Sony Alpha NEX-5R specifications

Price
MSRPWith 18-55mmm : $750/ £670/€749 ; Body Only: $650
Body type
Body typeRangefinder-style mirrorless
Body materialMetal top/front plate, Polycarbonate
Sensor
Max resolution4912 x 3264
Other resolutions4912 x 2760, 3568 x 2368, 3568 x 2000, 2448 x 1624, 2448 x 1376
Image ratio w:h3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels16 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors17 megapixels
Sensor sizeAPS-C (23.4 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor typeCMOS
ProcessorBionz
Color spacesRGB, Adobe RGB
Color filter arrayPrimary color filter
Image
ISOAuto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
White balance presets6
Custom white balanceYes
Image stabilizationNo
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsFine, Standard
File format
  • RAW
  • RAW+JPEG
  • JPEG
Image parameters
  • Contrast -3 to +3 steps
  • Saturation -3 to +3 steps
  • Sharpness -3 to +3 steps
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Live View
Digital zoomNo
Manual focusYes
Number of focus points25
Lens mountSony E
Focal length multiplier1.5×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCDTilting
Screen size3
Screen dots920,000
Touch screenYes
Screen typeTilt Up 180° Down 50° TFT LCD
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeElectronic (optional)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Exposure modes
  • iAuto
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
Scene modes
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Sports Action
  • Sunset
  • Night Portrait
  • Night View
  • Hand-held Twilight
Built-in flashNo
External flashYes (Accessory Port)
Flash modesAuto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in
Continuous drive10.0 fps
Self-timerYes (2 or 10 sec, 10sec (3 images))
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
WB BracketingNo
Videography features
Resolutions1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
FormatAVCHD
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Storage
Storage typesSD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Storage includedNone
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMIYes (Mini Type C)
WirelessBuilt-In
Wireless notesShoot and share via smartphone apps
Remote controlYes (Yes, by optional RMT-DSLR1)
Physical
Environmentally sealedNo
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionLithium-Ion NPFW50 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)330
Weight (inc. batteries)276 g (0.61 lb / 9.74 oz)
Dimensions111 x 59 x 39 mm (4.37 x 2.32 x 1.54)
Other features
Orientation sensorYes
Timelapse recordingNo
GPSNone