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Sony HDR-CX260

Sony HDR-CX260
alaScore 88

24 reviews

Jul, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX260 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 24 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony HDR-CX260

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony HDR-CX260 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony HDR-CX260V HDR-CX260V/W HDRCX260VW High Definition Handycam 8.9 MP Camcorder with 30x Optical Zoom and 16 GB Embedded Memory (White) + 16GB High

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Not Bad for the Features

 

My tried and true Sony DCR-SR200 finally died, so I needed a new camcorder for a friend's wedding.

That 55x Zoom sure comes in handy

Purple fringing at maximum zoom

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No shutter speed

 

I purchased this camcorder to make videos of golf swings. This camcorder is ill suited for that purpose. You can not select the shutter speed for the shooting mode so the club is very blurry on the downswing. This is frustrating since in the Sony's...

Great video quality

Can not select shutter speed

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Hot Camera

 

Easy to use, image quality is outstanding in both video and still mode. Frame capture from a video offers exceptional image quality. The anti shake software built into the camcorder virtually gets rid of the need for a tripod. The sound quality is also...

Lightweight, great anti shake no need for a tripod

Included software too slow to create a disc

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Solid.

 

Haven't had this camera for too long but from what I've seen it is good for most purposes. The smooth slow record is really handy for action sports, and for once the HDMI cable were included!

Smooth Slow Records, lightweight, HDMI cable included

No filter threads

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Purchase which available

 

Technically good but not photographer's choice. No view finder for outdoor shooting, no thread for lens filter or hood, unreliable lens shutter for long term use,no hot shoe for flash, no separate battery charger. Its a feather-weight camera difficult...

Clinically standard

Non-standard photographer's item

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Best Sony Handycam

 

It is the best sony handycam - knowing earlier versions of this ! cx260 has lot of improvement ! its stabilizer is just superb it is a treat for all video lover i am a big fan of VFX and i myself have shot a short film on this ! pretty handy and best:D

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/3,91''

Connectivity

Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface :MS Pro-HG / MS Pro
Type of SD Card Interface :SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:Flash + Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Camcorder
Resolution:Full HD

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/8
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/10000

Recording

Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
HD Video Format:AVCHD
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3
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