Sony Alpha NEX-C3 specs

General

  • Depth
    1.3 in
  • Image Color Disclaimer
    the displayed product image may be a different color
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor APS HD CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    16500000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    APS-C (15.6 x 23.5 mm)
  • 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
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Smile Capture, Smile Shutter
  • 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, High Key, High contrast monochrome, Landscape, Neutral, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid, partial color
  • 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)

Display

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

Environmental Parameters

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

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

Miscellaneous

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

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, 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

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

Connections

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

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/160 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Software

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

Battery

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

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

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony a NEX
  • Model
    C3
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    mirrorless system
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.5 frames per second, 5.5 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200-12800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    12800
  • Digital Zoom
    10 x
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • High-Definition Video Support
    720p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, High Key, High contrast monochrome, Landscape, Neutral, Pop Color, Portrait, Posterization, Retro, Sunset, Toy camera, Vivid, partial color
  • HDR Mode
    Auto HDR mode
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Smile Capture, Smile Shutter
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Sony E-mount
  • Features
    3D Sweep Panorama technology, AE lock, AF lock, Anti-motion Blur Mode, Dynamic Range Optimizer, High ISO NR, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), LCD live view mode, NR Slow Shutter, RGB primary color filter, Sweep Panorama technology, automatic display brightness adjustment, built-in help guide, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, shadow point display

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    49
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    handheld twilight, landscape, macro, night portrait, night view, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 0-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Sony E-mount

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2500K - 9900K (19 steps), cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    25

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    16.2 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor APS HD CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    APS-C (15.6 x 23.5 mm)
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.6 x 23.5 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Total Pixels
    16500000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16200000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Anti-Dust coating, Dust Reduction (image sensor vibration)

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    folding
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.5 cm
  • Display Format
    921,600 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching

Dimensions & Weight

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony