Sony NEX-C3 - Sample Images: General Images



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The D-Range Optimizer boosts shadow detail and resolution levels are very good…

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…as this 100% crop from the above image shows

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The larger APS-C sensor can also generate a much shallower depth of field than compact cameras

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There’s a handy Macro mode tucked away in the Scene mode menu that works well

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Used at its maximum f/2.8 aperture, the 16mm lens can be used for creative portraiture

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This image shows that, even at ISO 12,800, the NEX-C3 can produce usable results

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Used on the ‘Standard’ setting the NEX-C3 delivers lifelike colour…

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…but can also deliver plenty of punch when needed

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We’re big fans of the seamless Sweep Panorama mode, although it’s a shame there’s no high resolution option

Score in detail

  • Value 8
  • Design & Features 8
  • Image Quality 9
  • Build Quality 9


Megapixels (Megapixel) 16.2 Megapixel
Optical Zoom (Times) N/Ax
Image Sensor Emor R CMOS
Optical focal length N/A
Shutter speed 30sec - 1/4000sec
Auto focus 25-point contrast detect
Manual focus Yes
Max output resolution 4912 X 3264
Other resolutions 3568 X 2368 (8.4M), 2448 X 1624 (4M)
Focus range N/A
Exposure control PASM , Intelligent Auto, 8 Scene, Picture Effect, Anti Motion Blur, 3D, Sweep Panorama,
Exposure metering 49-segment
Exposure compensation +/-2EV with 1/3EVsteps
Image Stabilisation No, lens based
ISO settings ISO 200 - 12,800
LCD Monitor 3 in, 921k-dot
Viewfinder No
Flash range GN7 @ ISO 100,
Flash modes Flash Off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync
White balance modes Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash
Drive modes Single, Continuous, Speed-priority Continuous
Image formats JPEG, Raw
Picture adjustments No
Video (max res/format) 1280 x 720
Movie length N/A
Self timer 2sec, 10sec
Memory card slot SD, SDHC
Supplied memory Yes
Batteries supplied Yes, Li-ion
Charger supplied Yes
A/V output Yes
Charging/Computer Connection Yes
AV Out Yes
Manual Yes

Physical Specifications

Dimensions Width (Millimeter) 109.6mm
Depth (Millimeter) 60mm
Length (Millimeter) 33mm
Weight (body only) (Kilogram) 225kg