Sony HDR-CX260

Product ID:2531

  • Fall in love with the Excellent beautiful 1920x1080p Full HD videos you create and capture ultra-steady footage that rocks without the roll associated with camera shake thanks to Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode.If we talk about it's back Exmor R CMOS sensor provides excellent low light capabilities while a wide angle G lens lets you fit even more in every shot.

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HDD Memory 16 GB

Optical Zoom 30x

Digital Zoom 350x

Image Device BIONZ

Optic Lens 36.5mm-1095mm

LCD Screen 3.0 inch

Still Pixel 3984 x 2240

Video Pixel 2230K

Shutter Speed 1/60 - 1/10000


Power NP-FV50

Weight 270 g

Dimension 52.5mm x 55mm x 122.5mm

 Steady at the ready.

Fall in love with the stunningly beautiful 1920x1080p Full HD videos you create and capture ultra-steady footage that rocks without the roll associated with camera shake thanks to Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode. Back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor provides excellent low light capabilities while a wide angle G lens lets you fit even more in every shot.

Defined High Def
HDR-CX260 has Not all high definition is created equal. Get it in decidedly gorgeous, truly Full 1920x1080/60p HD for exceptional high definition quality. Enjoying your creations on the big screen is as easy as connecting to a compatible HDTV via HDMI cable4.

Store More Memories
Store up to 4 hours of high definition footage (1920x1080 HD) with 16GB internal Flash memory1. Create a mobile treasure trove of magical moments to accompany you wherever you take your Handycam camcorder.

Capture Video on the Run
Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode compensates for greater degrees of camera shake to deliver stunningly smooth video from wide angle to full telephoto shooting. Innovative 3-way shake-canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture - perfect for shooting while walking, riding in a car or any other time you find yourself on the move.

55x Extended Zoom
Extended digital zoom works in conjunction with 30x optical zoom to get you closer to the action, maintaining HD image quality as you pan in for an extreme close-up.

Better Shots in Low Light
Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with a back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor. Engineered specifically for compact cameras and camcorders, the Exmor R CMOS sensor is designed to let you shoot video in lower lighting conditions with better results.

Put Things in Perspective
Experience the pinnacle of Sony lens technology. The professional quality G lens literally widens your perspective so you can capture more of what you care about in every shot. Engineered for truly extraordinary optical performance, expect brilliant, accurate color reproduction and sharp, amazingly detailed images. Broaden your horizons in Photo and Video modes with 29.8mm focal length for enhanced wide angle shooting.

Product Specifications
Basic Specifications


  • Media Type : Internal Flash Memory; Memory Stick PRO Duo  (Mark 2); Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo ; SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
  • Still Image Mode : JPEG
  • Still Image Max Effective Resolution : 8.9 megapixels
  • Still Image Size 16:9 : Movie mode: 8.9 megapixels 16:9 (3984x2240); Photo mode: 8.9 megapixels 16:9 (3984x2240)
  • Still Image Size 4:3 : Movie mode: 6.7 megapixels 4:3 (2992x2240); Photo mode: 6.7 megapixels 4:3 (2992x2240)
  • Video Format : HD: MPEG4-AVC/H.264 AVCHD 2.0 format compatible (1080/60p:original format); STD: MPEG2-PS
  • Video Mode : HD PS: Approx. 28Mbps / FX: Approx. 24Mbps / FH: Approx. 17Mbps / HQ: Approx. 9Mbps / LP: Approx. 5Mbps; STD HQ: 9Mbps
  • Video Resolution : HD:1920x1080/60p(PS),60i(FX,FH), 1440x1080/60i(HQ,LP); STD: 720x480/60i
  • Video Actual (Pixel) : Approx.2,230K pixels(16:9), Approx.1,670K pixels(4:3)
  • Video Signal : NTSC color, EIA standards
  • Recording and Playback Times (in Internal Media)(2ch) : HD PS: Approx. 1h0m (Approx. 1h0m); HD FX: Approx. 1h15m (Approx. 1h15m); HD FH: Approx. 1h40m (Approx. 1h40m); HD HQ: Approx. 3h0m (Approx. 2h15m); HD LP: Approx. 5h15m (Approx. 4h20m); STD HQ: Approx. 3h10m (Approx. 2h55m)
  • Photo Capture from Movie : 2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080); 0.3 megapixels 4:3 (640x480); 0.2 megapixels pixels 16:9 (640x360)
  • Dual Record : 8.9 megapixels 16:9(3984x2240); 4.5 megapixels 16:9(2816x1584); 2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920x1080)
  • Audio Format : Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
  • Microphone/Speaker : Built-in Zoom Microphone; Monoral Speaker
  • Internal Media : Flash Memory 16GB
  • Mic Level Control : Yes (2steps)
  • Still Image File Format : DCF Ver. 2.0 compatible, Exif Ver. 2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
  • Wind Noise Reduction : Yes (Off /On)

Focus Control

  • Focus System : Contrast AF
  • AF Modes : Auto / Manual (Touch Panel / Dial)
  • Focus Area : Full range Focus / Spot Focus
  • Focus Features : Tracking Focus
  • AF Illuminator : Yes

Convenience Features

  • Quick On : Yes (Power On by LCD)
  • Manual / Auto Lens Cover : Auto
  • S/S & Zoom button on LCD : Yes (Touch Panel)
  • Red-Eye Reduction : Yes (On / Off)
  • Fader Effect(s) : White / Black
  • Date / Time Stamp : Yes (Rec Date and Time, Camera info, Coordinates)
  • Erase/Protect : Yes / Yes
  • Media/Battery Indicator : Yes (recordable time, free and used media space) / Yes (recordable time, remaining capacity)
  • Still Image Playback Options : Slide Show
  • Video Playback Options : Highlight Playback (HD Movie Only); Highlight Playback Save and Share (Translate into STD quality); Highlight Scenario (Save/Playback/Erase); Highlight BGM (Preinstalled 4 music files, Music transfer)
  • Built-in USB Cable : Yes (USB Charge Available)
  • Multiple Language Display : English; Simplified English; Brazilian Portugese; Canadian French; Latin American Spanish
  • One Touch Disc Burn : Yes (Menu)
  • View & Index : Event / MAP

