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Sony NEX-3NL Digital Camera

MILC 16.1MP CMOS SDXC Dec 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Sony has good reviews for its cameras
Has a built-in flash
Features noise reduction
119 Reviews + 9 Awards
Camera Labs Highly Recommended Digicam Buyer.co.uk Editor's Choice PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended

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Reviews

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 23,045 expert and owner reviews (including 401 verified purchases) for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 93% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Sony NEX-3NL has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo ($799.98), and the GE A1455 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an HDMI Port

The NEX-3NL has an HDMI port, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The NEX-3NL has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Audio

Features Noise Reduction

The NEX-3NL features noise reduction, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony NEX-3NL has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

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Camera

Features Saturation Adjustment

The NEX-3NL features saturation adjustment, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The NEX-3NL features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The NEX-3NL features contrast adjustment. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Histogram

The Sony NEX-3NL features histogram, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Flash

Has a Pre-Flash

The Sony NEX-3NL has a pre-flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The NEX-3NL has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Display

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The NEX-3NL has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The NEX-3NL has one of the higher display resolutions (numeric) (460,800 pixels) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera is 230 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 430,000 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the NEX-3NL has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the Casio EX-ZR400.

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Picture Quality

4912 X 3264 Still Image Resolution

The NEX-3NL has a higher still image resolution than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera has a 4912 x 3264 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4912 X 3264 and 3568 X 2368 and 2448 X 1624. Across all comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 4928 x 3264.

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4912 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The NEX-3NL has a 4912 X 3264 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras of this age and spec. Most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago the worst image resolution is 4288 x 3216 pixels and the best is 4928 x 3264 pixels.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The NEX-3NL has an HDMI. Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have an HDMI.

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Battery

480 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera take between 105 and 1,499 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Sony NEX-3NL which takes 480 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the NEX-3NL is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Sony camera). In addition, this digital camera supports a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

A 320 x 120 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the NEX-3NL is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Light Exposure

Only Supports Eight ISO Sensitivities

The NEX-3NL has a greater number of ISO speeds than most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 and 16000 are also supported by this Sony digital camera.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Sony digital camera was released in April 2017.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The Sony NEX-3NL has a pretty typical weight (210 grams) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 210g digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony NEX-3NL ($374.91).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony nex3nlw2bdl, sony nex3nlb
Barcodes 00027242864108, 00027242864115, 00042822100940, 00616932802218, 00617529207973
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