Sony NEX-C3

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.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 08/2011

What You Need To Know

  • Sony's second generation of its entry-level mirrorless interchangeable-lens NEX camera
  • Has an improved sensor and an articulating 3-inch display

Basic Specs

Camera type Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 16.2 megapixels
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo

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Tech Specs

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
Sensor
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 16.2 megapixels
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
Display
Size 3 inches
Resolution 921600 dots
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
Video
Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 720p
Standard framerate(s) 30
Software
Supported video formats MPEG-4, H.264, AVCHD
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
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
Storage
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
Ports
Video out Yes
Connection(s) USB, HDMI
Battery
Model NP-FW50
Removable Yes
Flash
Flash Yes (Optional)
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