Weights and Measurements

  • Dimensions (Approx.) : Approx.2 1/8inch x 2 1/4inch x 4 7/8inch (Approx.52.5mm x 55mm x 122.5mm)
  • Weight (Approx.) : Approx. 7.23oz (205g)

Service and Warranty Information

  • Limited Warranty Term : Limited Warranty --- 1 Year Parts; 90 Days Labor

Imaging Sensor

  • Imaging Sensor : 1/3.91" (4.6mm) Back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor
  • Processor : BIONZ Image processor
  • Pixel Gross : Approx. 5430K pixels
  • Effective Picture Resolution : Approx. 2230K pixels (16:9)
  • Color Filter System : ClearVid array
  • LCD Display
  • 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
  • Grid Display : Guide Frame
  • Touch Panel : Yes

Drive System

  • Drive Mode : Photo Mode: Single-shot / Self-timer
  • Self-timer : 10sec.(Still Image/Golf Shot)
  • Shutter Speeds : Self-timer: Approx. 10sec. (Still Image/ Golf Shot); Shutter Speed (Standard): 1/60 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed Auto Control Range: 1/8 - 1/10000; Shutter Speed (Smooth Slow Rec): 1/250 - 1/10000 (Standard); Scene Selection: 1/8 - 1/10000; LOW LUX: 1/30 - 1/10000


  • Memory Card Slot : Memory Stick PRO Duo and SD/ SDHC/ SDXC media compatible
  • SD Output : Composite Video Out (A/V connecting cable (supplied)
  • HD Output : HDMI Out (mini) (supplied)
  • USB Port(s) : TypeA, mini-AB/USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage/MTP)
  • BRAVIA Sync : Yes
  • PhotoTV HD : Yes
  • Microphone Input : Stereo Minijack
  • Remote Jack : Integrated into A/V Remote terminal
  • A/V Remote Terminal : Video / Audio / Remote
  • DC IN : Yes
  • HDMI Terminal : Yes (mini)


  • Supplied Software : PC: PlayMemories Home Lite (built-in; for PC only); PlayMemories Home (by download); Music Transfer(by download); MAC:Music Transfer(by download); PlayMemories Online Uploader(by download)
  • Operating System Compatibility : Windows XP SP3  /Windows Vista SP2  /Windows7 64-bit editions and Starter (Edition) are not supported. The Windows Image Mastering API (IMAPI) Ver. 2.0 or later is required to use the function for creating discs. Starter (Edition) are not supported. Standard installation is required. Operation is not assured if the above OS has been upgraded or in a multi-boot environment.


  • Camera Type : Digital HD Video Camera Recorder


  • Lens Type : G Lens
  • Lens Stabilization : Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
  • Aperture : F1.8-3.4
  • Optical Zoom : 30x
  • Digital Zoom : 350x
  • Focal Length (35mm equivalent) : Movie Mode: 29.8mm - 894mm (16:9), 36.5mm-1095mm (4:3); Photo Mode: 29.8mm - 894mm (16:9), 36.5mm-1095mm (4:3)
  • Minimum Focus Distance : Approx. 1cm (Wide), Approx. 80cm (Tele), Approx. 44cm (Tele Macro)
  • Extended Zoom : 55x
  • Focal Distance : f = 2.1mm - 63.0mm; f =3/32inch - 2 1/2inch
  • Steady Shot Mode:Active : 33.1-1820mm

Exposure System

  • Metering Modes : Multi-segment / Spot
  • Exposure Settings : Auto; Flexible Spot (Touch Panel)
  • Scene Mode(s) : Auto/Night Scene/Sunrise & Sunset/Fireworks/Landscape/Portrait/Spotlight/Beach/Snow
  • D-Range Optimizer : Yes
  • Noise Reduction : Yes
  • White Balance Mode : Auto / Onepush / Outdoor / Indoor
  • Minimum Illumination : Standard: 6 lux (1/60 Shutter Speed); Low Lux: 3 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed)
  • Auto Iris Control : F1.8 - F10
  • Backlight Compensation : Yes (Auto)
  • Gain Control : Auto
  • LOW LUX Mode : Yes
  • Advanced Features
  • Tracking Focus : Yes
  • Embedded GPS : Yes (Current Position Display (Your Location))
  • Face Detection : Yes
  • Golf Shot : Yes
  • Image Stabilization : Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Active mode (Wide to Tele)
  • Intelligent Auto : Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light/Auto wind noise reduction
  • Priority Setting (for Face Detection) : Auto / Child Priority / Adult Priority
  • Smile Shutter technology : Dual Capture / Always On / Off
  • Smooth Slow Rec : Yes
  • x.v.Color : Yes


  • Power Consumption (in Operation) : HD: 2.6W; STD: 2.4W
  • Power Requirements : 6.8V/7.2 (battery pack); 8.4V (AC Adaptor)
  • Battery Type : InfoLITHIUM with AccuPower Meter System (NP-FV50)
  • Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation) : HD: 3.0W; STD: 2.8W
  • Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation) : HD:3.0W; STD:2.8W

In the Box

  • Power Cord
  • USB Connection Support Cable
  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV50)
  • A/V Connecting Cable
  • operating guide
  • AC adaptor (AC-L200)
  • HDMI(mini) Cable

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