Taking their NEX series to a whole new level, Sony is in the news again announcing the arrival of the NEX-5T compact system camera. What sets this camera apart from its predecessors is that fact that the 5T is equipped with not just Wi-NFC as well. It’s a first for Sony to ship an interchangeable lens camera with NFC tech pre-loaded. The on board system will be fully compatible with Android smartphones and tablets all connected via a single touch. It will allow users to transfer images and videos etc. between the two devices and shared to social networks when needed. The smart devices can also be used a remote view-finder connect via Wi-Fi via Sony’s Smart Remote Control feature.
The NEX-5T will also feature Fast Hybrid Auto Focus. This combines various functions to produce the best AF sequences in al shooting conditions. To enhance your photo abilities Sony is making their PlayMemories Camera app available for download along with other minimally priced apps to add effects and other add-ons to photos. A total of 15 apps are already available and they include – Direct Upload, Motion-shot and Time-Lapse. A programmable mode is also available via the Function button. The rear view finder is also a touchscreen LCD panel and is designed to swivel 180 degrees for various angles. The NEX-5T will be available in early September in silver,black and white models and priced at about $700. The kit includes a compact 16-50mm motorized zoom lens (model SELP1650 with built in Optical SteadyShot) but one can also opt for the a body-only kit which will be priced at about $550.