Sony unveiled NEX-5 and NEX-3 Interchangeable Lens Cameras

Sony has unveiled today the NEX-3 and NEX-5 compact mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, both with newly-developed Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor and 14.2 effective megapixels resolution. The NEX-5 and NEX-3 cameras will be available this summer.

The new sleek cameras has thickness of just 24.2mm (NEX-5 ) and 25.4mm (NEX-3) at their slimmest point and NEX-5 features light-weight magnesium body, powered by refined BIONZ processor, they can capture fast-moving action with a high-speed burst of full-resolution images at up to 7fps (AF/AE fixed from first frame). Other features includes, 7.5cm (3”), Xtra Fine LCD with TruBlack technology that tilts up or down, 10x zoom, HD video recording with stereo sound – 720p for the NEX-3 and 1080i, AVCHD for the NEX-5, HDMI and USB connectors.

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony also announced three E-mount lenses – the low-profile E 16mm F/2.8 (SEL16F28) ‘pancake’ lens, the E 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 zoom (SEL1855) and 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.

Alpha NEX-3

NEX-5

NEX-3

Source: Sony

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