Sony NEX-C3

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Sony NEX-C3

Released June 2011

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Type Hybrid
Announced 08/06/2011  
Indicative price (USD) 770  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 4928 x 3280  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 16.16  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.5 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 12.0
Focal length multiplier 1.5 
Aspect Ratio 3:2, 16:9 
ISO latitude  200 - 12800 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 2.5  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  No 
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Sony E  
Weight (gr) 225
Battery type Li-ion, NP-FW50 
Battery weight (gr)  
Camera material Metal top plate, Polycarbonate 
Mount material  
View finder type No 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 921600 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single-shot AF, Continuous AF 
Number of autofocus points 25 
Exposure bracketing Yes, 1/3 EV or 2/3 EV increments, 3 frames 
Exposure compensation +/-2EV with 1/3EVsteps 
Drive modes Single, Continuous (2.5fps), Speed-priority Continuous (5.5fps), 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer 
Buffer size 14 or 18 (JPG), 6 (RAW), 6 (RAW+JPG) 
Recording medium SD SDHC SDXC Memory Stick Pro Duo Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo  
Image format JPEG (DCF v.2.0, Exif v.2.3, MPF Baseline) compliant, DPOF compatible, RAW (Sony ARW 2.2 format), RAW & JPEG 
White balance bracketing  
Connectivity USB 2.0 (High Speed), HDMI (mini type C) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes (smart accessory terminal) 
Histogram Yes 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1280 x 720 (29.97fps) 
Full HD No 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MP4 
Video codec MPEG-4 Visual 
Video stabilisation  

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