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Sony NEX-3NL

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Sony NEX-3NL

Sony NEX-3NL
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A classic and good spec MILC camera
MILC 16.1MP 4912 X 3264 Pixels CMOS Dec 2013
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Sony NEX-3NL Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony NEX-3NL number 694 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
125 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 86%, based on 125 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4912 X 3264 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Every detail of life, beautifully revealed
Large sensor for gorgeous images
Smooth zoom
Self-portraits made easy
Fantastic full HD video
Brighten up
The perfect composition

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

84
Portrait Photography
Excellent
63
Landscape Photography
Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
83
Sports Photography
Excellent
90
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

How Big is the Sony NEX-3NL?

The Sony NEX-3NL is 109.9mm wide and 62mm tall. It is 34.6mm deep and weighs 210g.

Sony NEX-3NL front dimensions
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Sony NEX-3NL In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Sony NEX-3NL of 16.1MP is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 43% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4912 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The NEX-3NL has a maximum image resolution of 4912 X 3264 pixels. That's 1% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the NEX-3NL of 16,000 is higher than 77% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Average Weight

The NEX-3NL's weight of 210g is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 49% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The NEX-3NL has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1440 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Sony NEX-3NL features flash exposure compensation, unlike 79% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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4912 X 3264 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the NEX-3NL is 4912 x 3264. That's over five times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Sony NEX-3NL's display diagonal of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 35% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The NEX-3NL has an HDMI port. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The NEX-3NL features saturation adjustment. 87% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The NEX-3NL supports dioptic correction. 90% of digital cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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480 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the NEX-3NL which takes 480 battery life.

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Features Noise Reduction

The NEX-3NL features noise reduction, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not feature noise reduction.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The NEX-3NL has a vari-angle LCD display. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The NEX-3NL features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The NEX-3NL has a pre-flash. 95% of cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The NEX-3NL features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This Sony digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony nex3nlw2bdl, sony nex3nlb

Barcodes:

00027242864108, 00027242864115, 00042822100940, 00616932802218, 00617529207973

Sony NEX-3NL

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