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Sony HDR-CX220

Sony HDR-CX220
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A fully loaded but 4 year old 32x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
32x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 8.9MP 1" Sep 2013
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Sony HDR-CX220 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Sony HDR-CX220 number 374 across all camcorders.
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Features
Fully-Featured
64
Age
4 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

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This camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Very light
Has an image stabilizer
2992 x 2240 still image resolution
CX220E full HD flash memory camcorder \\capture more of your memories\
\\Full HD, wide-angle carl zeiss lens, exmor R CMOS sensor, iauto, 8.9mp stills & 32x extended zoom\<br>\<br>- pack more into the frame with a wide-angle lens\<br>- get closer to the action with 32x extended zoom\<br>- shoot detail in low light conditions, no worries\<br>\<br> don't miss life\'s details \\picture life as you see it, in clear, smooth full high definition. it\'s easy to capture every detail with a wide-angle lens, powerful zoom and the ability to shoot in low light. life isn t a rehearsal so get a camcorder that makes sure you don't miss a thing.\
\<br> fit more into every frame \\from a bustling market to a crowded dancefloor, be sure to fit everything and everyone you want into your shots. with a wide-angle vario-tessar lens by carl zeiss, you can capture a larger image area without having to stand back and without compromising detail.\
\<br> make light work of low light \\just because daylight\'s fading or the room is dimly lit, don't let that stop you. the exmor R CMOS is twice as sensitive as conventional sensors, capturing every detail, even without flash. no more grainy, fuzzy, dim images just crisp, clear pictures.\
\<br> ready to share with social networks \\record and play videos in high quality AVCHD (advanced video coding high definition) or mp4 formats. if you want to upload videos and photos online to facebook, youtube or playmemories choose mp4, and easily share the enjoyment of life\'s special moments.\
\<br> get closer to the action \\bring the world closer without narrowing your field of vision. take on any shot, from a close-up of faces to a faraway scene, and capture everything in high resolution detail. with a wide-angle lens and up to 32x extended zoom you won t miss a thing.\

Sony HDR-CX220 Video Reviews

Sony HDR-CX220 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Sony Video Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 9,795 owner and expert reviews (including 3,082 verified purchases) for Sony camcorders and found that on average Sony has very good ratings compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Sony camcorder was released in September 2013.

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Features

Average Total Megapixels

The Sony HDR-CX220's total megapixels of 8.9MP is fairly average compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 35% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HDR-CX220 of 32x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 17% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the video cameras the optical zooms range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The HDR-CX220's optical sensor size of only 0.172" is in the smallest 17% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The smallest optical sensor size of video cameras is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38".

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Very Light

Across all the video cameras the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 580g. The weight of the Sony HDR-CX220 of only 178g is lighter than 76% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-CX220 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.

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2992 X 2240 Still Image Resolution

The Sony HDR-CX220 supports a maximum still image resolution of 2992 x 2240. That's over three times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 camcorder, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by video cameras. Across all video cameras the best resolution is 4912 x 3680 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Average Digital Zoom

The HDR-CX220's digital zoom of 320x is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 35% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all video cameras is 3", with the smallest being 1.3" and the largest being 9". The display diagonal of the HDR-CX220 of only 2.7" is in the smallest 21% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-CX220 supports HDMI, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Features Photo Mode

The HDR-CX220 features photo mode, unlike 79% of video cameras which do not feature photo mode.

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Features Smile Detection

The HDR-CX220 features smile detection, unlike 89% of video cameras which do not feature smile detection.

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Does Not Have a Microphone in

The HDR-CX220 does not have a microphone in. 75% of video cameras also do not have a microphone in.

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Higher Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The lowest maximum aperture number of video cameras is 1.6, the highest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 5. The maximum aperture number of the HDR-CX220 of 10 is higher than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 8% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Tripod Mountable

The Sony HDR-CX220 is tripod mountable. 86% of video cameras are not tripod mountable.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-CX220 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most other video cameras, the HDR-CX220 does not have a touchscreen. 59% of video cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Face Detection

The HDR-CX220 has a face detection, unlike 70% of video cameras which do not have a face detection.

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Features Manual Focus

The Sony HDR-CX220 features manual focus. 88% of video cameras do not feature manual focus.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HDR-CX220 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony viprbhdrcx220blue, sony hdrcx220lac, sony hdrcx220s, hdrcx220e

Barcodes:

00027242863620, 00027242863637, 00027242863644, 00027242863651, 00190341817259, 00783629333277, 00905524923902, 04905524923889, 04905524923896, 04905524923902, 04905524923971, 04905524924015, 04905524924053, 04905524924060

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