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Sony HDR-XR260V
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Sony HDR-XR260V Camcorder

8.9MP 1/3 404.8g CMOS Jun 2012
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Sony has good reviews for its video cameras
Fairly large display diagonal
Has an image stabilizer

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Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

We checked 4,270 user and expert reviews (including 383 verified purchases) for Sony camcorders and found that on average Sony has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically within its medium total megapixels camcorders range. 88% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Five Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since April 2017.


Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony HDR-XR260V has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other similar spec video cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

Medium total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years have digital zooms of between 2x and 1,800x, and the average digital zoom is 160x. The HDR-XR260V has one of the bigger digital zooms (350 times zoom factor) amongst camcorders of this age.

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Average Optical Zoom

The HDR-XR260V has a pretty standard optical zoom (30 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to this camcorder.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this camcorder is 2.8". The HDR-XR260V has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst video cameras of this age.

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Has a Touchscreen

The HDR-XR260V has a touchscreen, as do most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The HDR-XR260V supports HDMI, as do most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this camcorder.

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Has a Microphone in

The HDR-XR260V has a microphone in. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as this camcorder also have a microphone in.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Sony HDR-XR260V has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to this video camera.

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Has a DC-In Jack

The HDR-XR260V has a DC-in jack, as do most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been around for a similar time to this camcorder.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The Sony HDR-XR260V has a composite video out. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that came out more than two years ago also have a composite video out.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that were released around the same time as this video camera, the Sony HDR-XR260V does not support PictBridge.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

The HDR-XR260V is fairly heavy (404.8 grams) compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this video camera. The lightest comparable spec video camera that came out more than two years ago is 50g weight and the heaviest is 3.3kg.

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Other Features

Features Noise Reduction

The HDR-XR260V features noise reduction, as do most of the other video cameras of this age and type.

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Features Photo Mode

The HDR-XR260V features photo mode, as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Storage

Very Big Flash Memory

When compared to other video cameras of this age and type that we have assessed the flash memory of, the HDR-XR260V's flash memory of 160 gigabytes is one of the biggest. The flash memory of similar spec camcorders that came out around the same time as this video camera range from 0.12GB to 160GB.

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Fairly Large Internal Storage Capacity

Medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a similar time to this camcorder have internal storage capacities of between 0.016GB and 220GB. At 160 gigabytes, the Sony HDR-XR260V has a quite large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar type and age to this camcorder.

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White Balance

Features Indoor White Balance

The Sony HDR-XR260V features indoor white balance, as do most of the other camcorders of a similar type and age to this video camera.

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Features Onepush White Balance

The HDR-XR260V features onepush white balance. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that were launched more than two years ago also feature onepush white balance.

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Features Outdoor White Balance

The HDR-XR260V features outdoor white balance, as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that came out more than two years ago.

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Focusing

Has a Face Detection

The HDR-XR260V has a face detection. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this camcorder also have a face detection.

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Audio

Has a Wind Filter

The Sony HDR-XR260V has a wind filter. Most of the other video cameras of a comparable type and age to this camcorder also have a wind filter.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HDR-XR260V has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony HDR-XR260V has a built-in microphone. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age also have a built-in microphone.

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Still Image

3984 X 2240 Still Image Resolution

The HDR-XR260V supports a maximum still image resolution of 3984 x 2240. That's over four times the still image resolution of the most common still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080. Across all video cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camcorder the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 480 (worst) to 4608 x 3456 (best).

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 720 x 480|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on video cameras of this age and type.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders of this spec and age.

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Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/3.91" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on medium total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Camera

Quite Big Minimum Illumination

The average minimum illumination of video cameras of this age and spec is 4.2lx, and the minimum illuminations range from 0.3lx to 15lx. The Sony HDR-XR260V has one of the bigger minimum illuminations (6 lux) amongst medium total megapixels camcorders of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdrxr260v
Barcodes 00027242842373, 00411378263292, 04905524849974

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