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
  • Available Body Colors
    Black, white
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Camera Flash

  • Type
    detachable flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    7
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

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)

Display

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

Environmental Parameters

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

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 3x zoom - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6
  • Lens Construction
    9 groups / 11 elements
  • 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 Included
    18-55mm OSS lens
  • Features
    aspherical lens, full-time manual focusing

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    Silver
  • Color Category
    silver

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

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB 2.0
    1 x HDMI output
  • 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

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony PlayMemories Mobile

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FW50
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-FW50 Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1080 mAh (included)

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
    5RK
  • 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, Eye-Fi Card Ready, High ISO NR, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Lens Distortion Compensation (LDC), Photo Creativity Touch interface, PhotoTV HD, PlayMemories Camera Apps support, RGB primary color filter, Smart Zoom, Superior Auto mode, AF lock, Sweep Panorama technology, USB charging, Wi-Fi Direct, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, face detection, high ISO speed noise reduction, histogram display, long exposure noise reduction, Auto Portrait Framing, peripheral illumination correction, saturation control, sharpness control, BRAVIA Sync function, By Pixel Super Resolution technology, Chromatic Aberration Compensation (CAC), Clear Image Zoom, DLNA support, Dynamic Range Optimizer

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

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    folding
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.5 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

  • 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

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.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

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Sony Alpha NEX-5R (with 18-55mm lens, silver)

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