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

/ 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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  • Type camcorder
  • Weight 22.93 oz
  • Digital Video Format MPEG-2, AVCHD
  • Optical Sensor Type Exmor APS HD CMOS
  • Features 24p Cinema Mode
    Auto Backlight Compensation
    built-in speaker
    date/time stamp
    face detection
    histogram display
    in-camera red-eye fix
    x.v.Color technology
    CinemaTone technology
    Constant AF Live View
    Dynamic Range Optimizer
    High ISO NR
    NR Slow Shutter
    RGB primary color filter
    accessories hot shoe
    auto power save