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Sony HDR-CX250

We have collected and analysed 2 expert reviews and 167 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 68/100 and users rate it 88/100. The average review date is 11-12-2012. We have compared these reviews to 369483 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 83/100 = Very good. Last update: 18-12-2018.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony HDR-CX250

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Sony HDR-CX250 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the image quality and price are on the whole positive. The zoom and usability also get good opinions. Comments about the reliability and durability are mixed.

portability, usability, zoom, price, image quality

97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Handycam CX250 Full HD Camcorder - White (8.9MP, 30 x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCDSony Handycam CX250 Full HD Camcorder - White (8.9MP, 30 x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCD

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Sony HDRCX250 HD Camcorder - Black

 

Buyer beware I bought this product to film and burn dvds but you will need more than the software with the product to do this, it is a costly and time wasting experience so far. Also do price comparisons I paid 15% more than another store was charging...

Sep, 2012

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Excellent Quality

 

Having searched lots of places for this item, regarding cost & availability, I found Argos gave best value in all fields. Easy to use, it puts a sequences of photos in folders automatically, excellent picture quality, good video footage, all in all a...

May, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NP-FV50

Camera

Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touchscreen: Yes

Flash

Built-in Flash: No

Focusing

Face detection: Yes
Smile detection: Yes

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 3.91
Sensor Type:CMOS

Lens System

Digital Zoom:350
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):29.8 - 1095
Focal length range (f-f):2.1 - 63
Image stabilizer: Yes
Maximum aperture number:3.4
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Optical Zoom:30

Light exposure

Scene modes:Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Portrait, Snow, Sunrise, Sunset, Twilight

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, AV, HDMI, USB

Ports & interfaces

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

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/8 - 1/10000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:3984 x 2240
Still image resolution(s):2992 x 2240,3984 x 2240

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Compatible memory cards:MS PRO Duo Mark 2, MS Pro-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC

Video

HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:720 x 576,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.2
Height :5.25
Weight:200
Width:5.5

White balance

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