Sony Alpha NEX-3N with 16-50mm f-3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable Zoom Lens

Product Code: SYNEX3NLB

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Sony Alpha NEX-3N with 16-50mm f-3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable Zoom Lens

Product Code: SYNEX3NLB

Availability:Out of stock

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  • 16.1 megapixel APS HD CMOS sensor

  • Bionz™ image processing engine

  • Full HD videos in variable frame rates

  • ISO sensitivity of 100-16000

  • 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable Zoom Lens offers a 35mm format equivalent zoom length of 24-75mm

  • 4 fps continuous shooting speed

  • Range of creative shooting modes

Alpha NEX-3N w/ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable Zoom Lens is a small interchangeable lens camera system that is powered by a 16.1 megapixel APS HD CMOS sensor and sports the Bionz™ image processing engine. It has a full HD video recording feature, 4 fps continuous shooting speed and an ISO sensitivity of 100-16000. The camera comes bundled with the 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Retractable Zoom Lens which offers a 35mm format equivalent of 24-75mm making it ideal for portraits as well as for landscapes.

Advanced Features

Face Detection :

On, Off, Face Registration, Face Selection; maximum eight faces detected

Smile Shutter™ technology :

Smile shutter (selectable from 3 steps)

Image Stabilization :

Lens-based (where applicable)

Auto High Dynamic Range :

Yes, (Auto Exposure Difference, Exposure difference Level (1-6 EV at 1.0 EV step), off)

Priority Setting (for Face Detection) :

Yes (eight faces max)

Sweep Panorama :

Horizontal (Wide/Standard), Vertical (Wide/Standard)

Drive System

Burst Buffer :

JPEG Standard (9 shots) JPEG Fine (9 shots) RAW (5 shots) RAW+JPEG (4 shots)

Continuous Shooting Speed :

Continuous mode: 2.5 fps, Speed Priority Continuous mode: 4 fps

Drive Mode :

Single-shot, Continuous, Speed Priority Continuous, Self-timer (10/2 sec. delay), Self-timer (Cont.) (with 10 sec. delay; 3/5 exposures), Bracketing

Self-timer :

2-sec. or 10-sec. delay

Shutter Speeds :

1/4000 to 30 seconds, bulb

Shutter Type :

Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter

Focus Control

Focus System :

Contrast-detect AF

Focus Points :

25 points

AF Modes :

Single-shot AF(AF-S), Continuous AF(AF-C), Auto Focus, Direct Manual Focus (DMF), Manual Focus

Focus Area :

Multi Point (25 points)/ Center-weighted/ Flexible Spot

Focus Sensitivity :

EV 0 to 20 EV (at ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)

Focus Features :

Predictive control (AF-A, AF-C), Focus Lock

AF Illuminator :

Built-in LED, Range: approx. 3' 4” - 9' 9” (0.3m-3.0m)

LCD Display

LCD Type :

3.0” TFT LCD (460,800 dots)

Angle Adjustment :

Tilt angle: Up: 180 degrees; Down: Approx. 13 degrees

Brightness Control :

Auto, Manual (5 steps between -2 to +2)

Coverage :


Live View :

Continuous Live View

Real-time image adjustment display :


Histogram :

Yes (On/Off)

Peaking :

Yes (Level setting: High/Mid/Low/Off, Color: White/Red/Yellow)

Grid Display :

Yes (Rule of Thirds, Square Grid, Diagonal + Square Grid, Off)

Customization :

Grid, Histogram display, Grid Line, Magnified display for playback

Service and Warranty Information

Limited Warranty Term :

1 Year Parts & Labor


Lens Compatibility :

Sony E-mount, operation with Minolta/Konica Minolta Maxxum A-mount lenses confirmed via optional LA-EA1/LA-EA2 adaptor

Lens Mount :

Sony E-mount

Camera Type :

Interchangeable Lens Digital SLR camera

Exposure System

Picture Effect(s) :

11 modes (15 effects): Posterization (Color, B/W), Pop Color, Retro Photo, Partial Color (R,G,B,Y), High Contrast Mono, Toy Camera, Soft High-key, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Mono, Miniature

Auto Exposure Lock :

Yes (AE Lock button). Can be disabled from menu

Color Temperature :

2500 – 9900K with 15-step each Magenta/Green compensation (G7 to M7), Amber/Blue (A7 to B7), Custom

Creative Style :

Standard, Vivid, Portrait , Landscape, Sunset, Black & White (Contrast (-3 to +3steps), Saturation(-3 to +3steps), Sharpness(-3 to +3steps)

D-Range Optimizer : Yes: (Auto, Level, Off)

Exposure Bracketing :

3 continuous or single shots in 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps

Exposure Compensation :

Still images: +/-3.0 EV(1/3EV steps selectable) Movies: +/-2.0 EV(1/3EV steps selectable)

Exposure Settings :

iAUTO, Superior Auto, Programmed AE (P), Aperture priority (A), Shutter-speed priority (S), Manual (M), Sweep Panorama, Scene Selection


Stills: ISO 100-16000 selectable in 1 EV steps, Auto (100-3200) Movies: ISO 100-3200 selectable in 1 EV steps, Auto (200-3200)

Metering :

Advanced 1200-zone evaluative metering

Metering Modes :

Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot

Metering Sensitivity :

EV 0 to 20 EV (at ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)

Noise Reduction :

Long Exposure NR: (On/Off, available at shutter speeds longer than 1 second) High ISO NR: (High/Normal/Low)

Scene Mode(s) :

Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night View, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur

White Balance Mode :

Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Color temperature range 2500 to 9900K, Custom

Imaging Sensor

Imaging Sensor :

Exmor™ APS HD CMOS sensor (23.5 X 15.6mm)

Processor :

BIONZ™ image processor

Pixel Gross :

16.5M pixels (approx.)

