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Sony HDR-CX450

£219.99
A very highly rated and great value for money 2.29 megapixel 1 video camera
2.29MP 1" Yes 250g Jan 2016
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Sony HDR-CX450 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Sony HDR-CX450 number 2 across all camcorders.
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86
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Panasonic video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camcorder is slightly out of date, and newer camcorders with more up to date technology are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a self-timer
Features smile detection
Only 1" optical sensor size
Very small total megapixels

Sony HDR-CX450 Video Reviews


Sony HDR-CX450 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Sony Has Very Good Camcorder Reviews

Based on 6,121 expert and owner reviews (including 1,979 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its video cameras. Sony also has very good reviews specifically within its camcorders range compared to other brands. 88% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has average features. However at £219.99 it is cheaper than 55% of video cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Sony HDR-CX450 and the United Kingdom price of £219.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $396.30 (£514.00).

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Features

Has a Self-Timer

The HDR-CX450 has a self-timer. 93% of camcorders do not have a self-timer.

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Features Smile Detection

The HDR-CX450 features smile detection, which is unusual. 90% of camcorders do not feature smile detection.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-CX450 has an image stabilizer. 66% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HDR-CX450 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 88% of camcorders which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1|1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

The HDR-CX450's digital zoom of 350x is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HDR-CX450 of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-CX450 is Full HD. 73% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Has a Face Detection

The Sony HDR-CX450 has a face detection, which is unusual. 73% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-CX450 supports HDMI, as do 67% of camcorders.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HDR-CX450 features wi-Fi. 77% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Average Weight

The Sony HDR-CX450's weight of 250g is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lightest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HDR-CX450 of 30x is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The HDR-CX450's closest focusing distance of only 0.01m is fairly small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 6% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The closest focusing distances of camcorders range from 0.0005m to 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.44m.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

The HDR-CX450's total megapixels of only 2.29MP is quite small compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 12% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The total megapixels of camcorders range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

This Sony video camera was released in January 2016.


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