• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
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  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot A3300 IS
  • Sony Alpha NEX-5N
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website Manufacturer website
Predecessor:   Sony NEX-5
NEX-5 vs NEX-5N
Successor:   Sony NEX-5R
NEX-5N vs NEX-5R
General
Model Number: A3300 IS NEX-5N
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Ultra Compact Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $179.99 $699.99
Street Price:    
Date Available: 2011-02-28 2011-09-01
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 5.2 oz (148 g)
includes batteries
16.4 oz (465 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 3.7 x 2.2 x 0.9 in.
(95 x 57 x 24 mm)
4.4 x 2.3 x 1.5 in.
(111 x 59 x 38 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony Exmor APS HD
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 16.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 369.72mm2 (23.7mm x 15.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns 4.82 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   77
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   23.6
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   12.7
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   1,079
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
4912 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2),
4912 x 2760 (13.6 MP, 16:9),
3568 x 2368 (8.4 MP, Other),
3568 x 2000 (7.1 MP, 16:9),
2448 x 1624 (4.0 MP, Other),
2448 x 1376 (3.4 MP, 16:9),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG, .ARW RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.8 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30/6/3/1.5)
640x480 (30/6/3/1.5)
320x240 (30)
1920x1080 (60p/28Mbps/PS or 60i/24Mbps/FX or 60i/17Mbps/FH or 24p/24Mbps/FX or 24p/17Mbps/FH)
1440x1080 (30p/12Mbps)
640x480 (30p/3Mbps)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (monoaural)) AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Sony E
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Sony SEL1855 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140mm 27 - 83mm
Focal Length (actual): 5 - 25mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) - f/5.9 (T) f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 34 (T)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 49.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 10x Precision digital zoom with prime lens attached
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect with Face Detection Contrast Detect: 25-area, Center, Flexible Spot; with Face Detection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD LCD
Viewfinder Type:   (Optional FDA-EV1S XGA OLED Tru-Finder EVF or FDA-SV1 Optical Viewfinder)
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 921,600 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 14.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):    
Minimum ISO (native):    
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600. Low Light: ISO 400-6400 Auto (100-3200), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Color Temp./Filter, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1600 - 15 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot (center), Face Detect AE 1200-zone Multi Segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter, Low Light, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter; Creative Filters: Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect; Discreet, Movie: Standard, Miniature Effect Sweep Panorama, 3D Sweep Panorama, Anti Motion Blur, Scene Selection (Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night View, Hand-held Twilight)
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds 2, 10, 10 with 3/5 shots seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Slow Synchro, Smart Flash Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear sync., Slow sync., Red-eye reduction
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 7.0 m / 23.0 ft.
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 12 in. - 13 ft. (W), 1.6 - 6.6 ft. (T) (30cm - 4.0m (W), 50cm - 2.0m, (T)) Bundled flash has GN of 7m/ISO 100
Max Flash Sync:   1/160
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Smart Accessory Terminal 2 (flash is detachable)
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   .ARW RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (monoaural)) AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC
Included Memory: No memory included  
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Optional RMT-DSLR1 IR Wireless
Connections (extended):   Mini HDMI (Type C), Smart Accessory Terminal 2
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.92 0.61
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):   0.99
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):   Unlimited
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 0.8 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   7
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.55 seconds 0.24 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.59 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.067 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.40 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.081 seconds 0.022 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   Full AF lag: Multi-area AF mode = 0.251s
Startup Time: 2.2 seconds 1.9 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   1.1 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 7.6 seconds 2.1 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 230 shots 430 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-8L Proprietary InfoLithium NP-FW50
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-8L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Canon software suite PMB (Picture Motion Browser) , Image Data Converter S, Image Data Lightbox SR
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS Windows XP/Vista/7; Mac OS X 10.3 or later. (PMB is Windows only.)
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 5x wide-angle zoom with optical image stabilization, 720p movies, Smart AUTO, Creative Filters, new Discreet Mode disables sound and flash. Available in black, blue, silver, red and pink. 3", 921K-dot, Tilting Touchpanel LCD, Optional XGA OLED TruFinder EVF, 1080p60 AVCHD 2.0 Videos, 10fps Full-res Burst Mode, Sweep Panorama, Hand-held Twilight, Anti-Motion Blur, Auto HDR, DRO, SD/MS Duo Media Support.