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Sony HDR-CX280

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Sony HDR-CX280 review: specs and price

Sony HDR-CX280
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Sony HDR-CX280

Why is Sony HDR-CX280 better than the average?

  • Megapixels (main camera)
    8.9MPvs8.66MP
  • Video recording (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 60fpsvs51611.25fps
  • Weight
    181gvs563.67g
  • Width
    53mmvs83.65mm
  • Height
    57mmvs85.56mm
  • Thickness
    117mmvs125.69mm
  • Wide aperture (main camera)
    ?

    f/1.90 vsf/2.11
  • Volume
    353.46cm³vs838.26cm³

Price comparison

Design

1.volume
?

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

353.46cm³

2.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Sony HDR-CX280
3.weight
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

181g

4.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

JVC GC-PX100

7.6"

2.7"

5.thickness
?

Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

117mm

6.height
?

Best

Canon Legria Mini

22mm

57mm

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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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.

Best

JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

1080 x 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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3.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Sony HDR-CX280
4.has AF tracking
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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.

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Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

8.9MP

2.has a CMOS sensor
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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.

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3.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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.

Sony HDR-CX280
4.has a BSI sensor
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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.

Sony HDR-CX280
5.wide aperture (main camera)
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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.

Best

JVC Everio GZ-VX815

f/1.20

f/1.90

6.minimum focal length
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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.

Best

Ricoh WG-M2

1.6mm

29.8mm

Audio

1.Has a zoom microphone
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Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

Sony HDR-CX280
2.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Sony HDR-CX280

Battery

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Sony HDR-CX280
2.battery power
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Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

1050mAh

3.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Sony HDR-CX280
4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sony HDR-CX280
5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony HDR-CX280

Features

1.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Sony HDR-CX280
2.Has a built-in USB male connector
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The device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.

Sony HDR-CX280

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