Sony HDR-CX220

Sony HDR-CX220
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Product Description

The Sony HDR-CX220 is outstanding for shooting videos. Enjoy close up shoots with 32x Extended Zoom and a wide-angle Carl Zeiss lens. This camera is perfect for big screen TVs or YouTube uploads.

One feature is the 29.8mm Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens. Precision ground optics deliver sharpness and contrast. SteadyShot image stabilization works to reduce blur caused by camera shake.

Choose from HD video in the AVCHD or MP4 format. AVCHD offers outstanding video that one can watch on the large screen.

With the Sony HDR-CX220, you can create outstanding 1920 x 1080 60p videos. Enjoy low-light sensitivity and outstanding image clarity. Plus, this camera will reduce grain. Designed for compact cameras and camcorders provides photo stabilization. It also produces better results in low lighting situations.

Another option is SteadyShot? image stabilization. This feature compensates for greater degrees of camera shake, which results in smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting. Plus, 3-Way Shake-Canceling offers electronic roll stability for better video capture.

With the Sony HDR-CX220, you can copy to an external HDD without PC13. This is an excellent feature that will allow you to save memories and copy videos from your camcorder directly to an external hard disk drive13.

Plus, it comes with a USB cable for easy file transfer. Try out this built-in USB 2.0 which is easy to connect. It is perfect for charging or file transfer without having to remember separate cables. The Sony HDR-CX220 fits nicely into the hand strap. Charging is fast and easy and for two minutes of charge time, you can record for one minute.

The Sony HDR-CX220 features Intelligent Auto. This options is perfect for analyzing your shot. It selects the best settings from ten distinct scene modes.

Highlight Playback is another excellent feature. Don't waste time editing movies, when you can use your camcorder to do it. Highlight Playback finds the key scenes and turns it into a movie with music. It will allow you to select the scene you want to include in the highlight reel. Making movies has never been easier than with the Sony HDR-CX220.

Product Reviews


  • compact
  • sound quality
  • good image quality
  • easy to use
  • lightweight


  • poor battery life

Product Specifications

  • Resolution
    8.9 MP
  • Digital zoom
    320 x
  • Image stabiliser
  • Media type
    Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick Duo (MS Duo), Memory Stick Pro Duo (MS Pro Duo), Secure Digital (SD), Secure Digital HC (SDHC), Secure Digital XC (SDXC) 
  • Optical sensor
  • Optical sensor size
  • Video format
  • Screen size
Lens System
  • Optical zoom
    30 X
    Top 20%
  • Max focal length
    953.6 mm
  • Min focal length
    29.8 mm
  • Hard drive size
  • Battery type
Physical Specs
  • Weight
    178 g
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