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The exceptional combination of Sony's renowned 16.1 MP Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor, 16.1 megapixels* and the BIONZ™ image processor offers you impressive results every time you shoot.
Capture Every Fleeting Moment With Precise Accuracy
NEX-5R is equipped with Sony's Fast Hybrid AF – an innovation that combines the quick responsiveness of phase-detection AF with the precision of contrast- detection AF. First, fast phase-detection AF quickly moves the lens to bring the subject into near focus as the highly precise contrast-detection AF freezes the action. With this combination you are always assured of capturing every fleeting moment.
This camera's innovative function, Touch Shutter allows you to shoot photos right from the LCD screen. Other features like the control dial, touch screen and the quick access Function button make it easier to enhance your photographic vision.
Capture Self-Shots With Amazing Ease
With the 3.0-type 921K-dot Xtra Fine LCD screen that tilts 180°, you'll be able to shoot amazing self-portraits effortlessly.
The built-in Wi-Fi feature allows you to send and view photos on any wireless-compatible device. For smartphones or tablet PCs, simply download and install the free mobile app - PlayMemories Mobile™ and transfer photos directly from the camera.
Add More Fun To Movie Recording
Shoot high quality video and create memorable moments in Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution with the Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor. It also supports a variety of movie formats, including AVCHD Ver. 2.0 at 60p/50p and 60i/50i as well as 24p/25p*.
*1080 60i/1080 50i devices
10fps Continuous Shooting
Rely on NEX-5R to flawlessly capture action sequences. Its Speed Priority Continuous mode is capable of a blazing 10fps while maintaining focus on the subject.
The ultra-high ISO of 25600 lets you shoot without the use of flash, while NEX-5R's noise reduction technology markedly reduces noise. This sensitivity allows you to shoot at fast shutter speeds and eliminates the need of tripods.
Clear Image Zoom
NEX-5R's powerful Clear Image Zoom extends the reach of the lens by 2x while maintaining the superior image quality.
Auto Portrait Framing
Use this feature while shooting portraits and the image is automatically cropped to create nicely balanced shots. The original version will also be saved and you can choose the version that you prefer.
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NEX-5R offers the ultimate in shooting freedom with its convenient Superior Auto mode. The camera automatically adjusts settings for superb, hassle-free shooting.
Multi Memory Card Support
The memory card slot supports a variety of media, including high-capacity Sony Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo and SDXC memory cards.
Enjoy more creative control and choose from Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset or Black & White modes to create the mood you want for your images.
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Soft Skin Effect
This feature helps reduce or remove blemishes, smoothens skin texture and also maintains sharpness in higher contrast areas, like the eye and mouth areas.
Shoot spectacular panoramic images with amazing resolution, simply sweep the camera in an arc while shooting.
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It's easy to let your imagination take over with 11 modes and 15 effects – such as Partial Colour, Posterisation, Toy Camera, High Contrast Monochrome, HDR Painting and more. Transform the everyday into works of art as you apply effects and see results in real-time on the LCD screen*.
* The following modes are not displayed in real-time and cannot be applied to movies: HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Soft Focus and Miniature.
Hand Held Twilight
By capturing six frames at a high speed and combining them into one, it results in exceptionally clear images with reduced noise, without having to use a flash or a tripod during low-light shooting conditions.
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