Sony NEX-VG10

  • Sony NEX-VG10
79
Based on 12 scores, 27 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    8
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Interchangeable-lenses.
  • Excellent picture and sound.
  • Electronic viewfinder.

Cons:

  • Though priced like a high-end camcorder.
  • Feature set and video quality don't match that of much cheaper models.

Expert reviews and ratings

By cnet on 73

A solid first effort in a nascent category, the Sony Handycam NEX-VG10 nevertheless needs some conceptual...

By KenRockwell on -

The Sony NEX-VG10 is a large-sensor, interchangeable-lens HD camcorder. It can also stand-in for a 14MP DSLR for still shots. It's a real...

By PC Authority on 83

This hi-definition camcorder has a neat lens-swapping trick...

By Stuff.tv on 100

An unbeatable choice for anyone wanting a taste of pro-quality on a budget...

By DigitalVersus on 80

The VG10 restores some of the prestige to the camcorder whose reputation has been dented over the years. At just short of £2000, it's a considerable investment for many consumers but a very attractive proposition for amateur film-makers or...

By T3 Magazine on 80

What sets the Sony NEX-VG10E apart from conventional camcorders, is the ability to swap the lens on the front for added creative control when shooting video and to achieve more professional results. We’re used to this hands-on facility on our...

By Technical Image Press Association on -

This camcorder could be considered the perfect “convergence” imaging system, equally serving the still photo and video worlds. The novel NEX-VG10 uses most of the electronics of Sony NEX-5 CSC, the same Exmor HD CMOS APS-C size sensor and...

By Photography Bay on -

So, I’ve been playing with the Sony NEX-VG10 for a couple of days. First thoughts? It’s pretty sweet for what it is.The ergonomics work the way that I want my Canon 5D Mark II to work. Big plus there. The LCD and EVF are great.The...

By Videomaker on -

If you're looking for near-prosumer performance on a sub-prosumer budget then you'll want to have a serious look at the Sony NEX-VG10.Sony Electronics Inc. 16530 Via Esprillo San Diego, CA 92127...

By The Luminous Landscape on -

We saw it coming. Some of us even started forecasting it quite a while ago. Convergence. The marriage of still photography and video in a single device. Of course Sony's new VG10 isn't the first device to marry stills and video. As of mid-2010...

By PC Advisor on -

The Sony NEX-VG10 is slated for availability in September for $2000 (£1,296 ex VAT); that's about one-third of the rumoured price for Panasonic's interchangeable-lens AG-AF100 camcorder, which doesn't have official pricing or...

By Photography Bay on -

Sony recently teased us with the coming of this killer Handycam, and we knew it was going to be a big deal. Now that the camera has been officially unveiled, is the new Sony NEX-VG10 the game changer that it’s supposed to be?While I hope to have...

By Akihabara News on -

Despite its painful UI, control button layout, its incapacity to smoothly and quickly zoom in and out as well as many other small drawbacks, the NEX-VG10 is a fantastic camera. Once you understand what your camera limitations are, and learn how to...

International Review By CNET France on 60

Premier effort louable dans une catégorie naissante, le NEX-VG10 a néanmoins besoin d’un réajustement...

International Review By Netzwelt on -

Schöne Bilder und großer Gestaltungsspielraum Werbung Großer Bildsensor und Wechselobjektive Sony baut in die NEX-VG10E einen hauseigenen Exmor-CMOS-Bildsensor im APS-C-Format ein. Mit Kantenlängen von 23,4 x 15,6 Millimeter...

International Review By PC-Welt.de on 83

Die Vorteile des Sony NEX-VG10: Ein Vorteil dieses kompakten Camcorders von Sony sind die Wechseloptik und der große Sensorchip, denn durch diese Ausstattung konnten Filme mit besonders gut getrennten Tiefebenen aufgenommen werden. Auch der...

International Review By Chip.de on 83

Der Erfolg der filmenden Spiegelreflex-Kameras kam so schnell, dass die Camcorder-Hersteller einige Zeit brauchten, um zu reagieren. Nun hat Sony mit dem NEX-VG10 zum Gegenschlag ausgeholt. Im semiprofessionellen Camcorder ist keine feste Optik...

International Review By Computer Bild on -

Sony will mit dem NEX-VG10E den ambitionierten Hobbyfilmer und den Semi-Profi gleichermaßen ansprechen. Auf den ersten Blick scheint das zu gelingen, denn der Camcorder ist mit vielen interessanten Details ausgestattet. Ob er die Brücke...

International Review By CNET.de on 78

Die Sony NEX-VG10 hängt etwas in der Schwebe zwischen den Consumer- und den Profi-Videokameras. Auf der einen Seite begeistert sie mit kreativen und filmerischen Möglichkeiten, wie sie nur ein großer Bildsensor bietet - etwa Aufnahmen...

International Review By Focus Numérique on -

Le NEX-VG10 est-il un bon caméscope ? Il est en tout cas une bonne caméra et reçoit un recommandé.Sur le plan ergonomique, il ravira les nostalgiques de la bague manuelle qui avait quasiment disparu des caméscopes grand public....