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Sony HDR-CX240

$189.00
A great value for money and highly rated 9.2 megapixel 1 camcorder
9.2MP 1" Yes 190g Oct 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Sony HDR-CX240 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony HDR-CX240 number 30 across all camcorders.
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78
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Why Has it Scored 78?

It has very good user reviews but below average expert reviews. 93% of buyers recommended this camcorder to others.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a face detection
Has a shoe mounting point
Does not have a touchscreen
Does not have a built-in flash

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Sony HDR-CX240 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features but at $189.00 it is cheaper than 88% of video cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony HDR-CX240 of £149.00 ($149.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $40.00.

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Features

Average Digital Zoom

The HDR-CX240 has a fairly standard digital zoom (320 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Has a Face Detection

The HDR-CX240 has a face detection, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Sony HDR-CX240 does not have a touchscreen, unlike most of the other camcorders which have a touchscreen.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Sony HDR-CX240 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other camcorders also do not have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the HDR-CX240 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Sony HDR-CX240 has a shoe mounting point, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-CX240 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the camcorders the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 1.8mm to 110mm. When compared to other camcorders that we have assessed the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of, the HDR-CX240's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 1.9 millimeters is one of the shortest.

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Average Total Megapixels

At 9.2 megapixels, the HDR-CX240 has a relatively typical total megapixels compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-CX240 supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Average Weight

At 190 grams, the HDR-CX240 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-CX240 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders also are Full HD.

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Features Smile Detection

The HDR-CX240 features smile detection. Most of the other camcorders also feature smile detection.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 27 times zoom factor, the HDR-CX240 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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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 one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Sony HDR-CX240 has a hand strap. Most of the other video cameras also have a hand strap.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1|1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The HDR-CX240 does not support PictBridge, although keep in mind that most of the other camcorders also do not support PictBridge.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony viprbhdrcx240l, sony hdrcx240bvideo, sony hdrcx405bdl2, sony hdrcx405bdl1, sony hdrcx240l
Barcodes 00027242876873, 00027242876880, 00190341816542, 00616348060400, 00616348060417, 00727523021007, 00783629324503, 03355830056565

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