Sony NEX-C3 is in-stock at B&H

Sony NEX-C3 , Sony’s latest mirrorless compact camera , is in-stock at B&H. The camera’s price is $650 with 18-55mm lens and available in three different colors (white, black and red). At the moment, only black version is available in-stock.

Quick, grab one before they run out of stock !

Click here to order from B&H , or pre-order from Amazon


Sony SLT A35 and NEX-C3 Announced

Sony just announced two new cameras: Sony SLT A35 and Sony NEX C3. The Sony A35 is designed to replace the Sony A33, features 16 megapixels sensor, record HD video 1080p at 60fps, 7fps continous shooting and new picture effects that will be added in next firmware update (june 20th). Sony NEX-C3 is Sony’s latest addition to their mirrorless camera lineup with same 16 megapixels sensor as Sony A35 and improved battery life. Both camera will be ready for shipping in August this year and will be priced (body+kit) at $700 and $650 respectively.


Sony SLT A35

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Sony NEX C3 and A35 Release Date = June 8th

New info received by SonyAlphaRumor that the announcement date for Sony NEX C3 and SLT A35 will be June 8th 2011. That’s three days from now. If you’re not following the rumor mill , full specs of both cameras has already leaked. You can read them here.


Another rumor from SAR is that Sony will also announce new translucent camera along with Sony A77 soon ! no info about its model name or specs yet but SAR claims it comes from a very trusted source so it should be 90% true.  Well, Sony is planning big this year .. we’ll wait and see.

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Sony SLT A35 and NEX C3 Full Specifications Leaked

I guess it becomes normal that full camera specs will be leaked just before the announcement date. And now , via PhotoRumors, we have full specs of Sony SLT A35 and Sony NEX C3 :


Sony NEX C3:

  • Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor with aprox. 16.2 effective megapixels
  • BIONZ image processing engine
  • Contrast-detection AF (25-point Multi / Center / Flexible Spot)
  • 30 sec. to 1/4000 sec. shutter speeds
  • 200-12800 ISO sensitivity settings
  • 49-segment Multi, Center-wighted average, and Spot metering modes
  • HD movie recording (MP4, 1280 x 720p)
  • 3-inch, 921,000-dot, tiltable Xtra Fine LCD monitor with TruBlack technology
  • iAuto (intelligent Auto) mode
  • Scene Selection modes
  • Photo Creativity modes )Background Defocus ? Color ? Brightness / etc.)
  • Picture Effect (Toy Camera / Pop Color / Posterization / Retro Photo / High-key / Partial Color / High Contrast Monochrome, see previous Photo Rumors post on the new picture effects)
  • Face-detection AF/AE/AWB and Smile Shutter (for still photos only)
  • Creative Style
  • Auto HDR
  • D-Range Optimizer
  • Soft Skin Effect
  • 5.5 fps Speed Priority Continuous shooting
  • 10x precision digital zoom
  • Sweep Panorama / 3D Sweep Panorama modes
  • Anti-dust system
  • Customizable Soft Keys
  • Shooting Tips and Help Guide
  • MF assist and Peaking function
  • Grid lines
  • MS Duo / SDXC multi memory card slots
  • HDMI, PhotoTV HD, and BRAVIA Sync support
  • Hi-speed USB 2.0 support
  • Smart accessory terminal
  • Automatic LCD monitor brightness control
  • Eye-Fi ready
  • Built-in stereo microphone and monaural speaker
  • 400-shot battery life

Sony a35:

  • Tele-zoom High Speed Shooting
  • 15-point AF system with 3 cross sensors
  • Quick AF movies (AVCHD: 1920 x 1080)
  • Quick AF Live View (with the main image sensor)
  • Tru-Finder with 100% frame coverage
  • High-quality, Xtra Fine LCD monitor (TruBlack)
  • Newly developed 16.2 MP, Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor
  • Fast, high-quality BIONZ image processing engine
  • Wide ISO range: ISO 100 –12800
  • Multi Frame NR (equivalent to max. ISO 25600)
  • Auto HDR
  • D-Range Optimizer
  • Hand-held Twilight
  • 11 Picture Effect types
  • 2D / 3D Sweep Panorama
  • AUTO+ (AUTO Advanced) mode
  • Creative Style settings
  • 1200-zone evaluative metering
  • Compact and 433 g lightweight
  • Face detection AF
  • Built-in SteadyShot INSIDE image stabilization
  • Grid display
  • Built-in anti dust system


Sony NEX C3 leaked menus and promo

Plenty of leaked Sony NEX C3 photos : menus and promo/ads. The camera also available in three different colors: white, black and pink. Sony NEX C3 will be announced at June 3rd, 2011 along with Sony Alpha A35 , 30mm f/3.5 macro lens and new External Flash for Sony NEX.


Menus : defocus function, creative style, liveview

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Sony A35 & NEX C-3 more specs and availability

More detail has leaked on Sony A35 and Sony NEX C-3 specifications. Both cameras will be priced at $599 and estimate availability according to SAR’s sources is around August 2011.


Sony A35

  • 16 megapixel
  • ISO 200 – 12800
  • HD video recording
  • 25 AF points
  • 3″LCD
  • new picture effects
  • increased battery life

Sony NEX C-3

  • 16 megapixel
  • 100-12800 ISO
  • FullHD 1080 AVCHD
  • New tele-zoom high speed shooting mode with 7 fps (???)
  • new picture effects

via SAR

Sony NEX-C3 Price

From one of SAR sources , Sony NEX-C3 will be priced at $549 (or Euro? ) and will be ready for shipping on late June/ early July. Still no info about the exact release date but soon i guess.



via SAR

Sony NEX C3 owner manual leaked (and SLT-A35 )

Bit by bit information about the new Sony NEX C3 has leaked. This time , Sony NEX-C3 owner’s manual has leaked on Sony Czech official website. Read the instructions here to download the document

The Sony NEX-C3 available at

also leaked , the Sony SLT-A35 owner’s manual :


via SAR

Sony NEX C3 website page leaked

Check this page on Sony Germany and Sony UK. The Sony NEX C3 is likely will announced soon as they already preparing a placeholder for the new product.


Earlier, we have leaked photos of Sony NEX C3

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