Sony Alpha NEX-5N Specifications

Sony Alpha NEX-5N

Sony Alpha NEX-5N (body only, black)

Part Number: NEX-5N/B 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 23.5mm
  • 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
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Recognition, Smile Capture, Smile Shutter
  • 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

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

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
  • 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

Display

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

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

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
  • 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, Sweep Panorama technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, histogram display, AE lock, saturation control, sharpness control, AF lock, Dynamic Range Optimizer, High ISO NR, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), LCD live view mode, NR Slow Shutter, RGB primary color filter

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

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 - 430 shots

Software

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

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
    5N
  • 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
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Recognition, Smile Capture, Smile Shutter
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Sony E-mount
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, 3D Sweep Panorama technology, Sweep Panorama technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, histogram display, AE lock, saturation control, sharpness control, AF lock, Dynamic Range Optimizer, High ISO NR, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), LCD live view mode, NR Slow Shutter, RGB primary color filter

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

Dimensions & Weight

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

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 23.4mm
  • 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)

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

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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Sony Alpha NEX-5N (body only, black)

Part Number: NEX-5N/B Released: Sep 1, 2011
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