Sony NEX-VG10 Firmware Update Adds AF to A-Mount Lenses

Sony has announced a firmware update for the NEX-VG10 camcorder that adds autofocus for Sony A-Mount SAM and SSM lenses.  The NEX-VG10 can accept Sony’s DSLR A-Mount lenses courtesy of the LA-EA1 adapter, which has previously required manual focus operation only.  However, this new firmware update will allow autofocus communication through the adapter.

The firmware update is available via Sony UK’s website.

Sony NEX-VG10 Overview

Sony recently teased us with the coming of this killer Handycam, and we knew it was going to be a big deal.  Now that the camera has been officially unveiled, is the new Sony NEX-VG10 the game changer that it’s supposed to be?

While I hope to have a production model to test as soon as the VG10 becomes available, let’s take a look at what the fuss is all about based on what we know now. [Read more…]