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alaTest has collected and analyzed 138 reviews of SONY HDR-CX570E. 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 really like the battery and price. The image quality and portability also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the zoom and memory.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the SONY HDR-CX570E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of SONY HDR-CX570E from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the durability and price. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed reviews about the reliability. Many are critical about the memory.

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony Handycam CX570 Full HD Flash Memory Camcorder - Black (20.4MP, 12x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCDSony Handycam CX570 Full HD Flash Memory Camcorder - Black (20.4MP, 12x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCD

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Digital 5.1
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery Capacity:1030
Battery capacity (Watt hours):7
Battery technology:Lithium
Battery Type:NP-FV50
Battery voltage:6.8


3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:3


Colour of product:Black
LED indicators: Yes


Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):921000
Touchscreen: Yes


Built-in Flash: Yes


Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Manual
Smile detection: Yes

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):5.02
Effective megapixels (movie):5.02
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 3.91
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:20.4 / 5.43

Lens System

Digital Zoom:160
Filter Size:3
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):26.8 - 321.6
Focal length range (f-f):2.9 - 34.8
Image stabilizer:No / Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum aperture number:3.4
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Optical Zoom:12

Light exposure

Scene modes:Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Portrait, Snow, Spotlight, Sunrise, Sunset, Twilight

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 3.4
Night mode: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:PlayMemories Home
Cables included:AC, AV, HDMI, USB

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
PictBridge: No
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:1/8 - 1/10000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:6016 x 3384
Still image resolution(s):4512 x 3384


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Compatible memory cards:MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC


Bitrate at maximum video resolution:28
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG2, MPEG4 / AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1920 x 1080 / 720 x 576,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080


Viewfinder Type: No

Weight & Dimensions

Height :5.45

White balance

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