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Sony NEX3NLW

$449.99
Camera Labs Highly Recommended Digicam Buyer.co.uk Editor's Choice PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A multi award winning 16.1 megapixel camera
MILC 16.1MP CMOS White Dec 2013
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Sony NEX-3NL Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Sony NEX-3NL number 413 across all digital cameras.
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Overall Score
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Average

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
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 cameras 2017.
This Sony digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in flash
Has a pre-flash
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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

Reviews

Nine Industry Awards

This Sony digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites Pcmag-Mideast.com, Digicam Buyer.co.uk, Tbreak.ae and PC Mag all of whom decided that this camera was marvellous.

This camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by both review sites Camera Labs and Ephotozine, both of which said that this digital camera was great.

Another two expert review sites thought that this Sony camera was very good. The editor of website Buy-N-Shoot.com gave this camera a "Gold" award and said it was fantastic and it received a "Recommended" award from review website PhotographyBlog.com, confirming their endorsement.

This camera received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com.

Expert Reviews Are Good

37 experts from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine have rated this Sony camera on average 83 out of 100.

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Good Owner Reviews

Users have rated this Sony digital camera on average 87%. 69 reviewers (84% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Sony Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 29,814 user and expert reviews (including 10,342 verified purchases) for Sony digital cameras and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has very good reviews specifically for its cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

The price range of digital cameras is from $29 to $6,895. We think that this Sony digital camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony NEX-3NL of £299.99 ($299.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $150.00.

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.1 megapixels, the NEX-3NL has a pretty average megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The Sony NEX-3NL has a relatively typical weight (210 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Sony NEX-3NL has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Sony NEX-3NL has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Sony NEX-3NL has a pre-flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the NEX-3NL is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. In addition, this camera support a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 pixels and 640 x 480 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. The best video resolution of all digital cameras is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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480 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The NEX-3NL is a camera that takes 480 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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4912 X 3264 Still Image Resolution

The NEX-3NL has a 4912 x 3264 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have a still image resolution(s) of 3568 x 2368 and 2448 x 1624. The best still image resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Sony NEX-3NL has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other digital cameras also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The NEX-3NL features contrast adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras also feature contrast adjustment.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Sony NEX-3NL supports dioptic correction, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Noise Reduction

The NEX-3NL features noise reduction, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The NEX-3NL features saturation adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras also feature saturation adjustment.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Sony NEX-3NL has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The NEX-3NL features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Sony NEX-3NL has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This digital camera was released in December 2013.


Product Identifiers

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

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