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Sony HDR-CX405 vs Sony HDR-PJ410

Sony HDR-CX405 vs Sony HDR-PJ410

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Sony HDR-CX405
Sony HDR-PJ410

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
10% lighter Edit
The Sony HDR-CX405 is a 215g weight camcorder. That's 20g lighter than the Sony HDR-PJ410 (235g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

2 Reasons For
Built-in projector Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ410 has a built-in projector, whereas the Sony HDR-CX405 does not. Read more

The device has an internal projector, to show images.

User reviews are better
Based on 57 reviews, the Sony HDR-PJ410 has an average user review score of 91%, however the Sony HDR-CX405 has an average rating of 84% (based on 205 reviews).

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Seven months older
The Sony HDR-CX405 is older than the Sony HDR-PJ410 by seven months.
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Sony HDR-CX405 is 84%, whereas the average user rating of the Sony HDR-PJ410 is 91% (based on 57 reviews).
1 Reason Against
Heavier Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ410 is a 235g weight camcorder. That's 20g heavier than the Sony HDR-CX405 (235g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Average User Rating

Date Released

29 months Ago 21 months Ago

Image Sensor

Total Megapixels
2.29MP 2.29MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/5
 1/5
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image)
2.29MP 2.29MP
Effective Megapixels (movie)
2.29MP 2.29MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom
30x 30x
Digital Zoom
350x 350x
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interchangeable lens
Image Stabilizer Type
 Optical
 Optical
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 984mm
Minimum Aperture Number
1.8 1.8
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 26.8mm
Maximum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
26.8 - 804 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
1.9 - 57 1.9 - 57

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 MS Micro (M2)
 SDXC
 SDHC
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 MS Micro (M2)
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 MPF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 MPF
 Exif

Focusing

Face Detection
 Face detection
 Face detection
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Light Exposure

Scene Modes
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Spotlight
Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

White Balance

White Balance
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Indoor
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Indoor

Flash

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Light
 Built-in light
Unknown - Click to provide data

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed
1/25 - 1/10000 1/10000 - 1/6

Display

Display Diagonal
2.7" 2.7"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Display Resolution (numeric)
230,400 pixels 230,400 pixels
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
Image Processor
 BIONZ X
BEST
 BIONZ X
Minimum Illumination
3lx 3lx
Self-Timer Delay
10 10

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Supported Video Modes
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
BEST
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Image Formats Supported
 EXIF
BEST
 EXIF
Still Image Resolution(s)
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 4032 x 2272
 4032 x 2272

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0
BEST
 Dolby Digital 2.0

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Composite Video Out
 Composite video out
 Composite video out
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
S-Video Out
 S-Video out
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)

Battery

Battery Type
NP-BX1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Charging Source
 AC
 USB
 AC
 USB

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
215g
BEST
235g
Height
595mm 59.5mm
Depth
128mm 128mm
Width
54mm 59mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 HDMI
 USB
 HDMI
BEST
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Included Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 16GB

Projector

Built-In Projector
 Built-in projector
 Built-in projector
BEST
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 100
Projector Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 13 ANSI lumens
Minimum Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5m

Technical Details

USB Charging
 USB charging
 USB charging
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