NEX-VG30 camcorder update is all about the add-ons

September 11, 2012 9:00 PM PDT / Updated: January 9, 2013 1:05 PM PST
Lori Grunin/CNET

There really isn't much to say about this replacement for the Sony NEX-VG20. The VG30 basically has an updated EVF -- the same OLED model that's in the VG900 -- and incorporates a rocker zoom lever to work with the new power zoom lenses. In fact, it will ship as a kit with the new 18-200mm lens for $2699.99, or body only for $1799. It also gains the new Multi Interface Shoe, which makes it compatible with all the new accessories.

It's slated to be available in November.

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  • Optical Sensor Type Exmor APS HD CMOS
  • Width 3.6 in
  • Depth 8.8 in
  • Height 5.1 in
  • Weight 22.9 oz
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