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Hands-On with 2011 Sony Cameras and Camcorders

by Mike Perlman | July 28, 2011July 28, 2011 12:00 pm PST

Sony held a fairly peculiar event at the MLB Fancave in New York on Tuesday, complete with henna tattoos, stick-on mustaches, and a 3D presentation of the rained out Yankees vs. Mariners game on various Sony Bravia flatscreens. However, there were some tasty treats of the digital imaging persuasion, featured in the video above. The big, bad Sony HDR-TD10 3D, Sony Bloggie 3D HD, and Sony Alpha NEX-C3 made it to my list of top-three hottest Sony cameras of the event, so here are some specs to supplement your viewing enjoyment:

Sony-HDR-TD10-3DSony HDR-TD10 3D ($1500, available now)

  • Dual Sony G Lenses for 3D recording
  • Back-illuminated EXMOR CMOS Sensor
  • 3.5-inch glasses-free 3D LCD (glasses can be used for full effect)
  • 10x optical zoom with SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • Full HD 2D playback from 3D recordings
  • Mini HDMI, Headphone, Mic, USB jacks
  • Records 1080i video to SD cards

Sony-Bloggie-3D-HDSony Bloggie 3D HD ($250, available now)

  • Glasses-free 2.4-inch LCD screen
  • 1/2.5-inch CMOS sensor
  • 1920×1080 MP4 HD video with 5MP stills
  • 8GB internal memory
  • SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • Face Detection for up to 8 faces

Sony-Alpha-NEX-C3Sony Alpha NEX-C3 ($650 with kit lens, available in August)

  • World’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera with an APS-C sized sensor
  • 16.2MP EXMOR APS HD CMOS chip
  • 720p HD video
  • New Photo Creativity interface
  • 11 new picture effects
  • 3D Sweep Panorama, Auto HDR, and Handheld Twilight mode
  • Claimed 400 shots per charge on battery


Mike Perlman

Mike Perlman grew up in Nintendo Land and developed a relationship with all things electronic and nerdy early on in his childhood career. Today,...