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Sony HDR-CX250E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 219 reviews of Sony HDR-CX250E. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the battery and image quality. The size and portability also get good opinions. There are some less positive comments about the design and memory.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX250E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Sony HDR-CX250E from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

33% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Handycam CX250E Full HD Camcorder - Black (8.9MP, 30x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCDSony Handycam CX250E Full HD Camcorder - Black (8.9MP, 30x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCD

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NP-FV50

Camera

3D: No
Back light compensation: Yes
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:3
Progressive Scan: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Brown / White

Display

Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:7.62 / 76.2
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touch screen: Yes
Touch sensitive screen:Y
Touchscreen: Yes

Flash

Built-in Flash:N / No
Built-in light: No

Focusing

Face detection:Y / Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Smile detection:Y

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.23
Effective megapixels (movie):2.23
Optical sensor size:1/0.154 / 25.4 / 3.9
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:8.9

Lens System

Digital Zoom:350
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):29.8 - 1095 / 29.8 - 894
Focal length range (f-f):2.1 - 63
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum aperture number:3.4
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):109.5
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.98
Optical Zoom:30

Light exposure

Scene modes:Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Portrait, Snow, Spotlight, Sunset, Twilight / Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Portrait, Snow, Sunrise, Sunset, Twilight

Other features

AV output:1
Backlight: Yes
Integrated USB cable:Y
Manual Focus:Y
Night mode:N
Power consumption (typical):2.6

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Batteries included:Y / Yes
Bundled software:PlayMemories Home
Cables included:AC, AV, HDMI, USB / AC, USB

Ports & interfaces

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

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/8 - 1/10000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:3984 x 2240
Still image resolution(s):2992 x 2240, 3984 x 2240 / 2992 x 2240,3984 x 2240

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:N
Compatible memory cards:MS PRO Duo Mark 2, MS Pro-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported:N
Flash memory:8

Video

Bitrate at maximum video resolution:28
Full HD:Y
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 576i
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG2, MPEG4 / AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:720 x 576, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 / 720 x 576,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.2 / 112.5
Height :5.25 / 52.5
Weight:200
Width:5.5 / 55

White balance

Indoor white balance:Y / Yes
Onepush white balance:Y / Yes
Outdoor white balance:Y / Yes
White Balance:Auto