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Sony NEX-F3
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony NEX-F3: Review

Review guidelines
19 September 2013
  • 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.
  • Pros: Automation very good quality video and images, Autonomy.
  • Cons: A few lenses, Viewfinder absent.
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Overall 7
7.0

Review: Sony Alpha NEX-F3

Wired
8 October 2012
  • Excerpt: When I first picked up Sony’s new NEX-F3 , I could only wonder whether its sensors would be dynamic enough to capture the giant chip on my shoulder. The camera is aimed squarely at what I think of as the purgatory market; “compact” with interchangeable lenses and mirrorless shutter.
  • Pros: Lightweight. Excellent manual capabilities and good lenses that lead to sharp pictures. Surprisingly good for a 0 camera.
  • Cons: Flimsy-feeling plastic body does not inspire confidence. Anemic hand grip. Touchy joystick interface can get in the way of the camera’s best performance. No external battery charger, so you have to plug the camera into the wall.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony Alpha NEX-F3 Review

Digitaltrends
16 September 2012
  • Conclusion: With cameras like this around, you can understand why we had reservations about the Panasonic Lumix G DMC-GX1 . We feel this is very nice move up from an enthusiast point-and-shoot.
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Overall 7
7.4

Expert Review

DP Review
16 August 2012
  • Summary: The Sony Alpha NEX-F3 is one of the best entry-level mirrorless cameras on the market. While its menu-driven interface isn't for everyone, its impressive photo quality and host of useful features offer a lot of bang for the buck.
  • Pros: Very good photo quality; low noise through ISO 1600 in low light, ISO 12800 (!) in good light, Good value for the money, Sharp 3-inch LCD display can flip upward 180 degrees, allowing for easy self-portraits, Snappy performance in most respects, Full manual controls, including RAW support; focus ...
  • Cons: Consistently seems to underexpose by 1/3 or 2/3 stop, Menu-driven user interface still frustrating to use, even with addition of custom button, Design annoyances: camera's size advantage lost when a lens is attached; LCD's 16:9 aspect ratio not suited for still shooting; LCD doesn't tilt downward...
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Overall 7
7.2

Expert Review

reviewed
5 July 2012
  • Summary: A little grip goes a long way with Sony's solid, affordable follow-up to the NEX-C3
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Overall 7
7.2
Design 7
7.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 6
6.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Video quality 8
8.0

Sony NEX-F3 review

theverge.com
8 June 2012
  • Excerpt: I've recommended Sony's NEX cameras to a lot of people over the last year or so. The NEX-7 is too expensive for most people, but the NEX-C3 and NEX-5N are relatively inexpensive cameras that offer big APS-C sensors, interchangeable lenses, and a lot of nifty features and functionality.
  • Pros: Well--built, Solid image quality, Really simple to use and learn, 1080p video recording
  • Cons: Lens ecosystem is still small, A bit larger than previous versions, Slow autofocus, Dynamic range hurts image quality
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony NEX-F3

MacWorld
17 September 2012
  • Conclusion: This is not really a camera for a keen photographer who already knows their way around complex settings. But for compact users looking to step up, the NEX-F3 is hard to beat.
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Overall 8
8.4
Features 8
8.0
Build quality 8
8.0
Autofocus 8
8.0

Sony NEX-F3 review

Amateur Photographer
7 July 2012
  • Summary: The Sony NEX-F3 is a very capable camera. What it does, it does well, and for an entry-level compact system camera it's difficult to find anything that is really missing. The only exceptions, perhaps, are touchscreen control and Wi-Fi capability, as seen on the new Samsung models.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony NEX-F3 review

TechRadar UK
17 May 2012
  • Summary: An entry-level CSC with a tilting screen and built-in flash
  • Pros: Good at high ISOs, Excellent dynamic range, 180 degree swivel screen, Auto HDR mode, Customisable controls, The Sony NEX-F3 packs plenty of features into a lightweight and reasonably compact body. It is more than capable of producing high quality images under a wide range of conditions and feels ...
  • Cons: AF struggles in low light, Articulated arm could be improved, The articulated arm that supports the pop-up flash looks a little flimsy, as does the exposed ribbon cable between the flip-out screen and camera body. Autofocus performance in very low light conditions is poor too.
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Overall 7
7.0

Cámara digital Sony NEX-F3

parentesis.com
28 October 2012
  • Conclusion: Recomendamos este tipo de cámaras a quienes saben algo de fotografía y de controles manuales, ya que para aprovechar al máximo la calidad, hay que usar este tipo de configuraciones. Pero si eres un aficionado, tiene funciones automáticas para que no tengas problemas al usarla.
  • Pros: El tamaño compacto y la cualidad de que sea de lentes intercambiables. La pantalla gira 180º para hacer más fácil todo tipo de fotos.
  • Cons: Tal vez necesites llevar varios lentes a donde vayas para poder tener diferentes opciones de toma y esto puede ocasionar que necesites una mochila algo grande.
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