FujiFilm JV200 vs Sony NEX-3N

Portability
96
Imaging
38
Features
18
Overall
30
FujiFilm FinePix JV200 front
 
Sony Alpha NEX-3N front
Portability
89
Imaging
59
Features
52
Overall
56

FujiFilm JV200 vs Sony NEX-3N Key Specs

FujiFilm JV200
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 1600 (Raise to 3200)
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 36-108mm (F3.1-5.6) lens
  • 125g - 94 x 56 x 21mm
  • Announced January 2011
  • Other Name is FinePix JV205
Sony NEX-3N
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 200 - 16000
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 269g - 110 x 62 x 35mm
  • Introduced February 2013
  • Earlier Model is Sony NEX-F3
  • Later Model is Sony a5000
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FujiFilm JV200 vs Sony NEX-3N Overview

Below is a extended overview of the FujiFilm JV200 versus Sony NEX-3N, one being a Small Sensor Compact and the latter is a Entry-Level Mirrorless by competitors FujiFilm and Sony. The resolution of the JV200 (14MP) and the NEX-3N (16MP) is pretty close but the JV200 (1/2.3") and NEX-3N (APS-C) use totally different sensor sizing.

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The JV200 was unveiled 3 years prior to the NEX-3N and that is a fairly big gap as far as camera technology is concerned. Both of these cameras come with different body type with the FujiFilm JV200 being a Compact camera and the Sony NEX-3N being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera.

Before getting in to a thorough comparison, below is a short synopsis of how the JV200 scores versus the NEX-3N in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick FujiFilm JV200 over the Sony NEX-3N

 JV200 NEX-3N 

Reasons to pick Sony NEX-3N over the FujiFilm JV200

 NEX-3N JV200 
IntroducedFebruary 2013January 2011More recent by 26 months
Focus manually Very accurate focus
Screen typeTiltingFixed Tilting screen
Screen dimension3"2.7"Bigger screen (+0.3")
Screen resolution460k230kCrisper screen (+230k dot)

Common features in the FujiFilm JV200 and Sony NEX-3N

 JV200 NEX-3N 
Selfie screen Neither contains selfie screen
Touch screen Neither contains Touch screen

FujiFilm JV200 vs Sony NEX-3N Physical Comparison

If you are planning to lug around your camera frequently, you will want to think about its weight and proportions. The FujiFilm JV200 has got exterior dimensions of 94mm x 56mm x 21mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.8") with a weight of 125 grams (0.28 lbs) while the Sony NEX-3N has measurements of 110mm x 62mm x 35mm (4.3" x 2.4" x 1.4") with a weight of 269 grams (0.59 lbs).

Take a look at the FujiFilm JV200 versus Sony NEX-3N in the new Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember that, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change depending on the lens you have chosen during that time. Here is the front view measurement comparison of the JV200 compared to the NEX-3N.

FujiFilm JV200 vs Sony NEX-3N size comparison

Factoring in dimensions and weight, the portability score of the JV200 and NEX-3N is 96 and 89 respectively.

FujiFilm JV200 vs Sony NEX-3N top view buttons comparison

FujiFilm JV200 vs Sony NEX-3N Sensor Comparison

More often than not, its difficult to see the gap in sensor measurements only by researching technical specs. The graphic here should offer you a better sense of the sensor sizes in the JV200 and NEX-3N.

As you have seen, both cameras have got different megapixel count and different sensor measurements. The JV200 having a smaller sensor will make achieving bokeh trickier and the Sony NEX-3N will provide you with greater detail having an extra 2MP. Higher resolution will enable you to crop pictures much more aggressively. The older JV200 will be behind with regard to sensor technology.

