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Sony HDR-CX405

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1181 reviews of Sony HDR-CX405. 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. Comments about the size and image quality are generally positive. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably. Views are divided on the durability. Some have doubts about the viewfinder and memory.

usability, portability, price, image quality, size

memory, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-CX405 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony HDR-CX405

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 user reviews of Sony HDR-CX405 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the size and price are generally positive. The image quality and portability also get good comments, but the viewfinder and reliability get less positive views.

usability, portability, image quality, price, size

reliability, viewfinder

88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony HDR-CX405

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 197 user reviews of Sony HDR-CX405 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 price and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative opinions about the viewfinder, while reviews are divided on the durability.

usability, portability, price, image quality, size

viewfinder

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Anna Burleson (toptenreviews.com)

Sony HDR-CX405 Handycam Review

 

Image stabilization is available to steady the effects of shaky hands or a rough environment.

It has a manual lens cover.

The Sony Handycam HDR-CX405 gives you the basic features you need from a camcorder and records in full 1080p high definition.

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Awsome

 

Awesome cam loads of options in the menus easy to use check out my review on YouTube the Drone novice.... And the Urban Cook....... Excellent

Sep, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

good images

 

Only purchased this recently and, as a first time user of the product, it is taking some time to get familiar with it.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great Litle Unit

 

I bought this for a specific event and I have not been let down by the ease of use and clarity of recorded items

Jun, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great for expedition

 

I bought a similar earlier model 7 years ago for expeditions and used successfully on Kilimanjaro in freezing temperatures and again on Mt Kenya, in heat and dust of African bush. I bought this new one for Mt Meru as mobile phone technology has...

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

simplicity

 

great camera does it all ,great pictures and video .light and easy to use even for a novice .had the older version did look at cheaper 4k alternative,but went with sony as its always been reliable recommended

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Good value for money

 

Have used this twice to record sporting activity both indoors and outside and very happy with it. Would prefer not to have to download into Sony specific software on computer but overall very happy. Its very lightweight and doesn't feel like it would...

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Nice compact camera

 

Bought this for a recent holiday and it was very good. It is very light and compact and very easy to use. As soon as you open the side cover the camera starts up and closes down when you close it. Very simple to use and not as complicated as our...

Nov, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

simple to use

 

A fine example of ingenuity in this technical world that we live in, this Handycam has all the features that you will need for every video recording you make, the results are outstanding,

Oct, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Camera Good- Sony Micro card a Disaster!!

 

Have bought this camera for a once in a lifetime family trip to Australia. All went well - camera easy to use- compact and captured some great family moments. Then disaster. Had specifically bought a Sony micro sd card 32gb and the camera said I had...

Aug, 2018

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