The Sony NEX-5 is a digital camera launched on 11 May 2010. 3 standard created by Panasonic and Nex 7 manual pdf, and a few low end Canon, Nikon, and even Sony α DSLRs.
The NEX-5 was replaced by the 16 megapixel NEX-5N in August 2011. The NEX-5 has features found in SLR cameras but also some that are normally found in point and shoots. The body of the NEX-5 is made out of a magnesium alloy that separates the NEX-5 from the less expensive polymer NEX-3. Also different from the NEX-3 is video quality.
The APS-C sized sensor has an ISO sensitivity up to 12,800. The camera software has special features like twilight mode and sweep panorama. The latter lets the photographer sweep across a city-sky line or similar long view and have the photos automatically stitched into a JPEG image on camera. Sony NEX-5 with an E-mount SEL-16mm f2.
The NEX-5 along with its sister, the NEX-3, and also the Sony Handycam NEX-VG10 use a new lens mount system developed by Sony for NEX series and known as the Sony E-mount. Minolta A-mount lenses with manual focus only. Sony LA-EA2 adapter also supports autofocus with screw-drive A-mount lenses, firmware version 5 is required for this adapter. Other third-party mechanical tube adapters are also available.