San Diego, CA—Building on the growing lineup of cameras and accessories for modern content creators, Sony introduced the new Sony GP-VPT2BT shooting grip. The cable-free grip is a flexible wireless remote commander.
The new accessory is suitable for many different types of content creation. The range from vlogs and travel photography/videography to simple everyday capture. In addition, Sony says the grip “offers optimum stability and comfort combined with cable-free connectivity and a reliable dust- and moisture-resistant design.
The new grip is compatible with a variety of Sony’s latest digital cameras. The lineup includes the α9 II, α9, α7R IV, α7R III, α7 III, α6600, α6400, α6100 as well as the Cyber-shot RX100 VII. However, firmware must be updated on some cameras to ensure compatibility.
Sony GP-VPT2BT Features
Moreover, the GP-VPT2BT grip connects via Bluetooth wireless technology. As a result, it allows visual creators to aim and shoot without interfering cables or exposed inputs. The device also includes a tilt feature that enables vertical angle adjustment as well as the ability to switch quickly from normal to self-shooting mode.
In addition, the grip has an adjustment wheel that photographers can loosen or tighten to permit operation with cameras of different sizes and weights. It also includes a flip button; an indicator light; and a lock switch. Another useful feature is that the grip can quickly transform into a tripod by expanding the bottom portion; this will enable stable, hands-free shooting.
The new Sony GP-VPT2BT shooting grip with wireless remote commander ship this month in North America. It is priced at $140.