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Sony HDRCX330B Camcorder

$572.96
$425.98 $146.98 cheaper than 18 days ago
9.2MP 1/5 190g Apr 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Good owner reviews
Good product quality
Good value for money
953 Reviews
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Reviews

Good Owner Reviews

HDR-CX330 owners on average rated this video camera 88%. 614 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this video camera either 4 or 5 stars and 89% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Sony Video Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,270 expert and user reviews (including 383 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its video cameras. Sony also has good reviews specifically for its medium total megapixels camcorders compared to other manufacturers. 88% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Camera

Supports On Screen Display (OSD)

The HDR-CX330 supports On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years also support On Screen Display (OSD).

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Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Light

The HDR-CX330 does not have a built-in light, although this is within the context that most of the other video cameras of this type and age also do not have a built-in light.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Sony HDR-CX330 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for more than two years also do not have a built-in flash.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Eight people who reviewed the Sony HDR-CX330 concluded that it was heavy and bulky. In April last year Mybrowniiis mentioned in their Sony HDR-CX330 review “Wanted a less bulky pair”. Mrich said on Bestbuy.com “These are great headphones for the younger set who like their music bass heavy” in their review of this camcorder. Mclovin mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Only issue is these get tangled easy and the storage pouch is big and bulky”.

Seven owners agreed that this camcorder was compact. Kkott said in their review of this camcorder in April last year “Smaller and compact and a nice carry case”. Two years ago Youngbld076 wrote on Bestbuy.com “Small, compact”. Cjp1 said on Bestbuy.com “A great compact headset” in their review of this camcorder and gave this camcorder a rating of 7 stars.

Four people wrote in their reviews that this camcorder was lightweight. Klownboy wrote “Great sound lightweight clean sound, fits comfortably”. Lfah said on Bestbuy.com “Best sound and lightweight when jogging or outdoors activities” in their review of this camcorder and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Ironmiked said on Bestbuy.com two years ago “Don't get tangled really good sound and lightweight”.

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was thin. Kolbykw08 gave it a rating of 7 stars and said in their review of this camcorder “Please do me a favor and get these if you want slim and simple headphones that are amazing”. Two years ago Yesjc said on Bestbuy.com “Great product sadly the cable is vulnerable to heavy gym exposure cable is thin and can easily break”.

One owner concluded that it was thick. Aljc wrote on Bestbuy.com “Love these earphones! Great sound quality and they do not hurt my ears! Also great for running bc the don't budge and fall loose when I run or work out” in their review of this camcorder.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 190 grams, the HDR-CX330 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and spec.

There are a number of alternative 190g weight camcorders currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Sony HDR-CX400E ($297.99).

Other camcorders with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the easypix DVC5227 (190g), or the Sony HDR-CX240 ($189.00) (190g).

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Image Sensor

Fairly High Effective Megapixels (image)

The lowest effective megapixels (image) of camcorders of this spec and age is 1.3MP and the highest is 21MP. The HDR-CX330 has a fairly high effective megapixels (image) (9.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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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 camcorders of a similar type and age to it.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The HDR-CX330 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other camcorders of this spec and age also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The HDR-CX330 has a batteries included, as do most of the other camcorders that were released around the same time as this camcorder.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HDR-CX330 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this video camera also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HDR-CX330 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this video camera.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

Twenty-nine owners who bought this camcorder mentioned that it was noisy. Three years ago Noel24 mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Great sound and noise cancellation” in their Sony HDR-CX330 review. Two years ago Kasey mentioned “These headphones are amazing! The noise isolation is great!” in his review of this camcorder. Ken214 mentioned “These new Beats appear to be better made and sufficiently cancels out noise” in their review of this camcorder.


White Balance

Features Outdoor White Balance

The HDR-CX330 features outdoor white balance, as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as this video camera.

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Features Indoor White Balance

The HDR-CX330 features indoor white balance. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that are a comparable age to this video camera also feature indoor white balance.

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Features Onepush White Balance

The HDR-CX330 features onepush white balance. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years also feature onepush white balance.

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Display

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The HDR-CX330 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to this camcorder the display resolutions (numeric) range from 91,000 pixels to 1,200,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the Sony HDR-CX330 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HDR-CX330 has a pretty average display diagonal (2.7 inches) compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera.

If this video camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to look at the JVC GZ-R15 (3") which is also higher rated.

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Design

Good Looking

Twenty-six owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Bestbuy.com said three years ago “Very nice looking microwave oven” in their review of the Sony HDR-CX330 however despite that they only scored this camcorder 20 out of 100. Milehighteke wrote on Bestbuy.com “Great gift trendy earphones that kids love.”. Ken214 mentioned in their review of this camcorder on Bestbuy.com last year “The sound quality is pretty amazing! Plus I love that it's available in pink!”.

