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Graduate from snapshots to photography

Quality meets creativity in the NEX-5T’s advanced design.

Picture of NEX-5T E-mount Camera with APS-C Sensor

NEX-5T E-mount Camera with APS-C Sensor


Picture of NEX-5T E-mount Camera with APS-C Sensor

Body + 16-50mm Power Zoom Lens|Body + Zoom Lenses (16-50mm & 55-210mm)|silverblack


Professional-Level Sensor

Uses the same impressive APS-C 16.1 megapixel sensor as larger DSLR cameras.

Get beautiful night shots

Even when dialling in a high ISO to handle low light conditions, you get clear, crisp pictures with very little image noise.

Stay Sharp

Fast Hybrid AF delivers quick, accurate focusing and also lets you capture 10fps while maintaining focus on your subject

Full HD Videos

Shoot movies that will look good on the big screen with rich, superbly detailed full 1080p High Definition.

Many Add-ons

Lenses, flashes, viewfinders, and other accessories let you push the limits of your creative potential.

6-hour battery life

Professional level

Enjoy the same large sensor used in premium DSLR models—without the DSLR bulk.

2-kg lightweight design

Better low-light photos

Extremely capable sensor lets you take great night shots without a tripod or flash.

2-kg lightweight design

Top-quality images

High 16.1 megapixel level for sharp, detailed photographs that look good on a big screen or printed out.

Pocket-sized perfection

Get the creativity you’ve been craving—then slip the NEX-5T back into your pocket.

  • Control Dial and Function
  • 180˚ Tiltable LCD Screen
  • Touchscreen

Bring your vision to life

Creativity at your fingertips

Fast controls, an adjustable LCD screen, and intuitive touch features combine to give you maximum flexibility with minimum effort.

A lens for every idea

Experiment with interchangeable E-mount lenses and beyond.

NEX 5T Body
NEX 5T Body
NEX 5T Body

E 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS

Standard Zoom

NEX 5T Body

Thanks to its retracting mechanism, this lens collapses to just 30 mm, making it the perfect choice for on-the-go shooting when saving space is crucial.

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E 30mm F3.5

Standard Macro

This lens was designed to offer extreme closeup capabilities in a compact, lightweight body. It is a true 1:1 macro lens with an amazing minimum focus distance of under 3 cm.

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E 50mm F1.8 OSS

Mid-Telephoto Prime

Perfect for portraiture and a range of other subjects, the F1.8 maximum aperture and optical image stabilisation provide impressive image quality under low-light conditions and when capturing video.

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Sonnar T* E 24mm F1.8 ZA

Wide-Angle Prime

This superb ZEISS® prime lens delivers corner-to-corner sharpness with minimum distortion even at the f/1.8 max aperture.

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55-210mm f/4.5-6.3

Telephoto Zoom

This 3.8x zoom lens gives consistently high performance at any setting. Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation enables high-quality images in low light, whether you’re moving or shooting video.

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NEX Camera Mount Adapter LA-EA2

Mount Adapter

For the quickest shooting performance, attach Alpha A-mount lenses to your E-mount camera body, and enjoy two of Sony’s top-of-the-line advances: Phase Detection autofocus and Translucent Mirror.

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NEX 5T Body
  • Smartphone & One-touch sharingSmartphone & One-touch sharing
  • Tablet & One-touch sharingTablet & One-touch sharing
  • Wi-Fi DevicesWi-Fi Devices

Smarten up your smartphone with One-touch remote

Taking better group shots or even self-portraits is even simpler with the One-touch remote feature. For more advanced users, you’ll be able to take fantastic macro photos, as you can check the focus point more precisely on a tablet’s larger screen.

See the camera's view on your phone
See the camera's view on your phone
Then snap the picture remotely
Then snap the picture remotely

PlayMemories Camera Apps

Easily expand your artistic vision by downloading new apps, and create shots with eye-catching special effects.

  • Direct UploadDirect Upload
  • Picture Effect+Picture Effect+
  • 16.1MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor

  • E-mount interchangeable lens system

  • On-sensor phase detection for fast, Hybrid Autofocus

  • PlayMemories camera apps expand creativity

  • Simple sharing and control with Wi-Fi and NFC One-touch

Lens Compatibility
Sony E-mount lenses
Sensor Type
APS-C type (23.5 x 15.6mm), Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor
Number Of Pixels (Effective)
Approx. 16.1 megapixels
ISO Sensitivity
Movies:ISO 100 to 6400 equivalent, AUTO (ISO 100 to 3200 equivalent), Still images: ISO 100 to 25600, AUTO (ISO 100 to 3200)
Battery Life (Still Images)
Approx. 330 images (CIPA standard)
Screen Type
7.5cm (3.0-type) wide type TFT
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