Sony NEX-C3 Concise Review
Sony NEX-C3 specifications
|Price (with 18-55mm zoom lens)|| US: $649
|Body material||• Metal top plate, Polycarbonate|
|Sensor *||• 23.4 x 15.6 mm Exmor APS HD CMOS Sensor
• 16.2 million effective pixels
• 16.5 million effective pixels
|Image sizes *||3:2
• 16 MP - 4912 x 3264
• 8.4 MP - 3568 x 2368
• 4.0 MP - 2448 x 1624
12 MP - 4912 x 2760
• 7.1 MP - 3568 x 2000
• 3.4 MP - 2448 x 1376
|Image sizes (Panorama)||Sweep Panorama
• 8192 x 1856
• 2160 x 3872
• 12416 x 1856
• 2160 x 5536
3D Sweep Panorama
• 4912 x 1080
• 7152 x 1080
• 1920 X 1080
|File qualities / formats|| RAW
RAW + JPEG Fine
• JPEG Fine
1280 x 720p 29.97fps (9 or 6 Mbps)
640 x 480 29.97fps
|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
|Picture Effect*|| Posterization (color/B/W)
Partial color (R/G/B/Y)
High Contrast Monochrome
|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
|Drive modes|| Single-frame
10 sec 3 or 5 images
Bracket Cont 0.3 EV
|• Approx: 2.5 fps
• Speed-priority mode: max 5.5 fps
• Varies according to shooting conditions and memory card used
|Self-timer|| 10 or 2 seconds|
|Connectivity|| HDMI out (with PhotoTV HD and BRAVIA Sync)
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
|Storage|| Memory Stick Pro Duo
|Power*|| NP-FH50 Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery (supplied)
Battery charger included
Optional AC adapter
|Battery Life (CIPA)*||400 shots approx.|
|Dimensions *||110 x 60 x 33mm|
|Weight (with batt and card)*||Approx. 225g (7.9 oz)
|Supplied accessories||Shoulder strap; Battery; Charger; USB cable (miniB); CD‑ROM; Flash|
* Updated Compared to Sony NEX-3
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