Sony Handycam HDR-CX260 Specifications

Sony Handycam HDR-CX260V (brown)

Part Number: HDR-CX260V/T

General

  • Depth
    4.8 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.91"
  • Digital Zoom
    350 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP, PS
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPF
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Analog Video Format
    NTSC
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPF
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2.23 MP
  • Digital Zoom
    350 x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    White fader, black fader
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    8.9 MP
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.91"
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Enclosure Color
    Bordeaux brown
  • Optical Zoom
    30 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, FH, HQ, FX, PS
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    4.5 MP
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    5.43 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2, AVCHD
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, landscape, night scene, portrait mode, snow, spotlight, sunrise, sunset
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/8 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/8 sec
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight, landscape, portrait mode, fireworks, night scene, sunset, beach, snow, sunrise
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Exposure Metering
    Multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic, manual
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating (270°)

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Color
    bordeaux brown
  • Color Category
    brown

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    30 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.4
  • Min Focal Length
    2.1 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    63 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    29.8 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.4 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    17.3 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Features
    built-in lens shield

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Internal Storage
    16 GB flash
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 5Mbps
    MPEG-2 - 720 x 480 - 60 fps - 9Mbps

Additional Features

  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, Auto Backlight Compensation, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Golf Shot function, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Smile Detection Auto Shutter, USB charging, built-in USB plug, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, face detection, face-priority AF function, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology
  • Additional Features
    Built-in speaker, digital noise reduction, date/time stamp, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, face-priority AF function, takes photos while movie recording, Golf Shot function, Dynamic Range Optimizer, face detection, USB charging, 24p Cinema Mode, Auto Backlight Compensation, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, x.v.Color technology, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), built-in USB plug
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec

Connections

  • Type
    DC power input, HDMI output, USB 2.0, composite video/audio output, microphone, remote control
  • Qty
    1

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction, zoom
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo
  • Microphone Features
    Zoom, wind noise reduction

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FV50
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Sony NP-FV50

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony PlayMemories Home Lite
  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony PlayMemories Home Lite

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    HDR-CX260V
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    350 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPF
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP, PS
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, white fader
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, Auto Backlight Compensation, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Golf Shot function, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Smile Detection Auto Shutter, USB charging, built-in USB plug, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, face detection, face-priority AF function, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Steady Shot with Active Mode)

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction, zoom

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, landscape, night scene, portrait mode, snow, spotlight, sunrise, sunset

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.1 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    7.23 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    5.43 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    2.23 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Photo Mode)
    4.5
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    8.9 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3.91"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    4.6 mm ( 1/3.91" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating (270°)
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Features
    display brightness control

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    labor, parts
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year, 90 days

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    flash
  • Internal Storage Capacity
    16 GB
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support

Camcorder Features

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1920 x 1080, 2816 x 1584, 2992 x 2240, 3984 x 2240, 640 x 360, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, MPEG-2
  • Image Resolution
    1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    60 frames per second
  • Bitrate
    17Mbps, 24Mbps, 28Mbps, 5Mbps, 9Mbps

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Handycam HDR-CX260V (brown)

Part Number: HDR-CX260V/T

MSRP: $549.99

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