Sony Alpha NEX-3

Announced May 11, 2010 •
14 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
dpreview conclusion

The NEX-3 is a brave and interesting attempt to make a true cross-over camera for compact camera users wanting access to a larger sensor and interchangeable lenses. And, although it isn't a flawless point-and-shoot camera, it offers a great feature set at a competitive price in a conveniently small body.

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Silver Award
70%
dpreview score
Good for

Gadget lovers, Panoramics, Enthusiast photographers wanting APS-C image quality in a tiny package.

Not so good for

Fast action shooting.

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