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86

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Sony HDRCX405BE

$213.99
A very popular and great value for money 2.29 megapixel 1 video camera
2.29MP 1" Yes 215g Jan 2015
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Sony HDR-CX405 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Sony HDR-CX405 number 7 across all camcorders.
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Why Has it Scored 86?

It has very good user reviews with 82% 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 camcorders 2017.
This Sony camcorder is one of the best selling camcorders currently on the market. View best selling camcorders July 2017.
The HDR-CX405 has some great features:
Supports HDMI
Quite low minimum aperture number
Full HD
Has an image stabilizer

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Sony HDR-CX405 In-Depth Analysis

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Popular Choice

The HDR-CX405 is a popular choice of camcorder.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features but at $213.99 it is cheaper than 79% of video cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony HDR-CX405 of £176.65 ($176.65) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $37.34.

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Features

Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony HDR-CX405 supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders also support HDMI.

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Average Optical Zoom

The HDR-CX405 has a relatively average optical zoom (30 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Low Minimum Aperture Number

The lowest minimum aperture number of camcorders is 1.1 and the highest is 22. With a minimum aperture number of only 1.8, the Sony HDR-CX405 has a fairly low minimum aperture number compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1|1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-CX405 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Average Weight

The Sony HDR-CX405 has a fairly typical weight (215 grams) compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP and the biggest is 210MP. At only 2.29 megapixels, the HDR-CX405 has a quite small total megapixels compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the Sony HDR-CX405 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders. The average display diagonal of camcorders is 3".

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Sony HDR-CX405 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other video cameras also do not have a built-in flash.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-CX405 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Has a Face Detection

The Sony HDR-CX405 has a face detection, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 350 times zoom factor, the HDR-CX405 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers beach camera e1snhdrcx240b, sony hdrcx405bsr32uy2atq, focus camera hdrcx405k3, focus camera hdrcx405b, sony hdrcx405be
Barcodes 00027242876897, 00027242886148, 00027242886155, 00060739022742, 00616256356985, 00616320844462, 00616639721188, 00650726488929, 00650726488936, 00845251067408, 04548736001091, 04548736001107, 04548736001114

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