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Sony HDR-CX330

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Sony HDR-CX330

Sony HDR-CX330
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A fully featured and classic 30x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
30x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 9.2MP 1" Apr 2014
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Sony HDR-CX330 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony HDR-CX330 number 225 across all camcorders.
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990 Reviews
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Fully-Featured
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has great user reviews with 89% of buyers recommending this camcorder 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
Bigger than average optical zoom
Very light
Has an image stabilizer
Step up your storytelling
Bring the horizon closer with 60x zoom
Freedom to move with image stabilisation
Finer, faster shooting
Embrace wireless freedom
Best of both worlds
Wide-angle versatility

Sony HDR-CX330 Video Reviews

Sony HDR-CX330 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the HDR-CX330 of 9.2MP is in the biggest 34% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The Sony HDR-CX330's optical sensor size of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is smaller than 85% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The smallest optical sensor size of camcorders is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38".

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The HDR-CX330's optical zoom of 30x is in the biggest 28% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The smallest optical zoom of camcorders is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Very Light

The average weight of all camcorders is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The weight of the HDR-CX330 of only 190g is lighter than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lightest 28% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony HDR-CX330 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-CX330 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The HDR-CX330's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than 76% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of camcorders is 1.5x, the biggest is 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x. The Sony HDR-CX330's digital zoom of 350x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 30% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The HDR-CX330 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 91% of camcorders do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Self-Timer

The HDR-CX330 has a self-timer, unlike 92% of camcorders which do not have a self-timer.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony HDR-CX330 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HDR-CX330 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the HDR-CX330 of only 26.8mm is in the shortest 14% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of all video cameras is 32mm, with the shortest being 10mm and the longest being 110mm.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (image)

Camcorders have effective megapixels (image) of between 0.46MP and 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.6MP. The Sony HDR-CX330's effective megapixels (image) of 9.2MP is higher than 82% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HDR-CX330 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Features Wi-Fi

The HDR-CX330 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

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00027242876927, 04905524968675, 04905524969368

Sony HDR-CX330

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