|Model Name: Sony Alpha NEX-5R 16.1MP Digital Camera specifications.
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|Aug 29, 2012
|Sensor Max Resolution
|4912 x 3264
|4912 x 2760, 3568 x 2368, 3568 x 2000, 2448 x 1624, 2448 x 1376
|Sensor Photo Detectors
|APS-C (23.4 x 15.6 mm)
|ISO (sensitivity to light - higher is better)
|Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
|Boosted ISO Minimum
|White Balance Presets
|Custom White Balance
|Image Stabilization Notes
|CIPA images tabilizationrating
|JPEG quality Levels
|Focus & Lens (Optics) Features
|Normal Focus Range
|Macro Focus Range
|Number Focus Point
|Focal Length Equiv.
|LCD Display Characteristics
|Articulated LCD (vari-angle / flip)
|View finder Type
|View finder Coverage
|View finder Magnification
|View finder Resolution
|Minimum Shutter Speed
|Maximum Shutter Speed
|Maximum Shutter Speed Electronic
|Subject Scene Modes
|Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in
|Yes (Accessory Port)
|Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10sec (3 images))
|Multi Center-weighted Spot
|±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
|Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB)
|White Balance (WB) Bracketing
|1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
|Digital Video Format
|Audio Input & Output
|SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
|USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
|Yes (Mini Type C)
|Shoot and share via smartphone apps
|Remote Control & Wi-Fi
|Yes (Yes, by optional RMT-DSLR1)
|Other Camera Body Features
|Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack
|276 g (0.61 lb / 9.74 oz)
|111 x 59 x 39 mm (4.37 x 2.32 x 1.54″)
|Time Lapse Recording
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|Introduction: The Sony Alpha NEX-5R 16.1MP Digital Camera is a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera that was released on Aug 29, 2012 . In this review, we will explore the various features and specifications to help you make an informed decision about whether it is the right camera for you.
|Body and Design: The Sony Alpha NEX-5R 16.1MP Digital Camera boasts a Rangefinder-style mirrorless body type that is both lightweight and comfortable to hold. Weighing in at just 276 g (0.61 lb / 9.74 oz) and with dimensions of 111 x 59 x 39 mm (4.37 x 2.32 x 1.54″), this camera is perfect for photographers who are always on the go. Its ergonomic design ensures a secure grip, allowing for steady shots even in challenging shooting conditions.
|Image Quality: With its effective pixel count of 16 megapixels and Sensor Size of APS-C (23.4 x 15.6 mm), this camera offers exceptional image quality in a portable package. The Sony Alpha NEX-5R 16.1MP Digital Camera delivers stunningly detailed images with vibrant colours and excellent dynamic range. Whether you are capturing landscapes or portraits, this camera will exceed your expectations.
|LCD Screen and Controls: The Sony Alpha NEX-5R 16.1MP Digital Camera features a 3″ LCD screen that provides a clear and bright display for composing your shots and reviewing your images. The intuitive menu system and well-placed buttons make navigating through the camera's settings a breeze. With its user-friendly interface, even beginners can quickly learn to operate this camera with ease.
|Memory Storage: The camera supports SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo providing ample storage space for your photos and videos.
|Battery Life: Powered by a NP-FW50 Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack and it offers excellent battery life - 330 shots per charge - that is allowing you to capture more shots without worrying about running out of power. This is especially beneficial for photographers who spend long hours shooting on location or during special events. The NP-FW50 could be charged with BC-VW1 charger.
|Audio Input - Microphone Input: Stereo (Mono microphone input allows for precise sound recording in a single direction while stereo microphone can capture audio in two channels for a wider soundstage.)
|Audio Output - Speaker Output: Mono (A built-in speaker enables immediate playback and assessment of recorded audio. Mono sound is single-channel audio with all instruments mixed into one signal, while stereo sound uses two audio channels feeding separate speakers.) Please note that older camera models do not have audio input and/or output because they cannot record videos. While modern DSLR cameras (released after 2008) are perfectly able to record good-quality videos and they have audio input/output.
|Battery Grip: Some cameras have a specially designed battery grip to extend battery life and other functionalities (such as buttons and dials). The designated name for the battery grip compatible with the Sony Alpha NEX-5R 16.1MP Digital Camera is: None. (If shows None, then there is no suitable grip for this camera model.)
|Conclusion: In conclusion, the Sony Alpha NEX-5R 16.1MP Digital Camera is a versatile and reliable camera that delivers exceptional image quality. With its 16 megapixels sensor, Rangefinder-style mirrorless design, and user-friendly interface, this camera is suitable for both beginners and enthusiasts alike. Whether you are capturing beautiful landscapes or stunning portraits, this camera will not disappoint. Upgrade your photography gear with this remarkable camera. Remember, the Sony Alpha NEX-5R 16.1MP Digital Camera is a reliable companion for all your photography needs. Capture breath-taking moments with ease and enjoy the exceptional image quality it offers.
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