“For the newcomer to photography, or someone stepping up from a point-and-shoot, the NEX-5 is a terrific camera, offering small size and weight, very good image quality, and ease of use.”
Luminous Landscape has published their first impressions of the Sony NEX-5, a Digital Interchangeable Lens (DIL, aka “mirrorless DSLR”) camera with a 14.2MP EXMOR APS HD CMOS sensor, 3.0-in. tilting LCD (921k-dot), PASM, Scene Modes, Sweep Panorama, clip-on flash, and Full HD Movie 1920 x 1080i with built-in stereo microphones. An optional optical viewfinder is also available.
You can read the full Sony NEX-5 article at: Luminous Landscape.