Sony Alpha NEX-C3 Specifications

Sony Alpha NEX-C3 (with 16mm lens, Black)

Part Number: NEXC3A/B Released: August 1, 2011

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.2 Megapixel, 16.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor APS HD CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    16,500,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16,200,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.6 x 23.5mm
  • 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
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200-12800, ISO auto
  • 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, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid, partial color, High Key, High contrast monochrome, Landscape, Neutral, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K (19 steps), 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 ), 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
  • 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
    2.5 frames per second, 5.5 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    3D Sweep Panorama technology, Exif Print support, High ISO NR, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), LCD live view mode, NR Slow Shutter, PRINT Image Matching, RGB primary color filter, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, Smile Detection technology, Sweep Panorama technology, 720p HD movie recording, USB 2.0 compatibility, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, display brightness control, face detection, AE lock, highlight point display, histogram display, shadow point display, AF lock, Anti-motion Blur Mode, Auto HDR mode, Background defocus, DPOF support, Dynamic Range Optimizer

Display

  • Resolution
    921,600 pixels
  • Display Features
    folding

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO 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 10.3 - 10.6, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

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

Battery

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

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    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
    4912 x 3264
    3568 x 2368
    2448 x 1624
    4912 x 2760
    3568 x 2368
    2448 x 1624, 4912 x 3264
    3568 x 2368
    2448 x 1624
    4912 x 2760
    3568 x 2368
    2448 x 1624
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 9Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 6Mbps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3Mbps, H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 9Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 6Mbps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3Mbps

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.3 in
  • Depth
    1.3 in
  • Height
    2.4 in
  • Weight
    7.9 oz

Environmental Parameters

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony