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Sony NEX-VG30 Handycam Digital Video Camera Body {16.1 M/P}

***Lens not included
Sony Cameras
KEH Model# 364766

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Sony NEX-VG30 Handycam Digital Video Camera Body {16.1 M/P} Description


Sony NEX-VG30 combines still photography and video in a single device. The VG30 has interchangeable lens capabilities and a large sensor capable of capturing 16.1MP images. The Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor makes getting cinematic video with a shallow depth of field video a breeze. Videos are captured at 60p at 24Mbps with stunning clarity and detail, ideal for Blu-ray Disc. Full manual control enables you to adapt to almost any lighting situations to achieve the best photo. Its full manual operation features Sony's Bionz processor for reduced grain in low-light shooting situations and 16 megapixel still images, or near DSLR-quality photos. Its Quad Capsule Spatial Array stereo microphone contains four precision placed microphone capsules - which are perfectly angled at 45° to provide exceptional front-side directivity and stereo separation. 

Bring your cinematic vision to life.

Whatever your genre, whatever your shooting style, take your moviemaking to the next level with the Sony NEX-VG30 interchangeable lens HD camcorder and lens. Record richly-detailed, film-like footage with breathtaking quality thanks to its 16.1MP APS-C size sensor. Capture incredible audio via the Quad Capsule Spatial Array Surround microphone to fully realize your masterpiece. The included 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens brings your subjects closer with smooth and silent zooming.

KEH Specifications

  • Megapixels: 16.1MP
  • Sensor Size/Type: 23.4x15.6mm Exmor APS HD CMOS
  • Resolution:  4912 x 3264
  • ISO Sensitivity: Auto, 200-12800
  • File Formats:  Dolby / JPEG / JPEG+RAW / RAW
  • Lens Mount: Sony E-mount
  • Shutter Speeds: Auto: 1/48-1/10000 (movie: 24p), 1/60-1/10000 (movie: other), 30s-1/4000 (Still) Manual: 1/3-1/10000 (movie: 24p), 1/4-1/10000 (movie: other), 30s-1/4000 (Still)
    • Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
  • Continuous Shooting (fps): 6fps
  • Microphone:  Yes
  • Minimum Illunination: 9 lux (1/60 shutter speed f/3.5)
  • Exposure Modes: Auto; Flexible Spot(Touch Panel); Manual(Dial)
  • White Balance:  Auto/Onepush/Outdoor/Indoor/WB Temp
  • Self Timer: Approx.10 sec delay
  • Video: Yes, NTSC
  • Frame Rate (AV recording):  60p
  • Viewfinder: Tru-Finder OLED
  • Viewfinder Coverage: 100%
  • Display Screen: 3.0" Xtra Fine Swivel LCD
  • Memory Card Type: Memory Stick Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC 
  • Battery: Rechargeable NP-FV70/FV100 Lithium Battery
  • Dimensions: Approx. 91 x 130 x 223mm
  • Weight: Approx. 3lb 5oz
  • Manufacturer's Model #: NEX-VG30


General information

Brand Name Sony
Manufacturer Part Number NEX-VG30
Manufacture GTIN 00027242860629
Product information
Maximum Frame Rate
60 fps
Battery Built-in
Battery Rechargeable
Display Screen Type
Image Sensor Type
Longest Shutter Speed
30 Second
Shortest Shutter Speed
1/10000 Second
Product Model
Product Line
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio
Display Resolution
921000 Pixel
White Balance Modes
  • Auto
  • Onepush
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor
  • WB Temp
Audio Channels
Total Camcorder Resolution
16.7 Megapixel
Maximum Video Lines
Interlaced Scan
Progressive Scan
Sound System
Dolby Digital
Minimum Illumination
9 lux
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Digital Zoom
Screen Size
Built-in Devices
  • Microphone
  • Speaker
Recording Formats
  • Full HD
Viewfinder Type
  • Electronic
  • Face Detection
  • Self-timer
Focus Modes
  • Auto
  • Manual
Video Formats
  • H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
  • MPEG-2
Image Formats
  • JPEG
  • RAW
Video System
  • NTSC
Memory Card Supported
  • Memory Stick PRO Duo
  • Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo
  • Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX
  • Secure Digital (SD) Card
  • Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
  • Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Image Stabilization
  • Optical

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Sony E Mount