Meet your new partner for capturing life's most inspiring moments. The Alpha NEX-3N delivers high-resolution photos and exquisite Full HD movies2, all with excellent edge-to-edge sharpness. This thoughtfully designed, feature-filled interchangeable-lens camera features a large APS-C size sensor, a built-in pop-up flash, 4 fps continuous shooting and much more. The 180° tiltable LCD makes self-portraits foolproof and fun. And with Auto Object Framing, it's easy to produce beautifully balanced, perfectly framed shots of nearly any subject.
"By far the most impressive entry-level Sony ILC (interchangeable lens camera) we've seen... It's a fantastically capable camera, and it looks great too."
The NEX-3N features a large 16.1-megapixel Exmor HD APS-C sensor—the same sensor format typically found in full-size DSLR cameras. Combined with premium Sony CMOS technology, the NEX-3N achieves high resolution with no penalty in low-light sensitivity or sensor noise. You'll achieve lavishly detailed photos that make for lovely enlargements, not to mention Full HD video2 of incredible richness and clarity.
The easily accessible zoom lever on the body of the camera allows for effortless one-handed operation and smooth zooming—even when shooting self-portraits—bringing compact camera convenience to the realm of interchangeable-lens models.
Thanks to the NEX-3N's tiltable LCD screen, snapping self-portraits has never been easier. Or more successful. Say goodbye to all those throwaways—since the LCD screen flips up a whole 180°, you can make sure you're perfectly positioned in the frame before pressing the shutter. Include your friends for a group shot, experiment with interesting angles or star in your own video clip2.See the tiltable LCD in action
Record stunning, high-quality movies at Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution in either 60i or 24p frames per second (records in 29-minute segments). Choose the AVCHD™ codec for exquisite Blu-ray Disc™ picture quality, or record in the PC-friendly MP4 format which lets you compress files for easy upload to sites like Facebook® and YouTube™.
The NEX-3N offers the convenience of a built-in flash right at your fingertips. Perfect when an extra burst of light is needed to nail the shot, the powerful pop-up flash illuminates the frame so no detail is left in the dark. Combined with high ISO sensitivity, you'll be able to shoot in nearly any setting.Take a closer look at the flash
Give your photos a professional look with the help of Auto Object Framing. Featuring advancements like exceptional two-person portrait capability along with Face Detection and Tracking Focus technology, Auto Object Framing turns ordinary photos into beautifully balanced compositions by automatically recognizing the scene then cropping accordingly. It's an effortless way to achieve perfectly framed photos every time.Watch the Auto Object Framing demo
Capture gorgeous, DSLR-quality photos with a camera that easily fits in your jacket pocket or purse. Though small in size, the Sony Alpha NEX-3N interchangeable lens camera features a large 16.1-megapixel APS-C size sensor—the same sensor format typically found in full-size DSLR cameras—for deliciously detailed images that pop with impressive clarity and richness. Combined with Sony Exmor CMOS technology, the NEX-3N achieves high resolution and stellar low-light performance with reduced noise. With a tiltable LCD screen that flips up 180°, you'll have a blast capturing perfectly framed self-portraits. Or record beautiful Full HD video—choose from the premium AVCHD format, or shoot in the MP4 codec for easy upload to sites like YouTube™ and Facebook®2. Includes a SELP1650 retractable zoom lens that collapses to just 1 3/16" (30.2mm), making it a perfect companion to the compact NEX-3N camera.
You get incredible detail and gorgeous enlargements. Thanks to the large 16.1 megapixel APS-C sensor size and Sony Exmor® APS HD CMOS technology, the camera achieves high resolution with no penalty in low-light sensitivity or sensor noise.
Give your photos a professional look with Auto Object Framing. Featuring advancements like exceptional two-person portrait capability along with Face Detection and Tracking Focus, Auto Object Framing not only turns ordinary photos into stunning compositions but does so automatically recognizing the scene then cropping accordingly.
The NEX-3N includes 15 effects that can be applied to photos or movies, giving you the means to vastly expand your artistic repertoire. The ability to view effects in real-time on the LCD screen6 before the shot lets you experiment with different looks until you are satisfied with the result.
Corrects for subject movement to capture amazingly clean and sharp images in low light. The camera leverages the large, APS-C image sensor and captures six images in a fraction of a second. Combining the data from all six creates a single image that minimizes subject blur.
Tailor the look of photos and movies before shooting. Choose from one of six settings — Standard, Vivid, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset or Black & White — depending on the scene or your creative intent.
