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Sony HDR-CX450

alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 reviews of Sony HDR-CX450. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the size and portability are overall positive. The price and image quality are also appreciated. Many are critical about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX450 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony HDR-CX450 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on

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This summary is based on the products: Sony HDR-CX450 Camcorder - BlackSony HDR-CX450 Camcorder - Black

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes


Battery Type:NP-FV50
Number of Batteries Supported:1


3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:BIONZ X
Image quality adjustment:Brightness
Minimum illumination:3
Self-timer delay:2,10
Supported aspect ratios:4:3, 16:9


Colour of product:Black


Built-in Display: Yes
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):460800
Touchscreen: Yes


Closest focusing distance:0.0100
Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Smile detection: Yes

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.29
Effective megapixels (movie):2.29
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:2.29

Lens System

Digital Zoom:350
Filter Size:3.7
Focal length range (f-f):26.8 - 804
Image stabilizer: Yes
Maximum aperture number:4
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Optical Zoom:30
Wide angle lens system: Yes

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto, Manual
Light metering:Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Scene modes:Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Portrait, Snow, Spotlight, Sunrise, Sunset


Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Other features

USB Connectivity: Yes

Packaging Content

Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB Connectivity:Y


Camera shutter speed:1/10000 - 1/6

Still image

Maximum image resolution:4032 x 2272
Still image resolution(s):4032x2272, 3024x2272, 1920x1080, 640x480


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Camera file system:DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3
Compatible memory cards:MS Micro (M2), MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Disc types supported: No
Memory slots:1

Technical Details

Audio output channels:5.1
Full HD: Yes
Lens cover included: Yes
Self-timer: Yes


Bitrate at maximum video resolution:50
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:720p, 1080p
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4, XAVC-I
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Height :5.95

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Indoor, Outdoor, Push