Sony NEX-3 / NEX-5 Review
Sony NEX-3 and NEX-5 specifications
|Price (with 18-55mm zoom lens)
(with 16mm F2.8 pancake)
| $599.99 / €549.95
$549.99 / €499.95
| $699.99 / €649.95
$649.99 / €599.95
|Body material||• Polycarbonate||• Magnesium Alloy|
|Sensor||• 23.4 x 15.6 mm Exmor APS HD CMOS Sensor
• 14.2 million effective pixels
• 14 MP (L)
• 7.4 MP (M)
• 3.5MP (S)
12 MP (L)
• 3.6 MP (M)
• 2.9 MP (S)
|File qualities / formats|| RAW
RAW + JPEG Fine
• JPEG Fine
1280 x 720p 29.97fps (9 or 6 Mbps)
1920 x 1080i 60/50fps (17Mbps)
1440 x 1080p 30/25fps (12Mbps)
|Dust reduction|| Coating on low pass filter
|Lenses|| Sony E-mount
Sony Alpha lenses, Minolta and Konica Minolta AF lenses via adaptor
(MF only, exclude power zoom lenses/tele-converters)
|Image Stabilization|| 'Optical SteadyShot' system on selected lenses|
|Auto Focus|| Contrast AF
|Shooting modes|| Intelligent Auto
• Sweep Panorama
Scene modes (below)
|Scene modes|| Portrait
Hand-Held Night Shot
|Sensitivity|| Auto (Range varies depending on shooting mode)
|Metering modes|| Multi-segment (49 segment Honeycomb pattern)
|Exposure compen.|| -2.0 to +2.0 EV
0.3 EV steps
|Shutter Speed|| Electronically controlled, vertical traverse, focal-plane type
30 to 1/4000 sec
|Aperture values||Depends on lens, 0.3 EV steps|
|White balance|| Auto
Color temperature/filter (2500 - 9900 K)
Manual (Custom set)
|Dynamic range optimizer|| Off
|Color space|| sRGB
|Color modes|| Standard
|LCD monitor|| 3.0 XtraFine TruBlack LCD
Angle adjustable 80 degrees up/45 degrees down
|Flash|| External flash (supplied), attachable to Smart Accessory Terminal
GN : 7 meters
Flash Sync: 1/160sec
|Flash modes|| Auto
Red-eye reduction on/off selectable for Autoflash and fill-flash mode
|Drive modes|| Single-frame
10 sec 3 images
Bracket Cont 0.3 EV
10 sec 3 images
Bracket Cont 0.3 EV
|• Approx: 2.3 fps
• Speed-priority mode: max 7 fps
• Varies according to shooting conditions and memory card used
|Self-timer|| 10 sec
10 Sec, 3 images
|Connectivity|| HDMI out (with PhotoTV HD and BRAVIA Sync)
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
|Storage|| Memory Stick Pro Duo
|Power|| NP-FM50 Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery (1080 mAh)
Battery charger included
Optional AC adapter
• Batter life Approx 330 (CIPA standard)
|Battery Life (Cipa)||330 shots approx.|
|Dimensions||117 x 63 x 33mm||111x 59 x 38mm|
|Weight (with batt and card)||Approx. 297g (10.5 oz)
||Approx. 287ｇ (10.1 oz)|
|Supplied accessories||Shoulder strap; Battery; Charger; USB cable (miniB); CD‑ROM; Flash|
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