Summary Sony 5R

Prices Price
Body only
With 18-55mm lens
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 6
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 26
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Help 16 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 25,600 ISO
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Sony has replaced the NEX 5R with the 5T.

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Sony NEX 5T announced August 2013

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The Sony 5R vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Low light performance Very low noise at high ISO Help
910 ISO
Color depth Great color depth Help
23.7 bits
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Size Quite small Help
Mid size (111×59×39 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
Overall image quality Incredible overall image quality Help
Dynamic range Very wide dynamic range Help
13.1 EV
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Weight Light Help
276 g


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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
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
30 seconds
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
921k dots
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
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
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
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