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Sony HDR-CX440
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Sony HDRCX440B Camcorder

9.2MP 1/5.8 190g Apr 2013
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50Mbps XAVC S 3 1920x1080 At 60P, AVCHD And MP4 CodecsCreate cinematic video in high definition 1920 x 1080 24p/60p up to 50Mbps in XAVC S 3 and high quality 9.2MP still images. XAVC S3 format... More
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Sony HDR-CX440 Anthonian Review
Sony HDR CX440 Review
CES 2015 | Sony Handycam HDR-CX440 HD Camcorder | WiFi | CX440/B | SmartReview.com
Sony HDR-CX440 Camera Testing

18 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Good

Owners have rated this medium sensor size camcorder on average 87 out of 100.

Good Brand

Sony medium sensor size camcorders have good reviews on average and across all camcorders Sony is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium sensor size camcorders that are a similar age to it.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the HDR-CX440, the Sony HDR-CX440 has an image stabiliser.

Alternative camcorders with an image stabiliser currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Philips CAM150.

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Full HD

Full HD

Like most of the other video cameras of this spec and age, the HDR-CX440 is Full HD.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The Sony HDR-CX440 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

At 350 times zoom factor, the HDR-CX440 has a quite big digital zoom compared to most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that were released more than two years ago. Comparable spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago have digital zooms of between 2x and 1,800x, and the average digital zoom is 170x.

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Quite High Maximum Aperture Value

At 10, the HDR-CX440 has a fairly high maximum aperture value compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the HDR-CX440. The average maximum aperture value of video cameras of this type and age is 4.6, and the maximum aperture values range from 2.5 to 34.

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Has Nine Scene Modes

The HDR-CX440 has a greater number of scene modes than most comparable spec video cameras that are a similar age to it. This video camera has a Portrait scene mode, which is the most commonly found scene mode found on camcorders of this age and type. The scene modes "Beach", "Fireworks", "Landscape", "Night", "Snow", "Spotlight", "Sunrise" and "Sunset" are also found on this camcorder.

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Very Big Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution

The bitrates at maximum video resolution of video cameras of this spec and age range from 9 Mbit/s to 50 Mbit/s, and the average bitrate at maximum video resolution is 28 Mbit/s. The Sony HDR-CX440 has one of the bigger bitrates at maximum video resolution (50 megabits per second) amongst medium sensor size camcorders of this age.

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other video cameras of this age and spec, the Sony HDR-CX440 has a built-in display.

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1080p Video Mode

This camcorder has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on similar spec video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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H.264 Video Format

This camcorder has an AVC|AVCHD|H.264|MP4|MPEG4 video format, which is the most frequently found video format on video cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has Four White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the HDR-CX440 is more than most camcorders of this spec and age. This camcorder has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the HDR-CX440. The white balance modes "Indoor", "Outdoor" and "Push" are also found on this video camera.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for a similar time to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on video cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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LCD Display

This camcorder has an LCD display, which is typical of many camcorders of a similar age and type to it.

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JPG Image Format

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

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6 Reasons Against

Only 1/5.8" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Most video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the HDR-CX440 do not have an interchangeable lens. The Sony HDR-CX440 is no exception to this as it too does not have an interchangeable lens.

We compared this video camera to all the other camcorders with an interchangeable lens and we think the Panasonic HS900 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Sony HDR-CX440 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that were released more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a camcorder that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Philips CAM150.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most camcorders of this age and spec do not have a night mode. The HDR-CX440 is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

We compared all the other camcorders which also have a night mode to this camcorder and we think the Sony HDR-PJ330 is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most medium sensor size camcorders that have been available for more than two years are not waterproof. The HDR-CX440 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Like most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that were released around the same time as the HDR-CX440, the HDR-CX440 does not have a built-in projector.

We compared all the other camcorders which also have a built-in projector to this camcorder and we think the Aiptek ProjectorCam C25 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony HDR-CX440

Released Over Three Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market for over three years.

Average Optical Zoom

At 30 times zoom factor, the HDR-CX440 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to the HDR-CX440.

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Average Screen Size

At 2.7 inches, the HDR-CX440 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

There are a number of alternative 2.7" screen size camcorders currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung HMX-F90 ($333.93), or the Canon Vixia HF M32.

If this Sony video camera screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Sony HDR-PJ530 (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 190 grams, the Sony HDR-CX440 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the HDR-CX440.

If you would consider a camcorder with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Sony HDR-CX260 (205g).

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Resolution
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Interchangeable Lens
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Aperture
Minimum Focal Length
Maximum Aperture Value
Focal Length Range
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Fash Memory Capacity
Storage
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
Disc Type
File System
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Scene Mode
Exposure Mode
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
Shutter
Shutter Speed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D Compatible
Image Processor
Minimum Illumination
Self-Timer
On Screen Display Language
Playback
Design
Colour
Video
HD Type
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Video Mode
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Analog Signal Format System
Still Image
Image Format
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
S-Video Out Port
Networking
WiFi Type
Battery
Battery Type
Battery Voltage
Battery Slot
Charging Source
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Technical Details
Flash Mode

Expert Reviews

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 14 April 2015 by Sunniest
Sunniest would recommend the Sony HDR-CX440

I use this camera a lot in and outdoors. For tripod mounted shots or those in less busy scenes, it looks great. I paired with a 64gb card, giving me hours and hours of recording time in standard... Read more…

Reviewed 12 February 2015 by Blake

This is a great camera. This was my first camcorder and has great color tones and tons of great features for use with the computer. I am a YouTube video creator and do green screen work and all of... Read more…

Easy to Use
Great Picture Quality
Surprisingly Good Footage
Good Image Stabilization
Good in Low Light
Fragilelens-cover Switch
No External Mic Input
Lenscover Switch Breaks
Noise In Busy Images
Poor Still Image
Reviewed 30 June 2015 by Lionel Mandrake
Lionel Mandrake would recommend the Sony HDR-CX440 (Verified Purchase)

Very good performance at a great price...

Reviewed 26 November 2015 by Coach F
Coach F would recommend the Sony HDR-CX440 (Verified Purchase)

Easy to get started with. Use with the tripod with remote makes it really easy to get the footage our coaches need for video review with their teams. Uploading to our Hudl account is simple with... Read more…

Reviewed 3 January 2016 by Philip
Philip would recommend the Sony HDR-CX440 (Verified Purchase)

It takes a while to get the "learning curve" situated in using this camcorder. It has so many features that it's perplexing to a point where you need to practice with it like a musical... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdrcx440, sony hdrcx440b, sony hdrcx440bm, sony viprbhdrcx440, sony viprbhdrcx440b
Barcodes 00027242886131, 00190341816191, 00616639702422, 00672360491066, 04905524924923

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