Sony HDR-CX240E Vs Sony HDR-PJ230 Vs Sony Alpha NEX-6 Comparison
ProductsHDR-CX240E
Sony HDR-CX240E
HDR-PJ230
Sony HDR-PJ230
Alpha NEX-6
Sony Alpha NEX-6
Prices


Whirlwire Rating6425307514808
Video Features
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 480i @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
Progressive N/A
Pre REC N/A N/A
Auto white balance N/A
Recording Format ContainerMP4 MP4 N/A
Max Recording TimeN/A 3 Hours N/A
Recording bitratesN/A
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
N/A
FormatN/A N/A MP4
MicrophoneN/A N/A
SpeakerN/A N/A
Storage
Storage Slot
  • Memory Stick Micro
  • microSD
SD/SDHC/SDXC SD
Storage Slot Amount1 1 1
Built-inN/A 8GB N/A
Still Image
Capture image size9.2 8.9MB N/A
Continuous shooting mode N/A N/A
Simultaneous Photo Recording N/A N/A
Photo Burst N/A N/A
Self timer N/A
Sensor
TypeExmor R CMOS Exmor R CMOS Sensor N/A
Size1/5.8 1/5.8 N/A
Megapixels9.2 8.9 16.1
Auto Gain Control N/A N/A
Night Mode N/A N/A
Image ProcessorBIONZ X BIONZ N/A
Minimum LuxN/A 10 N/A
Max ResolutionN/A N/A 4912 x 3264
Other ResolutionsN/A N/A 4912 x 2760
Image RatioN/A N/A 3:2
SizeN/A N/A APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
TypeN/A N/A CMOS
ProcessorN/A N/A BIONZ
Screen / Viewfinder
LCD Size2.7 2.7 N/A
LCD Pixels230,000 230,000 N/A
Brightness adjustment N/A N/A
Backlight adjustment N/A N/A
Articulated LCDN/A N/A
Screen SizeN/A N/A 3.0
Screen PixelsN/A N/A 921,000
Touch ScreenN/A N/A
Screen TypeN/A N/A Xtra Fine LCD with Tilt Up 90° and Down 45°
Live ViewN/A N/A
Viewfinder TypeN/A N/A Electronic
Viewfinder CoverageN/A N/A 100%
Viewfinder magnificationN/A N/A 1.09x
Viewfinder resolutionN/A N/A 2,359,000
Physical
Dimensions59.0 x 59.5 x 128.0mm 58 x 57 x 117mm 120 x 67 x 43 mm
Weight (grams)210 210 345
BatteryN/A N/A Battery Pack
Battery ModelN/A N/A Lithium-Ion NP-FW50
Battery Life (shots)N/A N/A 360
Lens
Optical Zoom27 27 N/A
Digital Zoom320 320x N/A
Maximum aperture1.9 1.8 N/A
Image Stabiliser N/A
Aperture leaves7 N/A N/A
Focus
Manual Focus Assist N/A N/A
Auto N/A
Manual N/A N/A
Zoom Rocker N/A N/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI Out N/A
AV out N/A N/A
Built-in charger N/A N/A
HDMIN/A N/A
WirelessN/A N/A
Remote ControlN/A N/A
Audio
Audio System
  • Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
  • Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
  • MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
  • Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator
  • MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
N/A
Audio Scene Select N/A N/A
Zoom Microphone N/A
Shutter
Maximum shutter speedN/A 1/30 sec N/A
Minimum shutter speedN/A 1/10000 sec N/A
Optics & Focus
AutofocusN/A N/A
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual FocusN/A N/A
Number of Focus PointsN/A N/A 99
Lens MountN/A N/A Sony E mount
CropN/A N/A 1.5x
Image
ISO RangeN/A N/A 100-25600
ISO MinimumN/A N/A 100
ISO MaximumN/A N/A 25,600
White Balance PresetsN/A N/A 6
Custom White BalanceN/A N/A
Uncompressed FormatN/A N/A RAW
JPEG Quality LevelsN/A N/A Standard
Features
Minimum shutter speedN/A N/A 30 sec
Maximum shutter speedN/A N/A 1/4000 sec
Aperture PriorityN/A N/A
Shutter PriorityN/A N/A
Manual Exposure ModeN/A N/A
Built-in FlashN/A N/A
Flash Range (M)N/A N/A 6.0
External FlashN/A N/A
Flash ModesN/A N/A
  • Auto
  • On
  • Off
  • Red-Eye
  • Slow Sync
  • Rear Curtain
  • Fill-in
FPSN/A N/A 10
Self-timerN/A N/A
Exposure CompensationN/A N/A ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE BracketingN/A N/A 1/3 EV steps
Body Type
Body TypeN/A N/A Mirrorless
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