• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 16,000
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800

Buy From

Differences

Sony NEX-3N advantages over Fujifilm X-S10

  • Less expensive
    $599* vs $1399
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.78 vs 3.77 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Thinner
    34 mm vs 65 mm
    Thinner
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens

Fujifilm X-S10 advantages over Sony NEX-3N

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (DCI) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/250 vs 1/160 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Newer
    12 months vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    1040k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    26.1 vs 16.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.0 fps vs 4.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 16000 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility

User reviews

Buy From

Review Excerpt

  • Excellent image quality for an entry-level mirrorless; User interface ideal for consumers stepping up from point-and-shoots; Speedy and accurate autofocusing; Zoom lever on body; Tremendous value.

  • Lack of hot shoe or accessory port limits more advanced shooting; No electronic viewfinder; Performance lags behind previous model, especially on burst shooting speed.

The Competition

Compared to Samsung NX1000

Sony NEX-3N
Samsung NX1000
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
  • $500
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Higher-res screen
Fujifilm X-S10
Samsung NX1000
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $500
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony NEX-5R

Sony NEX-3N
Sony NEX-5R
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Higher effective ISO
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Fujifilm X-S10
Sony NEX-5R
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Samsung NX1100

Sony NEX-3N
Samsung NX1100
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Higher-res screen
Fujifilm X-S10
Samsung NX1100
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Thinner

Compared to Nikon Z50

Sony NEX-3N
Nikon Z50
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm X-S10
Nikon Z50
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Wider angle kit lens

Compared to Canon EOS M50 II

Sony NEX-3N
Canon EOS M50 II
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Fujifilm X-S10
Canon EOS M50 II
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
Compare Other Cameras?