Effective Picture Resolution :

16.1M pixels (approx.)

Focal Length Conversion Factor :


Color Filter System :

RGB primary color filters


Battery Type :

InfoLITHIUM® NP-FW50 (7.2V)

Battery Capacity :

1020 mAh

Number of Still Images :

Approx. 480 images with LCD monitor (CIPA standard)


Supplied Software :

Supplied Software: PlayMemories Home, Image Data Converter Version 4

Operating System Compatibility : Operating System Compatibility: Windows® XP SP3 (64-bit and Starter Editions are not supported, Windows Image Mastering API(IMAPI) Ver.2.0 or later is required to use the function for creating discs.) Windows Vista® SP2 (Starter Edition is not supported) Windows® 7 SP1; Windows® 8; Mac OS X(v10.5 -v10.8) (Image Data Converter, PlayMemories Home is not Mac compatible)

Convenience Features

Self Timer :

Yes,10/2 second delay selectable

Red-Eye Reduction :

Yes, On/ Off selectable

Media/Battery Indicator :


View & Index :

Single (with or without shooting information), RGB histogram and highlight/shadow warning, 4/9-frame index view, Enlarged display mode (L: 13.6x, M: 9.9x, S: 6.8x), Auto Review (10/5/2 sec, Off), Image orientation (On/Off), Slideshow, Panorama scrolling, Folder selection (still), Forward/Rewind (movie), Delete, Protect


Flash Bracketing :

±2.0 EV

Flash Compensation :

±2.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 EV steps)

Flash Coverage :

16 mm (focal length printed on lens body)

Flash Metering System :

Pre-flash TTL

Flash Modes :

Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync.

Flash Type :

Built-in, Pop-up Auto

Guide Number :

6 (in meters at ISO200) 4 (in meters at ISO100)

Recycling Time :

Approx. 3 sec.


BRAVIA® Sync™ :

Yes, via HDMI® with compatible BRAVIA HDTV (link menu)


Yes via optional AC-PW20AM (sold separately)

HD Output :

HDMI® (Type C mini)

Memory Card Slot :

Dual compatibility slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™/PRO-HG HX Duo™ media - SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card

PhotoTV HD :

Yes, with BRAVIA Sync enabled HDTV and HDMI® cable

Tripod Mount :


USB Port(s) :

USB 2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage, MTP)


Media Type :

Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™ media; SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card

Color Space :

sRGB standard (with sYCC gamut) and Adobe RGB standard compatible with TRILUMINOS™ Color

Still Image Mode :

JPEG (Standard, Fine, Extra Fine), RAW, RAW+JPEG

Still Image Max Effective Resolution :

Memory Stick PRO Duo™/Pro-HG Duo™ media; SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card

Still Image Size 16:9 :

L (14 MP) 4912 x 2760, M (7.1 MP) 3568 x 2000, S (3.4 MP) 2448 x 1376

Still Image Size 3:2 :

L (16 MP) 4912 x 3264, M (8.4 MP) 3568 x 2368, S (4 MP) 2448 x 1624

Panorama Still Image Size :

Horizontal Wide: 12,416 x 1,856 (23M) Horizontal Std.: 8,192 x 1,856 (15M) Vertical Wide: 2,160 x 5,536 (12M) Vertical Std.: 2,160 x 3,872 (8.4M)

Video Format :

AVCHD / MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))

Video Mode :

AVCHD: FX - 1920 x 1080/60i@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/60i@17Mbps FX - 1920 x 1080/24p@24Mbps FH - 1920 x 1080/24p@17Mbps MP4: HD - 1440 x 1080/ 30p@12Mbps VGA - 640 x 480/ 30p@3Mbps

Video Signal :

NTSC color, EIA standards

Audio Format :

Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC

Microphone/Speaker :

Built-in Stereo Microphone

Still Image File Format :

JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3format), 3D MPO (MPF Extended compliant)

Weights and Measurements

Dimensions (Approx.) :

Approx. 4-3/8 × 2-2-1/2 × 1-3/8 in (109.9 x 62 x 34.6 mm) (W/H/D) excluding protrusions

Weight (Approx.) :

With battery and Memory Stick PRO Duo Approx. 9.5 oz. (269 g)

Weight(Approx) (Main unit only) : Approx. 7.4 oz. (210 g)

  • SELP1650 lens

  • AC adaptor (AC-UB10)

  • Micro USB cable

  • Lens cap

  • Shoulder strap

  • Rechargeable battery (NP-FW50)

  • Body cap

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