Sony NEX-3 ? The differences

The NEX-3

The NEX-3 is the junior of the two new NEX system cameras and is almost identical to the NEX-5 except for a few key areas. The body is made from polycarbonate rather than magnesium alloy and is very slightly larger and heavier, though it has a much shallower handgrip, giving the user a less secure and, in my opinion, less satisfying hold of the camera. The shutter button is positioned further back on the body, giving the camera a more ‘point and shoot’ feel than the NEX-5, even though internally the only difference is that the movie mode is only 720p, rather than full 1080p HD. On the plus side the NEX-3 is around £100 cheaper than the NEX-5.
Sony NEX-3

  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. Page 2
  3. 3. Sony NEX-5 ? First Impressions
  4. 4. Sony NEX-5 ? Image Quality (with sample images)
  5. 5. Sony NEX-5 ? ISO comparisons
  6. 6. Sony NEX-5 ? ISO comparison with Lumix GH1
  7. 7. Sony NEX-3 ? The differences
  8. 8. Sony NEX system - Lenses and Adaptors
  9. 9. Sony NEX system - Packaging, Pricing, Availability
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