Shooters: Sony's New Upgraded HD Camera
Sony's new HD NEX-VG20
The company claims its new NEX-VG20 offers a bundle of improvements over its predecessor, the NEX-VG10.
Sony says it has the same E-mount system with a choice of seven E-mount lenses, more comprehensive manual controls, improved imaging qualities, better sound, ergonomic refinements—such as enhanced grips—and a second record button. The announcement continues:
“VG20 offers an effective resolution of 16.1 megapixels to capture 16 megapixel stills in RAW format and Full HD video in AVCHD format in 24p and 60p.
“For a more cinematic look, footage shot at 24p can also be enhanced with Cinema Tone Gamma and Cinema Tone Color. With the use of E-mount lenses, the sensor also allows for the creation of background defocus – or ‘bokeh’ – effects.”
B&H is selling it for $1,599—body only.