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Sony HDR-CX115

alaTest has collected and analyzed 461 reviews of Sony HDR-CX115. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and size. The image quality and portability are also appreciated. The memory and viewfinder get critical reviews, and there are some mixed opinions about the durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX115 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 116 user reviews of Sony HDR-CX115 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the size and image quality are overall positive. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed reviews about the durability. Many are less positive about the memory.

usability, portability, price, image quality, size

memory

94% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HDRCX115EB High Definition Handycam Camcorder - BlackSony HDRCX115EB High Definition Handycam Camcorder - Black

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Audio Input

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

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Battery Type:NP-FV50
Manufacturer Battery Name:Sony NP-FV50

Camcorder Features

High Definition Video Support:1080i
Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Camera

Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:BIONZ
Minimum illumination:3
Playback zoom (max):Y

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Red

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:Memory Stick Duo / SD Memory Card / Memory Stick PRO Duo / Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark2 / SDHC Memory Card / Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo/SD Memory Card / Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark2 / SDHC Memory Card / Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.6cm
Height:5.6cm
Weight:210g
Width:5cm

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86
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:Fireworks / Twilight portrait / Portrait mode / Landscape / Spotlight / Twilight mode / Sunset / Candle / Beach / Snow / Sunrise/Spotlight / Landscape / Portrait mode / Twilight portrait / Fireworks / Twilight mode / Sunset / Candle / Beach / Snow / Sunrise

Flash

Built-in Flash: No

Focusing

Face detection: Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:HDR-CX115E
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Handycam

Image sensor

Optical sensor resolution:4200000
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:0.3

Lens System

Digital Zoom:300
Filter Size:3
Focal length range (f-f):2.5 - 62.5
Image stabilizer: No
Lens Aperture:F/1.8-2.2
Max Focal Length:62.5mm
Min Focal Length:2.5mm
Optical Zoom:25
Optical Zoom:25
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Colour:Black/Blue/Red

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1.57Megapixel
Camcorder Effective Video Resolution:1.35Mpix
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:4.2Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/4 / 1/4"/1/4"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):6.4 mm ( 1/4 ) / 6.4 mm ( 1/4" )/6.4 mm ( 1/4" )
Optical Sensor Type:Exmor R CMOS
Sensor Qty:1CMOS

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic (Steady Shot)

Other features

Audio output:Y
Auto Focus: Yes
Fader:Y
Lens system:1.8-2.2
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: No
Noise Reduction: Yes
Photo mode: Yes
Power consumption (typical):3
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DV port: No
HDMI: Yes
Microphone in: No
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/6 - 1/10000

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:MS PRO Duo Mark 2, MS Pro-HG, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No

Video

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

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Video Format:MPEG-2 / AVCHD
Digital Zoom:300
Face Detection:Built-in / Yes
Faders:White fader / Black fader
Media Type:Flash card
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.6
Height :5.6
Weight:210
Width:5

White balance

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