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Sony HDR-CX320
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Sony HDR-CX320 Camcorder

2.39MP 1/5.8 185g Sep 2013
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17 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Sony small sensor size camcorders have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all camcorders manufactured by Sony.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is typical of many small sensor size camcorders that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Large Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Sony HDR-CX320 has a fairly large screen size compared to most of the other small sensor size camcorders that have been available for more than two years. Across all the video cameras of this age and type the screen sizes range from 1.4" to 4.3".

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The Sony HDR-CX320 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the HDR-CX320.

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Full HD

Full HD

Like most of the other camcorders that were released around the same time as the HDR-CX320, the HDR-CX320 is Full HD.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The HDR-CX320 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the HDR-CX320 also have an image stabiliser.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 185 grams, the HDR-CX320 is quite light compared to most of the other video cameras of this spec and age. The weights of small sensor size camcorders that were released more than two years ago range from 57g to 3.9kg, and the average weight is 500g.

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SDXC Memory Card

SDXC memory card

The Sony HDR-CX320 supports a better memory card type than most camcorders that are a similar age to it. This video camera supports an SDXC memory card, whereas most small sensor size camcorders that were released more than two years ago support an SD memory card. This camcorder also support MS PRO Duo and MS Pro-HG Duo and SDHC memory cards. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

An SDXC memory card is actually the best supported memory card type amongst all similar spec video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of video camera the worst supported memory card type is MicroSD (Transflash).

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Fairly High Maximum Aperture Value

The HDR-CX320 has one of the higher maximum aperture values (10) amongst video cameras of this age. Across all the video cameras of a similar age and spec to the HDR-CX320 the maximum aperture values range from 1.8 to 22, and the average maximum aperture value is 4.9.

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Has Nine Scene Modes

The number of scene modes found on the HDR-CX320 is more than most small sensor size camcorders that came out around the same time as it. This Sony video camera has an Spotlight scene mode, which is the most commonly found scene mode found on small sensor size camcorders that were launched more than two years ago. The scene modes "Beach", "Fireworks", "Landscape", "Portrait", "Snow", "Sunrise", "Sunset" and "Twilight" are also found on this Sony camcorder.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Sony HDR-CX320 has a built-in display. Most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to the HDR-CX320 also have a built-in display.

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Has One White Balance Mode

The number of white balance modes found on the Sony HDR-CX320 is more than most camcorders that are a comparable age to it. This Sony video camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on video cameras of this age and type.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolution of 720 x 576|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolution on camcorders of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite High Movie Megapixel Count

The Sony HDR-CX320 has one of the higher movie megapixel counts (2.29 megapixels) amongst similar spec video cameras of this age. The lowest movie megapixel count of video cameras of a comparable age and spec to the HDR-CX320 is 0.41MP, the highest is 3MP, and the average movie megapixel count is 1.9MP.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 2.29 megapixels, the Sony HDR-CX320 has one of the higher megapixel counts amongst camcorders of this age. The average megapixel count of camcorders that were launched more than two years ago is 2.5MP, and the megapixel counts range from 1.1MP to 10MP.

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JPG Image Format

This camcorder has a JPG image format, which is the most frequently found image format on small sensor size camcorders that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Small

At only 53 millimeters, the HDR-CX320 is quite small compared to most of the other camcorders that came out more than two years ago. The smallest camcorder that has been on the market for more than two years is 30mm wide, the biggest is 570mm, and the average width is 75mm.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The Sony HDR-CX320 does not have an interchangeable lens. Most of the other small sensor size camcorders that were launched around the same time as the HDR-CX320 also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Only Auto Shooting Mode

This video camera has an Auto|Manual shooting mode, which is typical of many similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most camcorders of this type and age do not have a night mode. The HDR-CX320 is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

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Not 3D Compatible

The HDR-CX320 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other small sensor size camcorders that are a comparable age to the HDR-CX320 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Most video cameras of this age and spec do not have a built-in projector. The HDR-CX320 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in projector.

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Not Waterproof

The Sony HDR-CX320 is not waterproof. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age are also not waterproof.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Sony HDR-CX320

Released Over Three Years Ago

This small sensor size camcorder has been on the market for over three years.

Average Digital Zoom

At 350 times zoom factor, the Sony HDR-CX320 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders of this age and type.

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Average Optical Zoom

The HDR-CX320 has a pretty standard optical zoom (30 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other small sensor size camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the HDR-CX320.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on video cameras of this spec and age.

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1/5.8" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Megapixel Count
Movie Megapixel Count
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Aperture Value
Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Storage
Storage
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
Disc Type
Focusing
Light Exposure
Scene Mode
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Flash
Built-In Flash
Shoe Mounting Point
Shutter
Shutter Speed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D Compatible
Shooting Mode
Minimum Illumination
Design
Colour
Video
HD Type
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Image Format
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
S-Video Out Port
Battery
Battery Type
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cable Included
Other Features
Night Mode
Aperture Range
Extra/Smart Zoom
Electrical Viewfinder

Expert Reviews

15 January 2014

Die Sony Handycam HDR-CX320E ist ein kleiner und leichter Camcorder, der auf jeder Reise noch Platz im Gepäck findet. Das Gehäuse ist komplett aus Kunststoff gefertigt. Über die Auswahl des... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hdrcx320, hdrcx320e, hdrcx320ebce, sony hdrcx320, sony hdrcx320e
Barcodes 00905524924343, 04905524924336, 04905524924343
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