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Sony HDR-CX240E

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. Reviewers are impressed by the color and size. The image quality and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some critical reviews about the battery.

price, usability, image quality, size, color


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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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony HDR-CX240E from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the color. The image quality is also mentioned favorably.

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

Feb, 2019

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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

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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

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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
Product color: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