Sony NEX-5R Review

4.5
November 28, 2012 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Sony NEX-5R.

Fujifilm X-E1

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The Fujifilm X-E1 is a new premium compact system camera. The retro, rangefinder-styled X-E1 offers the same image sensor and lens mount as the flagship X-Pro in a smaller, lighter body, with a new electronic viewfinder, built-in flash, 18-55m kit lens and more affordable price tag. Read our Fujifilm X-E1 review to find out if it's a viable alternative to the X-Pro1...

Nikon 1 J2

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The Nikon 1 J2 is the entry-level model in Nikon's range of compact system cameras. The new J2 adds a better screen, range of creative effects, textured grip and a lower price tag to its predecessor, the J1, which has been one of the best-selling compact system cameras of the last year. Read our in-depth Nikon 1 J2 review to find out if it can carry on where the J1 left off...

Nikon 1 V1

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The Nikon 1 V1 is the company's long-awaited entry into the rapidly growing compact system camera market. Based around the brand new "CX" format sensor, the Nikon V1 is all about speed, with fast auto-focusing and up to 60fps continuous shooting. The V1 also offers an electronic viewfinder, 3 inch LCD screen, full HD video, and a range of innovative modes like Smart Photo Selector and Motion Snapshot Mode. Can the Nikon V1 successfully carry on the long tradition of the company's DSLRs? Read our in-depth Nikon 1 V1 review to find out...

Olympus E-P3

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Olympus have further expanded their Micro Four Thirds family with the launch of the E-P3. Boasting the World's fastest autofocus system, the E-P3 also adds a 3-inch OLED touchscreen display, new 12.3 megapixel Live MOS sensor, full HD movie mode with stereo sound, and an extensive range of creative filters. Read our expert Olympus E-P3 review to find out if this is the best PEN camera yet...

Olympus E-PL5

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The Olympus E-PL5 is a new compact system camera that offers a lot more than first meets the eye. Also known as the PEN Lite, the EPL5 has exactly the same image sensor and processing engine as the flagship OM-D E-M5. It also boasts the World's fastest autofocus system, a 3 inch tilting LCD display, full 1080p HD movies, and an extensive range of creative filters. Read our in-depth Olympus E-PL5 review to find out if it's a true bargain or not...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 is a new compact system camera aimed firmly at frustrated compact owners who want a faster, better performing camera that's still small and stylish. The GF5 certainly fits that bill, with fast 0.09 second auto-focusing, a 12 megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor, 1080i HD video, touchscreen interface and 4fps burst shooting. Read the World's first Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review to find out if this is the perfect interchangeable lens camera for beginners...

Pentax K-01

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The Pentax K-01 is a new compact system camera with a uniquely distinctive design. The K-01 has a 16 megapixel sensor, 3 inch LCD screen, 1080p movies, ISO range of 100-25600 and full manual controls. Read our in-depth Pentax K-01 review to find out what we thought of this daring entry into the competitive mirrorless camera market...

Samsung NX210

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The Samsung NX200 is a new mirrorless compact system camera that aims for the middle ground between the more DSLR-like NX20 and consumer-oriented NX1000 models. Featuring a 20 megapixel APS-C sensor, full 1080p video, ISO 100-12,800, a 3-inch AMOLED screen, 8fps continuous shooting and new Wi-fi connectivity, read our in-depth Samsung NX200 review to discover if this is the right camera for you.

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