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GENERAL
Model Sony Alpha NEX-5T Sony Alpha NEX-6 Sony Alpha NEX-3N Sony Alpha NEX-5R Sony Alpha NEX-F3
Release Date 2013-08-27 2013-03-25 2013-02-25 2012-08-29 2012-08-16
Camera Type Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Current Price $399.99 $365.29 $434.60 $749.99 $469.52
SENSOR COMPARISON
Sensor Resolution
16

Megapixel

16

Megapixel

16

Megapixel

16

Megapixel

16

Megapixel

Max Image Dimensions 4912 x 3264 4912 x 3264 4912 x 3264 4912 x 3264 4912 x 3264
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS CMOS CMOS CMOS
Sensor Size APS-C APS-C APS-C APS-C APS-C
Sensor Dimensions 23.4 x 15.6 mm 23.5 x 15.6 mm 23.5 x 15.6 mm 23.4 x 15.6 mm 23.4 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Area
365mm2
366mm2
366mm2
365mm2
365mm2
Max ISO

25600

25600

16000

25600

16000

Min ISO

100

100

200

100

200

RAW Support
SHOOTING FEATURES COMPARISON
Model Sony Alpha NEX-5T Sony Alpha NEX-6 Sony Alpha NEX-3N Sony Alpha NEX-5R Sony Alpha NEX-F3
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec
Continuous Shooting 10 fps 10 fps 4 fps 10 fps 6 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure
Exposure Compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps) 5 (at 1/3 EV steps) 3 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±2 (at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
Exposure Metering
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
Auto Exposure Bracketing (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps) (at 1/3 EV steps) (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilizer No No No No No
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 7.00 m (ISO100) 6.00 m n/a no built-in flash n/a
Max Flash Sync 1/160s 1/160s 1/160s 1/160s 1/160s
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in n/a Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in
External Flash
AE Bracketing
WB Bracketing
VIEWFINDER COMPARISON
Viewfinder Type Electronic (optional) Electronic None Electronic (optional) Electronic (optional)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder 2,359k dots no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a 100% n/a n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification n/a 0.73 n/a n/a n/a
LCD DISPLAY COMPARISON
Display Type Tilting Tilting Tilting Tilting Tilting
Technology Tilt Up 180° Down 50° TFT LCD Xtra Fine LCD with Tilt Up 90 and Down 45 n/a Tilt Up 180 Down 50 TFT LCD TFT Xtra Fine LCD
Screen Size
3″
3″
3″
3″
3″
Resolution 922k dots 921k dots 460k dots 920k dots 920k dots
Live View
Touch Screen
VIDEO COMPARISON
Model Sony Alpha NEX-5T Sony Alpha NEX-6 Sony Alpha NEX-3N Sony Alpha NEX-5R Sony Alpha NEX-F3
Video Resolution 1920 x1080 (60p/60i/24p) 1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Video File Format
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
  • AVCHD
  • MPEG-4
  • AVCHD
Microphone Type Stereo Stereo Stereo Stereo Stereo
Speaker Type Mono Mono Mono Mono Mono
External Microphone Port
External Headphone Port
PHYSICAL SPECS COMPARISON
Weight 276 g 345 g 269 g 276 g 314 g
Dimensions 111 x 59 x 39 mm 120 x 67 x 43 mm 110 x 62 x 35 mm 111 x 59 x 39 mm 117 x 67 x 42 mm
Body Sealing No No No No No
BATTERY and STORAGE
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Life

330 Shots

360 Shots

480 Shots

330 Shots

470 Shots

Storage Media SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
CONNECTIVITY COMPARISON
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In None Built-In Eye-Fi Connected
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
LENS COMPARISON
Model Sony Alpha NEX-5T Sony Alpha NEX-6 Sony Alpha NEX-3N Sony Alpha NEX-5R Sony Alpha NEX-F3
Lens Mount Sony E Sony E Sony E Sony E Sony E
Focal Range(35mm) No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Focal Length Multiplier 1.5× 1.5x 1.5× 1.5x 1.5×
Optical Zoom No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Max Aperture No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Macro Focus Range No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Manual Focus
AUTOFOCUS COMPARISON
Number of Focus Points 25 99 25 99 25
Contrast Detection
Phase Detection
AF Modes
  • AF Touch
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Selective
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Selective
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Selective
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Selective
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
Current Price $399.99 $365.29 $434.60 $749.99 $469.52