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Firmware Upgrade for Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera Alpha NEX-3 and NEX-5 [Updated on 15 Dec 2011]


    Thank you for your continued interest in Sony products.

    Sony is offering a firmware upgrade for Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera Alpha NEX-3 and NEX-5. Please read all information described below before downloading and installing the program.

    [Applicable model name]
    Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera Alpha NEX-3, Alpha NEX-5

    [Target of upgrade]
    Units with firmware Ver .01 installed
    (Please visit the download page to learn how to check the current firmware version installed on your camera.)

    [Contents of upgrade]
    ・Addition of 3D Sweep Panorama feature
    ・Improved Sweep Panorama feature
    ・Reduced power consumption when switching the camera off
    ・Improved camera ‘wake up’ response in low light environments

    (Click on the links below to download the firmware upgrade)

    NEX-3 Firmware Upgrade Ver.05 (Microsoft Windows) 

    NEX-3 Firmware Upgrade Ver.05 (Apple Macintosh) 
    NEX-5 Firmware Upgrade Ver.05 (Microsoft Windows)

    NEX-5 Firmware Upgrade Ver.05 (Apple Macintosh)

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