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Sony NEX-5
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Sony NEX-5

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Overall 9
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Design 8
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Value for money 9
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Features 10
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Performance 9
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Picture quality 10
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Sony NEX-5 Review

What Digital Camera
5 November 2010
  • Summary: Although compact-like in appearance, don’t let the exterior fool you – the Sony NEX-5 produces class-leading images that outshine some stiff competition in the Micro System Cameras sector.
  • Pros: Image Quality, small system
  • Cons: Slow start up time, options tucked away in menus, accessory port fiddly to use
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Overall 9
9.0

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Review

Digitaltrends
5 November 2010
  • Excerpt: Sony hinted at this camera in February and we couldn’t wait to use it. What is “it”? A small, lightweight camera with the large imaging sensors found in DSLRs as well as interchangeable lens capability.
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Design 8
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Value for money 10
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Ease of use 9
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Picture quality 9
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Durability 8
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Expert Review

LetsGoDigital
23 September 2010
  • Conclusion: Sony NEX-5 system camera review Now that Sony has put itself onto the system cameras market with the Sony NEX-5, the attention for this segment of cameras will only increase. This is a positive development.
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Overall 9
8.8

Sony Alpha NEX-5 Mirrorless Review

ePHOTOzine
15 August 2011
  • Excerpt: The Sony NEX-5 now feature the same digital filters as the new Sony C3, with a firmware update, we find out how it performs.
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Overall 9
8.6
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 9
9.0
Ease of use 7
7.0
Photo quality 9
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Build quality 9
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Color and saturation 8
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Sony Nex-5

Cameras
12 April 2011
  • Conclusion: The Sony Nex-5 is a very impressive camera. Picture quality is eye catching and is a clear step up from a standard digital camera. Build quality is also top drawer. It has a set of features that is a step up from the most basic Digital SLRs. All of this is packed into a small, lightweight body.
  • Pros: Small size - clarity of pictures - build quality
  • Cons: Fiddly flash unit - limited range of compatible lenses with E mount - can overexpose photos
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Overall 9
9.0

Sony Alpha NEX-5 review

Digital Arts
6 December 2010
  • Excerpt: The NEX-5 embodies the out-of-the-box thinking that gadget fans often admire about Sony. This camera brings together features from both point-and-shoots and digital SLRs. Its high-performance features, which include the 14.2mp, APS-C CMOS sensor, a 25-point autofocus system, and a 7fps burst mode,...
  • Pros: Compact design with digital SLR capabilities; excellent burst mode; Solid image quality.
  • Cons: No built-in flash; proprietary accessory mount and new lens mount.
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Overall 9
9.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0

Sony Alpha NEX-5 review

PC Advisor
18 November 2010
  • Summary: The Sony NEX-5 is a superb all-rounder - a real enthusiasts camera with delicious picture quality, and a camera that’s compact and lightweight enough for easy carrying. It makes picture-taking a joy, and can also be enjoyed by less experienced snappers and still get professional-looking results.
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Overall 9
9.0
Value for money 7
7.0
Picture quality 9
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Sony NEX-5

Trusted Reviews
11 November 2010
  • Summary: Sony's compact system camera has big camera features.
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Overall 9
9.0

Sony NEX-5 review

TechRadar UK
16 July 2010
  • Summary: Can Sony's compact DSLR create a shift in high-end consumer photography?
  • Pros: Good image quality, particularly at high ISOs, Handsome, Fast
  • Cons: As expensive as a DSLR, Slow autofocus, Permanently-exposed sensor means nerve-shredding lens changes
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Overall 10
10

Sony NEX-5 review

Stuff.tv
14 July 2010
  • Summary: A highly desirable, incredibly clever hybrid camera that offers pro-quality results in an amateur-friendly package
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