Summary Sony F3

Prices Price
Body only
With 18-55mm lens
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 7
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 28
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"
Light sensitivity
Help 16,000 ISO
see all specifications
Lenses Lenses
Browse Sony NEX F3 lenses at LensHero
Sony NEX F3Sony NEX F3


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
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range

Compare the new Sony NEX-3N vs the F3


FIRST LOOK: NEW Sony α NEX-F3 Camera & 18-200mm Telephoto Zoom Lens
  • Image quality
  • Preview
  • Review


Report a correction

The Sony F3 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Low light performance Low noise at high ISO Help
1,114 ISO
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Weight Light Help
314 g
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Size Quite small Help
Mid size (117×67×42 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed


Report a correction

The Sony F3 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.5 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Shutter lag Longer shutter lag Help
314 ms shutter lag
Missing geo-tagging
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
920k dots
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Startup delay Longer startup delay Help
1500 ms startup delay
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
16 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
Announced Old Help
April 2012
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
30 seconds


front photo of the Sony NEX F3back photo of the Sony NEX F3angle photo of the Sony NEX F3


Sony NEX F3

Report a correction

Showing 1 comments

Avatar for Panzerfaustnl Panzerfaustnl (4:41 PM, May 18, 2012)
This is the Fiat Multipla of the digital camera's.