Summary: Consumers have shown, over the last few years, that they love compact digital cameras with interchangeable lenses that combine the ease of use and convenience of a point and shoot camera with DSLR features like larger sensors, improved performance, better image quality, and interchangeable lenses.
Pros: Excellent image quality, User interface is perfect for consumers stepping up from P&S digital cameras, Fast and accurate AF
Cons: No hot shoe, Poor placement of zoom slider on lens barrel
Summary: We were really impressed with the Sony Nex-3N . With an affordable price, we have a camera that provides image and video quality, and a solid and easy to handle. The result is a machine that actually puts at ease those who want to make the leap from a compact “ point and shoot ” to a platform...
Pros: Design and finishing care, Quality of the images above-average ability to shoot in RAW, Excellent signal / Noise ratio.
Cons: Non-touch display, it lacks the electronic viewfinder, difficult access, the RAW mode.
Excerpt: Just like they did with the point and shoot market, Sony is flooding the mirrorless camera segment with enough options to please just about any kind of buyer. They’ve got the high-end Alpha NEX-7 for the megapixel hungry, the Alpha NEX-6 for those who’re compulsive about having only the latest and...
Pros: Compact form factor, APS-C sensor for the price of a point and shoot, Fast AF, Amazing high ISO performance
Cons: Menu system is a little obtuse, Kit lens doesn't do macro
Excerpt: The smallest Sony NEX -series camera to date—and the most compact camera featuring an APS -C sensor—the 16 megapixel NEX -3N is one of the company’s latest entry-level mirrorless models. The camera offers a few updates to its predecessor like a zoom lever and, importantly, a pop-up flash.
Summary: The 16.1-megapixel Sony NEX-3N shares the same sensor as the Sony NEX-5R but offers a smaller, lighter body. Find out our first impressions of this new Sony camera in our hands-on Sony NEX-3N review video.
Summary: If price has been the only thing keeping you from buying an ILC, you officially have no more excuses left. While the NEX-3n isn’t the best ILC on Sony’s roster, at this price it’s worth every penny.
Summary: Sony has delivered a capable, pocketable camera with the convenience of a compact. While the Power Zoom control makes perfect sense when used with a compatible lens, only two such lenses exist.
Excerpt: We really like Sony NEX cameras. They're easy to use and – thanks to their huge sensors – deliver the best image quality in low-light of any compact system camera (CSC) range. However, the entry-level models (with a 3 in the product name) have tended to be overshadowed by the more stylish and...