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Sony HDR-CX220
Sony HDR-CX220
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Sony HDR-CX220 Camcorder

8.9MP 1/5 178g Oct 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Good brand
Reasonably priced
Risoluzione display

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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 4,270 expert and owner reviews (including 383 verified purchases) for Sony camcorders and found that on average Sony has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically for its medium total megapixels camcorders. 88% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Sony HDR-CX220 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to this video camera also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HDR-CX220 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to this video camera.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

With a weight of 178 grams, the HDR-CX220 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to this video camera.

If you would consider a camcorder with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the easypix Challenge Action (76g) which is also cheaper.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

The HDR-CX220 has a relatively average display diagonal (2.7 inches) compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to this camcorder.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the HDR-CX220 in April 2017.


Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The HDR-CX220 does not have a built-in flash, although this is within the context that most of the other video cameras of this age and type also do not have a built-in flash.

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Risoluzione Display

One owner thought it did not have a good screen. Gogi.in mentioned “Risoluzione display” in their review of this camcorder.


Still Image

3984 X 2240 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the HDR-CX220 is 3984 x 2240. That's over four times the still image resolution of the most frequently found still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080. In addition, this camcorder supports a still image resolution(s) of 2992 x 2240. Video cameras of this type and age still image resolution(s)s range from 640 x 480 to 4608 x 3456.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Sony HDR-CX220 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this video camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Sony HDR-CX220 has a batteries included. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this video camera also have a batteries included.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony HDR-CX220 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras of this type and age also have an image stabilizer.

It is worth considering other camcorders which also have an image stabilizer including the Sony HDR-CX240 ($189.00).

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The HDR-CX220 has a fairly big optical zoom (32 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that came out around the same time as this video camera. Across all the video cameras of this age and type the optical zooms range from 1x to 60x, and the average optical zoom is 23x.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

At 320 times zoom factor, the HDR-CX220 has a quite big digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar type and age to this video camera. Medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago have digital zooms of between 2x and 1,800x, and the average digital zoom is 160x.

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Supports Wide Angle Lens System

The HDR-CX220 supports wide angle lens system, as do most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and spec to this video camera.

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Quite High Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 10, the HDR-CX220 has one of the higher maximum aperture numbers amongst video cameras of this age. Across all the camcorders that were launched more than two years ago the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 34, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.8.

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Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

Camcorders of this age and spec have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.1 and 6.8. With a minimum aperture number of only 1.8, the Sony HDR-CX220 has a quite low minimum aperture number compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Focusing

Features Smile Detection

The Sony HDR-CX220 features smile detection, as do most of the other video cameras of this age and spec.

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Has a Face Detection

The Sony HDR-CX220 has a face detection, as do most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Other Features

Features Manual Focus

The HDR-CX220 features manual focus, as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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White Balance

Features Outdoor White Balance

The HDR-CX220 features outdoor white balance, as do most of the other video cameras that came out around the same time as this camcorder.

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Features Indoor White Balance

The HDR-CX220 features indoor white balance, as do most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to this camcorder.

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Features Onepush White Balance

The HDR-CX220 features onepush white balance. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera also feature onepush white balance.

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Design

Tripod Mountable

The HDR-CX220 is tripod mountable, as are most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to this camcorder.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The HDR-CX220 supports HDMI. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this video camera also support HDMI.

We compared all the other camcorders which also support HDMI to this camcorder and we think the Sony HDR-CX240 ($189.00) is also worth considering.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The HDR-CX220 has a headphone outputs. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this video camera also have a headphone outputs.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The HDR-CX220 has a composite video out, as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-CX220 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to this camcorder.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other Full HD video cameras currently available including the Bushnell 8MP Trophy Cam ($187.99), or the easypix Challenge Action which is cheaper.

If you want a camcorder that is Full HD then you might also want to consider the Sony HDR-CX240 ($189.00).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for more than two years.

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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 typical of many camcorders of this spec and age.

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Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on camcorders that were launched more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony viprbhdrcx220blue, sony hdrcx220s, hdrcx220e
Barcodes 00027242863620, 00027242863637, 00027242863644, 00027242863651, 00190341817259, 00905524923902, 04905524923889, 04905524923896, 04905524923902, 04905524923971, 04905524924015, 04905524924053, 04905524924060

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