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Sony HDRCX900B

$1,099.00
A classic 20 megapixel 1 video camera with good features
20MP 1/1.3" Yes 790g Jan 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Sony HDR-CX900 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Sony HDR-CX900 number 73 across all camcorders.
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Why Has it Scored 63?

It has great user reviews with 91% 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 2017.
This Sony camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
Has a microphone in
Fairly high minimum aperture number
Not waterproof

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Sony HDR-CX900 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,099.00 it is more expensive than 68% of video cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sony HDR-CX900 of £821.70 ($821.70) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $277.30.

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Features

Quite Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3.5 inches, the HDR-CX900 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders. The display diagonals of camcorders range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Has a Microphone in

The Sony HDR-CX900 has a microphone in, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Fairly High Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the camcorders the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.1 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.2. With a minimum aperture number of 2.8, the Sony HDR-CX900 has a quite high minimum aperture number compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Not Waterproof

The HDR-CX900 is not waterproof. Most of the other camcorders do are waterproof.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

Like most of the other camcorders, the HDR-CX900 does not support bluetooth.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HDR-CX900 features wi-Fi. Most of the other video cameras also feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Sony HDR-CX900 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Sony HDR-CX900 does not have a touchscreen, unlike most of the other camcorders which have a touchscreen.

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Fairly Big Total Megapixels

The HDR-CX900 has one of the bigger total megapixels (20 megapixels) amongst video cameras of this age. The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Has a Wind Filter

The HDR-CX900 has a wind filter, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony HDR-CX900 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Supports Remote Operation

The HDR-CX900 supports remote operation. Most of the other camcorders also support remote operation.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Sony HDR-CX900 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Has a Self-Timer

The HDR-CX900 has a self-timer, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony HDR-CX900 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other camcorders also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 160 times zoom factor, the Sony HDR-CX900 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Quite High Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders range from 0.41MP to 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP. With an effective megapixels (movie) of 14.2 megapixels, the HDR-CX900 has a fairly high effective megapixels (movie) compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Heavy

The HDR-CX900 is quite heavy (790 grams) compared to most of the other camcorders. The lightest video camera is 50g weight, the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-CX900 supports HDMI. Most of the other camcorders also support HDMI.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-CX900 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the HDR-CX900 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/1.3|1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most of the other camcorders, the HDR-CX900 does not support PictBridge.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other camcorders, the HDR-CX900 does not have a built-in flash.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdrcx900bdl, sony hdrcx900e, sony handycam
Barcodes 00027242877535, 00616348060776, 00617689595194, 04905524962604, 04905524968590, 04905524968941, 05013493246164, 05054230863299, 09154403420505

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