Wow. Semi-pro hand-held video that matches – and betters – DSLRs. At a price, of course. Could be a handy device if you are cashed up and want one camera that does it all.
Sony Releases Updated NEX-VG20 Camcorder | Video News
First off, the camcorder has an upgraded sensor going from the VG10′s 14.2 megapixel Exmor APS HD to a new 16.1 megapixel Exmor R CMOS. As a result of this upgrade and an upgraded processor, Sony was able to include the ability to capture RAW stills. That’s right. RAW photographs have finally made their way to an affordable camcorder. That’s big news seeing as most camcorders just a few years ago could only take VGA resolution photos. Now if we could just get them to give us RAW video recording, we’d really be talking!