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Sony HDR-CX440

alaTest has collected and analyzed 126 reviews of Sony HDR-CX440. 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 memory and zoom. The price and portability are also appreciated, but there are some negative comments about the viewfinder and image quality.

usability, portability, price, zoom, memory

size, image quality, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX440 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 user reviews of Sony HDR-CX440 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the memory and zoom. The price and portability also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the viewfinder and image quality.

usability, portability, price, zoom, memory

size, image quality, viewfinder

90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HD Video Recording HDRCX440 Handycam CamcorderSony HD Video Recording HDRCX440 Handycam Camcorder

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Wind filter: Yes


Battery Type:NP-BX1
Battery voltage:3.6
Charging source:AC
Number of Batteries Supported:1


3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Camera playback:single image, slide show
Image processor:BIONZ X
Minimum illumination:3
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG, ESP, FRE, POR
Self-timer delay:10


Colour of product:Black


Built-in Display: Yes
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:6.86
Display resolution (numeric):230400
Vari-angle LCD display: Yes


Built-in Flash: No
Built-in light: No
Flash Modes:Red-eye reduction


Closest focusing distance:0.0100
Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Normal focusing range:0.01 - 0.8

Image sensor

Optical sensor resolution:2510000
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:9.2

Lens System

Digital Zoom:350
Focal length range (f-f):1.9 - 57
Image stabilizer: Yes
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum aperture number:10
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):98.4
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.68
Optical Zoom:30

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto, Manual
Scene modes:Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Portrait, Snow, Spotlight, Sunrise, Sunset


Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:0.0001 - 0.125

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:4032 x 2272
Still image resolution(s):4032 x 2272\n3024 x 2272\n1920 x 1080\n640 x 480


Camcorder media type:NAND
Camcorder tape type: No
Camera file system:DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, MPF
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, MS Micro (M2)
Disc types supported: No
Flash memory:8
Internal storage capacity:8

Technical Details

Flash Modes:Red-eye reduction
Self-timer: Yes


Analog signal format system:NTSC
Bitrate at maximum video resolution:50
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p
Video formats supported:AVC, AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1440 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Height :12.8

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Indoor, Outdoor, Push