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Sony NEX-5N is now discontinued

Several Sony NEX-5N models are listed as discontinued at B&H. There are still some white NEX-5N kits left at Adorama for $469.00 (add to cart to see final price). The Sony NEX-5N was announced on August 24, 2011.

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Sony NEX-5N camera and lens kit discounted to $419, body only: $369

Adorama has some crazy sales today. In addition to the Nikon 1 V1 kit for $399, they are also selling the Sony NEX-5N kit with 18-55 lens for $419 (regular price: $698, deal available only through this link). Another good deal today is the Canon EOS 5D Mark II for $1,799. Update: the kit is now sold […]

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Sony NEX-7, NEX-5N, NEX-C3 and a65 now officially delayed

Sony Japan publish a statement confirming Amazon’s product listing note that the NEX-7, NEX-5N, NEX-C3 and a65 cameras will be postponed. It’s interesting to note that the a77 was not listed as delayed. No firm release dates were given:

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Sony to offer firmware update v1.03 for A65 and A77, lubrication for NEX-5N

The new firmware for the A65 and A77 SLT cameras will probably be released in mid-October, 2011. Firmware version 1.03 was already spotted in a recent Sony event in Thailand (see picture above). Sony claimed that the NEX-5N clicking sound during video recording is caused by a mechanical part of the shutter that “clicks” during sudden movements […]

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Sony NEX-5N unboxing video

The first Sony NEX-5N unboxing video is already out: According to the Sony Store the camera should start shipping on August 31st, 2011. B&H is also accepting pre-orders, which is also a sign of an incoming shipment.

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Sony announcement (updated)

Sony announced all of the previously rumored products. See the Sony official press releases. Pre-order option The new Sony NEX camera is now available for pre-orders at Adorama. All new Sony products are also available for pre-order on Amazon:

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And this is how the Sony NEX-5N will look with an external EVF

Another image of the Sony NEX-5N with an external EVF from the Sony NEX talk forum:

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More Sony NEX-5N specs

Some additional specs for the Sony NEX-5N mirrorless camera: 0.02 seconds shutter lag time 3 in. 921k dots touch screen LCD AF tracking can be enabled from the touchscreen Improved audio quality during video recording New OLED viewfinder with eye proximity sensor (similar to the Fuji X100) will be available as an accessory.

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