Summary: Aeons ago, I wrote a column called “Is it OK?” for another newspaper in which I dealt with minor ethical questions for the liberal intelligentsia, such as, “Is it OK to feel proud of Britain’s honest voting in the Eurovision Song Contest?” I thought back to the “Is it OK?
Summary: 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 release-date information at this time.
Summary: The Sony NEX-VG10 is a compact camcorder is not just the size that contained stands as a middle ground between consumer products strictly and purely professional products, both for the price and for the high performance that is able to provide.
Conclusion: What is the future of the VG10? Sony has already announced a successor, due late 2011, called the VG20H. That camera will shoot 1920x1080-60p video using the new AVCHD 2.0 spec. But will it resolve any of the VG10's vexing liabilities? At this point, I wouldn't expect any miracles.
[Review] Sony NEX-VG10, Video with style and performance
29 October 2010
Excerpt: We had been using a “professional” broadcast P2 camera for a very long period of time at AkihabaraNews, but with the Canon 5D MKII, we have ditched these bulky and expensive cameras and now get along with cheaper and more versatile DLS