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Sony-nex-5r.33671887
8.8 out of 10

Sony NEX-5R

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Reviews and Problems with Sony NEX-5R

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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Carlos, Amazon
22 October 2014
  • Summary: The camera produces nice video but the menus are complex to navigate.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great photos, very easy to use until you have to update or install apps.

jrock, Amazon
25 May 2014
  • Summary: Photos and interface are great. Updating software and installing apps is somewhat contra-intuitive and can be buggy. Overall, very satisfied.
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Overall 8
8.0

GREAT

RayQ, Amazon
23 April 2014
  • Summary: A great camera as always a Sony quality product. I returned it because it was a body only but that was my mistake and they refunded my total amount paid. Other than that I still recomend this vendor.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great, but stiff on/off switch

Oberoi, Amazon
19 April 2014
  • Summary: This camera was a good purchase. It takes great pictures. However, after a few months, the on/off switch became very stiff i.e. difficult to click to the left and right. We called Amazon and were asked to send the camera to Sony for repair. Since we are still within 1 year of purchasing the camera, we don't anticipate any issues with this repair process for us. If we do have issues, we will come back and update this review.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent Camera and Lenses With Some Quirks

Joel Myron, Amazon
12 February 2014
  • Summary: I bought this because my megazoom lacked the speed to photograph my grandchildrens' sports events adequately. For the most part it performs well capturing key fast movement shots. But at times, despite excellent remaining battery strength, it will only shoot slowly, or not at all. I would also like a more powerful, rapid, E mount zoom lens that works with the Sony.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Camera

SirCill, Amazon
6 January 2014
  • Summary: This camera is really nice. It offers all the manual features a amateur photographer wants the size that a consumer wants for a good price. The only things that bother me is that sometime the camera seems to crash and gets stuck on a black screen requiring a power down. Its very limited though, out of 500 pictures it happened twice.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice camera, but with flaws you should ideally know before buying

Kartick Vaddadi, Amazon
1 December 2013
  • Summary: I upgraded a few months back from a point-and-shoot to this camera. I like this camera on the whole, but it has some flaws you should know about. The autofocus is bad and takes blurry photos often enough. This happens particularly at night, but it messed up an afternoon indoor shot with the only light coming in from behind a curtain. While my 5-year-old point-and-shoot took a correctly focused, beautiful shot.
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Overall 8
8.0

great camera

niyongjian, Amazon
9 October 2013
  • Summary: great camera, very easy connect to my ipadmini by sony playmemories app. the lense in the web is black, but I received is silvery, not match the black body.
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Overall 8
8.0

An awesome camera, a great value for the money.

bimmerman745, Ebay
6 October 2013
  • Summary: An awesome camera full of features, light weight, compact, practical and fun to use. I have had it for almost a month now, i have used it to record sporting events, photograph a wedding and several family get togethers.
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Overall 8
8.0

It's NOT a DSLR as many reviews say

RobeGarza, Amazon
2 July 2013
  • Summary: I had a Canon Rebel XSi DSLR, even though i am not a professional photographer (or even close to) i loved the camera and love playing with the manual functions... still, i was tired of travellig with it because of its size... so after reading a lot of reviews from wired and many other companies saying the mirrorless cameras are going to dissapear the DSLR i decided and sold my canon to trade it for a Sony NEX-5RK/S...
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