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Sony HDR-CX200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Sony HDR-CX200. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the design and size are overall positive. The portability and price are also appreciated. Many are negative about the image quality, and reviews about the reliability and memory are mixed.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony HDR-CX200

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Sony HDR-CX200 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and size. The portability and price are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the memory. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony HDR-CX200 High Definition Handycam 5.3 MP Camcorder with 25x Optical Zoom (2012 Model)Sony HDR-CX200 High Definition Handycam 5.3 MP Camcorder with 25x Optical Zoom (2012 Model)

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NP-FV30
Charging source:USB
Number of Batteries Supported:1

Camera

3D: No
Back light compensation:Y
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:BIONZ
Minimum illumination:3
Photo effects:Black&White, Fader
Self-timer:10
Supported aspect ratios:4:3, 16:9

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Red

Display

Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display:LCD
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:6.86 / 68.6
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touch screen:Y
Touchscreen: Yes
Vari-angle LCD display:Y

Flash

Built-in Flash: No
Built-in light: No

Focusing

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

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):1.31
Effective megapixels (movie):1.31
Optical sensor size:1/0.228 / 25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:5.3

Lens System

Digital Zoom:300
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):36 - 1080
Focal length range (f-f):2.5 - 62.5
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum aperture number:3.2
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):1080 / 132
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):3.6 / 36
Optical Zoom:25 / 30

Light exposure

Light metering:Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Scene modes:Backlight, Children, Landscape, Portrait, Spotlight, Twilight / Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Portrait, Snow, Spotlight, Sunset

Other features

Windows operating systems supported:Y
x.v.Color support:Y

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Batteries included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC, AV, HDMI, USB
Warranty card:Y

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
DC-in jack:Y
HDMI:Y / Yes
S-Video Out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/6 - 1/10000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPEG XR / JPG
Maximum image resolution:2304 x 1728 / 3072 x 1728
Still image resolution(s):2304 x 1728,3072 x 1728

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:N
Camera file system:DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, MPF
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported:N
Flash memory:4

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC
Bitrate at maximum video resolution:24
Dual shot (video & photo):Y
Full HD:Y
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080i, 480i
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG2, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080 / 720 x 480, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 / 720 x 480,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.6 / 114
Height :5.1 / 56
Weight:175
Width:5.6 / 51

White balance

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