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Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • NEX-3K
  • NEX-5D
  • NEX-3D
  • NEX-5H
  • NEX-5K

About this download

Thank you for your continued interest in Sony products.

Sony is offering a firmware upgrade for the α NEX-5 and NEX-3 interchangeable lens digital cameras. Please read all information described below before downloading and installing the program.

[Applicable model name]
α NEX-5 and NEX-3 interchangeable lens digital cameras

[Target of upgrade]
Units with firmware Version 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;
  • Improvement of 'normal' 2D Sweep Panorama shooting;
  • Decreased power drain when the camera is switched off;
  • Quicker start-up in low-light conditions.

(→Click here to download the firmware upgrade)
α NEX-3 firmware upgrade Version 02:
α NEX-5 firmware upgrade Version 02:

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File Info

Release Date

  • 2010-07-01

System Requirements

  • Windows 7;Windows Vista;Windows XP