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Overall Score

Sony HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD

A classic 3.3MP 1 camcorder with alright features but high running costs
3.3MP 1" Yes 250g Jul 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Sony HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD Review

With excellent reviews but average features, we have ranked the Sony HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD number 218 across all camcorders.
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9 Reviews
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Average Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 50?

It has not bad expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this video camera to others. Canon video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This Sony camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a face detection
Has an image stabilizer
Very low effective megapixels (movie)
Only 1" optical sensor size

Sony HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on six expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, macworld.com.au, macworld.co.uk and komputer.dk the average expert rating of this video camera is 80 out of 100.

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Sony Camcorders Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 6,133 owner and expert reviews (including 1,986 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its video cameras. 89% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Sony HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD of 350x is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 68% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Weight

The HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD's weight of 250g is pretty typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 55% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Face Detection

The HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD has a face detection, which is unusual. 72% of video cameras do not have a face detection.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD's display diagonal of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 67% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of video cameras is 0.41MP, the highest is 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP. The effective megapixels (movie) of the HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD of only 1.49MP is fairly low compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 11% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Has a Microphone in

The HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD has a microphone in. 77% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Sony HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD's optical zoom of 30x is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 60% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The effective megapixels (image) of the Sony HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD of only 1.67MP is in the lowest 6% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The lowest effective megapixels (image) of video cameras is 1.1MP, the highest is 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.8MP.

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Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Sony HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD of 3.3MP is pretty average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 38% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Sony HDR-CX130E + 16GB SD does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth noting that 86% of video cameras also do not have a built-in flash.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since July 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdrcx130eb, ktcx130lsfdi
Barcodes 08427247079217

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