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Sony NEX-VG30 / NEX-VG30H

Sony NEX-VG30 / NEX-VG30H
alaScore 82

20 reviews

Sep, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Sony NEX-VG30 / NEX-VG30H. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the usability and durability. The zoom and design also get good comments. There are some negative comments about the price.

design, zoom, durability, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony NEX-VG30 / NEX-VG30H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sony NEX-VG30 / NEX-VG30H from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on

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Sep, 2020

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (

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


The most interesting thing about the new model is its ability to work with the new power zoom lenses.

Jan, 2013

Expert review by : Jeremy Stamas (

Sony NEX-VG30


Sony's excellent—and pricey—successor to the VG20 includes a new power zoom and an updated EVF.

Besides the added zoom control, the biggest change with the VG30 is its price. The camcorder retails for $1,799 body-only, which is $200 more than the VG20 original sold for in 2011. If you want the fancy new 18-200mm power zoom lens, that'll kick up...

Sep, 2013

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Sony NEX-VG30 / VG30H

Jul, 2014

Consumer review (

A great step up from other camcorders


I bought this camcorder so I could make promotional videos, training videos and still make fun family videos. So far its given me the control I want when I'm shooting. But easy enough to put into auto and let someone to just point and shoot. I've had a...

Jun, 2013

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I was waiting for this Camera a Looong time


This camera design it's just perfect !!!

Sep, 2012

Consumer review (

I was waiting for this Camera a Looong time


This camera design it's just perfect !!!

Power zoom, Creativity options, Customizable

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Price comparison for Sony NEX-VG30 / NEX-VG30H

  Store     Price
Sony SEL30M35 E Mount - APS-C 30mm F3.5 Macro Prime...
Get up close to flowers, insects and other small subjects with a compact, stylish 30mm F3.5 macro lens for...
£185.00 TO SHOP
Sony SEL50F18 E Mount - APS-C 50mm F1.8 Prime Lens...
50mm F1.8 portrait lens for E-mount cameras, with smooth, quiet AF and Optical SteadyShot to keep images crisp
£238.00 TO SHOP
Sony SEL50F18F E Mount Full Frame 50 mm F1.8 Prime Lens
Three ways focus. Auto focus: The camera focuses automatically. Operating sounds may also be recorded...
£165.00 TO SHOP
Sony SEL35F18 E Mount APS-C 35 mm F1.8 Prime Lens...
Versatile 35 mm fixed focal length lens with bright F18 aperture and optical steadyshot
£309.00 TO SHOP
Sony SEL20F28 E Mount - APS-C 20mm F2.8 Wide Angle...
Fast, compact 20mm f2.8 wide-angle prime lens for E-mount cameras, ideal for low-light shooting
£249.00 TO SHOP
Sony Lens for Sony e Mount Nex Cameras - Fixed
Fixed 50mm mid-range telephoto focal length (35mm format equivalent: 75mm)
£361.00 TO SHOP
Sony SELP1650 E Mount - APS-C 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Zoom...
16-50mm lens with electronic Power Zoom, ED glass and Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation. Easy to carry...
£227.00 TO SHOP
Sony VCLECU2.SYH Ultra Wide Converter Lens -Black
For use with SEL16F28 and SEL20F28
£119.00 TO SHOP
Sony SAL50F14.AE A Mount - Full Frame 50mm F1.4...
Standard Lens with bright maximum aperture
£299.00 TO SHOP
Sony SEL55210 E Mount APS-C 55-210 mm F4.5-6.3...
Telephoto zoom lens with 3.8x magnification range
£218.00 TO SHOP

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