Sony Alpha NEX-5R
Sony Alpha NEX-5R
Top 38%1,548 points
Top 38%
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Sony Alpha NEX-5R review: 59 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.
23.5 x 15.6mm
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.
99
Sony Alpha a7 III: 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.
910ISO
Sony Alpha a7 III: 3730ISO

6. has a flip-out screen

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

7. 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.
25600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

8. 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

9. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
78
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98

10. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

11. weight

218g
HTC Re: 65.5g

12. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Alpha NEX-5R
38% have it

13. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
23.7bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits

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. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Alpha NEX-5R
50% have it

16. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Sony Alpha NEX-5R
31% have it

17. 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.
13.1Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs

18. pixel density

471ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi

19. resolution

1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px

20. battery power

2200mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

21. width

58.8mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

22. volume

253.44cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

23. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
920k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots

24. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony Alpha NEX-5R
24% have it

25. height

110.8mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

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