Sony Alpha NEX-5

  |   by DigitalCameraReview Staff

The Sony Alpha NEX-5 is a compact, interchangeable lens camera featuring a 14.2 megapixel APS size image sensor. The lens mount is compatible with Sony E series lenses and Alpha lenses with an adapter. It features a 3.0-inch 921,600-dot LCD and uses a 25-point Contrast AF system.

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  • Pros

    • Good quality images
    • Tilting LCD
    • Dedicated video button
  • Cons

    • Dense menu system
    • AVCHD not widely supported
    • Battery life just OK

Quick Take

The Sony NEX-5 stands out in a crowding field as the smallest interchangeable lens compact camera to date. With a few drawbacks, it's a capable camera.

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