Sony today presents a glamourous gold addition to the NEX-5 series of interchangeable lens system digital cameras. Currently available in black and silver, the gold NEX-5 expands photographers' style options and adds a dash of sophistication to the minimalist NEX design.
Introduced in May 2010, the NEX-5 has contributed to the overall interchangeable lens market growth as consumer demand for capturing professional quality photos with compact cameras increases. Featuring the world's smallest and lightest interchangeable lens digital camera body(Weight calculated without battery and Memory Stick inserted. Accurate as of Dec 2010, Sony internal research), the NEX-5 enables photographers to effortlessly capture stunning, DSLR quality photos with its 14.2-megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS image sensor and Full HD 1080i videos in AVCHD format.
The new NEX-5 in gold will be available in selected Asia Pacific countries from February 2011.