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Sony HDR-CX290
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Summary: A high-definition camcorder from Sony with an SD/MemoryStick Pro Duo memory-card slot, 27x optical zoom, and an image stabilizer.
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About - Sony HDR-CX290

The HDR-CX290 is a 2-megapixel camcorder with 27x optical zoom and has a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 30mm-814.3mm. It has a live-view 2.7-inch LCD.

The camcorder has a maximum aperture of f/1.9. The camcorder allows manual setting of focus and white balance.

The HDR-CX290 stores video and photos on SD, SDHC, SDXC and MemoryStick Pro Duo memory cards and has 8GB of on-board storage. It captures video at a top resolution of 1920x1080 and 8.9-megapixel resolution stills as JPG files.

The image stabilization system for this camcorder is optical.

The HDR-CX290 measures 2.875 inches wide by 2.25 inches high by 5 inches in length, and weighs 0.5 pounds.

About This Brand

Sony is the leading camcorder brand and offers the widest range of high-definition models, some that have recently topped our Ratings. Sony's model line includes a very high end newly-introduced professional/consumer 4K camcorder, a high-end full-HD 3D-capable camcorder, and a variety  of low-to-midpriced high-definition Handycam camcorders that record to internal memory and memory cards —some with integrated projectors capable of projecting content from external devices. Sony also offers a line of sports-oriented Wi-Fi-capable action camcorders.

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Features & Specs - Sony HDR-CX290
info Format SD, SDHC, SDXC, MemoryStick Pro Duo
info Weight (lbs.) 0.5
info Optical zoom 27X
info LCD size (in.) 2.75
info Built-in light No
info Remote No
info 3D models No
info Largeness Average
info HDMI output Yes
info AV Input No
info Microphone input No
info Headphone out No
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