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Sony HDR-CX240

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Sony HDR-CX240

Sony HDR-CX240
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A classic and fully featured 27x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
27x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 9.2MP 1" Oct 2014
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Sony HDR-CX240 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony HDR-CX240 number 239 across all camcorders.
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Reviews
544 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has great user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this video camera to others.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This Sony camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Very light
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
E the detail with exmor R CMOS sensor - capture bright, clear images with striking full HD detail, even when shooting in low light
Refined, noise-free images with BIONZ X processor - fast and powerful, the new BIONZ X processor reduces noise levels across the image
Fill your frame with more of the moment - a 29.8mm wide-angle vario-tessar lens by carl zeiss lets you capture the whole scene in the vivid sharpness and detail of full HD
Get closer to your subject - capture that close-up with 54x clear image and 27x optical zoom
Capture every scene shake-free with steadyshot - motion sensors within the camcorder electronically compensate for some movement while recording
Film for longer with a type X battery - enjoy 130 minutes of uninterrupted recording time, so you ll never miss a moment
Review and replay instantly - see what you ve captured on the 6.8cm (2.7 inches) LCD screen with 230k resolution and a wide viewing angle
Two movies in one with dual video recording - record in two formats at the same time. film in AVCHD for high-quality footage or mp4 for easy sharing online
Store your memories - transfer your home videos to a computer or hard drive with a built-in USB cable, or store on a memory stick, m2 or micr - see the detail with exmor R CMOS sensor - capture bright, clear images with striking full HD detail, even when shooting in low light
Store your memories - transfer your home videos to a computer or hard drive with a built-in USB cable, or store on a memory stick, m2 or micro SD

Sony HDR-CX240 Video Reviews

Sony HDR-CX240 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the Sony HDR-CX240 of 9.2MP is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 67% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The HDR-CX240's optical sensor size of only 0.172" is smaller than 81% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the video cameras the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38".

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Very Light

Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the Sony HDR-CX240 of only 190g is lighter than 72% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on camcorders.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Sony HDR-CX240 of 27x is bigger than 66% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The optical zooms of camcorders range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony HDR-CX240 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of camcorders range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x. The digital zoom of the HDR-CX240 of 320x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 66% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-CX240 supports HDMI, as do 70% of video cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony HDR-CX240 of only 2.7" is smaller than 68% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The HDR-CX240 has a shoe mounting point. 95% of camcorders do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The HDR-CX240 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Face Detection

The Sony HDR-CX240 has a face detection. 70% of video cameras do not have a face detection.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most other camcorders, the HDR-CX240 does not have a touchscreen. 59% of camcorders do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Hand Strap

The HDR-CX240 has a hand strap. 93% of camcorders do not have a hand strap.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HDR-CX240 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-CX240 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Features Smile Detection

The Sony HDR-CX240 features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of video cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony hdrcx240ebceh, sony hdrcx240ebcen, info hdrcx240ebceh, sony cx240e

Barcodes:

03355830056565, 04905524969412, 04905524969429

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