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Sony Handycam HDR-CX155

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews of Sony Handycam HDR-CX155. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the zoom and battery. The portability and size are also mentioned favorably, but the memory and price get mixed opinions. Some have doubts about the viewfinder.

usability, size, portability, battery, zoom


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam HDR-CX155 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Sony Handycam HDR-CX155 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the image quality and durability. The zoom and size also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the price.

usability, size, zoom, durability, image quality


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HDRCX155EB High Definition Handycam Camcorder - BlackSony HDRCX155EB High Definition Handycam Camcorder - Black

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio Dubbing: No
Audio Dubbing: No
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery life (max):2.05
Battery Type:NP-FV50


Image processor:BIONZ
Minimum illumination:3
Playback zoom (max):Y


Composite Input: No
Composite Output: Yes
Firewire in (IEEE 1394): No
Firewire Out (IEEE 1394): No
HDMI Connection: Yes
Headphone Jack: No
Line-In Audio: No
S-Video Inputs: No
S-Video Output: Yes
USB Connection: Yes


Colour of product:Black


Display diagonal:6.86
Screen Resolution:230400 pixels
Screen Size:2.7 in
Screen Type:LCD
Touchscreen: Yes


Web Cam Function: No


Built-in Flash: No
Internal flash/video light: No


Face detection: Yes

Image resolution

Digital Still Pictures:Photo
Effective mega pixels:1.35 Megapixels
Effective Pixels:1.35 Megapixels
Progressive Scan for Photos: No
Still Picture Resolutions:2048x1536, 2048x1152 640x480 pixels
Total MegaPixels:4.2 megapixels

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):230400
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:3

Lens System

Digital Zoom:300
Filter Size:3
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):37 - 1075
Focal length range (f-f):2.5 - 62.5
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:25


Aperture (Wide-tele):F1.8-2.2
Auto Focus: Yes
Digital Zoom:300 x
Filter Size:30 mm
Focal Length (35mm equiv):45-1325 mm
Focal Length (Wide-Tele):2.5-62.5 mm
Image Stabilization:Yes (Digital)
Manual Focus: Yes
Night Shot: No
Optical Zoom:25 x
Shutter speeds:1/6-1/10000 s
White Balance:Auto, Outdoor, Indoor, One-push


Dimensions (HxWxD):56x50x106 mm
Weight:210 g

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 2.2
Audio output:1 / Y
Auto Focus: Yes
Cable Type:USB
Interface:USB, HDMI
Lens system:Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: No
Noise Reduction: Yes
Power consumption (typical):3
Spotlight:No / Yes
Twilight: Yes
Video Out:1 / Y

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Picture Motion Browser (PMB)

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1 / 3
DV port: No
Microphone in: No
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power source

Battery Type:InfoLithium


Sensor Size:1/4 in
Sensor Type:CMOS


Camera shutter speed:1/6 - 1/10000

Still image

Still image resolution(s):640 x 480,2048 x 1536


Built-in Memory: Yes
Built-in Storage Size:16 GB
External Memory Type:Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark II, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SecureDigital, SDHC
Extra Memory Support: Yes
Flash memory:16


HD Recording:HD 1080p
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Recording Format:Internal flash / MemoryStick / Secure Digital / SDHC
Video formats supported:AVCHD, MPEG2 / MPEG2
Video Resolution:1920x1080, 1440x1080

Viewfinder, display

Viewfinder Colour:Color
Viewfinder resolution:230400 pixels
Viewfinder Size:2.7

Weight & Dimensions

Height :5.6

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Onepush white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes