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Sony's NEX-F3 is a mirrorless camera and is an update to their previous model, the NEX-C3. The NEX-F3 features a new 16.1-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, an angle-adjustable, 3-inch display, and 1080p video capture.

Description

Sony's NEX-C3 is one of their second generation mirrorless cameras — along with the NEX-5N and NEX-7 — and is an update to their previous model, the NEX-3. The NEX-C3 features a new 16.2-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, an angle-adjustable, 3-inch display, and 720p HD video capture.

Samsung's NX20 is a mirrorless camera with built-in Wi-Fi and uses i-Function, NX mount lenses. The NX20 features a 20.3-megapixel, APS-C-sized CMOS sensor, a 3-inch AMOLED rear display, 1080p video recording, and optional GPS for geo-tagging photos.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: June 2012
  • Price at launch: $599.99

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 08/2011
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: May. 17, 2012
  • Price at launch: $1,099.99

Also Known As...

  • Alias: EV-NX20ZZBSBUS

Pricing (base kit)

  • SKU description: Kit with 18mm-55mm Lens
  • Camera type: Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
  • Width: 4.62 inches
  • Height: 2.62 inches
  • Depth: 1.63 inches
  • Weight: 0.56 pounds
  • Color: Black, Silver, White
  • 3D capture: Stills

Hardware

  • Camera type: Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
  • Width: 4.31 inches
  • Height: 2.36 inches
  • Depth: 1.3 inches
  • Weight: 0.5 pounds
  • Color: Black, Pink, Silver
  • Camera type: Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
  • Width: 4.8 inches
  • Height: 3.53 inches
  • Depth: 1.56 inches
  • Weight: 0.75 pounds
  • Color: Black
  • 3D capture: Stills
  • Sensor size: APS-C
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 16.1 megapixels

Sensor

  • Sensor size: APS-C
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 16.2 megapixels
  • Sensor size: Other
  • Size: 23.5 x 15.7mm
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 20.3 megapixels
  • Minimum ISO: 200
  • Maximum ISO: 16000
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 4000
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 30 seconds
  • Max. continuous shooting speed: 5.5 FPS

Controls

  • Minimum ISO: 100
  • Maximum ISO: 12800
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 4000
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 30 seconds
  • Focus points: 25
  • Max. continuous shooting speed: 5.5 FPS
  • Minimum ISO: 100
  • Maximum ISO: 12800
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 8000
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 30 seconds
  • Max. continuous shooting speed: 8 FPS
  • Size: 3 inches
  • Resolution: 921600 dots
  • Articulating / hinged screen: Yes

Display

  • Size: 3 inches
  • Resolution: 921600 dots
  • Articulating / hinged screen: Yes
  • Size: 3 inches
  • Resolution: 614000 dots
  • Articulating / hinged screen: Yes
  • Built-in viewfinder: Yes
  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 24, 59.94, 29.97

Video

  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 720p
  • Standard framerate(s): 30
  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 24, 30
  • Supported video formats: MPEG-4, AVCHD
  • RAW support: RAW, RAW + JPEG

Software

  • Supported video formats: MPEG-4, H.264, AVCHD
  • RAW support: RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Supported video formats: H.264
  • RAW support: RAW
  • Interchangeable: Yes
  • Supported mounts: Sony E
  • Focal length (wide): 18 mm
  • Focal length (telephoto): 55 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 3.5

Lens

  • Interchangeable: Yes
  • Supported mounts: Sony E
  • Focal length (35mm equivalent - wide): 27 mm
  • Focal length (35mm equivalent - telephoto): 82.5 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 3.5
  • Interchangeable: Yes
  • Supported mounts: Samsung NX
  • Focal length (wide): 18 mm
  • Focal length (telephoto): 55 mm

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • GPS: Optional
  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo

Storage

  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Built-in speaker: Yes
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

Audio

  • Microphone input: Yes
  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): USB, HDMI mini

Ports

  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): USB, HDMI
  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): USB
  • Model: NP-FW50
  • Removable: Yes

Battery

  • Model: NP-FW50
  • Removable: Yes
  • Model: BP1310
  • Removable: Yes
Yes (Built-in)

Flash

Yes (Optional)
Yes (Built-in)
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