Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Sony HDR-CX240

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1264 reviews of Sony HDR-CX240. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and image quality. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but the connectivity and finish get less positive reviews.

usability, price, portability, image quality, size

durability, finish, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX240 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

See all Sony Camcorders

Review analysis

(Based on 1264 reviews)

User Reviews  

Showing 1058 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews

Disclaimer:

Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 501 of 1058 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (202)

Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony HDR-CX240

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 45 user reviews of Sony HDR-CX240 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the zoom and image quality. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the memory and durability.

usability, portability, price, image quality, zoom

durability, memory

82% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony CX240E Full HD Camcorder - BlackSony CX240E Full HD Camcorder - Black

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony HDR-CX240

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 446 user reviews of Sony HDR-CX240 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the size and image quality. The portability and price are also appreciated. Many are critical about the connectivity and durability.

usability, price, portability, image quality, size

durability, connectivity

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HDR-CX240 HDRCX240B HDRCX240/B Full HD Handycam Camcorder (Black) + Sony 8GB Class 10 Micro SDHC R40 Memory Card + Small Gadget Camera Bag + AcceSony HDR-CX240 HDRCX240B HDRCX240/B Full HD Handycam Camcorder (Black) + Sony 8GB Class 10 Micro SDHC R40 Memory Card + Small Gadget Camera Bag + Acce

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: David 37 (argos.co.uk)

Nicely designed

 

" It's a great cam corder very easy to use very light and portable so it's great to take any where you will be amazed how light "

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Davey (argos.co.uk)

Sony Camera

 

" A very good camera, size allows you to take everywhere with you. Picture quality very good, sound OK. "

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: Sara5 (argos.co.uk)

Camcorder

 

" Great little camcorder perfect just to take on holidays "

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: Ashy (argos.co.uk)

Pretty good

 

" Camera picture quality is good, but looks better on the camcorder than on a screen. Zooming is excellent for such a small device. And it is very very lightweight. I am happy with this product. "

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: threeboysmum (argos.co.uk)

Compact, quick to set up, easy to use.

 

" Very easy to use and good quality picture for the price. Good on stills qality as well as video. "

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: Rich (argos.co.uk)

Good quality for the price point

 

" This is a simple to operate, good quality Camcorder for the money. I guess the only thing it could do with to make it better is an external microphone input. "

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: ncox25 (argos.co.uk)

amazing product

 

" really good product for price, easy to use and easily takes videos of fast moving vehicles "

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: J H (argos.co.uk)

Camcorder

 

" Good price Sony camcorder easy to use. Comes with all accessories. Worth the money and would recommend to others. "

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Loz (argos.co.uk)

Sony HDR CX240 Full HD Camcorder - Black.

 

" All in all good camcorder "

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Adil123 (argos.co.uk)

awesome features

 

" I gifted to my brother ...he lives in Pakistan ...he is happy to use this camera ...because he was telling me the features very happily ... "

Mar, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery Type:NP-FV50

Camera

3D: No
Back light compensation: Yes
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:BIONZ
Minimum illumination:6

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:6.86
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touchscreen: No

Flash

Built-in Flash: No
Built-in light: No
Shoe mounting point: Yes

Focusing

Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Manual
Smile detection: Yes

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:9.2

Lens System

Digital Zoom:320
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):29.8 - 804
Focal length range (f-f):2.1 - 57
Image stabilizer: Yes
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):4
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):1.9
Optical Zoom:27
Wide angle lens system: Yes

Light exposure

Scene modes:Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Night landscape, Portrait, Snow, Spotlight, Sunrise, Sunset

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:PlayMemories Home
Cables included:HDMI, USB
Hand strap: Yes
Included memory card size:8
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
HDMI: Yes
PictBridge: No
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:4032 x 2272
Still image resolution(s):4032 x 2272

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MS Micro (M2), SDHC, SDXC / MS Micro (M2), MicroSD (TransFlash), SDHC
Disc types supported: No
Flash memory:8

Video

HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 720p / 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder:230000
Viewfinder Type:Electrical / Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.8
Height :5.95
Weight:190
Width:5.4

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Onepush white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Outdoor