Video Performance* (9.0)*
The Sony HDR-CX7 comes equipped with a 1/2.9-inch CMOS sensor. This is the same chip found on nearly all of its top-tier HD camcorders this year, including the HDR-HC7, HDR-UX7, and HDR-SR7. The HDR-CX7’s chip has a gross pixel count of 3,200,000 (with an effective pixel count of 2,280,000 in 16:9 aspect ratio; 1,710,000 effective pixels in 4:3 aspect ratio).
First, we’ll look at the standardized testing.