000sec
Shutter speeds longest 30sec
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
  • AB
Metering
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Multi Pattern
  • Spot
ISO sensitivity 100 - 25600
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
  • Shade
Exposure Comp +/-3
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Resolution No Data
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting 10fps
Video
Movie mode Yes
Video Resolution
  • 1920x1080
Video FPS 25p, 50p
Stereo Sound Yes
Optical Zoom with Video Yes
Other Features
Image Stabilisation No
Interface
HDMI Yes
USB USB 2
Storage
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • Memory Stick
  • SDXC
File Type
  • RAW
  • JPG
  • RAW + JPG
Power Source
Battery Type NP-FW50
CIPA Rating 410
Box Contents
Box Contents Camera, Shoulder strap, Battery Charger, Infolithium Battery (NP-FW50), USB Cable, CD-ROM, Flash, Standard Zoom Lens (18-55mm OSS)
Dimensions
Weight 210g
Width 110.8mm
Height 58.8mm
Depth 38.2mm

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Comments

Nick_Hilton
24 Aug 2011 - 11:55 AM

Loks good but no new lenses!

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joshwa
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24 Aug 2011 - 12:30 PM

see: http://www.ephotozine.com/article/new-sony-alpha-lenses-extend-the-range-17256

Nick_Hilton
24 Aug 2011 - 12:58 PM

Joshwa,
Thanks for the link - I stand corrected. Still not the greatest range though and some of the new just replace the older lenes

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