Manufacturer’s Description

Sony has engineered an impressively small camera that takes incredibly good photographs. In fact, the α NEX-3 camera has all quality of a DSLR in about half the size and weight. Pulling off this minor miracle took some clever innovations in glass, silicon and software code.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Life 330 Shot
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.00 "
Effective Camera Resolution 14.2 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Sony Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number NEX3K/S
UPC Code 0027242797628
Brand Name Sony
Product Name alpha NEX-3 Micro Four Third Digital Camera
Marketing Information

Sony has engineered an impressively small camera that takes incredibly good photographs. In fact, the α NEX-3 camera has all quality of a DSLR in about half the size and weight. Pulling off this minor miracle took some clever innovations in glass, silicon and software code.

Product Model NEX-3
Product Type Mirrorless Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4592 x 3056
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.1 x
Aperture Range f/3.5 to 5.6
Autofocus Points 25
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 9.80
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • alpha NEX-3 Micro Four Third Digital Camera
  • SEL1855 E-mount 18-55mm lens
  • Detachable Flash HVL-F7S
  • Power Cord
  • USB Cable (Mini B)
  • Lens Cap
  • Case for Flash
  • Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery NP-FW50
  • CD-ROM
  • Lens Rear Cap
  • Battery Charger BC-VW1
  • Shoulder Strap
Features Face Detection
Physical Characteristics
Height 2.3"
Width 4.4"
Depth 1.5"
Weight (Approximate) 8.1 oz
Video
Video Formats MP4
Maximum Video Resolution 1440 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type No
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year