The NEX-C3 fits between Cyber-shot point & shoot cameras and ? full-sized DSLRs. Sony's affordable compact interchangeable lens camera, the NEX-C3 is a step below the NEX-5 in video quality, but does have more MP @ 16.2MP vs 14.2MP of the NEX-3 and 5. Its easy to use interface provides powerful creative control for customers stepping up from compact cameras intimidated by DSLR complexity. The performance of a DSLR in about half the size and weight. With the new Photo Creativity interface, you can take professional-grade pictures without having to be a professional photographer. Enjoy gorgeous HD movies, astounding low-light pictures, continuous shooting up to 5.5 fps, incredible panorama shots, and Live View on a tilting 3.0-inch LCD.