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Sony HDR-CX240E

Sony HDR-CX240E
alaScore 88

230 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 230 reviews of Sony HDR-CX240E. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX240E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Feb, 2018

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A budget-minded camcorder designed to capture birthday parties and family holidays, the Sony HDR-CX240E comes with a 27x optical zoom, 2.7-inch LCD monitor and HD video capabilities. That's not a bad array of specs at the price point, but are you...

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: jasrav (

Sony HDR CX240E


HD Quality is not so good.My iPhone's HD video quality is much better than that .Dont buy this handycam if you want superior, rich& crisp Full HD Videos. otherwise it is ok. Camera body is made of low quality plastic& it is very light in weight.I think...

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: zazoridman (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX240E


...i want to reviews about Sony Handycam HDR-CX240E and i think Sony Handycam HDR-CX240. Manufactured by Sony very good item because with the HDR-CX240E. Combining Sony's new BIONZ Z™ image processing engine and Exmor R™ CMOS Sensor with a 29.8mm ...

Sony Handycam HDR-CX240E i think very good because easy to use this camcorder

need more to imrpove

Jun, 2014

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes


Battery Type:NP-FV50


3D compatibility: No
Back light compensation: Yes
Back Light Compensation (BLC):Y
Camcorder Type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:BIONZ
Minimum illumination:6


Color of product:Black


Built-in display: Yes
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:2.7
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touch screen: No


Built-in flash: No
Built-in light: No
Shoe mounting point:Y


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

Image Sensor

Optical sensor size:1 / 5.8
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:9.2

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.17 - 31.7
Digital Zoom:320
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.17 - 31.7
Focal length range (f-f):0.0827 - 2.24
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Interchangeable Lens: No
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):0.157
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):0.0748
Optical Zoom:27
Wide angle lens system:Y

Light Exposure

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

Other Features

Aperture range (F-F):1.9 - 4
Backlight: Yes
Electrical viewfinder: No
Integrated USB cable: Yes
Manual focus: Yes
Night mode: No
Spotlight: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:PlayMemories Home
Cables included:HDMI, USB
Handheld remote control: No
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite video out:1
PictBridge: No
S-Video in: No
S-Video out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Built-in Projector: No

Still Image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:4032 x 2272
Still image resolution(s):4032 x 2272


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MS Micro (M2), SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No


HD type:Full HD
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 720p
Video compression format:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4
Video formats supported:AVCHD,H.264,MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080


Camera viewfinder:Electrical
Viewfinder type:Electrical

Weight & Dimensions


White Balance

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