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Sony HDR-CX240 Review
Why Has it Scored 46?
It has very good user reviews but below average expert reviews. 93% of buyers recommended this video camera to others.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Does not have a built-in flash
Does not have a touchscreen
Sony HDR-CX240 Video Reviews
Sony HDR-CX240 In-Depth Analysis
The HDR-CX240 is Full HD. Most of the other video cameras also are Full HD.
At 190 grams, the HDR-CX240 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other video cameras.
Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Camcorders have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 1.8mm and 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 29mm. When compared to other camcorders, the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Sony HDR-CX240 of only 1.9 millimeters is one of the shortest.
Does Not Have a Built-In Flash
Like most of the other camcorders, the Sony HDR-CX240 does not have a built-in flash.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The HDR-CX240 does not have a touchscreen, unlike most of the other video cameras which have a touchscreen.
Does Not Support PictBridge
The HDR-CX240 does not support PictBridge. Most of the other video cameras also do not support PictBridge.
Average Total Megapixels
At 9.2 megapixels, the Sony HDR-CX240 has a relatively average total megapixels compared to most of the other video cameras.
Only 1" Optical Sensor Size
This video camera has a 1|1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The Sony HDR-CX240 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders also have an image stabilizer.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
Across all the camcorders the display diagonals range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3". At only 2.7 inches, the HDR-CX240 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders.
Features Smile Detection
The Sony HDR-CX240 features smile detection. Most of the other camcorders also feature smile detection.
The HDR-CX240 supports HDMI. Most of the other video cameras also support HDMI.
Average Digital Zoom
At 320 times zoom factor, the HDR-CX240 has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.
Has a Hand Strap
The HDR-CX240 has a hand strap. Most of the other camcorders also have a hand strap.
Average Optical Zoom
The Sony HDR-CX240 has a fairly typical optical zoom (27 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other video cameras.
Has a Shoe Mounting Point
The HDR-CX240 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other camcorders also have a shoe mounting point.
Has a Face Detection
The HDR-CX240 has a face detection. Most of the other camcorders also have a face detection.
Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 790mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 4 millimeters, the HDR-CX240 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other camcorders.
Features Manual Focus
The HDR-CX240 features manual focus. Most of the other camcorders also feature manual focus.
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