Fujifilm FinePix x20 vs Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Fujifilm FinePix x20
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix x20

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Phase detection autofocus
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fast and accurate
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
272 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix x20.
Explore our gallery of 19 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha NEX-3N.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm x20

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$57.00 vs $289.00
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The best price we've seen is $232 cheaper (5.1x less)
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Advantages of the Sony NEX-3N

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Size
Smaller
110×62×35 mm vs 117×70×57 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Battery life
Longer battery life
480 shots vs 270 shots
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Around 80% more shots per battery charge
True resolution
Higher true resolution
16.1 MP vs 12 MP
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Capture more than 30% more detail in your photos
Thickness
Thinner
1.4" vs 2.2"
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Around 40% thinner
Weight
Lighter
269 g vs 353 g
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More than 20% lighter
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
16,000 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The NEX-3N's maximum light sensitivity is 0.6 f-stops better
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
Better editing
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
1/4000 of a second
Common Weaknesses
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
460k dots

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$300 - $360 with 20-50mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$240 body only

$315 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$585 body only

$380 with 10-30mm lens

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature

Fujifilm FinePix x20 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$431 - $500

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Size Slightly larger
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$399

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Autofocus Slower autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$399

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Larger screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Boutique

$645

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$848 - $1,168

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
True resolution Higher true resolution
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

Sony Alpha NEX-3N Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$274 body only

$440 - $448 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
True resolution Higher true resolution
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX-5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$605 body only

$803 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Thickness Slightly thicker
Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

$345 with 16mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony NEX-F3

Sony NEX-F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Startup delay Less startup delay
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Size Slightly larger
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Size Slightly larger

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