Camera tech data for Sony NEX-VG20E

NameSony NEX-VG20E , NEX-VG20 (Japan, USA)
Mount typeE-mount
Supported lensesE, FE, A-mount (via LA-EAx)
Release year2011
Digital parameters
Output resolution [pixels]4912×3264, 3568×2368, 2448×1624
Output resolution (16:9) [pixels]4912×2760, 3568×2000, 2448×1376
Effective output pixels16.0 M
Sensor typeCMOS, Bayer pattern, 12-bit ADC
Sensor size [mm] (crop factor)23.5×15.6 (1.5×)
ISO rangeauto, 100–25600 (1/1 stops)
Gain [dB]0, 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30
Color and post-processing
Color spacessRGB
Image parameterscontrast, saturation, sharpness (-3 – +3)
Creative stylesstandard, vivid, portrait, landscape, sunset, B/W
Picture effects
Picture parametersgamma (2 options)
Gamma settingsMovie
Picture profiles
White balanceauto, daylight, tungsten, custom (1 register)
Color temperature range [K]2500–9900
Color temperature increments [K]100
Color compensation index [steps]± 9 (G/M)
White-balance bracketing [pictures per shot] (steps [mired])
Noise reductionlong exp. (>1s), high-ISO (2 levels)
D-range optimizeradvanced auto, manual (5 levels)
DRO bracketing [pictures per shot] (levels)
Auto HDRauto, manual (1–6 EV)
Lens compensation
Movie recording
Movie resolutions [size/fps]1920×1080p50, 1920×1080p25, 1920×1080i50, 1440×1080i50, 720×576i50
Movie ISO rangeunknown
Shutter speed (movie) [s]1/4 – 1/8000
Movie frame rates [fps]50
Movie formatsAVCHD 2.0, MPEG-2
Audio formatsDolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital AC3
Movie lengthunlimited
Microphonebuilt-in (stereo), 3.5 mm plug (stereo), level control
Audio monitoring3.5 mm (stereo)
Movie featurescreative styles
AF sensors25 areas
AF range [EV]0 – 20
AF modesAF-A, AF-S, AF-C, DMF, Tracking AF
AF assist lightno
AF adjustment [no. of lenses]30
AF bracketing [step width] ([number of shots])- (-)
Remote control via USB/WiFino
Other featuresMF peaking, Anti-Dust, BRAVIA Sync, face recognition, speaker
Metering modes63 segments, spot
Metering range [EV] (with spot)0 – 20 (0 – 20)
Auto Exposure Lock buttonno
Exposure modesP, A, S, M
Subject programshand-held night shot, anti motion blur
Exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 2 (1/3)
Flash shoe typeISO (mechanical), iISO
Accessory shoe cap
Flash modesnormal, red-eye reduction, rear sync, slow sync
Flash meteringPre-Flash TTL
Requires D flash unityes
Flash guide number [m]/ coverage [mm]-/-
X-Sync speed [s]unknown
High Speed Syncno
Wireless flash no
Wireless x-sync speed [s]
Wireless HSSno
Ratio flash controlno
Flash exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 2 (1/3)
Studio flash socketno
Viewfinder typeelectronic
Size [cm/inches]/ resolution [pixels]1.1cm/800×480
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnificationunknown
Eye relief [mm]/ from frame [mm]unknown
Diopter adjustment [diopters]yes
Eyepiece cupunknown
Viewfinder accessory compatibleno
Live Viewmain sensor
Live View zoom
Display technology, size [mm/inches], resolution [dots]TFT, 3″, 921600
Display mounttilt up 180°, tilt down 90°
Histogram displayluminance
Automatic brightnessno
Touch screenno
Video output interfacesHDMI-Mini (1080i/720p/ 580p/576p), component video out
Display accessories (opt.)
Frame rate [fps]6
Frame rate with AF [fps]unknown
Shutter speed (still) [s]30 – 1/4000
Shutter typeelec.
Self-timer [s]10
Continuous self-timer [shots]
Bracketing frames (stops)3 (1/3, 2/3)
Remote release socket
Wireless remote releaseRMT-845
Release priorityno
Depth of field previewno
Aperture can be changed during depth of field previewno
Silent depth of field previewno
Storage media (number of slots)Memory Stick Duo, PRO Duo, PRO-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC (1)
Remote storage via USBno
Remote storage via FTPno
File system formatsFAT12, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT
File formatsARW, JPEG w/ EXIF 2.3
Batteries1× NP-FV70, 1× NP-FV100
Battery pack
External power supplyAC adaptor AC-VQ900AM, AC adaptor AC-PW10AM
Construction and accessories
Weather sealingno
Mount materialsteel
Weight [g]645
Standard accessoriesbody cap, USB cable, remote control RMT-845, battery NP-FV70, charger BC-VH1, AC power adapter AC-PW10AM, pop filter, software
Other optional accessorieslens adapters LA-EAx, microphone ECM-CG50
Other interfacesUSB 2.0 (High Speed; Mini-B)
USB modesmass storage, PTP/PictBridge
PrintingExif Print, Print Image Matching Ⅲ
Latest firmware version (release date)Ver. 01
Reviews & linksChris Niccolls on TheCameraStoreTV (video)
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