Several customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good weight. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Light weight and fits great in the palm of your hand”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “It is simply light weight and easy to manage with adjustable strap”. Joanna Rowan she mentioned on Amazon “Light weight! Great quality”.
A few people wrote in their reviews that this camcorder was easy to carry around. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Brilliant! Light and easy to use” in their review of the Sony HDR-CX405 and rated it as excellent. David Golanth2020 he said on Amazon “A very light and easy to use video camera” in his review. Mohamed B. said two years ago “Surprisingly light and easy to hold” in his Sony HDR-CX405 review.
A number of people said in their reviews that it was compact. In January last year Dts mentioned in their review of this camcorder “Very compact with decent sound”. J Alfred gave it a score of 4 stars and said in their review of this camcorder “Easy to use, great zoom, compact”. Lagarto gave this camcorder a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review on Amazon two years ago “Cheap, compact, takes decent video”.
Several people considered that it was lightweight. Ken W. said on Amazon last year “Very lightweight” but in spite of that he only rated it 3 stars. Speaking from Direct Experience said on Amazon “Lightweight, image stabilization, great mileage on a battery charge” but despite that they only rated the product 40 out of 100. Tammy M Adams said on Amazon “Lightweight and easily portable” in her review of this camcorder.
One Sony HDR-CX405 reviewer considered that it was heavy and bulky. Das Em wrote in January last year “It doesn't feel heavy at all, sometimes people associate lightness with it being cheap in quality” in their review of the Sony HDR-CX405.