Camera News
by Brad Soo on June 8 2011

Sony has just announced their next-generation camera in their mirrorless NEX camera system. It’s a fairly evolutionary update, with a higher resolution EXMOR CMOS sensor and slightly tweaked design.

Sony NEX-C3
(Compact interchangeable lens camera)

  • 16.2 effective megapixels (EXMOR APS-C CMOS sensor, 1.5X crop)
  • Sony E-mount (1.5X crop factor); compatible with Alpha lenses (minus autofocus ability) via adapter
  • 3 inch LCD (921,000 pixels) with two separate hinges for tilting
  • Proprietary “Smart Accessory Terminal” port where you can attach an external ‘popup’ flash or optical viewfinder
  • ISO speed range of 100 – 12800 (no ISO expansion)
  • Full time live view; face and smile detection available
  • Auto HDR (High dynamic range) takes several pictures and combines them into one for improved dynamic range
  • Handheld twilight and anti-blur modes takes and combines multiple photos into lower noise/sharper pictures
  • Sweep Panorama mode automatically creates panoramas as you pan the camera; panorama photos can be created in 2D or 3D
  • Full manual controls
    An (optionally toggled) beginner oriented ‘Photo Creativity’ interface allows simplified but still flexible adjustment of manual exposure settings
  • 720p standard HD (1280 x 720) movie mode with stereo sound recording, continuous AF, optical image stabilizer and dedicated start/stop button
  • Single memory slot allows for both SD/SDHC/SDXC and Memory Stick Duo cards
  • Uses a lithium-ion battery (NP-FM50)
  • Available in August for $600 (with 16 mm pancake lens) or $650 (with 18-55 mm image-stabilized kit lens)
  • Comes in your choice of silver, black or pink

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