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Sony - Handycam CX405 Flash Memory Camcorder - Black-Angle_Standard

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 1873 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Camera

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    BuckyBadger007
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    Bought this to replace my old Sony 8MM camera. Its a great Camera! Easy to use & produces quality video. I was very surprised at how great the still photos it takes actually are.... I thought it wouldn't be great for still photos but I was wrong. Very happy with all the still photos & videos I have taken so far!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy for a novice to use

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    babyboomer
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    My only concern about this camera was that the sound would not be picked up from presentations, yet as it turns out, it did! Nicely designed with USB port that tucks in to the wrist holder so it cannot get lost. It's quite functional and practical at the same time.

    I would recommend this to a friend

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      Hi babyboomer! Thanks for taking the time to provide us with your opinion about your new HD Flash Memory Camcorder. We appreciate it. Thank you for choosing Sony! - Vincent Sonystyle

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Perfect starter camera

    Posted
    matty257
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    For the price point, this camera is great. I've got a couple of young kids and they love filming stuff. This is perfect for them. USB charging cable is built in and tucks into the strap, it's lightweight, and I assume durable since an 8 and 10 year old haven't managed to break it yet! Video and photo quality are good, not great, but again for the price, you can't beat it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Lightweight

    Posted
    LMicheleOnYoutube
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    Great lightweight and basic camera for someone just starting off. It has great quality as well. I love that the screen can turn into selfie mode. Also a big plus is that it has a usb attached to it. No need to go around searching for a cable all the time. Only thing I’d fix is making it touch screen and maybe “smart” to able to directly upload to YouTube.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Used for Racing

    Posted
    Ladyshan
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    I bought this camera to use for circle track jammer racing and it works great! It has no problem capturing all the action and the video is clean and crisp with no glitches. Just be sure to use a really good SD card for the best recording. So glad I bought this rather than continuing to use my Olympus OMD for recording. Great buy!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    easy to use after a little help

    Posted
    ronald
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    After purchasing the camera we went back to Best Buy and talk to your camera agent. He was extremely helpful in showing us the correct way to use the camera. The instruction included with the camera did not help with the little new ounces of how to program and use the camera with their little buttons that at first did not seem to work correctly.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works Good

    Posted
    mrdetailer
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    I am using the camera to record high school soccer games and it does the trick nicely. The battery lasts the entire game and the 64g card records it all in HD. The camera has a decent zoom function and does a nice job remaining stable and reducing any type of jitter.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Easy use

    Posted
    Havanero
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    We bought this camera to record the kids swimming events. We were tired of using our cell phones to record the events and the hassle of getting the movies off the phone just became too much, plus the limited space. This camera is easy too use, makes good movies, has plenty of space for several movies. Its easy to get the movies onto a computer to edit.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic camera for the price!

    Posted
    EOD5210
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    I purchased the camcorder about a week ago. This is the first one we have owned, wish we purchased one earlier. It is very easy to do the stup and have it ready to shoot video. I love Sony products because I have 6 Sony TV's ranging from 60" to a 32" and never had any problems. I would recommend this camera to beginners, it takes great 1080p videos.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good bargain camcorder

    Posted
    Lurfmonkey
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    It’s not the best camcorder I’ve ever used, but it’s great for the price. I got an open box one, and it works just fine. It’s very light, so I don’t know how sturdy it is. I wish the lens cover opened automatically and the LCD screen were a bit bigger.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good camera

    Posted
    Dree
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    I bought this for my son to make YouTube videos. It’s a good little camera. Feels cheap because of the plastic and how light it is, but it does work great. Only drawback is we are having a hard time figuring out how to get the external mic we bought to sync correctly with it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Simple, Easy

    Posted
    SportsTaxi
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    We were looking for a simple, easy to use camera to replace a rather expensive one that broke. We have 2 kids that play sports year-round and use the videos we take to analyze and learn from. So far this camera has done the job. Very quick to turn on and off. Starts recording immediately where you left off. Zoom is good. No problems. We have been using this for a month now.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Better features than Panasonic

    Posted
    MySonyCam
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    Having lost my other camcorder, I wanted a replacement, and upgrade. But, I couldn't afford it at this time. I grew tired of not having my Panasonic, so opted to replace it anyway. I am glad I did. I like the feature of the charging cord attached to the camera. Very convenient. What I especially like is that it has low light setting which my Panasonic didn't have.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent / economical

    Posted
    Guelo
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    I use this for flying videos. It is compact and the zoom is great. The battery life has been good. It has stayed on continuously for two hours. Slight light over exposure on bright sunny day, but only a few cameras and filter can take care of that. I wish it had a external mic input though.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good simple camera

    Posted
    Spare6484
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    I know in this day and age of camera phones it can be easy to just say i already have a camcorder in pocket but lets be honest how many of those videos will you later burn to blu ray or dvd and share with loved ones? I am expecting an baby girl and am using this camera to shoot every minute of it. Simple compact design and works fairly well in low light conditions.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Better Quality Than I Expected

    Posted
    PlataJr
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    This camera exceeded my expectations with video and image quality. It has a surprising ability to record in 1080p HD quality, and while you need the proper lighting to take full effect of it, that it is still a well executed feature was not something I would have thought this little handycam could pull off. Amazing bang for your buck and a great starter camcorder!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Easy, lightweight I'm ok with this purchase

    Posted
    IslandGirl81
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    Got a new puppy so I wanted to document all his special moments, this is a decent camcorder that can take still photos. It went on sale a little over two weeks after I paid full price with full geek squad and all the bells warranty for 3-4 years, fell my anxiety got the better of me and I over spent on this item (my fault not best buys)

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great camera for a beginner

    Posted
    BasketballCoach
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    I bought this camera for my son as a christmas gift. I purchased it during thr black friday sale. It was listed at a great price. My son was able to figure out how to use the camera very quickly. Its main use is for youtube video uploads. He really enjoys the camera. I would recommend this product for beginners due to price and its easy to use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I would recommend this camcorder.

    Posted
    Pamela
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    It is very compact and easy to use. I bought this one as a Christmas gift to my daughter and son-in-law to film my new granddaughter. I already had one my Dad gave me. I would recommend it to someone wanting something they could carry easily.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great camera for all

    Posted
    Cdrake27
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    Got this camera on black Friday for a great price. Have used it to record two orchestra concerts already with great audio and video. I also had a shaky hand and thought that the video would resemble that since I forgot a tripod. The video turned out great because if the video stabilization. Well worth the money for anyone in need of a camera.

    I would recommend this to a friend