As a dedicated device for video, the Camcorder is a very good option that can cater for a wide variety recording needs.
Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Sony device works!
Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Sony HDR-CX240E video camera should be sufficient for your needs.
Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Sony HDR-CX240E is a great companion to have.
For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (2.5 x 1.85 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.
If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.
As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Sony HDR-CX240E makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous.
While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.
Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.
Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Sony is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the HDR-CX240E is a breeze.
To capture mother nature in her full beauty requires a good eye and a camera that can adequately handle landscape scenarios. This model from Sony is good fit as it's got the ability to focus on multiple parts of your picture frame.
Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the HDR-CX240E fits the bill.
|Camcorder Type||Handheld camcorder|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||1.9 - 4|
|Image Formats Supported||JPEG|
|Minimum Illumination||6 lx|
|White Balance||Auto, Onepush, Outdoor, Indoor|
|Shoe Mounting Point||Yes|
|Camera Shutter Speed||1/6 - 1/10000 s|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/10000 s|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||1/6 s|
|Camcorder Media Type||Memory Stick Micro, Micro SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|HD Type||Full HD|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||4:13, 16:9|
|Supported Video Modes||1080i, 1080p, 720p|
|Video Formats Supported||AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4|
|Video Resolutions||1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Audio Formats Supported||AAC-LC, MPEG-4|
|Audio System||Dolby Digital|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Digital Zoom||320 x|
|Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)||29.8 - 1609.2 mm|
|Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) (photo Mode)||29.8 - 804 mm|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||2.1 - 57 mm|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||1609.2 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||1.9|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||29.8 mm|
|Optical Zoom||27 x|
|Wide Angle Lens System||Yes|
|Camcorder Tape Type||N|
|Compatible Memory Cards||MicroSD (TransFlash), MS Micro (M2), SDHC, SDXC|
|Disc Types Supported||N|
|Display Aspect Ratio||16:9|
|Display Diagonal||2.7 "|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||230000 pixels|
|Vari-angle LCD Display||Yes|
|Viewfinder Resolution||230000 pixels|
|Image Sensor Size||1/5.8|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||2.5 x 1.85 mm|
|Optical Sensor Size||1/5.8 "|
|Total Megapixels||9.2 MP|
|Back Light Compensation (BLC)||Yes|
|Integrated USB Cable||Yes|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|Composite Video Out||1|
|HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||D|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 Connectors||1|
|USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity||1|
|AC Adapter Included||Yes|
|Bundled Software||PlayMemories Home|
|Cables Included||HDMI, USB|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Indoor White Balance||Yes|
|Onepush White Balance||Yes|
|Outdoor White Balance||Yes|
|Maximum Image Resolution||4032 x 2272 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||4032 x 2272|