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Sony HDR-CX260V Review
|4 Years Old|
Why Has it Scored 43?
It has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Canon video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite high effective megapixels (image)
3984 x 2240 still image resolution
Sony HDR-CX260V Video Reviews
Sony HDR-CX260V In-Depth Analysis
Very Good Brand
We checked 6,133 user and expert reviews (including 1,986 verified purchases) for Sony camcorders and found that on average Sony has very good reviews compared to other brands. 89% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Quite High Effective Megapixels (image)
The HDR-CX260V's effective megapixels (image) of 8.9MP is fairly high compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 22% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The effective megapixels (image) of video cameras range from 1.1MP to 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.8MP.
3984 X 2240 Still Image Resolution
The highest still image resolution supported by the Sony HDR-CX260V is 3984 x 2240. That's 16% higher resolution than a 3200 x 2400 video camera, which is the most common resolution supported by video cameras. This video camera also supports a still image resolution of 2992 x 2240. Across all video cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 640 x 360.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The Sony HDR-CX260V has an image stabilizer. 66% of video cameras also have an image stabilizer.
The HDR-CX260V supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.
Features Auto Focus
The HDR-CX260V features auto focus, unlike 89% of video cameras which do not feature auto focus.
Average Digital Zoom
The HDR-CX260V's digital zoom of 350x is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 74% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.
Features Smile Detection
The HDR-CX260V features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of video cameras do not feature smile detection.
Has a Wind Filter
The HDR-CX260V has a wind filter, which is unusual. 94% of video cameras do not have a wind filter.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the Sony HDR-CX260V of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 68% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Features Noise Reduction
The HDR-CX260V features noise reduction, which is unusual. 99% of camcorders do not feature noise reduction.
Has a Microphone in
The Sony HDR-CX260V has a microphone in. 77% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.
Average Total Megapixels
The HDR-CX260V's total megapixels of 8.9MP is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 65% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
Fairly High Effective Megapixels (movie)
The HDR-CX260V's effective megapixels (movie) of 8.9MP is quite high compared to most other video cameras. It is in the highest 13% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The effective megapixels (movie) of video cameras range from 0.41MP to 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP.
Has a Face Detection
The Sony HDR-CX260V has a face detection, unlike 72% of video cameras which do not have a face detection.
The HDR-CX260V is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.
Average Optical Zoom
The HDR-CX260V's optical zoom of 30x is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 65% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This video camera has been on the market since January 2013.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||sony hdrcx260vebcen, sony hdrcx260vw, hdrcx250e, hdrcx280e|
|Barcodes||03610170780809, 04251156599016, 04905524856637, 04905524856644, 06294010922344|