Sony Alpha NEX-5N Specifications

Sony Alpha NEX-5N

Sony Alpha NEX-5N (with 18-55mm lens, white)

Part Number: NEX-5NK/W Released: September 1, 2011

General

  • Depth
    1.5 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor APS HD CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    16700000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.6 x 23.4mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    25
  • AE/AF Control
    Subject-tracking AF
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPO, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Camera Flash

  • Type
    detachable flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    7
  • External Flash Name
    Sony HVL-F7S
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO auto (100-3200)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    1200
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    handheld twilight, landscape, macro, night portrait, night view, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, HDR Painting, Soft Focus, Soft High-key, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid, partial color, High contrast monochrome, Landscape, Miniature, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Rich-tone monochrome
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    folding

Lens System

  • Type
    3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    18 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    55 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    27 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    9.8 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Group Qty
    9
  • Element Qty
    11
  • Filter Size
    49 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Sony
  • Lens Included
    18-55mm OSS lens
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    white
  • Color Category
    white

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    4912 x 3264
    4912 x 2760
    3568 x 2368
    3568 x 2000
    2448 x 1624
    2448 x 1376
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 17Mbps
    H.264 - 1440 x 1080 - 30 fps - 12Mbps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3Mbps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second, 3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, 3D Sweep Panorama technology, RGB primary color filter, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, Smile Detection technology, Sweep Panorama technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, AE lock, digital noise reduction, face detection, histogram display, saturation control, sharpness control, AF lock, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Face Recognition, High ISO NR, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), LCD live view mode, NR Slow Shutter

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, USB 2.0
  • Qty
    1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Image Data Converter SR, Sony Image Data Lightbox SR, Sony Picture Motion Browser

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FW50
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1080 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Sony NP-FW50

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.6, MS Windows 7 SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony a NEX
  • Model
    5NK
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    mirrorless system
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    10 frames per second, 3 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO auto (100-3200)
  • ISO (Max)
    25600
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPO, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, HDR Painting, Soft Focus, Soft High-key, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid, partial color, High contrast monochrome, Landscape, Miniature, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Rich-tone monochrome
  • HDR Mode
    Auto HDR mode
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot)
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Sony E-mount
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, 3D Sweep Panorama technology, RGB primary color filter, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, Smile Detection technology, Sweep Panorama technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, AE lock, digital noise reduction, face detection, histogram display, saturation control, sharpness control, AF lock, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Face Recognition, High ISO NR, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), LCD live view mode, NR Slow Shutter

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot)

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Sony E-mount

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    1200
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    handheld twilight, landscape, macro, night portrait, night view, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 0-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K, cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    25
  • AE/AF Control
    Subject-tracking AF
  • Auto Focus Features
    Predictive Focus Control

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    16.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor APS HD CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.6 x 23.4mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.6 x 23.4mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Total Pixels
    16700000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16100000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.4 in
  • Height
    2.3 in
  • Weight
    7.41 oz

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    folding
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Features
    contrast control, display brightness control

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    parts and labor
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom. This camera utilizes built-in Super SteadyShot stabilization to assist in taking sharper pictures.

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Quality
    Standard, Fine
  • Image Resolution
    2448 x 1376, 2448 x 1624, 3568 x 2000, 3568 x 2368, 4912 x 2760, 4912 x 3264
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, RAW

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Resolution
    1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    24 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 60 frames per second
  • Bitrate
    12Mbps, 17Mbps, 24Mbps, 28Mbps, 3Mbps

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    1080 mAh
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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Sony Alpha NEX-5N (with 18-55mm lens, white)

Part Number: NEX-5NK/W Released: Sep 1, 2011
MSRP: $699.99 Low Price: $449.00 See all prices