Sony Alpha NEX-3 Specifications

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Product Type
    Digital camera - mirrorless system
  • Enclosure Color
    red
  • Sensor Resolution
    14.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    14,600,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    14,200,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.6 x 23.4mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)
  • Digital Zoom
    10 x
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    25
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-4
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • HDR Mode
    Auto HDR mode
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • ISO (Max)
    12800
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200-12800, ISO auto (200-1600)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    49
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    handheld twilight, landscape, macro, night portrait, night view, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Landscape, Neutral, Portrait, Sunset, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps
  • X-sync Speed
    1/160 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

  • Type
    Wide-angle lens - 16 mm - f/2.8
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    9.4 in
  • Max View Angle
    83 degrees
  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 5 elements
  • Filter Size
    49 mm
  • Lens System Mounting
    Sony E-mount
  • Features
    aspherical lens
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Sony E-mount

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    detachable flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    7
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, wireless off-camera control
  • External Flash Name
    Sony HVL-F7S

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.3 frames per second, 7 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    720p HD movie recording, accessories hot shoe, Sweep Panorama technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, saturation control, AE lock, shadow point display, sharpness control, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, highlight point display, histogram display, saturation control, shadow point display, sharpness control, AF lock, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent Scene Recognition (iSCN), LCD live view mode, RGB primary color filter, LCD live view mode, Smile Detection technology, Sweep Panorama technology

Display

  • Resolution
    921,600 pixels
  • Display Features
    folding

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Duo card, SD card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony Image Data Converter SR, Sony Image Data Lightbox SR, Sony Picture Motion Browser

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.1.3 or later, MS Windows 2000 Professional, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP2
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, battery charger, body cap, dust cap, flash carrying case, lens cap, shoulder strap

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FW50
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1080 mAh ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    4592 x 3056
    4592 x 2576
    3344 x 2224
    3344 x 1872
    2288 x 1520
    2288 x 1280
  • Video Capture
    MPEG-4 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    MPEG-4 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.6 in
  • Depth
    1.3 in
  • Height
    2.5 in
  • Weight
    8.4 oz

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony