Very good photo quality.
Low noise through ISO 1600 in low light, ISO 3200 in good light.
Compact body (until you attach a lens).
Articulating 3inch LCD display with 921k pixels.
Limited (but still useful) touch features
10fps burst mode.
1080p60/50 movie mode.
PASM modes for movie shooting.
Great image quality.
Large APS-C sensor.
Includes removable flash.
Tends to underexpose by 1/3 or 2/3 stop.
Redeye a problem.
No removal tool available.
Menudriven user interface still needs work.
Even with addition of custom button.
Camera's size advantage lost when a lens is attached.
Single-use accessory port.
Poor menu layout and organization.
Inconsistent controls when customized.
Occasional mis-focusing, slow start up, poorly placed movie button, unfriendly menu system, larger lenses than most CSC competitors
Can't beat the NEX-C3 in low-light performance.
By Buy-n-Shoot on November 10, 2012
The next step in the evolution of a point and shoot compact camera to a full featured DSLR is the Sony NEX-5N. The reward of being able to easily pick up this camera and not only use it but excel with it’s use, and get exceptional photos, are...80
By GadgetSpeak on March 16, 2012
I first saw this early last autumn at the impressive restaurant at OXO tower. I took some great images from their outside balcony over the Thames and have been impatiently waiting to get my hands on one to give it a thorough...92
By Computeractive on March 13, 2012
A friendly, stylish compact camera that takes exceptional photos and videos. It's expensive, but worth every penny....100
By theregister.co.uk on February 25, 2012
The niggles I mentioned earlier might not be major sticky points for all users but they did put me off from recommending this camera wholeheartedly. It is quite unfortunate because in all other respects this revamped NEX model is very much the...80
By Trusted Reviews on February 17, 2012
The Sony NEX-5n is a worthy addition to the company’s growing range of compact system cameras. Those looking for a small, portable and well-built CSC with the image quality benefits of an APS-C sensor will find the little NEX-5n ticks all the...-
By CamcorderInfo on February 17, 2012
There's no question about it, the Sony NEX-5N offers much more for the video enthusiast than Sony's previous NEX-5. The camera did a much better job than its predecessor in our video motion test, and the fact that the NEX-5N can shoot HD video...-
By Photo Answers on February 03, 2012
The Sony NEX-5N sits in-between the NEX-C3 and NEX-7 in Sonys current CSC range and is the successor to the NEX-5, which picked up a Digital Photo Gold Award this time last year....100
By PC Authority on February 01, 2012
Does Sony’s new compact system camera have enough about it to stand out from the swappable lens crowd? Short answer: yes...67
By The Digital Camera Resource Page on January 27, 2012
Conclusion The Alpha NEX-5N is the midrange camera in Sony's mirrorless interchangeable camera lineup. The 5N has a very compact, well built body, though any size advantage it may have over its competition is lost as soon as you attach a lens (aside...-
By Digital Camera Buyer on January 23, 2012
By providing excellent value for money, the Sony NEX-5N makes itself a worthy investment for anyone wanting to move into the compact system camera marketOverall Our provides the latest photography news, reviews, previews, features and tecniques....100