Sony Handycam DCR-SX40 4 GB Camcorder - Silver
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Sony Handycam DCR-SX40 4 GB Camcorder - Silver

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  • Media Format: Flash card
  • Recording System: NTSC
  • Type: Standard
  • Storage Type: Removable (Card/Disc/Tape)
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bybellarosenj Apr 8, 2010
Helpful? 1 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Lightweight, Easy to Use, Compact
Recommended it? Yes

Every camera I have ever owned is a Sony.  I have a DSC-F828  digital  I use everyday.
I bought this sx-40 as a present to myself.  I love this camera, I have it right next to me at
holidays, it uploads really easy onto the internet.  Not complicated at all to... Read full review »


Nice camcorder!

bySuparstarz714 Feb 24, 2010
6 Helpfuls 7 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Lightweight, Easy to Use, Compact
Cons Bad in Low Light, Overpriced
Recommended it? Yes

I use this camcorder specifically for home videos.  If you do not have a lot of light in a room, this is not a video camera for you.  We do not have a lot of light in our apartment and there is no "back light" on the camera so I do not get the "best" videos. 

It is easy... Read full review »


Very good camcorder

bymikemac4498 Dec 14, 2009
5 Helpfuls 6 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Light weight and compact, 60x optical zoom, good picture quality
Cons Poor image stabilization when zoomed in.  Manually select internal or external...
Recommended it? Yes

I bought this camcorder to replace an older model Sony that recorded on Digital 8 tape and was about 3 times the size.  I brought this camera with me on a recent trip and was very pleased with it's ease of use as well as the compact size.

Very light weight and very easy to use.  It... Read full review »



byheartshot77 Sep 14, 2009
5 Helpfuls 6 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Small, cheap very easy to use
Cons Very low end video quality
Recommended it? No

Sadly, the Epinions review system lacks the sophistication to handle proper review of this sort of product. It has MANY incarnations and even co-products with near identical feature sets and performance. The best that can be done in this case is to review ONE and hope enough folks see... Read full review »

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