Sony NEX 3K 14.2MP DSLR Camera vs Canon PowerShot SX170 16MP DSLR Camera comparison

Compare Sony NEX 3K 14.2MP DSLR Camera
Compare Canon PowerShot SX170 16MP DSLR Camera
key specs
Camera TypeDSLR CameraDSLR Camera
Effective Pixels14.2 MP16 MP
Sensor TypeCMOSCCD
Display TypeTFT LCD-
Display Size3 inch3 inch
Battery TypeLithium ionLithium ion
general
BrandSonyCanon
ModelNEX 3K 14.2MP DSLR CameraPowerShot SX170 16MP DSLR Camera
Model NameNEX 3KPowerShot SX170
ColorBlackBlack
TypeDSLR CameraDSLR Camera
Effective Pixels14.2 MP16 MP
Dimensions(WxHxD)117.2 x 62.6 x 33.4 mm108 x 71 x 48.9 mm
Weight239 GM228 GM
Face DetectionYesYes
Temperature0 to 400 to 40
PortsHDMI, USB-
Model Number-SX170
Series-PowerShot
sensor features
Sensor TypeCMOSCCD
Sensor Size23.4x15.6mm-
Maximum ISO12800 ISO1600 ISO
Maximum FPS29.97-
Sensor TechnologyAPS HD CMOS-
lens features
Compatible LensSony E-mount lenses-
Color FilterPrimary RGB Color Filter-
Dust ReductionYes-
Focal Length-5.0 - 80.0 mm 35 mm Equivalent to 28 - 448 mm
Optical Zoom-16x
Aperture Range-F3.5 - F8.0 W, F5.9 - F8.0 T
focus features
Focus ModeAF-S Single-shot AF / AF-C Continuous AF selectable-
Focus RangeEV0-20 ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached-
Auto FocusYesYes
Focus PointsMulti 25 points / Center / Flexible spot selectable-
Metering ModesMulti / Center / Spot selectableEvaluative, Center-weighted Average, Spot
White BalancingAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, C. temp./Filter 2500- 9900k with 19-step Magenta/Green compensation-
Other Focus FeaturesPredictive control, Focus lock, Built-in AF illuminator Distance approx. 0.3-4.0m with E 16 F2.8 lens, approx. 0.5-3.0m with E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS-
exposure features
Exposure ModeProgrammed AE iAUTO, P, Aperture priority A, Shutter-speed priority S, Manual M-
AE Lock/Exposure LockYes-
Spot MeterYes-
Exposure Compensation+/-2.0EV in 1/3EV steps-
Dynamic Range AdjustmentYes-
shutter features
Shutter TypeElectronically controlled, vertical traverse, focal-plane type-
Shutter Speed1/4000 to 30 sec, Bulb1/3200 sec
Self-timerYesYes
Continuous ShotsContinuous mode max. 2.3 fps, Speed-priority continuous mode max 7 fps *3Yes, 0.8 fps P Mode, 3.2 fps Low Light Mode
flash features
Built-in FlashYesYes
External FlashYes-
Flash ModesFlash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync.Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
Flash Compensation2EV in 1/3 EV steps-
Other Flash FeaturesExternal flash supplied, attachable to Smart Accessory TerminalExternal Flash EX-series Speedlite
image features
Image FormatJPEG DCF Ver.2.0, Exif Ver.2.3, MPF Baseline compliant, RAW Sony ARW 2.2 format, RAW & JPEG-
Aspect Ratio32, 169169, 32, 43, 11
Gross Pixel14.6 MP-
Red Eye ReductionOn/Off selectable for Autoflash and fill-flash mode-
Image SizingL 4592 x 3056 14M, M 3344 x 2224 7.4M, S 2288 x 1520 3.5M4608 x 3456 L
Still Image Size1280 x 7203246 x 2448 Medium 1, 1600 x 1200 Medium 2, 640 x 480 Small
Smile DetectionSelectable from 3 steps-
Image Stabilizer-Yes
Slow Motion-Yes
display features
Display TypeTFT LCD-
Display Size3 inch3 inch
Display Resolution921,600 dots230,000 dots
LCD DisplayXtra Fine LCD-
LCD Display Image Resolution921600 dots230000 dots
LCD Display Video Resolution-1280 x 720
connectivity features
HDMIYes-
USBYes-
storage and power features
Card TypeSD memory card / SDHC memory card / SDXC memory card-
Power SupplyBattery charger BC-VW1supplied, AC Adaptor AC-PW20AM*5-
Battery TypeLithium ionLithium ion
Battery LifeApprox. 330 images CIPA standard-
Number of Batteries1-
Batteries Included-Yes
audio and video features
Audio FeaturesMPEG-4 AAC-LC-
Video FormatMP4-
modes and functions features
Shooting ModesSingle-shot, Continuous shooting, Speed-priority continuous shooting, Self-timerM, Av, Tv, P, Live View Control, Auto, SCN, Creative Filters, Discreet, Movie
Scene ModesPortrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night portrait, Night View, Hand-held Night Shot-
HD Support-Yes
Macro Mode-Yes, 1 - 50 cm W
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