FujiFilm JV200 vs Sony NEX-3N sensor size comparison

FujiFilm JV200 vs Sony NEX-3N Screen and ViewFinder

FujiFilm JV200 vs Sony NEX-3N Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

FujiFilm JV200 Portrait photography highlights
Sony NEX-3N Portrait photography highlights
29
resolution is good (14 megapixels)
no manual focus
no manual control
no external flash support
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
67
manual focus
decent MP (16MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
supports RAW files
can't use external flash
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Street Comparison

Street photography with FujiFilm JV200
Street photography with Sony NEX-3N
56
lighter than competition in class (125 grams)
no moving screen
no image stabilization
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
77
screen tilts
sensor size is good (APS-C)
supports RAW files
lack of image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

FujiFilm JV200 as a Sports photography camera
Sony NEX-3N as a Sports photography camera
30
resolution is good (14 megapixels)
features tracking focus
low max shutter speed (1/1,400s)
continuous shooting slow (1.0 fps)
lack of shutter priority mode
no image stabilization
sensor is small (1/2.3")
low battery power (180 shots)
lacks phase detect auto focus
54
decent MP (16 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
good battery pack (480 shots)
continuous shooting slow (4.0 fps)
lack of image stabilization
no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

FujiFilm JV200 Travel photography info
Sony NEX-3N Travel photography info
61
lighter than competition in class (125g)
resolution is good (14MP)
flash built-in
lack of Timelapse recording
low battery power (180 CIPA)
display isn't selfie friendly
wide angle not great (36mm)
slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
71
good battery pack (480 per charge)
decent MP (16 megapixels)
built-in flash
doesn't have Timelapse recording
does not posses selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

FujiFilm JV200 Landscape photography information
Sony NEX-3N Landscape photography information
28
resolution is good (14MP)
no manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not great (36mm)
slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
screen is somewhat small (2.7 inches)
no manual control
no image stabilization
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
low battery power (180 shots)
lack of Timelapse recording
71
manual focus
change lenses (Sony E mount)
nice screen size (3 inches)
decent MP (16MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
supports RAW files
good battery pack (480 CIPA)
lack of image stabilization
doesn't have Timelapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

FujiFilm JV200 Vlogging info
Sony NEX-3N Vlogging info
25
lighter than competition in class (125 grams)
wide angle not great (36mm)
slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
display isn't selfie friendly
no image stabilization
video resolution low (1280 x 720 pxls)
lack of microphone support
28
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 pxls)
does not posses selfie friendly screen
lack of image stabilization
doesn't have microphone support
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FujiFilm JV200 vs Sony NEX-3N Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for FujiFilm JV200 and Sony NEX-3N
 FujiFilm FinePix JV200Sony Alpha NEX-3N
General Information
Brand Name FujiFilm Sony
Model FujiFilm FinePix JV200 Sony Alpha NEX-3N
Also called FinePix JV205 -
Class Small Sensor Compact Entry-Level Mirrorless
Announced 2011-01-05 2013-02-25
Physical type Compact Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor Chip - Bionz
Sensor type CCD CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" APS-C
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 366.6mm²
Sensor resolution 14 megapixel 16 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 4288 x 3216 4912 x 3264
Highest native ISO 1600 16000
Highest enhanced ISO 3200 -
Min native ISO 100 200
RAW support
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Number of focus points - 25
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens Sony E
Lens focal range 36-108mm (3.0x) -
Highest aperture f/3.1-5.6 -
Total lenses - 121
Crop factor 5.8 1.5
Screen
Type of screen Fixed Type Tilting
Screen sizing 2.7 inches 3 inches
Screen resolution 230k dots 460k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Min shutter speed 8 secs 30 secs
Max shutter speed 1/1400 secs 1/4000 secs
Continuous shutter rate 1.0 frames/s 4.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation - Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 3.50 m -
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync -
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Max flash synchronize - 1/160 secs
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080
Highest video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video file format Motion JPEG MPEG-4, AVCHD
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 125 gr (0.28 pounds) 269 gr (0.59 pounds)
Dimensions 94 x 56 x 21mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.8") 110 x 62 x 35mm (4.3" x 2.4" x 1.4")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested 74
DXO Color Depth score not tested 22.8
DXO Dynamic range score not tested 12.5
DXO Low light score not tested 1067
Other
Battery life 180 pictures 480 pictures
Battery style AA Battery Pack
Battery model - NPFW50
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) -
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD / SDHC SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Card slots One One
Cost at release $49 $399