Sony Alpha NEX-5 + Sony E16mm/ F2.8 Pancake
Top 31%1,045 points
Top 31%
Megapixels
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747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Sony Alpha NEX-5 + Sony E16mm/ F2.8 Pancake: 77 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

14.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
294
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.4 x 15.6mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
247
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
25
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
191
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
796ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
178
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
7fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
0

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony Alpha NEX-5 + Sony E16mm/ F2.8 Pancake
26% have it
152
0

7. weight

287g
HTC Re: 65.5g
142
0

8. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
69
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
132
0

9. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

10. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

11. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
330shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
22.2bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Alpha NEX-5 + Sony E16mm/ F2.8 Pancake
48% have it
85
0

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
81
0

15. pixel density

471ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
77
0

16. width

111mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

17. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony Alpha NEX-5 + Sony E16mm/ F2.8 Pancake
26% have it
73
0

18. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
12.2Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
72
0

19. height

59mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

20. volume

248.87cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

21. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
920k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

22. thickness

38.2mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

23. resolution

1175 x 783px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

24. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Sony Alpha NEX-5 + Sony E16mm/ F2.8 Pancake
36% have it
59
0

25. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
58
0

26. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Sony Alpha NEX-5 + Sony E16mm/ F2.8 Pancake
26% have it
54
0

27. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Sony Alpha NEX-5 + Sony E16mm/ F2.8 Pancake
43% have it
54
0

28. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Sony Alpha NEX-5 + Sony E16mm/ F2.8 Pancake
52% have it
52
0

29. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony Alpha NEX-5 + Sony E16mm/ F2.8 Pancake
44% have it
50
0

30. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Sony Alpha NEX-5 + Sony E16mm/ F2.8 Pancake
66% have it
49
0

31. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Sony Alpha NEX-5 + Sony E16mm/ F2.8 Pancake
45% have it
48
0

32. power up delay

It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
1s
Nikon D70: 0.01s
44
0

33. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Canon EOS M6: 2
43
0

34. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
1x(Sony E 16mm F2.8)
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
43
0

35. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
2.8f(Sony E 16mm F2.8)
Ricoh GR II: 1f
41
0

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