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Sony HDR-CX105

alaTest has collected and analyzed 225 reviews of Sony HDR-CX105. 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. People really like the price and portability. The image quality and size also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the viewfinder.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX105 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 user reviews of Sony HDR-CX105 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the battery and price. The image quality and portability also get good comments. Reviews are divided on the size. Some have doubts about the viewfinder and reliability.

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91% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HDRCX105ES High Definition Handycam Camcorder With 8GB Internal Memory - Silver (3hrs)Sony HDRCX105ES High Definition Handycam Camcorder With 8GB Internal Memory - Silver (3hrs)

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Surround
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery life (max):1.5
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NP-FH50 / NP-FH60
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FH50

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:1080i
Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera

Image processor:BIONZ
Minimum illumination:5
On Screen Display (OSD):Y / Yes
Progressive Scan:N / No

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver / Red / Silver
LED indicators: Yes

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:Memory Stick Duo / Memory Stick PRO Duo

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.7cm
Height:6cm
Weight:280g
Width:5.5cm

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86 / 68.6
Display Resolution:211200
Display resolution (numeric):211200
Touchscreen: Yes

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / Candle / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait mode / Snow / Spotlight / Sunrise / Sunset / Twilight mode

Flash

Built-in Flash:N / No

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:8GB

Focusing

Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:HDR-CX105E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):1.99
Optical sensor resolution:2360000
Optical sensor size:1/0.197 / 25.4 / 5
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:2.36 / 4

Lens System

Digital Zoom:120
Filter Size:3 / 30
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):42 - 497
Focal length range (f-f):3.2 - 32
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.2
Max Focal Length:32mm
Min Focal Length:3.2mm
Optical Zoom:10
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Colour:Black

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:2Megapixel
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:2.36Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):5.1 mm ( 1/5" ) / 5.1 mm ( 1/5 )
Optical Sensor Type:ClearVid CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic (Steady Shot)

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 2.2
Audio output:1 / Y
Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Fader:Black / White / Y
Flash:N
Internal Memory:8000 / 8192
Lens system:Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* / Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar
Manual Focus:Y / Yes
Night mode:N / No
Noise Reduction:Y / Yes
Pastel:Y / Yes
Photo mode:Y / Yes
Power consumption (typical):3.5
Recording speed:HD; FH (1920x1080i, 16Mbps) / HQ (9Mbps) / SP (7Mbps) / LP (5Mbps), SD; HQ (9Mbps) / SP (6Mbps) / LP (3Mbps)
Sports: Yes
Spotlight:No / Y / Yes
Twilight:Y / Yes
Video Out:1 / Y

Packaging Content

Bundled software: \nPicture Motion Browser / Picture Motion Browser / \nPicture Motion Browser

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports: No
HDMI:Y / Yes
Microphone in:N / No
PictBridge:Y / Yes
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out:Y / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/2 - 1/1000
Shutter speed (photo):1/2-1/1000 (including Scene Selection)

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:2304 x 1728
Still image resolution(s):2304 x 1728 / 640 x 480,2304 x 1728

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MS Duo / MS Duo

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video

HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:MPEG2

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVCHD
Digital Zoom:120
Face Detection:Built-in / Yes
Faders:Black fader / White fader
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None
Viewfinder Type:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.7 / 107
Height :6 / 60
Weight:280
Width:5.5 / 55

White balance

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