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Sony HDR-CX290E
Sony HDR-CX290E
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Sony HDR-CX290E Camcorder

8.9MP 1/5 178g CMOS Dec 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Sony video cameras have good reviews
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI

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Reviews

Sony Video Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,270 expert and owner reviews (including 383 verified purchases) for Sony video cameras and found that on average Sony has good ratings. We also found that Sony has good ratings 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.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium total megapixels video camera has been on the market since April 2017.


Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-CX290E has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to this video camera also have an image stabilizer.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The HDR-CX290E has one of the bigger digital zooms (320 times zoom factor) amongst video cameras of this age. Medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a similar time to this video camera have digital zooms of between 2x and 1,800x, and the average digital zoom is 160x.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 27 times zoom factor, the HDR-CX290E has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this camcorder.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Sony HDR-CX290E supports HDMI. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that were released around the same time as this camcorder also support HDMI.

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Has a DC-In Jack

The HDR-CX290E has a DC-in jack. Most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to this video camera also have a DC-in jack.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The HDR-CX290E has a composite video out, as do most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

The HDR-CX290E has a relatively typical display diagonal (2.7 inches) compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to this camcorder.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The HDR-CX290E has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this camcorder also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

At 178 grams, the Sony HDR-CX290E has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Focusing

Features Smile Detection

The HDR-CX290E features smile detection. Most of the other video cameras of a similar spec and age to this camcorder also feature smile detection.

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White Balance

Features Outdoor White Balance

The HDR-CX290E features outdoor white balance, as do most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera.

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Features Indoor White Balance

The HDR-CX290E features indoor white balance. Most of the other video cameras that have been available for more than two years also feature indoor white balance.

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Features Onepush White Balance

The HDR-CX290E features onepush white balance. Most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to this video camera also feature onepush white balance.

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Audio

Has a Wind Filter

The Sony HDR-CX290E has a wind filter, as do most of the other video cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HDR-CX290E has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other video cameras that have been available for more than two years also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HDR-CX290E has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The HDR-CX290E has an AC adapter included. Most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to this camcorder also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The HDR-CX290E has a batteries included. Most of the other video cameras of this type and age also have a batteries included.

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 720 x 480|1280 x 720|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on camcorders of a similar type and age to it.

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Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdrcx290li, sony rmtvp1k, sony pj650v, sony pj790v, hdrcx290e, hdrcx290b
Barcodes 00027242864955, 00689466815382

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