Sony Alpha NEX-5N

Announced Aug 24, 2011 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
dpreview conclusion

The NEX-5N is great little camera with big camera image quality. If you are looking to transition into enthusiast photography and want DSLR image quality in a small size, the 5N is definitely worth a look.

Good for

Photographers upgrading from compact cameras, looking for the benefits of a large APS-C sensor without the size of a traditional DSLR.

Not so good for

People looking for a pocketable DSLR replacement.

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