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Sony Handycam HDR-CX580V Specs

Sony Handycam HDR-CX580V

General Info

  • Consumer

    Camcorder class:

  • Yes

    High Definition support:

  • Internal Memory (Internal memory capacity: 32GB, Memory type: Flash), Memory Card (Card type: Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC)

    Recording media:

  • Recording time:

    • 2.3 hours

      At highest quality:

    • 11.5 hours

      At lowest quality:

  • NTSC

    Television system:

Image sensor

  • 1/3.91-inch


  • CMOS


  • No

    3-chip sensor:

  • 5 megapixels

    Sensor max. effective video resolution:


    Processor model:


  • No

    Exchangeable lens:

  • 12x

    Optical zoom:

  • 26.8 mm - 321.6 mm

    Focal Length (35mm equivalent, at max. video resolution):

  • f 1.8 - f 3.4

    Maximum aperture:

  • 0.39 in

    Closest focusing distance:

  • Yes (Diameter: 30mm)

    Filter thread:

  • 1/10000 sec - 1/8 sec

    Shutter speeds (video):

  • 3lux

    Minimum illumination:


  • 1920 x 1080

    Supported resolutions:

  • 60p, 24p



  • No


  • 3 in

    Display size:

  • 921k pixels

    Display resolution:

  • Yes


  • Yes

    Tilt&Swivel display:

  • No

    Built-in projector:


  • Focus:

    • Yes


    • Yes

      Manual focus:

  • Surround


  • Yes

    Zoom microphone:

  • No

    External microphone support:

  • Yes

    Image stabilization:

    • Optical

      Stabilization type:

  • No

    Manual exposure:

  • Yes

    Night vision:

  • White balance:

    • 2

      Number of available presets:

    • Yes

      Custom white balance:

  • Portrait, Landscape, Night, Sunset, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Other

    Exposure scene modes:

  • Face, Smile


  • Yes


  • Yes (Resolution: 20.4-megapixels, Simultaneous video and picture capturing: Yes)

    Image capturing:


  • USB (Version: 2.0)


  • HDMI, Composite, 3.5mm headphones jack

    Video/Audio outputs:

  • Yes

    Accessory shoe:

  • Speaker, Remote control, Flash, GPS

    Other features:


  • 3.54 in x 3.23 in x 5.94 in

    Dimensions (WxHxD):

  • 14.1 oz


  • No


  • Black

    Available color options:


  • Rechargeable (proprietary)


    • Li-ion

      Rechargable type:


  • 12 months

    Warranty period:

  • AC adaptor, HDMI(mini) Cable, operating guide, Lens Hood, Power Cord, USB Connection Support Cable, Rechargeable Battery Pack, A/V Connecting Cable, Remote Commander(RMT-835 with Battery(CR2025))


US Availability

  • $799.99

    MSRP price :


  • Official page:

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Filed in: Sony Camcorders

Description: Bring your memories to life in 1920 x 1080 60p/24p Full HD with the HDR-CX580V Handycam camcorder. Store them all on the 32GB of embedded Flash memory capable of holding up to 11 hours of HD footage at a time1 or use the dedicated slot to insert a compatible SD card or Memory Stick for added space. Increase your cinematic prowess with CinemaTone presets and advanced manual controls with expanded focus, zebra and peaking and let... read more

Created by MG15 , Last update by MG2 , Jan 23, 2012


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