86
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
86

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Sony NEX-5R review: focusing and performance improvements make this cam a winner

Sony's third-generation NEX-5 delivers excellent performance for a manageable price.

Pros
  • Drastically improved focusing performanceExcellent image quality and battery life10 frames-per-second stills180-degree rotatable LCD
Cons
  • No microphone inputWiFi app issues at launch
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Scores

Engadget

86
 

User Reviews

90
nitehawk
My first non-point and shoot camera! I bought for a active vacation in Stockholm...read more
80
Oflife
BACKGROUNDI am a UX and gadget designer, and 'prosumer' photographer, who has...read more
90
esun
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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7.9
Average Critic Score

Video quality

8.3
 

Speed (start-up time, lag)

8.0
 

Image quality

8.3
 

Design and form factor

7.8
 

Durability

9.0
 

Battery life

7.3
 

Ease of use

7.3
 

How It Stacks Up

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Engadget

86
 

Critic

79
 

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86
 
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80
 

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How It Stacks Up

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