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Sony HDR-CX400E Review
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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:
Quite high maximum aperture number
Has a vari-angle LCD display
Does not have a built-in flash
Only 1" optical sensor size
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Sony HDR-CX400E In-Depth Analysis
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Excellent Value for Money
The product has mediocre features but at $268.00 it is cheaper than 68% of video cameras.
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Quite High Maximum Aperture Number
The maximum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.6 to 38. The Sony HDR-CX400E has a quite high maximum aperture number (10) compared to most of the other camcorders.
Does Not Have a Built-In Flash
The HDR-CX400E does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other camcorders also do not have a built-in flash.
Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display
The HDR-CX400E has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other camcorders also have a vari-angle LCD display.
Has a Self-Timer
The HDR-CX400E has a self-timer, as do most of the other video cameras.
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
The Sony HDR-CX400E supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other camcorders also support Near Field Communication (NFC).
At 190 grams, the Sony HDR-CX400E has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other camcorders.
Average Total Megapixels
At 9.2 megapixels, the HDR-CX400E has a pretty typical total megapixels compared to most of the other camcorders.
Only 1" Optical Sensor Size
This video camera has a 1|1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on camcorders.
The HDR-CX400E is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders also are Full HD.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The Sony HDR-CX400E has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders also have an image stabilizer.
Average Optical Zoom
At 30 times zoom factor, the HDR-CX400E has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.
Has a Wind Filter
The HDR-CX400E has a wind filter, as do most of the other camcorders.
Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 29mm. The HDR-CX400E has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 26.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other camcorders.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
At only 2.7 inches, the HDR-CX400E has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other video cameras. The smallest display diagonal of camcorders is 0.24", the largest is 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".
Average Digital Zoom
At 350 times zoom factor, the HDR-CX400E has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.
The HDR-CX400E supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders also support HDMI.
The Sony HDR-CX400E features wi-Fi. Most of the other camcorders also feature wi-Fi.
Has a Face Detection
The HDR-CX400E has a face detection, as do most of the other video cameras.