NEX-5 body without lens.

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NEX-5’s tilting LCD display.
The NEX-5 comes in black and silver.
The NEX-5 from overhead.
The NEX-5 back. Note the dedicated video recording button.
The NEX-5 left side.
The NEX-5 right side. The grip is important for such a small camera with this kind of weight distribution.
The NEX-3 comes in red, black and silver.
The NEX-3 front.
The NEX-3 has the same display and basic button set-up as the NEX-5.
A detached human hand gives a sense of scale.
The 16mm f/2.8 lens isn’t quite thin enough to be considered a pancake.
The 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS is the only lens in the bunch to offer image stablization.
The $800 18-200mm zoom comes out in the fall of 2010.
The fisheye adapter attaches to the 16mm lens, taking it down to 12mm.
The clip-on flash isn’t integrated into the body, but it is included in the box.
The lens adapter lets the NEX bodies use any of the Alpha lenses or legacy lenses if you don’t need the AF.
The lens adapter doesn’t add much mass.
The optical viewfinder is sold separately.
The NEX bodies have built-in stereo mics, but the optional attachment offers far superior audio recording.