Sony’s New NEX AE50 is Kind of a Big Deal for Wedding Videographers

The NEX AE50 camcorder sports an NEX mount (E mount lenses), two XLR ports, an 18-200mm Servo lens designed for video, and 1080p at 60p. And the chip size is APS-C. Now get this: this portable powerhouse can be in the hands of wedding videographers for under $4,000. If you’re a Canon shooter, you can use the new Metabones adapter to put Canon EF glass on the camera and still maintain the lenses IS or aperture control.

It can record video to SD cards or Memory Stick DUO (Sony’s own cards), plus it seems to be a major step up beyond the NEX VG20 (Sony’s other interchangeable lens camcorder coming in at a budget price.) More photos and specs are after the jump.

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