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Sony HDR-CX410VE

alaTest has collected and analyzed 223 reviews of Sony HDR-CX410VE. 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. Reviewers really like the size and portability. The zoom and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive comments about the color and viewfinder. Opinions are divided on the durability.

usability, image quality, zoom, portability, size

battery, memory, viewfinder, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX410VE is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony HDR-CX410VE

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Sony HDR-CX410VE from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the image quality and price. The portability and zoom are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the memory.

usability, zoom, portability, price, image quality

memory

97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony CX410 Full HD Handycam with Wi-Fi - Black (30x Zoom)Sony CX410 Full HD Handycam with Wi-Fi - Black (30x Zoom)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Andrew Unsworth (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sony HDR-CX410VE review

 

Good connections, but video quality could be better and we're surprised there's no Wi-Fi

Jan, 2014

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Sony HDR-CX410VE review

 

Camcorders are as fashionable as lard right now – so pity the hipsters that'll miss out on the Sony CX410VE's full-fat video powers.

55x zoom ; Great image quality ; Image stabilisation ; 1080p at 50fps ; Excellent battery life ; Audio in, headphone out ; Optional extras

Out-zoomed by some rivals ; Highlights can overexpose

A brilliant camcorder for enthusiastic amateurs and low-budget semi-pros

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Gavin Stoker (macworld.co.uk)

Sony Handycam HDR-CX410VE review: Solidly featured but Wi-Fi is an optional extra

 

Physically weightier than some others, the otherwise solidly featured Sony drops a star in offering Wi-Fi only as an optional extra

Solid build, very quiet operation, smooth zoom action

No Wi-Fi built in (yet available as optional extra), focus slower to adjust when chnaging subjects mid recording than others here

The Sony’s zoom action is as silkily smooth as the others here but auto focus was not as rapid to adjust when zooming in your subject as on the Panasonic, which means the image goes blurred for a couple of seconds before drifting back into focus. As...

May, 2013

Consumer review by: David (reevoo.com)

Sony HDR-CX410VE

 

Very easy to carry around, and have it with you at all times.

Haven't found any yet.

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: David (reevoo.com)

Sony HDR-CX410VE

 

Very easy to carry around, and have it with you at all times

Haven't found any yet

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Gordon (reevoo.com)

Sony HDR-CX410VE

 

I have replaced a 5year old Sony camcorder with this one. I loved the old one but this is amazing. It is light, incredible easy to use and the picture quality is stunning. My previous camera was not difficult to transfer to the computer for editing,...

Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: John (reevoo.com)

Sony HDR-CX410VE

 

The zoom range is excellent particularly when recording in a confined space.

Even when using the largest diameter lens hood that I posses I still experience some vignetting from the anti-shake mechanism.

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: terry (reevoo.com)

Sony HDR-CX410VE

 

Easy to hold. Camera shake suppression good

Record button awkward to operate with thumb

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: Gordon (reevoo.com)

Sony HDR-CX410VE

 

I have replaced a 5year old Sony camcorder with this one. I loved the old one but this is amazing. It is light, incredible easy to use and the picture quality is stunning. My previous camera was not difficult to transfer to the computer for editing,...

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Tony (reevoo.com)

Sony HDR-CX410VE

 

Colours are vibrant, zoom is very good, no tripod needed until full zoom,easier to carry than previous Sony camcorder I owned. Very pleased indeed.

only minor point is that SD card is not provided with it when purchased. Battery life would be better if longer

Aug, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Battery

Battery Type:NP-FV50

Camera

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Camcorder Type:Handheld camcorder
Geotagging: Yes
Minimum illumination:3

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Built-in display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:3
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y

Flash

Built-in flash: No
Built-in light: No

Focusing

Face detection: Yes
Smile detection: Yes

Image Sensor

Effective megapixels (image):2.23
Effective megapixels (movie):2.23
Optical sensor size:1 / 3.91
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:5.43

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.06 - 31.7
Digital Zoom:350
Filter size:1.81
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.06 - 31.7
Focal length range (f-f):0.0748 - 2.24
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Maximum aperture number:10
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Optical Zoom:30

Light Exposure

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

Packaging Content

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

Ports & interfaces

Composite video out:1
HDMI: Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S-Video out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/6 - 1/10000

Still Image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:3984 x 2240
Still image resolution(s):2992 x 2240,3984 x 2240

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No

Video

HD type:Full HD
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Video compression format:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG2, MPEG4
Video formats supported:AVCHD,H.264,MPEG2,MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Camera viewfinder: No
Viewfinder type:Not available

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.76
Height:2.6
Weight:11.3
Width:2.28

White Balance

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