Sony’s new ultra-compact DSLRs with interchangeable lenses –the Sony NEX3 and NEX5 has been officially revealed in the far land of Manga and Gundam. Accordingly coinciding with the event is the leaked of prices and release date that run to be on June. Hit on the continue link for the full specification of NEX3, together with some images and the camera’s prices.
Here is Sony NEX3 Full official specs with credits from PhotoRumors:
Image Sensor: 14.2 million effective pixels.
Metering: Multi pattern, centre-weighted and spot.
Sensor Size: APS-C-sized CMOS (23.4×15.6mm).
Lens: Sony E Series mount.
Shutter Speed: 30 to 1/4000 second. Flash sync: 1/160 sec.
Continuous Shooting: seven fps.
Memory: Memory Stick PRO Duo, PRO-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC cards.
Image Sizes (pixels): 4592×3056, 4592×2576, 3344×2224, 3344×1872, 2288×1520, 2288×1280.
Movies: 1280×720, 848×480, 640×480 at 30 fps.
Colour Space: sRGB, Adobe RGB.
LCD Screen: 7.5cm LCD (921,600 pixels).
File Formats: JPEG, RAW, JPEG+RAW, MPEG4.
ISO Sensitivity: Auto, 200 to 12,800.
Interface: USB 2.0, HDMNI, AV.
Power: Rechargeable lithium ion battery, DC input.
Dimensions: 117.2×62.6×33.4mm WHDmm.
Weight: 297 g (inc battery and card).
Price: Around AUD1000 for body and kit lens.
Here is some important links updates by Sony Alpha Rumors:
Hands-on at pocket-link
20 things about the Sony Alpha NEX (cool!)
Sony NEX5 preview at dpreview
Sony NEX3 preview at dpreview
First Take on CNET Asia
First pictures of the optical viewfinder and external microphone at DCresource
Preview at Digitalcamerareview
Hands-on: Sony Alpha NEX-5 interchangeable-lens camera at CNET
Quesabesde (and here) – google english translation (and here)
Digital Photography school Now removed but here’s a copy: http://phototwist.com/sony-nex-3-review/
First youtube video taken with the NEX5 http://www.youtube.com/user/Sony#p/u/0/1CSjdobj0IQ
Click here to see a ISO 12.800 image sample
Update via Engadget:
Pre-orders are now being accepted via the online Sony Style store; each camera comes as a kit with either the 16mm lens, or for an extra $50 the 18-55mm. Thus, we’re looking at a minimum of $549.99 for the NEX-3 with 16mm, up to a penny under $700 for the NEX-5 with the more versatile eye.