Sony Alpha NEX-5N
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
Top 36%1,554 points
Top 36%
Top specs and features

Sony Alpha NEX-5N: 56 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
15.6 x 23.4mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

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 a9: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
1079ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
27% have it

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
77
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98

8. 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.
25600ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO

9. weight

210g
HTC Re: 65.5g

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
460shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

11. video recording

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

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
23.6bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
49% have it

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

15. 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.
12.7Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs

16. pixel density

471ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi

17. width

111mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

18. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
26% have it

19. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots

20. resolution

1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px

21. height

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

22. thickness

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

23. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
72% have it

24. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
23% have it

25. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
17% have it

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