Sony Alpha NEX-5 Mirrorless Camera
Digital Camera Description
The Sony Alpha NEX-5 is a Mirrorless Digital Camera with an APS-C sensor and a Sony E lens mount. Its 14 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 200-12800 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 200-12800. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in relatively low-light. With 14 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.
This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/4000 to 30s. Bulb exposures of an unspecified duration are possible with this camera. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/4000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.
The Sony Alpha NEX-5 features a 25-point Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. Manual Focus is also available.
Although this camera offers full manual controls, it does not have any control-dials to change exposure parameters directly. This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. There is no viewfinder on the Sony Alpha NEX-5 and no provision to add one.
|Sensor||14 Megapixels CMOS||Sensor Size||24 x 16mm
|Anti-Alias Filter||Yes||Sensor Aspect||3:2 Aspect-Ratio|
|Sensitivity||ISO 200 - 12800||Shutter-Speed||1/4000 - 30s|
|Lens Mount||Sony E Mount||Crop Factor||1.5X|
|Filter Diameter||N / A||Focus System||25-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp|
|Viewfinder Type||None||Viewfinder Size|
|Display Attachment||Display Size||920K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage|
|Exposure Modes||P, A, T, M, B||Scene Modes||10Sweep Panorama, Sweep Panorama 3D, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night View, Handheld Twilight|
|Metering||Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot||Bracketing||3 Shots ±1/3 EV|
|Exposure Compensation||±2 EV, 1/3 EV||Flash Compensation||±2 EV, 1/3 EV|
|White Balance||Auto , Presets, Custom||White Balance Tuning||1 Axis, 19 steps|
|Continuous Drive||2.7 FPS, Unlimited JPEG *7 FPS without AF or metering. Unspecified limits.||Self Timer||Yes *2s, 10s, 1/3/5 frames @ 10s|
|Command Dials||DOF Preview||No|
|Digital Level||Tripod Mount||Yes|
|Remote Trigger||Infrared||Eye-Start Sensor||No|
|Interval Timer||No||Multiple Exposure||No|
|Image Formats||JPEG RAW||Flash Ports|
|Built-In Flash||No (GN 7)||Flash Sync||1/160s|
|Video Capture||1920x1080 @ 30 FPS 16:9||Sound Input|
|Memory||Secure Digital Extended Capacity, Memory Stick Duo||GPS||No|
|Battery||Lithium-Ion||Battery Life||330 *CIPA Standard|
|Size||111 x 59 x 38mm (W x H x D)||Weight||287g|
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Sony NEX-5 Facts
Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|14 Megapixels Mirrorless||ISO 200-12800|
|Sony E Mount|
|Built-in Dust Reduction||Full manual controls, including Manual Focus|
|2.7 FPS Drive, Unlimited Images||Custom white-balance with 1 axis fine-tuning|
|1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video Recording||Spot-Metering|
|3" LCD 920K Pixels||Lithium-Ion Battery|
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