The Sony Alpha NEX-C3 ($600) is packed with features, both updated and new. Along with a lighter and more compact design, the Alpha NEX-C3 boasts a 16.2-megapixel Exmore APS HD CMOS image sensor, interchangeable lenses, HD movie recording, Six-shot layering with Hand-held Twilight and Anti-Motion Blur modes, 3D Sweep Panorama mode and many more. Sony has also improved the NEX-C3's battery life that can take up to 400 shots on a single hit, so you spend more time taking stills and less time charging the battery.