Sony Alpha NEX-5R Specifications

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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 23.5mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)
  • Wireless Connection
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    99
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Smile Shutter
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, 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
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, slow synchro

Display

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

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
    anti-motion blur, 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
  • X-sync Speed
    1/160 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

Environmental Parameters

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

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    white
  • Color Category
    white

Lens System

  • Lens Construction
    8 groups / 9 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Series
    PZ OSS
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    16 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    50 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    9.8 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual (by ring), motorized drive
  • Max View Angle
    83 degrees
  • Group Qty
    8
  • Element Qty
    9
  • Filter Size
    40.5 mm
  • Lens Included
    16-50mm lens
  • Features
    ED glass, Lens Barrel Retraction Function, aspherical lens

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, AE lock, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Lens Distortion Compensation (LDC), PlayMemories Camera Apps support, RGB primary color filter, Superior Auto mode, Sweep Panorama technology, USB charging, Wi-Fi Direct, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, AF lock, face detection, high ISO speed noise reduction, histogram display, long exposure noise reduction, saturation control, sharpness control, Auto Portrait Framing, By Pixel Super Resolution technology, Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), Clear Image Zoom, DLNA support, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Eye-Fi Card Ready

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
  • X-sync Speed
    1/160 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FW50
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-FW50 Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1080 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 330 shots
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Sony NP-FW50

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.8, 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
    5RL
  • 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 Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, 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
  • Retouch
    face retouch
  • HDR Mode
    Auto HDR mode
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Smile Shutter
  • 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, AE lock, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Lens Distortion Compensation (LDC), PlayMemories Camera Apps support, RGB primary color filter, Superior Auto mode, Sweep Panorama technology, USB charging, Wi-Fi Direct, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, AF lock, face detection, high ISO speed noise reduction, histogram display, long exposure noise reduction, saturation control, sharpness control, Auto Portrait Framing, By Pixel Super Resolution technology, Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), Clear Image Zoom, DLNA support, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Eye-Fi Card Ready

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
  • Shooting Programs
    anti-motion blur, 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 and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    99
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    16.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor APS HD CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.6 x 23.5mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.6 x 23.5 mm
  • 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
    7.69 oz

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

  • Type
    1 year warranty

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

  • Wireless Interface
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n
  • Sensors
    digital level meter
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    2448 x 1376, 2448 x 1624, 3568 x 2000, 3568 x 2368, 4912 x 2760, 4912 x 3264

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
  • Form Factor
    Sony NP-FW50
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    1080 mAh
  • Included
    included

Battery Life Details

  • Usage Mode
    photo shooting
  • Battery Life
    330 shots

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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Sony Alpha NEX-5R (with 16-50mm lens, white)

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