50points

Sony HDR-CX240

51points

Sony HDR-CX280

Sony HDR-CX240
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28 facts in comparison

Sony HDR-CX240 vs Sony HDR-CX280

Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280

Why is Sony HDR-CX240 better than Sony HDR-CX280?

  • 3.37% more megapixels (main camera)
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    9.2MPvs8.9MP
  • Has a microphone input
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  • Has manual white balance
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  • 5.26% wider aperture at minimum focal length
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    f/1.8 vs1.9f
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has manual focus
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  • Has manual shutter speed
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Why is Sony HDR-CX280 better than Sony HDR-CX240?

  • Has an HDMI output
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  • 11mm thinner
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    117mmvs128mm
  • Has a stereo microphone
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  • 2.5mm shorter
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    57mmvs59.5mm
  • 14.11% less body volume
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    353.46cm³vs411.264cm³
  • 1mm narrower
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    53mmvs54mm
  • Has AF tracking
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Price comparison

Sony HDR-CX240

Buy used:

$145.99

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Design

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.thickness

128mm

117mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.height

59.5mm

57mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.volume

411.26cm³

353.46cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
5.width

54mm

53mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.has an accelerometer
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
3.has AF tracking
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Optics

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.has a BSI sensor
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
3.has a CMOS sensor
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
4.has built-in optical image stabilization
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
5.has manual white balance
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
7.has manual focus
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
This allows you to manually set the focus.
A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.has a stereo microphone
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

1.has a removable battery
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.has an external memory slot
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has a battery level indicator
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.has an HDMI output
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.Has a built-in USB male connector
Sony HDR-CX240
Sony HDR-CX280
The device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.

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