Sony NEX-3N versus NEX-3F side by side features and size comparison by Joshua Waller at EPZ

Gosh, look at how tiny the NEX-3N newcomer is! Unfortunately it gets smaller on some features too: Lower LCD resolution, far lower FPS speed,  and lower max Iso sensitivity, although the latter is probably a good thing, Iso 16000 should be more than enough for every high-Iso watercolor artifacts fan.

"The new Sony NEX-3N is this year's update to the Sony NEX-F3, and features a whole new body, as well as improvements to image quality thanks to a new BOINZ image processing engine. The new body is much more compact than other Sony NEX-3 series cameras, and is designed to look less "plasticy" than . . . read more

Sony NEX-F3 review at IR: While experienced photographers may find the Sony NEX-F3 rather too simplified, and the performance in some areas-especially for raw shooting-to be a bit limiting, it's a great choice for an entry-level mirrorless camera.

Dave takes a look at the bottom end offerings in the mirrorless price scale-before it gets occupied by 'Polaroids' and 'Kodaks'. As usual in a Imaging Resource camera review, there's an excellent accompanying print quality section.

"In late 2011, Sony's NEX-C3 compact system camera brought the versatility of interchangeable-lens shooting and the size advantage of a NEX-series mirrorless design into the hands of more photographers. The Sony NEX-F3 follows in the footsteps of that model, and while its new stair-stepped grip design makes it look quite different, it retains much of what we appreciated about its predecessor, while bringing some worthwhile improvements.

Key among these for consumer photographers is its new articulation mechanism for the rear-panel LCD, which now lets it . . . read more

Nasim Mansurov at PhotographyLife: Battle of the mirrorless (part 1), the Nikon 1 J2, Canon EOS-M, Sony NEX-F3, Sony NEX-5R/NEX-6, Sony NEX-7 and Olympus OM-D EM-5 duke it out above iso 1600.

The Nikon J2 clearly looks the worst in the group

I really respect Mr. Mansurovs musings and reviews, but this 'battle' comes straight from the land of bloody obvious. There's a mini sensor (the Nikon 1 J2), a bit larger one (Olympus E-M5) and then a whole bunch of Aps-c sized ones. At least throw in a Fujifilm X-E1 in the mix for some real fun. I guess part 2 (Dynamic range) will be more interesting.

"As I have already mentioned before, I will be measuring dynamic range myself going forward without having to rely on other websites for the data. It will be interesting to see how my data compares to other sites like DxOMark. I am not . . . read more

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