Sony HDR-CX130 Review

All Specifications

Drive Mode Photo Mode: Single-shot / Self-timer
Shutter Speeds Self-timer: Approx. 10sec. (Still Image); Shutter Speed (Standard): 1/60 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed Auto Control Range: 1/8 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed (Smooth Slow Rec): 1/250 - 1/1000; Auto (Auto Slow Shutter OFF): 1/60 - 1/10000; Scene Selection: 1/8 - 1/10000; LOW LUX: 1/30 - 1/10000
Focus System Contrast AF
Focus Points 1 point
AF Modes Auto / Manual (Touch Panel)
Focus Area Full range Focus / Spot Focus
Focus Features Tracking Focus
AF Illuminator Yes
Camera Type Digital HD Video Camera Recorder
LCD Type 3.0" Clear Photo LCD display (230K) Wide (16:9)
Angle Adjustment Opening Angle: max. 90 deg., Turning Angle: max. 270 deg.
Brightness Control Yes (Menu)
Coverage 1
Live View Yes
Grid Display Guide Frame
Touch Panel Yes
Supplied Software PMB Ver. 5.5 Supports Windows XP Service Pack3 (SP3) (32bit), Windows Vista Service Pack2 (SP2) (32bit/ 64bit), Windows 7. PMB software is not supported by Mac OS
Battery Type InfoLITHIUM with AccuPower Meter System (V Series)
Power Requirements 7.2V (battery pack); 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
Power Consumption (in Operation) HD: 2.5W; STD: 2.3W
Imaging Sensor 1/4" (4.5mm) Back-illuminated Exmor CMOS Sensor
Processor BIONZ Image processor
Pixel Gross Approx. 4200K pixels
Effective Picture Resolution Approx. 1670K pixels (4: 3)
Color Filter System ClearVid array
Lens Type G Lens
Format Flash Memory
Form Factor Full Sized
Resolution 1080p
Feature Touchscreen, Optical Image Stabilization
Lens Stabilization Optical SteadyShot Image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
Aperture F1.8 - F3.4
Optical Zoom Over 25x
Digital Zoom 350x
Focal Length (35mm equivalent) Movie Mode: 29.8mm - 894mm (16:9), 36.5mm - 1095mm (4:3); Photo Mode: 32.5mm - 975mm (16:9), 29.8mm - 894mm (4:3)
Filter Diameter 37mm
Minimum Focus Distance Approx. 1cm (Wide), Approx. 80cm (Tele), Approx. 44cm (Tele Macro)
Extended Zoom 42x
Focal Distance f = 2.1mm - 63mm
Steady Shot Mode Active: 30.9mm - 1297mm
Memory Card Slot Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD/ SDHC/ SDXC compatible
SD Output Composite Video Out (A/V connecting cable (supplied)); Component Video Out (Component A/V cable (supplied)); S Video Out (A/V connecting cable with S Video
HD Output HDMI Out (mini) ; Component Video Out (Component A/V cable (supplied))
USB Port(s) Type A, mini-AB/ USB 2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage/ MTP)
Weight Main unit only: 8.8 oz / 250 g
Dimensions 2 1/8" x 2 1/4" x 4 7/ 8" / 52.5 x 57 x 123.5 mm
Audio Format Dolby Digital 2 ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
Video Resolution 1,920 x
Video Format HD: MPEG4-AVC/ H.264 (AVCHD); STD: MPEG2-PS
Still Image Max Effective Resolution 3.3 megapixels
Still Image Mode JPEG
Face Detection yes
Type Flash Memory
Features Touchscreen, 1080p Full HD Recording
Internal Memory None (External Only)