Sony NEX-5R review

Full specification for Sony NEX-5R

Colour Space sRGB / Adobe RGB
Drive Mode Single, Continuous, Speed-priority Continuous, 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer, Self-timer continues (with 10 sec delay 3/5 exposures selectable)
Focusing Modes Single-shot AF, Continuous AF
Shutter Speeds 1/4000 - 30 and bulb
Dimensions 110.8x58.8x38.9mm
File Format Raw, Raw+JPEG, JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
Power NP-FW50 rechargeable battery
Weight 218g (body only)
Connectivity USB 2.0, mini HDMI, A/V out
Live Mode Yes
Exposure Modes iAuto, Superior Auto P, S, A, M, Sweep Panorama, Scene modes
Movie Mode Yes, AVCHD: 1920 x 1080(50p, 28M, PS), 1920 x 1080(50i, 24M FX), 1920 x 1080(50i, 17M FH), 1920 x 1080(24p, 24M, FX), 1920 x 1080(24p, 17M, FH), 1440 x 1080 (25fps), 640 x 480 (25fps) MP4: 1440 x 1080(25fps, 12 Mbps), VGA(640 x 480, 25fps. 3Mbps)
Metering System 1200-zone evaluative metering system
Built-in Image Stabilisation No
Dust Reduction Yes
DoF Prview No
Focal Length Mag 1.5x
Max Flash Sync 1/160sec
Sensor 16.1MP CMOS sensor
White Balance Bracket No
AF Points 99 points (phase-detection AF)/ 25 points (conotrast-detection AF)
Colour Temp Control G7 to M7,15-step / A7 to B7,15-step
Field of View 100%
LCD 3in, 921k-dot tilt-angle touch screen
Output Size 4912x3264 pixels
PC Socket No
Viewfinder Type N/A
Cable Release No
Compression JPEG Fine, JPEG Standard
Exposure Comp +/- 3EV
Memory Card Memory Stick PRO Duo™,Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™, SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card
Built-in Flash No, external flash supplied in box
Lens Mount Sony E-mount
White Balance Auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent, flash, custom
ISO 100-25600

Manufacturer website: Sony

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Features 18/20
Design 17/20
Image Quality 18/20
Performance 17/20
Value 17/20
Overall Score 87%

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