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Sony NEX-VG30 / NEX-VG30H

Sony NEX-VG30 / NEX-VG30H
alaScore 83

20 reviews

Dec, 2018

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. Comments about the usability and durability are on the whole positive. The zoom and design are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the price.

design, zoom, durability, usability

price

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 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony NEX-VG30 / NEX-VG30H

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sony NEX-VG30 / NEX-VG30H from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony NEXVG30EH Full HD Interchangeable Lens CamcorderSony NEXVG30EH Full HD Interchangeable Lens Camcorder

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

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 (reviewed.com)

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

Consumer review (sony.com)

Sony NEX-VG30 / VG30H

 
Jul, 2014

Consumer review (sony.com)

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

Consumer review (sony.com)

I was waiting for this Camera a Looong time

 

This camera design it's just perfect !!!

Sep, 2012

Consumer review (sony.com)

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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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
Built-In Microphone:Y
Built-in speaker(s):Y

Battery

Battery Type:NP-FV70
Battery voltage:6.8

Camera

3D:N
Back Light Compensation (BLC):Y
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Geotagging:N
Image processor:BIONZ
Minimum illumination:9
Progressive Scan:N

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Built-in Display:Y
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):921600
Touchscreen:Y

Flash

Built-in Flash:N
Built-in light:N

Focusing

Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):16.1
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:16.7

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2
Filter Size:6.7
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):29 - 322
Focal length range (f-f):18 - 200
Image stabilizer:N
Interchangeable lens:Y
Maximum aperture number:6.3
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):322
Minimum aperture number:3.5
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):29
Optical Zoom:11.1

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included:Y
Cables included:AV,USB
Lens hood:Y

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
HDMI:Y
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y
PictBridge:N
S-Video In:Y
S-Video Out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Shutter speed (photo):30 - 1/4000
Shutter speed (video):1/3-1/10000, 1/48-1/10000, 1/50-1/10000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG,RAW
Maximum image resolution:4912 x 3264
Still image resolution(s):4912 x 2760,4912 x 3264

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:N
Camera file system:Raw
Compatible memory cards:MS PRO Duo,SD,SDHC,SDXC
Disc types supported:N
Memory slots:1

Video

HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:50
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:AVCHD
Video Resolutions:1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder screen size:0.5
Viewfinder Type:Electronic

White balance

White Balance:Auto