Since I purchased my NEX5, my digital SLR hasn't seen the light of day. The 55-210 will give me all the range I need for my photography (principally travel) and with the 16mm and 18-55mm, it is hard to imagine a serious need for another lens. The compactness of the system combined with the high quality photos I am able to capture is great. But the NEX7 with a viewfinder -- that may change things for me as I do prefer a viewfinder if only to not have to put on reading glasses to see a screen.
zackiedawg: Just a curious note on the wording "first telephoto lens available for the E-mount system' under the 55-210mm lens. Wouldn't the 18-200mm that has been available from the beginning also be a telephoto lens, though with a much bigger range on the wide end?
I'm guessing that the 18mm end of the 18-200 isn't telephoto, so the lens is technically a zoom lens with both moderate wide angle, normal and telephoto capability. The 55-210mm is strictly telephoto.