Summary: The Sony NEX-F3 is the right camera for those who want to achieve better photos. He does everything to minimize the possibility of error and does it well. Obviously, activating all its functions help, compromises, but at least you do not run the risk of coming home with images unusable. It can also be used in a full manual, but do not believe it is the ideal model for those who ask for something more to their photography.
Pros: Automation very good quality video and images, Autonomy.
Excerpt: The Alpha NEX series of cameras straddle two worlds. They have the sensors of DSLR cameras but compact bodies reminiscent of point-and-shoots. The large lenses signal their serious semi-pro nature, though small pancake lenses are available, too. The NEX-F3 proves why compact mirrorless cameras are a great idea.
Summary: Though it doesn't wow us for any particular aspect, the Sony Alpha NEX-F3 is a nice overall package for photographers looking for something with better photo quality and more flexible than a point-and-shoot.
Pros: The Sony Alpha NEX-F3 produces very nice low- to midrange sensitivity pictures, plus you can configure it for streamlined shooting, and delivers solid overall performance. The new automated self-portrait is also a boon for people who like to put themselves in the picture.
Cons: The LCD can be difficult to view in bright light, and the SD card slot is in a bad spot for tripod users.
Conclusion: The Sony Alpha NEX-F3 is a worthy successor to the Editors' Choice NEX-C3. The latest iteration impresses with superb image quality, even at very high ISO settings, and you get a deeper handgrip, built-in flash, and support for an optional EVF.
Pros: Built-in flash. Optional EVF available. Great high ISO performance. Customizable controls. 180° tilting LCD. 1080p video support.
Cons: Front-facing LCD limits downward tilt. APS-C lenses are larger than some other mirrorless systems. Limited lens library. No dedicated battery charger.
Summary: We had a great time with the Sony NEX â€“F3. From its solid construction down to its usability, it’s really a great entry level NEX camera. In our opinion, this will be a good intro camera for photography beginners who are transitioning from their point-and-shoot camera. As with other MILC, users would basically get the best of both worlds by having the ease of use of a POS and the controls of a DSLR.
Excerpt: The Alpha NEX-F3 ($599) is Sony's entry-level mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. It's the replacement to the NEX-C3, with the most significant change being a new 3-inch LCD that can flip upward 180 degrees and face your subject. In addition, the F3 now sports a built-in flash, so you'll no longer need to carry around an external one. It also has a higher ISO top end, an improved movie mode, and a new Superior Auto mode.
Summary: The Sony NEX-F3 comes as the latest in the Sony NEX range and replaces the Sony NEX-C3. The new Sony NEX camera features a 16-million-pixel CMOS sensor, improved grip and 180 flip up screen. In our video review of the camera below, Amy from our testing team takes a look at what the Sony NEX-F3 has to offer. Alternatively, you can visit our sister site, TechRadar , to read the full, scientific Sony NEX-F3 review .
Summary: In the end, the largest added-value of this camera is its ease of use, image quality, the “Superior” auto-mode (Sony’s own feature name) and the ability to charge and sync with Micro-USB. If you have checked the photos and videos that I have posted on Flickr , you can see that the image quality is very good. I have not had any particular issue with the LCD in terms of not being able to see, but again, this may vary depending on your own environment.