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Sony HDR-CX730

Sony HDR-CX730
alaScore 89

139 reviews

Mar, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 139 reviews of Sony HDR-CX730. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the image quality and usability are on the whole positive. The portability and features are also mentioned favorably.

price, features, portability, usability, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX730 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Sony HDR-CX730 from 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 Reviewers really like the zoom and usability. The features and price are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the viewfinder.

portability, price, features, usability, zoom

96% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Handycam HDRCX730 Full HD Camcorder - Black (24.1MP, 10x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCDSony HDR-CX730E Digital Camcorder,, 24.1 MPix, 7.6 cm (3.0 Inch), BlackSony Handycam HDRCX730 Full HD Camcorder - Black(24.1MP, 17x Extended Zoom) 3 inch LCD

Mar, 2015


Expert review by: (

Sony HDR-CX730E review


Apart from the HDR-TD20VE, which is designed specifically for 3D, the HDR-730XE is the top of Sony's current camcorder range. It's a Full HD camcorder with a 10x optical zoom, 17x zoom, a back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor and plenty of I/O ports, as...

Excellent image quality with natural colour reproduction. A real enthusiast camcorder

Consumer review by: Endo (

Sony HDR-CX730e


Filming educational training videos

Great Picture Quality","Simple Controls

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: mark (

Sony HDR-CX730E


The camcorder feels good and great to hold picks out faces fast


Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/2.88''


Digital Input: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
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:Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Camcorder / TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Full HD


Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/50 / 1/8
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/10000


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