Sony HDR-CX240 vs Sony NEX-FS700R

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Sony HDR-CX240
Sony NEX-FS700R

Top Prices

eBay
In stock (29 available)
Overstock
Walmart
Out of stock

Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Cheaper by $3,836
The Sony HDR-CX240 costs $3,836 less than the Sony NEX-FS700R.
3 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.
2 Reasons For
23% larger screen size Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700R has a screen size of 3.5"", however the Sony HDR-CX240 is only a 2.7"" screen size camcorder (0.8" smaller). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

Lighter Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700R is a 1.7kgg weight camcorder. That's 188.3g lighter than the Sony HDR-CX240 (1.7kgg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
30% smaller screen size Edit
The Sony HDR-CX240 is a 2.7"" screen size camcorder. That's 0.8" smaller than the Sony NEX-FS700R (3.5""). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

Vastly heavier Edit
The Sony HDR-CX240 has a weight of 190gg, however the Sony NEX-FS700R is a 1.7kgg weight camcorder (188.3g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

3 Reasons Against
$3,836 more expensive
The Sony NEX-FS700R is more expensive than the Sony HDR-CX240 by $3,836.
Less retailers
Only 1 store sell the Sony NEX-FS700R, whereas 4 retailers sell the Sony HDR-CX240. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Two months older
The Sony NEX-FS700R is older than the Sony HDR-CX240 by two months.

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Image Sensor

Sensor Size
9.2MP
BEST
11.6MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/5
BEST
 1/5
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.4MP
Movie Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.3MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom
27x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
320x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length
4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
1.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length
29.8 - 804 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
2.1 - 57 Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 MS Micro (M2)
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 MS Micro (M2)
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Manual
 Manual

Light Exposure

Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Sunrise
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Sunrise

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Manual
 Indoor
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Manual
 Indoor

Display

Screen Size
2.7" 3.5"
BEST
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels 91,200 pixels
BEST
Display
 LCD
BEST
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Resolution
230,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
 electrical
BEST
 electrical

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
Image Processor
 BIONZ
BEST
 BIONZ
Minimum Illumination
6lx Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 480i
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 480i
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG2
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG2
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Image Format
 JPG
BEST
 JPG
Maximum Image Resolution
 4032 x 2272
BEST
 4032 x 2272

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0
 Dolby Digital 2.0
Microphone Connection
 XLR
 XLR

Ports & Interfaces

USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mini-USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Battery

Battery Type
NP-FV50 NP-F770
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.2V
Battery Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
190g 1.7kg
BEST
Height
59.5mm 178.5mm
Depth
128mm 235.5mm
Width
54mm 145mm

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
PlayMemories Home Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 AV
 Component
 USB
 HDMI
 AC
 AV
 Component

Other Features

Aperture Range
1.9 - 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
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