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Sony NEX-VG900

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of Sony NEX-VG900. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the viewfinder and image quality. The design and price also get good feedback, whereas there are some negative reviews about the reliability. There are mixed comments on the zoom and portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony NEX-VG900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Sony NEX-VG900 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Views about the price and image quality are on the whole positive. The usability and portability also get good opinions. Comments are divided on the reliability.

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75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (

Sony NEX-VG900: First full-frame camcorder


It's kind of an oddball -- a full-frame camcorder that requires an adapter for full-frame lenses -- but it's sure to garner some attention.

Jan, 2013

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (

Sony NEX-VG900: First full-frame camcorder


It's kind of an oddball -- a full-frame camcorder that requires an adapter for full-frame lenses -- but it's sure to garner some attention.

Jan, 2013

Expert review by : Videomaker (

Sony NEX-VG900 Professional Camcorder Review


For full-frame, 35mm image capture excellence and multiple lens options in a camcorder form factor, check out the NEX-VG900 from Sony.

Full-frame 35mm sensor, Interchangeable lenses with included adapter, Focus assist: Peaking and magnification, Exposure assist: Zebras and histogram, Optional XLR adapter, Electronic View Finder, Zoom rocker for use with power-zoom lenses

Pricey for consumer market, Accessory shoes are cramped

Nov, 2012

Expert review by : Jeremy Stamas (

Sony Handycam NEX-VG900


Sony breaks new ground with the NEX-VG900—the world's first camcorder to feature a full-frame image sensor.

Despite all its question marks, the NEX-VG900 is an exciting achievement for Sony.

Sep, 2012

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Sony VG900


First of all, even though this is a 'hybrid' video/still camera, you're unlikely to be using it for still photography. It's very difficult to hold for stills, not just because the camera is heavy (as heavy as a large dSLR+lens) but also because it's...

Oct, 2015

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Great performance, easy to use


This is my first foray away from the all-in-one camcorders and I would rank it a great success! The camera is among the least expensive of the 'professional' camcorders, but definitely delivers professional performance. The large sensor size gives...

Apr, 2014

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Wonderful Camera


Use this beast of a camera for: TV/Internet commercials, feature length/short films, etc. This camera does not disappoint! Great in low light, and all the lens capabilities make this worth every penny.

Nov, 2013

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Loving it!


I love this camera! It's perfect for someone like me who's looking for a great dslr quality video but requires the longevity recording time. The full-frame feature, plus the million lens you can interchange, is amazing when trying really experimenting...

Oct, 2013

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Expensive, but great for Prosumers


I am an amateur documentarian, and thus far the NEX VG900 has been a dream to work with. Pros:-Full frame sensor allows me to capture rich details-Dedicated quick buttons on the side of the camera gives me quick access to change aperture, gain, and...

Sep, 2013

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Amazing Camera for the price!


There is no better camera in this price point that will give you the same depth and richness. A must-have for taking your videography to the next level in quality.

Aug, 2013

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