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Sony HDR-CX400E

$297.99
$268.00 $29.99 cheaper than 61 days ago
A good value for money 9.2 megapixel 1 camcorder with good features
9.2MP 1" Yes 190g Feb 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Sony HDR-CX400E Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Sony HDR-CX400E number 55 across all camcorders.
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Why Has it Scored 70?

It has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
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

Value For Money

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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Features

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.

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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.

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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.

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Has a Self-Timer

The HDR-CX400E has a self-timer, as do most of the other video cameras.

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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).

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Average Weight

At 190 grams, the Sony HDR-CX400E has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Average Total Megapixels

At 9.2 megapixels, the HDR-CX400E has a pretty typical total megapixels compared to most of the other camcorders.

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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.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-CX400E is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders also are Full HD.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony HDR-CX400E has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 30 times zoom factor, the HDR-CX400E has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Has a Wind Filter

The HDR-CX400E has a wind filter, as do most of the other camcorders.

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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.

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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".

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Average Digital Zoom

At 350 times zoom factor, the HDR-CX400E has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-CX400E supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders also support HDMI.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony HDR-CX400E features wi-Fi. Most of the other camcorders also feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Face Detection

The HDR-CX400E has a face detection, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Product Identifiers

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00027242886131, 04905524924923

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