Sony Alpha NEX-5N Body Only Digital Camera


What does the 49% ReviewGist Score mean?

Going by the low ReviewGist score of 49% that Sony Alpha NEX-5N has received, you are advised to buy with caution. This is because even though the Sony Alpha NEX-5N has garnered excellent reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Excellent ratings from over 31 review sources with an average rating of 4.0 stars. Top review sources include, stars), stars) and
  • Released 3 years 4 months ago (Aug 2011) which makes it one of the very old digital cameras in the market.


Key Features
Camera Type Compact System Camera
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Optical Zoom 3.1 x
Resolution 16.1 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size 3.0 in.
HD Recording Format 1080p (HDTV)
Digital Zoom 10.0 x
Focus Range 9.8 in. to Infinity (w)
Focus Type Autofocus, Manual Focus
Interchangeable Lens Interchangeable Lens
Image Quality
Camera Resolution 16.1 Megapixel
Image Resolutions 4592 x 3056, 4592 x 2576, 3344 x 2224, 3344 x 1872, 2288 x 1520, 2288 x 1280
Image Sensor Size 28.2 mm
Video Format AVCHD, MPEG-4
Video Resolutions 1920x1080, 1440x1080, 640x480
Exposure Control
Aperture Range f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 34 (T)
Frames Per Second 10.0 Frames
Shutter Speed 30 - 1/4000 sec
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Color Temp./Filter, Custom
Min. ISO Speed 100.0
Max. ISO Speed 25600.0
Memory Type Memory Stick DUO PRO, SDHC Card, SDXC Card
Flash Functions Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear sync., Slow sync., Red-eye reduction
Flash Type External
ISO Speeds Auto (ISO 100-3200), Selectable (ISO 100 to 25600)
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Viewfinder / Display
LCD Panel LCD Panel
LCD Panel Size 3.0 in.
LCD Screen Resolution 921600.0 pixels
Touchscreen Panel Touchscreen Panel
Interface Type USB 2.0
Video Interface Video Out
Power Supply
Battery Life 430.0 Images
Battery Type Lithium-ion rechargeable
Included Features
Built-in Microphone Built-in Microphone
Built-in Speaker Built-in Speaker
Self Timer 10 Sec, 2 Sec
Tripod Mount Tripod Mount
Depth 1.5 in.
Height 2.44 in.
Weight 0.59 lb.
Width 4.36 in.
Exterior Color Black
Family Line Sony Alpha DSLR
Included Accessories Shoulder strap, Battery, Charger, USB cable (miniB), CD-ROM, Flash
Product ID 110251178
UPC 27242830882
System Requirements
Operating System Windows 2000/XP/Vista; Mac OS X 10.1.3 or later
ReviewGist ID 66310,110251178, 110347425

Manufacturer Description

16.1 Megapixel, 3 in. LCD Screen, Weight: 0.59 lb.
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