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Sony α NEX-3N

84
Engadget
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Sony's latest entry-level mirrorless camera is hard to beat.

Pros
  • Excellent performance and image quality
  • Solid build and design
  • Very affordable for a mirrorless kit
  • 16-50mm power zoom lens in the box
Cons
  • No accessory port or mic input
  • Power zoom is too choppy for video
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Scores

Engadget

84
 

User Reviews

90
Max Audet
Replaced my NEX-F3 for the new NEX-3N mostly because it's a lot smaller.I had...read more
70
Cristiano L. Saito
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
70
Ken Schroppe
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
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83
Average Critic Score

Speed (start-up time, lag)

67
 

Image quality

90
 

Durability

80
 

Battery life

100
 

Design and form factor

82
 

Ease of use

77
 

Video quality

70
 

How It Stacks Up

86

Engadget

86
 

Critic

80
 

User

86
 
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90
 

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81
 

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