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Sony NEX-5K

alaTest has collected and analyzed 203 reviews of Sony NEX-5K. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and size. The portability and image quality are also appreciated, but the viewfinder and flash get less positive opinions.

usability, image quality, portability, size, durability

lens, price, battery, flash, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sony NEX-5K is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Alpha NEX-5K with 18-55mm lens

 

excellent picture set up, very clear picture, very good zoom facility.

sometimes too easy to catch the menu button when holding the camera.

Aug, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Alpha NEX-5K with 18-55mm lens

 

compact , lightweight , easy to operate , changeable lenses

a bit expensive , especially the accessories

Jun, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Alpha NEX-5K with 18-55mm lens

 

build,image,ease all very good.

the camera needs a viewfinder in bright days,the cost is high on top of the camera,

Jun, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Alpha NEX-5K with 18-55mm lens

 

Outstanding camera. Can take it anywhere.

none

May, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Alpha NEX-5K with 18-55mm lens

 

small camera, but very good quality prints.

the panarama is fun, but often there are marks across it. Takes a while to move through all the different menus and there's a few features that won't work in conjunction with other features.

May, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Alpha NEX-5K with 18-55mm lens

 

Easy to use Helpful guide built in

Eats battery life

May, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Alpha NEX-5K with 18-55mm lens

 

quallity

price no flash

May, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Alpha NEX-5K with 18-55mm lens

 

Easy to use, clear, moveable view screen, well built. Fabulous quality pictures.

No viewfinder, will get used to that! No way of attaching higher power flash.

Apr, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Alpha NEX-5K with 18-55mm lens

 

Very good in low light, i have taken plenty of photos in doors and at twilight and never used the flash. Function choices are good (once you have worked out the menu) The tilt and turn screen is good for taking and playing back photos/videos I already...

Menu very frustrating. I keep getting "this function is currently disabled" Battery life is poor. Play back menu confusing when going from stills to video I personally miss a viewfinder. Start up time is slow. No touch screen capability .

Apr, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Sony Alpha NEX-5K with 18-55mm lens

 

Great LCD and images.Autofocus quick and accurate.Write times to card good,but program selection via pushbuttons and rear screen sometimes slow in bright sunlight,even with the latest firmware installed,I think a selection wheel would be better. I have...

A great all rounder,but menu system is a bit slow to use sometimes,but it does feel a great piece of kit!

Apr, 2012