By >Akihabara News Team
NEX-VG10: Sony’s latest ASP HD Wonder available in September
Do you remember the ASP HD based Camcorder prototype unveiled during the last Alpha NEX camera launch? Well, it seems that the NEX-VG10 is now reality. Indeed, Sony US announced the official price and release date in a press Release.
Available in September for about 2000$, the NEXVG10 has been made to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Handycam product… According to the Japanese manufacturer, it’s the world’s first consumer camcorder with interchangeable lenses and the first Handycam camcorder to feature an extra-large ExmorTM APS HD CMOS sensor (The very same used in the NEX-5 and NEX-3 cameras).
Thanks to the BIONZ Processor coupled with 14Mpix APS HD CMOS sensor, the NEX-VG10 is capable to shoot video in 1920 x 1080 @ 24Mbps (AVCHD: 1920 x 1080/ 60i (FX/FH)). It provides an E-Mount 18-200mm lens dedicated for video shooting, as well as a powerful 11x Optical zoom, a 3.0”” Xtra Fine LCD swivel display, and Memory Stick PRO DuoTM / Memory Stick PRO-HG DuoTM and SD / SDHC / SDXC cards slot (Up to 4H of High definition video on 32GB of memory).
The good news, especially for the consumer looking for professional result, is this camera integrates a silent Autofocus system, and Optical SteadyshotTM image stabilization.
Lastly, Sony provides different accessories, like the Quad Capsule Spatial Array Stereo Microphone, or the ECM-CG50 shotgun microphone, and the NP-FV100 Battery that provides up to 315 minutes of continuous HD shooting