• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 16,000
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
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  • Canon EOS M100
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Predecessor: Sony NEX-3
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Canon EOS M10
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Successor: Sony A5000
NEX-3N vs A5000
 
General
Model Number: NEX-3N EOS M100
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $500.00 $599.99
Street Price: $499.99 $399.00
Date Available: 2013-04-15 2017-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 13.7 oz (389 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
10.7 oz (302 g)
Size: 4.3 x 2.4 x 1.4 in.
(110 x 62 x 35 mm)
4.3 x 2.6 x 1.4 in.
(108 x 67 x 35 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Exmor APS HD Canon
Effective Megapixels: 16.1 24.2
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.78 microns 3.72 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 74 78
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.8 23.5
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.5 12.9
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,067 1,272
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 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)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3368 (20.2 MP, 16:9),
3984 x 2240 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
2976 x 1680 (5.0 MP, Other),
2400 x 1344 (3.2 MP, Other),
5325 x 4000 (21.3 MP, 4:3),
3552 x 2664 (9.5 MP, 4:3),
2656 x 1992 (5.3 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2656 x 2656 (7.1 MP, 1:1),
1984 x 1984 (3.9 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO, .ARW 2.3 RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.0 6.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i or 24p (24/17Mbps))
1440x1080 (30p/12Mbps)
640x480 (30p/3Mbps)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Sony E Canon EF-M
Lens: Sony SELP1650 PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS; 9 elements in 8 groups, 4 aspheric surfaces Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 75mm 24 - 72mm
Focal Length (actual): 16 - 50mm 15 - 45mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.13x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/5.6 - f/36 (T); 7-blade circular aperture f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/6.3 - f/40 (T)
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 40.5mm 49.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect: Multi Point (25 points), Center, Flexible Spot, with Face Detection Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Maximum 49 AF points, Face+Tracking AF, Smooth Zone AF, 1-point AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
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: 460,800 dots (153,600 px) 1,040,000 dots (346,700 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 13.6x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 16000 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 200 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000 Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Color Temp./Filter, Custom Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent, Flash, Color Temperature, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Multi Segment, Center-weighted, Spot Evaluative (384 zones), Center-weighted, Partial (10%), Spot (2%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night View, Handheld Twilight, Anti Motion Blur; Picture 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; Sweep Panorama Creative Assist, Scene (Self-Portrait, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Food, Panning, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight), Creative Filters (Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Art Bold effect, Water Painting effect, Toy Camera effect, Miniature effect)
Self Timer: 2, 10, Self-portrait, 3 or 5 shots after 10 seconds 10, 2 or custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Flash Off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow sync., Rear-Sync.; Red-eye Reduction On/Off Auto (E-TTL II), Manual Flash On/Off (3 flash power output settings); Slow Synchro; FE Lock, Red-eye Reduction
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 4.0 m / 13.1 ft. 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent GN= 5m (16.4 ft.) at ISO 100; range depends on lens aperture
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .ARW 2.3 RAW, RAW+JPEG .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD / MP4; Audio: Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
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,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type D) Micro USB 2.0, Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.79 0.59
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.90  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.63
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.0 6.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 6 91
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   6.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   19
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   6.1
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   17
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.27 seconds 0.11 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.108 seconds 0.105 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.39 seconds 0.45 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.022 seconds 0.067 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full Autofocus lag, Multi-area AF mode = 0.270s  
Startup Time: 2.2 seconds 1.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.0 seconds 1.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 1.8 seconds 4.6 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 480 shots 295 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:   80 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary InfoLithium NP-FW50 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: PlayMemories Home, Image Data Converter 4  
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP3/Vista SP2/7 SP1/8; Mac OS X v10.5 or later. (Software is Windows only.)  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: World's smallest, lightest interchangeable lens camera with APS-C sensor, 3" 460K-dot tilting LCD, Full HD 1080i60 video. Available in black or white. Available in black or white.