Sony NEX-5
Sony NEX-5
Top 37%1,635 points
Top 37%
Top specs and features

Sony NEX-5: 56 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

14.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

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 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.
7fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. noise

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

6. has a flip-out screen

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

7. weight

287g
HTC Re: 65.5g

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

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

10. 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

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.
22.2bits
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 NEX-5
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. width

111mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

16. 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

17. pixel density

471ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi

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

19. has a built-in HDR mode

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

20. height

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

21. volume

250.17cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³

22. thickness

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

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 1011px

24. screen size

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

25. 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 NEX-5
35% have it
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