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
  • Width
    4.3 in
  • Depth
    1.3 in
  • Height
    2.4 in
  • Weight
    7.94 oz
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor APS HD CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    16500000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16200000 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
  • System
    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
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • 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 )

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, battery charger, body cap, dust cap, lens cap, shoulder strap

Camera Flash

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

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera

  • Lens Mounting
    Sony E-mount

Display

  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    folding

Lens System

  • Type
    Wide-angle lens - 16 mm - f/2.8 - wide angle
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24 m
  • Min Focus Range
    9.4 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Filter Size
    49 mm
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Memory / Storage

  • 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
  • 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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

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
  • Features
    3D Sweep Panorama technology, NR Slow Shutter, RGB primary color filter, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, Smile Detection technology, Sweep Panorama technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, 720p HD movie recording, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, shadow point display, AE lock, AF lock, Anti-motion Blur Mode, Dynamic Range Optimizer, High ISO NR, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), LCD live view mode

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

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

Software

  • Type
    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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony