Sony NEX-3N
Top 53%715 points
Top 53%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
lowmidhigh
Top 95%
747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Sony NEX-3N: 44 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16.10MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.6mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
247
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
25
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
191
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
1067ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
178
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
0

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony NEX-3N
26% have it
152
0

7. weight

269g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
0

8. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
74
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
132
0

9. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
16000ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

10. video recording

720 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

11. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
480shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
22.80bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony NEX-3N
48% have it
86
0

14. width

110mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

15. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
12.50Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.80Evs
72
0

16. height

62mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

17. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
460k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

18. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
0

19. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Sony NEX-3N
73% have it
57
0

20. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Sony NEX-3N
43% have it
54
0

21. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Sony NEX-3N
26% have it
54
0

22. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Sony NEX-3N
52% have it
52
0

23. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Sony NEX-3N
88% have it
51
0

24. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Sony NEX-3N
66% have it
49
0

25. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Sony NEX-3N
45% have it
48
0

26. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Canon EOS M6: 2
43
0

27. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Sony NEX-3N
67% have it
41
0

28. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Sony NEX-3N
55% have it
41
0

29. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Sony NEX-3N
88% have it
41
0

30. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
30s
Hasselblad H5D-200c MS: 720s
37
0

31. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Sony NEX-3N
64% have it
37
0

32. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Sony NEX-3N
62% have it
36
0

33. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Sony NEX-3N
59% have it
35
0

34. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Sony NEX-3N
93% have it
32
0

35. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.10
31
0

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