Ten customers reckoned that this camcorder was well designed. Melok wrote “Great design & light weight”. Noonecares gave the product a score of 7 stars and wrote on Bestbuy.com “Awesome sound quality, great design, flexible ear buds”. Laurel said on Bestbuy.com “The design is more sleek” and rated the product 6 stars.

One person reckoned that it was rough. Bugg said “I wish I could at least say I was rough on them.” .

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Good Product Quality

One hundred and eighty customers who reviewed the Sony HDR-CX330 thought it was good quality. Momoftwo said “Quality is outstanding”. Moe3 gave it a rating of 7 stars and wrote in their review of this camcorder “The sound quality is fantastic”. Mosca gave it a score of 7 stars and mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Excellent sound and the quality is pretty good, no complains” in their review of this camcorder.

Easy to Use

Fifty-three owners said in their reviews that the Sony HDR-CX330 was comfortable and easy to hold. Two years ago Momoffour rated it 8 stars and wrote in their review of this camcorder “Very comfortable with three size earbuds to choose from”. Nursestacey wrote in the same month “These beats ear buds are super comfortable with amazing sound!” and scored the product 7 stars. Last year Musiclover scored it 8 stars and said “These earbuds sound absolutely fantastic! They fit good and are really comfortable”.

Twelve customers said in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Kokie said in their Sony HDR-CX330 review “Friendly and fun easy to use ! !” . Kln4 said “More importantly, I love that I can control the volume of the headphones using the buttons, without having to use my device” in their review of this camcorder and scored it 7 stars. Opau mentioned “I love how easy it is to use on whatever device I choose without losing sound quality” in their review of this camcorder.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this camcorder was easy to handle. Mojo said in their review of this camcorder on Bestbuy.com two years ago “I am very satisfied with this product as well as Best Buys handling of the sale” and scored the product 9 stars.

One owner said in their reviews that this camcorder was easy to setup. Two years ago Ptvmdv wrote in their review of this camcorder on Bestbuy.com “Easy to set up and I have them set up with my phone”.

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Robust

Twenty customers thought it was well made. Mjs1447 wrote two years ago “This is a quality product - very well made and packaged”. Also two years ago Kingofgotham12 gave it a score of 7 stars and said in their review of the Sony HDR-CX330 “Great built in microphone and audio controls”. Late mentioned “With this set I was surprised the that the kids were solid and the lows were more then I rxpected”.

Eleven customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Nivnyc123 rated it 8 stars and wrote on Bestbuy.com two years ago “The metal casing makes the buds feel durable”. Tiff mentioned in their review of this camcorder in the same month “They are also very durable” and gave it a rating of 9 stars. Socal1991 mentioned on Bestbuy.com three years ago “Love how durable they have been”.

Two customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Chuck wrote two years ago “Broke within one week junk” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Jbarclay rated it 6 stars and mentioned on Bestbuy.com in April last year “Damaged them in a bad cycling accident”.

One person who reviewed this camcorder reckoned that it was reliable. Mondy said in their review of this camcorder on Bestbuy.com “Flat wire set up is very reliable during workout”.

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Networking

Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony HDR-CX330 supports near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony HDR-CX330 features wi-Fi, as do most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The HDR-CX330 has a self-timer, as do most of the other camcorders of this age and spec.

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Other Features

Features USB Connectivity

The HDR-CX330 features USB connectivity. Most of the other video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this video camera also feature USB connectivity.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The HDR-CX330 supports HDMI. Most of the other video cameras of this type and age also support HDMI.

We compared all the other video cameras which support HDMI to this video camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung F90BN ($245.95) is also worth considering.

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Has a DC-In Jack

The Sony HDR-CX330 has a DC-in jack. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and spec to this video camera also have a DC-in jack.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The Sony HDR-CX330 has a composite video out, as do most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony HDR-CX330 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders that came out around the same time as this video camera.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of camcorders that were released around the same time as this video camera range from 2x to 1,800x. With a digital zoom of 350 times zoom factor, the Sony HDR-CX330 has one of the bigger digital zooms amongst medium total megapixels camcorders of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 350x (digital) camcorders currently available including the HDR-PJ260E, or the HDR-PJ340 ($269.97) both from Sony which has better reviews.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The HDR-CX330 has one of the longer maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (984 millimeters) amongst medium total megapixels camcorders of this age. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of video cameras of this spec and age is 2.7mm and the longest is 2,300mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 30 times zoom factor, the HDR-CX330 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this camcorder.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 30x (optical) camcorders currently available including the HDR-CX400E ($297.99), or the HDR-PJ530 both from Sony which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the JVC GZ-R15 (40x) which also has a higher rating.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-CX330 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age also are Full HD.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolutions on medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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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 age and type.

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Features

Good Features

One owner mentioned in their reviews that the product had good features. Bestbuy.com wrote “Space and features”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Cutieswty rated the product 7 stars and said “I like the different ear pieces that help you find the perfect fit” in their review of this camcorder.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this video camera was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdrcx330b
Barcodes 00027242876927, 04905524968675, 04905524969368

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