The latest addition to Sony’s NEX camera line-up, the NEX-5R, features built-in Wi-Fi to enable easy transfer of photos to smart-phones and tablet PCs plus a new Hybrid AF system.


Sony’s new NEX-5R, shown in silver with the SEL 18-200mm lens. (Source: Sony.)
The Hybrid AF includes phase-detection and enables the camera to offer DSLR-like AF tracking for shooting at up to 10 fps. The 16-megapixel APS-C sensor in the new camera is a new chip with improved high-ISO performance. The new camera comes with support for new PlayMemories Camera Apps to expand Wi-Fi functionality.

More information on the new camera can be found in our detailed First Look. The new camera will be available from 6 November, 2012 for an RRP of AU$799 for body only or $999 for a single-lens kit. Details are available at