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Sony-nex-vg10.32673511
6.9 out of 10

Sony NEX-VG10

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Reviews for Sony NEX-VG10

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Overall 6
6.0

I feel rather let down

David Longman, Amazon
5 days ago
  • Summary: You know, you buy something an expect certain things as standard. Particularly if you pay close on £1,000. Well, I expected a safety strap to go around my hand. Not included. I expected a chord or something for the lens cap. Not included. I guess that even a basic 'bag' would have been nice. But no. I expected touch screen controls - but no. I guess I will get used to it, but I am left feeling disappointed. Disappointed with a brand that I respected.
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Overall 10
10

Nice one Sony

Stefan Hanegraaf, Amazon
12 July 2014
  • Summary: She's a powerhouse!!! To give you a concept of how easy this camera is to use. My production company received the VG10 on the morning of shooting and learned how to use it in about 10 min. Pretty much everything is awesome. The screen isn't touch and that sort of sucks as well as the SD card slot is a bit awkward to access but other than that she's beautiful.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sony NEXVG10EBDI Handycam Camcorder with Interchangeable Lenses

Mr S. Anthony "Please see my other reviews.", Amazon
27 April 2013
  • Summary: For the large asking price I expected this camera to offer better performance in the features that it offered. The auto-focus is poor; you can be focussed on a subject and then something moves in the distance, then the camera tries to focus on that object and can severely struggle. An example of this would be if you were filming a person, and then a car travels quickly in the background, the camera cannot auto-focus quick enough and then since the car has gone, finds it...
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Overall 8
8.0

Stunning Video good Audio

botatoe, Amazon
12 February 2012
  • Summary: I bought this camcorder from Amazon Warehouse Most of the negative reviews are from people who expect too much from this camera, it is not meant to be a DSLR or a professional camcorder at the moment it is quite unique. I already own two top of the range consumer HD camcorders which I use to film weddings, but I wanted the VG10 to take those cherry pick shots with a cinematic look using depth of field.
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Overall 4
4.0

A shame....

Phil, Amazon
31 August 2011
  • Summary: Recently we bought this camera to film events at my workplace. I'm really used to work with videocameras and I have to say that this camera is very difficult to manipulate. It seems you need three hands to work with this camera. I like to be creative and change the settings during filming; This camera makes this very difficult. The record button is placed wrong when you use the upper handle. Why not put a second record button on top?
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Overall 10
10

First impressions of Sony NEX-VG10

Keen snapper, Amazon
25 July 2011
  • Summary: First I admit I like Sony products and tend to buy Sony unless there is clearly a better alternative. Occasionally this leads to regrets but not in this case. I have been waiting for some years for a single camera that takes both photos and video without compromise to either, and this is finally it.
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Overall 10
10

First impressions of Sony NEX-VG10

Keen snapper, Amazon
25 July 2011
  • Summary: First I admit I like Sony products and tend to buy Sony unless there is clearly a better alternative. Occasionally this leads to regrets but not in this case. I have been waiting for some years for a single camera that takes both photos and video without compromise to either, and this is finally it.
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Overall 10
10

Pro Cam

Soulsolidmedia, Amazon
24 May 2011
  • Summary: THIS IS BY FAR BETTER THAN THE DSLRs (DEPENDING ON HOW YOU VIEW IT) THE CURRENT DSLRs IN THE MARKET HAVE THEIR DISADVANTAGES, WHICH MAKES THE SONY VERY COMPETITIVE. THE SONY DOES NOT HEAT UP ( i.e LONG LIFE BATTERY). MOST DSLRs DONT LAST LONG WHEN IT COMES TO SHOOTING MUSIC VIDEOS/ MOVIES... MOREOVER DUE TO THE WAY DSLRs WORK THEY TEND TO HEAT UP REALLY FAST, MEANING YOU HAVE TO SWITCH IT OFF EVERY 10 MINS.
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Overall 10
10

Great Cam

andytorc, Amazon
18 April 2011
  • Summary: Very pleased with the VG10e so far. Ive been waiting for years to be able to experiment with lenses at an affordable price and now I can. Good quality build and superb lens supplied. LCD display crystal clear and excellent quad-phonic microphone. Excellent (top DSLR)14.2 MP photos and full HD video all captured on solid state (SD, SDHC and similar) memory cards.
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Overall 10
10

excellent hybrid camera

Mr. Henry D. C. Williams, Amazon
10 November 2010
  • Summary: This is a truly excellent piece of kit that offers the form factor (and record times) of a camcorder and the shallow depth of field of a DSLR. I bought it instead of the Canon D60 to use for short film work, music videos, cherry shots at events and interviews in addition to my current ENG cameras and it's performed admirably. I've shot about 15 hours of footage now and have yet to see any moire or aliasing problems.
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