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SONY HDR-CX 305

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 reviews of SONY HDR-CX 305. 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. People are impressed by the zoom and design. The usability and portability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the viewfinder and price.

image quality, portability, usability, design, zoom

price, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the SONY HDR-CX 305 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for SONY HDR-CX 305

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of SONY HDR-CX 305 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the size and zoom. The image quality and usability also get good reviews. Many are negative about the price.

portability, usability, image quality, zoom, size

price

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HDRCX305EB High Definition Handycam Camcorder - BlackSony HDRCX305EB High Definition Handycam Camcorder - Black

Dec, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio dubbing: No
Audio system:Dolby Digital
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Battery

Battery life (max):2.05
Battery Type:NP-FV50

Camera

Minimum illumination:3
Playback zoom:Y
Playback zoom (max):Y

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:2.7

Flash

Built-in flash: Yes

Image Sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):230400
Optical sensor size:1 / 4
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:7

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.17 - 14.1
Digital Zoom:160
Filter size:1.18
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.17 - 14.1
Focal length range (f-f):0.114 - 1.37
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:12

Other Features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 3.4
Audio Output:Y
Auto exposure: No
Auto focus: Yes
Cable type:USB
Fader:Black / White
Flash:0.3 - 1.5 m
Interface:USB, HDMI
Lens system:Sony G
Manual focus: Yes
Night mode: No
Noise reduction: Yes
Power consumption (typical):3
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes
Video out:Y

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Picture Motion Browser (PMB)
Handheld remote control: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:3
HDMI: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/8 - 1/1000

Still Image

Image formats supported:JPG

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Internal storage capacity:16

Video

Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Video compression format:AVCHD, MPEG2
Video formats supported:AVCHD,MPEG2

Viewfinder

Camera viewfinder: No
Viewfinder type:Not available

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.41
Height:2.52
Weight:11.3
Width:2.05

White Balance

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