Belonging to Sonys series, the -Nex 3 is Sonys first mirror-less and interchangeable lens camera. Read on for its technical specifications, latest features and price.

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Sony Nex-3 with 18-55mm Lens

When Panasonic and Olympus came out with their mirror-less varieties of Micro Four Thirds cameras, which were devoid of the pentaprism mirror, the imaging world was taken by storm, quite understandably too. Everyone wanted to know as to when other brands would also join the bandwagon. After all, mirror-less cameras do come with the ease of a compact camera as well as the versatility and professional quality of a DSLR. As if saying to all its fans Thy wish is my command, Sony brings out its range of -Nex cameras, which are mirror-less cameras with interchangeable lenses, the first of which is Sony -Nex 3. This mirror-less camera 14.2 mp camera comes with two lenses a prime lens of 16mm and a wide angle lens of 18-55mm.

Design and Functioning

Sporting smaller dimensions as compared to a traditional DSLR, the Sony -Nex 3 bears the same easy grip on the right side and the full controls of the same, complete with interchangeable lens. It also comes in Metallic Silver colour and Fiery Red, apart from the traditional black colour that most people recognise a DSLR with. this camera merges the DSLR-quality imaging with the convenience of interchangeable lenses in a sleek new design, that slips easily into a bag or pocket. In contrast with conventional DSLR models, the mirror-less construction helps in greatly reducing the overall dimensions of the camera. An elegant, uncluttered user interface featuring a new never get lost menu makes the powerful creative possibilities of the NEX-3 accessible to photo enthusiasts and snap shooters alike. Shooting parameters are easily accessed via an intuitive control wheel and two soft keys. Images and camera settings are displayed on the large, bright 3 Xtra Fine LCD screen with TruBlack technology that tilts up or down for comfortable viewing in any shooting position. This camera is compatible with Memory Stick Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo as also SD/SDHC/SDXC cards.


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Sony Nex-3 with 18-55mm Lens Price India
Price: Rs. 28,000.00Resolution: 14.20 MP

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Technical Specifications of Sony Nex-3 with 18-55mm Lens
OverviewBattery (Type) Li-Ion
DimensionsWidth (mm) 117
Depth (mm) 33
Height (mm) 63
Weight 239g
LensFocal Length(mm) 16/18-55
Shutter Speed (seconds) 1/4000 - 30
ISO rating Auto, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800
Interchangeability Yes
Lens Mount Sony E-mount
Image SensorType CMOS
Total Resolution(MP) 14.60
Effective Resolution(MP) 14.20
Dust Reduction System Yes
ViewfinderType LCD
Size 3
MemoryCard Type Memory Stick Duo
Light MeteringMulti Metering Yes
Center Weighted Metering Yes
Spot Metering Yes
ImagingExposure Compensation Manual or Automatic
Aperture Manual
White Balance Manual or Automatic
Focus Manual
Image Stabilization Automatic
Shooting Modes Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night View, Handheld Twilight
Built in Flash Manual
External flash support Automatic
InterfaceWiFi NA
Bluetooth NA
Picbridge NA
Hdmi Yes
Primary FeaturesAuto Bracketing NA
Self Timer 10.00
Face Detection NA
Af Assist Lamp NA
Movie Mode Yes
Red Eye Reduction Yes
Histogram Yes
Colour Options Black, Silver, Red
Last Updated on : August 14, 2010

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