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Sony Handycam HDR-CX350

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of Sony Handycam HDR-CX350. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and portability are on the whole positive. The size and image quality also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony Handycam HDR-CX350 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Sony Handycam HDR-CX350 from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Opinions about the reliability and image quality are overall positive. The portability and size are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the price.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HDRCX350VET High Definition Handycam Camcorder - BlackSony HDRCX350VET High Definition Handycam Camcorder - Black

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: phil (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX350


light & easy to use .good quality picture

manual needs to be available un larger print if necessary

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Tedros (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX350


I can't diffind it is realy cheaper to bought quality to use it

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: barry (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX350 of photos ect

bit awkward holding and operating it

May, 2011

Consumer review by: Mauro (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX350


Image quality, easy of use, battery life, speed of startup

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: jack (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX350


Exelent all round


Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX350


Excellent picture quality and features,

Wide angle/telephoto and record control are poorly positioned.

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony Handycam HDR-CX350


Excellent picture quality and features

Wide angle/telephoto and record control are poorly positioned

Apr, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio Dubbing: No
Audio Dubbing: No
Built-In Microphone: Yes


Battery life (max):2.05
Battery Type:NP-FV50


Minimum illumination:3
Playback zoom (max):Y


Composite Input: No
Composite Output: Yes
Firewire in (IEEE 1394): No
Firewire Out (IEEE 1394): No
HDMI Connection: Yes
Headphone Jack: No
Line-In Audio: No
S-Video Inputs: No
S-Video Output: Yes
USB Connection: Yes


Display diagonal:6.86
Screen Resolution:230400 pixels
Screen Size:2.7 in
Screen Type:LCD


Web Cam Function: No


Built-in Flash: Yes

Image resolution

Digital Still Pictures:Photo
Effective mega pixels:2.65 Megapixels
Progressive Scan for Photos: No
Still Picture Resolutions:3072x1728, 3072x2304, 640x480 pixels
Total MegaPixels:4.2 megapixels

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):230400
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:7

Lens System

Digital Zoom:160
Filter Size:3
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):29.8 - 357.6
Focal length range (f-f):2.9 - 34.8
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:12


Aperture (Wide-tele):F1.8-3.4
Auto Focus: Yes
Digital Zoom:160 x
Filter Size:30 mm
Focal Length (35mm equiv):36.5-438 mm
Focal Length (Wide-Tele):2.9-34.8 mm
Image Stabilization:Yes (Optical)
Manual Focus: Yes
Night Shot: No
Optical Zoom:12 x
Shutter speeds:1/8-1/1000 s
White Balance:Auto, Outdoor, Indoor, One-push


Dimensions (HxWxD):64x52x112 mm
Weight:320 g

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.8 - 3.4
Audio output:Y
Auto Focus: Yes
Cable Type:USB
Interface:USB, HDMI
Lens system:Sony G
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: No
Noise Reduction: Yes
Power consumption (typical):3
Spotlight: Yes
Twilight: Yes
Video Out:Y

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Picture Motion Browser (PMB)
Handheld remote control: No

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:3
DV port: No
Microphone in: No
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power source

Battery Type:InfoLithium


Sensor Size:1/4 in
Sensor Type:CMOS


Camera shutter speed:1/8 - 1/1000

Still image

Still image resolution(s):640 x 480,3072 x 2304


Built-in Memory: Yes
Built-in Storage Size:32 GB
External Memory Type:Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark II, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SecureDigital, SDHC
Extra Memory Support: Yes
Flash memory:32


HD Recording:HD 1080p
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Recording Format:Internal flash / MemoryStick / Secure Digital / SDHC
Video formats supported:AVCHD, MPEG2
Video Resolution:1920 x1080, 1440x1080

Weight & Dimensions

Height :6.4

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Onepush white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes