Wanna enjoy DSLR photo quality without carrying a bulky D-SLR camera along your journey? The well-known consumer electronics giant, Sony has released new compact, lightweight Sony (α) Alpha NEX-5 and Alpha NEX-3 interchangeable lens digital cameras. Both of them is featured with the Auto HDR, Anti Motion Blur and newly-designed 14.2 megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor, aiming to produce extreme clear images that fulfill your daily needs.



According to the company, the Sony NEX-5 and NEX-3 incorporate the same intuitive, elegant and easy-to-use interface with shooting tips and a friendly help guide, managed via a turn-and-click control wheel and two soft keys.

Key Features Of Sony Alpha NEX-5 And Sony NEX-3

Sony NEX-5 Sony NEX-3
Screen Size Tiltable 3″ Xtra Fine LCD with TruBlack technology Tiltable 3″ Xtra Fine LCD with TruBlack technology
Image Sensor 14.2 MP Exmor APS HD CMOS 14.2 MP Exmor APS HD CMOS
High-Speed Burst Up to 7fps at full resolution Up to 7fps at full resolution
HD Movie Mode Records full HD (1920 x1080 pixels) video with stereo sound, fast and silent autofocus Records 720p HD (1280 x 720 ) video with stereo sound
3D Sweep Panorama 23 MP panoramas with a 226 degree angle of view 23 MP panoramas with a 226 degree angle of view
Colour Options Black and silver Black, silver and red
Size (WxHxD) 110.8×58.8×38.2mm 117.2×62.6×33.4mm
Weight 287grams 297 grams

Featuring in-lens Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation for clearer handheld images, the E 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 zoom (SEL1855) is a perfect travel partner. The NEX-5 and NEX-3 are available in kit form with either lens, or as a double-lens kit that provides even greater shooting versatility. The NEX-5 can also be specified as a kit with the optional E 18-200 F/3.5-6.3 zoom (SEL18200) that offers a powerful 11x magnification range plus Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation with Active Mode at wide angle for steadier movie shooting.

The new Sony NEX-5 and NEX-3 interchangeable lens system cameras that come bundled with a super-compact clip-on flash are expected to be available beginning summer 2010. In addition, you can now pre-order the new Sony Alpha NEX-5 or Alpha NEX-3 interchangeable lens camera online at Sony Style.

Price lists of Sony (Alpha) α NEX-5 and α NEX-3 kit:

  • Sony NEX-5 with 16mm lens – $649.99
  • Sony NEX-5 with 18-55mm lens – $699.99
  • Sony NEX-3 with 16mm lens – $549.99
  • Sony NEX-5 with 18-55mm lens – $599.99

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