Sony HDR-CX130

  • Sony HDR-CX130
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  • A wide-angle lens.
  • Built-in USB cable.
  • Consistently good automated behavior.


  • Poor 3.3MP photos.
  • Make sure you set LCD to bright when in tough sunlight.

Expert reviews and ratings

By CNET Australia on 80

The CX130 is an impressive camcorder within its price range, featuring a stylish exterior and large LCD screen, though its image and video quality don't quite live up to the...

By Digital Trends on 80

The Sony Handycam HDR-CX130 is an excellent tool for capturing video memories. It doesn’t have all the features in the world but it won't run you $1,000 either....

By cnet on 68

Typical for their price class, the no-frills Sony Handycam HDR-CX130, CX160, and XR160 produce generally subpar HD video, but if you're not picky you'll probably be fine. The CX130 is the best buy of the three, as long as you go cheap on the...

International Review By on 100

Der Testsieg geht in dieser Riege an die Sony HDR-CX130 aufgrund der durchgängig hohen Bildqualität und der hervorragenden Tonaufnahmen. Das überarbeitete Bedienmenü trägt ebenfalls zum guten Gesamteindruck bei.Thomas...

International Review By on 78

In der Einsteiger-Klasse geht der Trend ungebrochen zu besonders üppigen Zoom-Leistungen. Sonys preiswerter Camcorder CX130 bringt es auf eine satte 30fache Vergrößerung. Dabei dachten die Entwickler auch an ein praxisgerechtes...