Sony Handycam DCR-SX40 4GB Flash Memory HD Camcorder


What does the 44% ReviewGist Score mean?

Sony Handycam DCR-SX40 is a not recommended buy as per the ReviewGist score of 44%. This is because even though the Sony Handycam DCR-SX40 has garnered excellent reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Excellent ratings from over 18 review sources with an average rating of 4.0 stars. Top review sources include stars),, and stars).
  • Released 5 years 10 months ago (Mar 2009) which makes it one of the very old camcorders in the market.


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Key Features
Camcorder Type Digital
HDD Size 4.0 GB
Memory Still Resolution 0.68 MegaPixels
Optical Zoom 60.0 x
Recording System NTSC
Sensor Size 1/8"
LCD / Viewfinder
Display Type With LCD Panel
LCD Panel Size 2.7 in.
Digital Zoom 2000.0 x
Lens Focal Length 1.8 - 108 mm
Video Modes
Image Stabilizer With Image Stabilizer
Low Lux 6.0 Lux
Night Shot Night Shot
Recording Speed SP, LP, HQ
Memory Photography
Digital Still Shot Mode Digital Still Shot Mode
Memory Card Type Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick
MPEG Movie Mode MPEG Movie Mode
Output Interfaces S-Video
Power Supply
Battery Life 2.55 Hours
Depth 2.38 in.
Height 1.25 in.
Weight 0.5 lb.
Width 2.0 in.
Warranty 90 Days
Family Line Sony Handycam
Included Accessories USB Cable, A/V Cable, AC Power Adapter, Battery Pack
Product ID 81957383
UPC 027242763159
ReviewGist ID 42663,81957383

Manufacturer Description

NTSC, 60x Optical Zoom, 0.5 lb.
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