Free, easy-to-use PlayMemories Home image management software automatically installs onto Windows PC’s for Sony Digital Camera users. Download photos and movies onto your computer then view, organize, edit, retouch, print, burn to disk, share or upload to social networking websites.5
The NEX-3N’s tiltable LCD screen flips up 180° to make shooting self-portraits a snap. Include other people, experiment with interesting angles or shoot against famous landmarks. When you press the shutter, the camera does all the work.
With a new Exmor™ sensor that features the same adaptive noise reduction technology from Sony’s flagship SLT-A99V, the NEX-3N easily offers a wide range of sensitivity from ISO 100 to ISO 16000.
Measuring just 3/16” (29.9mm) when fully retracted, this SELP-1650 retractable zoom lens is super compact and easy to carry so you never miss the moment. It covers a 16mm to 50mm range (35mm equivalent = 24-75mm) for flexible shooting, and is equipped with one ED (extra-low dispersion) and four Aspherical elements, resulting in a high performance lens that is surprisingly compact.
Use Superior Auto mode to shoot photos and movies with the ease of a compact digital camera. In this mode, the camera recognizes the current shooting environment then adjusts settings for optimal results. Superior Auto also includes Auto HDR and Hand-held Twilight modes, both of which employ image compositing technology to handle difficult lighting by recording multiple images at high speed then compositing them to produce the final photo.
Set NEX-3N to recognize faces and smiles. Face Detection locates up to eight faces in a composition then adjusts exposure, white balance and other settings based on these faces. Smile Shutter — adjustable in three levels — automatically takes a shot when smiles in the scene are at their brightest.
A new zoom lever on the body of the camera allows for effortless one-handed operation and smooth zooming* even when shooting self-portraits, bringing compact camera convenience to the realm of interchangeable-lens models.
Perfect when an extra burst of light is needed to get the shot, the built-in Guide Number 6 flash1 combines with high ISO sensitivity to enable shooting in just about any setting.
Perfect for self-portraits or casual snaps, the natural form ensures quick, comfortable handling and makes the camera easy to carry around. In addition, the textured grip prevents slipping even when shooting one-handed or when using exceptionally large lenses.
NEX-3N provides easy access to most Picture Effect settings as well as controls for Background Defocus, Brightness, Color and Vividness. Just activate Photo Creativity, choose the appropriate item then adjust while viewing in real-time on the LCD screen. The ability to combine settings offers nearly unlimited creative control, and lets you compensate for tricky lighting.
Get cleaner and sharper nighttime pictures—beyond the capability of traditional cameras—without using flash or a tripod. The camera leverages the large, APS-C image sensor and captures six images in a fraction of a second. Combining the data from all six creates a single image of extraordinary detail and low noise.
Freeze fast-moving subjects by shooting at up to 4 fps. This is the ideal solution for photographing sports, children at play or other action.
The kit includes a NP-FW50 Lithium ion rechargeable battery, AC-UB10 USB AC charger (in-camera battery charging), Mini-B USB cable, and shoulder strap.
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LCD Protective Cover
Body Case for NEX-3NL
Alpha NEX Lens Jacket Case
Compact Carrying Case
PROFORMA Camera Case for Alpha NEX
PROFORMA Camera Case for Alpha NEX
Rugged Soft Carrying Case
Sling Bag Carrying Case
Alpha NEX Camera Wrist Strap
Alpha NEX Leather Camera Strap
InfoLithium W Series Battery Pack
AC Charger for W Series Battery
AC Adapter for Alpha NEX Cameras
Alpha NEX Camera Mount Adapter
Alpha NEX Camera Mount Adapter
Remote Control with Multi Terminal Cable
Compact Remote Control Tripod
Battery LED Video and Infrared Light
Body Cap for Alpha NEX Cameras
Micro to HDMI Cable - 4' 7"
16GB SDHC UHS-1 Memory Card
32GB SDHC UHS-1 Memory Card
50mm f/1.8 Mid-Range Prime Lens
55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 Telephoto Lens
30mm f/3.5 Macro Lens
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Telephoto Lens
20mm f/2.8 Wide-Angle Lens
18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Standard Zoom Lens
10-18mm f/4 Wide-Angle Zoom Lens
24mm f/1.8 Wide-Angle Prime Lens
16-50mm Retractable Zoom Lens
Ultra Wide Converter
35mm f/1.8 Prime Lens
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Telephoto Lens
18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Zoom Lens
16mm f/2.8 Wide-Angle Lens
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