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Sony HDR-CX450

£229.99
Sony HDR-CX450
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A good value for money and positively reviewed 30x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, with good features
30x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.29MP 1" Jan 2016
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Sony HDR-CX450 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Sony HDR-CX450 number 21 across all camcorders and number 46 in best selling camcorders.
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Reviews
72 Reviews
84
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
79
Age
2 Years Old
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2018.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, product quality and it is easy to use.
This Sony camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
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Tical steadyshot with 5-axis intelligent active mode<br>- fast intelligent af<br>- 26.8 mm 1 wide-angle ZEISS lens with 30x optical zoom<br>- time-lapse capture 4<br>- 5.1ch microp
Very small total megapixels
Very small optical sensor size

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Sony HDR-CX450 Video Reviews

Sony HDR-CX450 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this Sony camcorder rated it as 88 out of 100. 43 reviewers (88% of all reviewers) gave this video camera either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Eight people considered that the Sony HDR-CX450 was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Nine owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

16 people who bought the product concluded that it was easy to use.

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

Based on 9,817 expert and user reviews (including 2,796 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its video cameras. 91% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report a Good Quality Lens

Five customers who purchased it agreed that it had a good zoom.

Customers Report Nice Design

Two owners who purchased this camcorder agreed that it was good looking.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Two people who bought this camcorder reckoned that it had good features.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was lightweight and two people who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to carry around.

Users Report Great Battery Life

Two customers who reviewed it thought it had a good battery life.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two people who reviewed this camcorder thought it had a good screen.

Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is under 3 years old. At £229.99 it is in the cheapest 49% of video cameras.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camcorder was released in January 2016.

Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The HDR-CX450's total megapixels of only 2.29MP is in the smallest 13% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Sony HDR-CX450's optical zoom of 30x is bigger than 68% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Video cameras have optical zooms of between 1x and 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Average Weight

The weight of the HDR-CX450 of 250g is pretty typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 51% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

Across all the camcorders the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The HDR-CX450's optical sensor size of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 20% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-CX450 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the HDR-CX450 of 350x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 34% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have digital zooms of between 1.5x and 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HDR-CX450's display diagonal of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 64% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-CX450 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony HDR-CX450 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony HDR-CX450 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of video cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Self-Timer

The HDR-CX450 has a self-timer, unlike 92% of camcorders which do not have a self-timer.

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Features Smile Detection

The Sony HDR-CX450 features smile detection, unlike 89% of camcorders which do not feature smile detection.

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Has a Face Detection

The HDR-CX450 has a face detection, which is unusual. 70% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HDR-CX450 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Closest Focusing Distance

The average closest focusing distance of all video cameras is 0.35m, with the smallest being 0.0005m and the biggest being 20m. The closest focusing distance of the HDR-CX450 of only 0.01m is smaller than 95% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-CX450 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony hdrcx450

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04548736021136, 04548736021150

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