Sony NEX-5T Review

October 11, 2013 | Mark Goldstein |

Sony NEX-5T Specifications

General Camera Type Interchangeable lens digital camera
Lens compatibility Sony E-mount lenses
Image Sensor Type APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm), "Exmor" APS HD CMOS sensor
Number of pixels (effective) Approx. 16.1 megapixels
Recording system (still image) Recording format JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
Image quality modes RAW/RAW+JPEG/JPEG Fine/JPEG Standard
Picture Effect 11 types (15 variations): Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Mono, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Mono, Miniature
Recording system (movie) Recording format AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant
Video compression MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio recording format Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2ch
Movie recording system (AVCHD) 1920 x 1080(50p, 28M, PS) Approx.28Mbps(Max bit-rate)
1920 x 1080(50i, 24M, FX) Approx.24Mbps(Max bit-rate)
1920 x 1080(50i, 17M, FH) Approx.17Mbps(Average bit-rate)
1920 x 1080(25p, 24M, FX) Approx.24Mbps(Max bit-rate)
1920 x 1080(25p, 17M, FH) Approx.17Mbps(Average bit-rate)
Recording system Media "Memory Stick PRO Duo"/"Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo"/"Memory Stick XC-HG Duo"/SD memory card/SDHC memory card/SDXC memory card
Focus system Type Fast Hybrid AF(phase-detection AF/contrast-detection AF)
Focus point 99 points(phase-detection AF)/25 points(contrast-detection AF)
Tracking Focus Yes
Exposure control ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) Still images: ISO100 to 25600, AUTO (ISO100 to 3200), Movies:ISO100 to 6400 equivalent, AUTO(ISO100 to 3200 equivalent)
LCD screen Type 7.5cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT
Touch panel Yes, pressure-sensitive type
Number of dots (total) 921,600 dots
Adjustable angle Up by approx. 180 degrees, Down by approx. 50 degrees
Other Features Auto Portrait Framing and Self-Portrait; Face Detection and Smile Shutter; Superior AUTO; Sweep Panorama (2D); Auto HDR; DRO; Hand-held Twilight; Creative Styles; Photo Creativity; Wi-Fi; USB Charge; PlayMemories Camera Apps (in qualifying countries); NFC
Digital zoom Smart zoom (Still images) M:approx. 1.4x, S:approx 2x
Digital zoom (Still images) Approx. 4x
Digital zoom (Movie) Approx. 4x
SteadyShot™ INSIDE Type Not supported (image stabilization supported on lens
Drive Speed (approx., max.) *1 Continuous mode:max. 3 fps
Speed Priority Continuous shooting: max. 10 fps
Power Still images Approx. 330 images (CIPA standard)
Dimensions mm (WxHxD) excluding protrusions Approx. 110.8mm x 58.8mm x 38.9mm