Summary Sony NEX-F3

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Body only
With 18-55mm lens
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Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
Screen resolution
Help 920k dots
Help 16 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
Screen size
Help 3.0"
Light sensitivity
Help 16,000 ISO
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Sony has replaced the NEX-F3 with the NEX-3N.

Sony Alpha NEX-3N
Sony Alpha NEX-3N announced February, 2013
Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Size Smaller

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Sony NEX-F3 Menu Tour
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The Sony NEX-F3 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensor Help
Avoids dust in your photos
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Battery life Above average battery life Help
470 shots
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting


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The Sony NEX-F3 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.5 fps
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
April, 2012
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
16 MP
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
30 seconds




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John (11:04 PM, July 31, 2013)
This camera does have continuous auto focus for video, i own it and use the video function all the time. The video continuous auto focus was the main reason i picked this mirrorless camera