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Sony HDR-CX240E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 230 reviews of Sony HDR-CX240E. 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 really like the color and size. The image quality and usability also get good feedback. There are some less positive opinions about the battery.

price, usability, image quality, size, color


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX240E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony HDR-CX240E from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the color. The image quality also gets good views.

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

Feb, 2019

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A budget-minded camcorder designed to capture birthday parties and family holidays, the Sony HDR-CX240E comes with a 27x optical zoom, 2.7-inch LCD monitor and HD video capabilities. That's not a bad array of specs at the price point, but are you...

Apr, 2014

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Sony Handycam HDR-CX240E


...i want to reviews about Sony Handycam HDR-CX240E and i think Sony Handycam HDR-CX240. Manufactured by Sony very good item because with the HDR-CX240E. Combining Sony's new BIONZ Z™ image processing engine and Exmor R™ CMOS Sensor with a 29.8mm ...

Sony Handycam HDR-CX240E i think very good because easy to use this camcorder

need more to imrpove

Jun, 2014

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Sony HDR CX240E


HD Quality is not so good.My iPhone's HD video quality is much better than that .Dont buy this handycam if you want superior, rich& crisp Full HD Videos. otherwise it is ok. Camera body is made of low quality plastic& it is very light in weight.I think...

Oct, 2014

Product Specifications


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


Battery Type:NP-FV50


3D: No
3D compatibility:N
Back light compensation:Y
Back Light Compensation (BLC):Y
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:BIONZ
Minimum illumination:6


Colour of product:Black
Product colour:Black


Built-in Display:Y
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:68.6
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touch screen:N
Touchscreen: No


Built-in Flash:N
Built-in light:N
Shoe mounting point:Y


Face detection:Y
Focus adjustment:Manual
Smile detection:Y

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:1/0.228
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:Y
Interchangeable lens:N
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):4
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):1.9
Optical Zoom:27
Wide angle lens system:Y

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity:
Light exposure modes:
Scene modes:Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Night landscape, Portrait, Snow, Spotlight, Sunrise, Sunset


Near Field Communication (NFC):

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.9 - 4
Audio recording formats:
Electrical viewfinder:N
Integrated USB cable:Y
Main camera sensor:
Manual Focus:Y
Night mode:N
Projector native resolution:
Shock proof:
USB port:

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included:Y
Bundled software:PlayMemories Home
Cables included:HDMI, USB
Handheld remote control:N
Quick start guide:Y

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
S-Video In:N
S-Video Out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Built-in projector:N

Still image

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


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:N
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MS Micro (M2), SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported:N

Technical Details

Flash exposure compensation:
Flash exposure correction:
Flash metering modes:
Flash Modes:
Lens cover included:
Number of diaphragm blades:
Playback modes:
USB charging:


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


Viewfinder resolution:230000
Viewfinder Type:Electrical

Weight & Dimensions

Height :59.5

White balance

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