Review: Sony NEX 5R

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Sony NEX 5R with 35mm f1.8 OSS product photos (1 of 9)ISO 8001-50 sec at f - 4.5

The NEX 5R has quite a bit to live up to. We previously reviewed its predecessor, the NEX 5N, and nearly fell in love with the camera’s image quality and small size. Indeed, Sony did an excellent job with the camera as  enthusiasts, semi-professionals, and professionals in the case of the BBC picked it up. With all of this said, does the NEX 5R have what it takes to dethrone its ancestor?


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First Impressions: Sony NEX 6

The Sony NEX 6 is the camera designed for people who do not want the NEX 5R but can’t afford or justify the NEX 7 to themselves. Because of this, it combines aspects and features of both bodies and adds to those in the formation of a different camera. If I really had to figure out a way to think about this camera, I would liken it to the situation years ago when Sony Announced the A900 and then the A850 (in that one was basically the baby version of the other.)

We spent a short amount of time with the camera a couple of weeks ago, and here are our first impressions.

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