Summary Sony 5R

Prices Price
Body only
$400
Kit
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 4
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 31
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Megapixels
Help 16 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 25,600 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Sony NEX 5RSony NEX 5R

Replacement

Sony has replaced the NEX 5R with the 5T.

Sony NEX 5T
Sony NEX 5T announced August 2013
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO

Compare the new Sony 5T vs the 5R

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Pros

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The Sony 5R vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Overall image quality Great overall image quality Help
78.0
Dynamic range Wide dynamic range Help
13.1 EV
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$399.99
Weight Light Help
276 g
Color depth Good color depth Help
23.7 bits
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Size Quite small Help
Mid size (111×59×39 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
1.5"

Cons

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The Sony 5R vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
16 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Announced Old Help
August 2012
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
921k dots
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
30 seconds

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