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Sony Alpha NEX-C3


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Manufacturer Sony Electronics
Model name Alpha NEX-C3
Date announced 2011-06-08
MSRP $600
Street price $549  See all prices
Official site Alpha NEX-3C Homepage
 
Camera type Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera
Sensor size (type) 23.5 x 15.6 mm (CMOS)
Max still resolution 4912 x 3264 (16 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability N/A
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
N/A
Max aperture N/A
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
Sony E-mount
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
1.5x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
No
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash No
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses N/A
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 921,600 pixels
LCD position Tilting
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage N/A
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 100 - 25600
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (MPEG-4)
Max movie resolution 1280 x 720
Sound in movies Yes (Stereo)
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC/SDXC + Memory Stick Duo (no card included)
Shop for memory cards
Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used NP-FW50 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
400 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.4 x 2.4 x 1.0 in (111.8 x 61.0 x 25.4 mm)
Weight (empty) 7.9 oz (225 g)
 
Included software Picture Motion Browser, Image Data Converter SR, Image Data Lightbox
 
Misc. notes Compact interchangeable lens camera includes an F2.8, 16 mm pancake lens, or an F3.5-5.6, 18 - 55 mm IS lens for $50 more. Optional optical viewfinder is designed to work with the pancake lens. Shoots continuously at 5.5 fps at full resolution. Has numerous multi-shot layering features, including an HDR mode. Comes in silver, black, and pink.
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