The Sony Alpha NEX-C3 Digital Camera with 16mm Wide-Angle Lens gives you the versatility of a larger SLR digital camera but in a compact, lightweight form factor. Perfect for traveling, parties, or any time you don't want to carry a bulky camera around your neck, the NEX-C3 is a styling piece with enticing lines and an understated, yet modern design. But it's not just appealing in the looks department, the NEX-C3 backs up that enticing style with a 16.2Mp sensor and a BIONZ image processor that enable RAW image capture, a 3.0" LCD screen with TruBlack technology, and 1080/60i HD movie mode with Live View. The included 16 mm f/2.8 lens is equivalent to a 24 mm wide-angle lens in the 35 mm format.
Perhaps most notable though, is the NEX-C3's ability to interchange lenses. The camera comes with a 16mm wide-angle lens included to get you started shooting from day one with a lens that makes easy work of large group shots, tight interiors, and sweeping vistas. However, any of the Sony E-mount or A-mount lenses will work with the NEX-C3, allowing you to stock up your lens arsenal for whatever the shoot calls for, knowing you'll able to able to capture it all without being weighed down by a heavy camera body.
Among the plethora of features and functions, Sony gave the NEX-C3 a 25-point auto focus to ensure that your images will be accurate and precise no matter what the situation. Other features designed to keep your images looking sharp include face detection, smile shutter, and image stabilization. While the camera provides manual options for shooting it also makes things super-simple for those times when you just want to snap away. The numerous auto scene modes can take all the guesswork out of shooting, turning the NEX-C3 into a point-and-shoot when that's what you want.