Sony’s NEX-VG10 Interchangeable Lens HD Camcorder

by Enche Tjin on July 14, 2010

Sony’s NEX-VG10 Interchangeable Lens HD Camcorder is the first interchangeable lens handycam. It is compatible with Sony E-mount lenses and Sony Alpha mount lens (with adapter).

Last couple years, Sony promises that if they will do video – camera hybrid, they will do it correctly in term of ergonomic and control. Today, they make a come back delivering exactly what they’ve promised.

Canon, Nikon, Pentax, where are you? … :)

first sony interchangeable lens handycam

first sony interchangeable lens handycam

Sony NEX-VG10 main specs and features:

  • APS EXmor sensor similar to Sony NEX compact mirrorless cameras
  • Record full HD video 1920×1080 resolution
  • 14 mp still images, 7 fps continuous shooting
  • 3″ swivel LCD screen
  • Quad Capsule Spatial Array Stereo Microphone
  • Bundled with 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 lens Sony E-mount lens
  • Optional hot-shoe for external microphone or flash
  • Accept Sony memory stick duo and SD card
  • Recording time approx. 4 hours with 32 GB cards.
  • Price: $2000
  • Availability: September 2010

Video sample

Beautiful Bali captured with the Sony NEX-VG10 Handycam camcorder from SonyElectronics on Vimeo.

Source: Imaging Insider (video demo and full press release), Engadget for images

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