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X0750_16001

J1

By Nikon
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Verge score: 7.2 Verge score: 5.8

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

Successor to the NEX-5, the NEX-5N from Sony improves on its predecessor with a 16.1-megapixel CMOS sensor, a touch-friendly, angle-adjustable, 3-inch display, enhanced low-light sensitivity (up to ISO 25600), and 1080p AVCHD video recording. Sony does little by way of changing the NEX-5's style but incorporates more magnesium alloy throughout the camera's slim body.

The J1 is the less expensive of the two cameras that represented the Nikon's entrance into the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera market. The new Nikon 1 series introduced a new sensor size and a new lens mount (dubbed CX and Nikkor 1, respectively). Most notably, the J1 can take advantage of all Nikon F mount lenses when used in conjunction with an optional adapter. The J1 also features 1080p video recording and a 1200 FPS slow motion mode. The camera also has the ability to take stills during video recording.

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

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: September 2011
  • Price at launch: $699.99
  • Status: Available
  • Price at launch: $649.95

Also Known As...

  • Alias: NEX-5NK/B, NEX-5N/B

Pricing (base kit)

  • SKU description: Kit with 18mm-55mm Lens
  • SKU description: Kit with 10-30mm and 30-110mm lenses., Kit with 10-30mm and 10mm lenses., Pink kit with 10-30mm and 30-110mm lenses., Kit with 10-30mm lens.

Pricing (body only)

  • Price at launch: 600 $
  • 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: 4.36 inches
  • Height: 2.31 inches
  • Depth: 1.5 inches
  • Weight: 0.46 pounds
  • Color: Black
  • Camera type: Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
  • Width: 4.17 inches
  • Height: 2.4 inches
  • Depth: 1.17 inches
  • Weight: 0.52 pounds
  • Color: Pink / Black, Silver / Black, Red / Black, White / Black, Black
  • Sensor size: APS-C
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 16.1 megapixels

Sensor

  • Sensor size: APS-C
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 16.1 megapixels
  • Sensor size: Other
  • Size: 13.2 x 8.8mm
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 10.1 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: 25600
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 4000
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 30 seconds
  • Focus points: 25
  • Max. continuous shooting speed: 10 FPS
  • Minimum ISO: 100
  • Maximum ISO: 6400
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 16000
  • Slowest shutter speed (1/n): 3 seconds
  • Max. continuous shooting speed: 60 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: 460000 dots
  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 24, 59.94, 29.97

Video

  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 24, 30, 60
  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 30, 60
  • Slow motion framerate: 1200 FPS
  • Continuous AF: Yes
  • 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: MPEG-4, H.264
  • RAW support: RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • 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 (wide): 18 mm
  • Focal length (telephoto): 55 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 3.5
  • Interchangeable: Yes, Yes, Yes
  • Supported mounts: Nikon 1, Nikon 1, Nikon 1
  • Focal length (wide): 30 mm, 10 mm, 10 mm
  • Focal length (telephoto): 110 mm, 30 mm
  • Focal length (35mm equivalent - wide): 27 mm
  • Focal length (35mm equivalent - telephoto): 81 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 3.8, 2.8, 3.5
  • Image stabilization: Yes, Yes

Connectivity

  • 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

  • Built-in speaker: Yes
  • Built-in microphone: Yes
  • Built-in microphone: Yes
  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): USB, HDMI mini

Ports

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

Battery

  • Model: NP-FW50
  • Removable: Yes
  • Model: EN-EL20
Yes (Built-in)

Flash

Yes (Built-in)
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