Sony HD Video Handycam Camcorder 16GB Camera Bag Accessory Bundle HDR-CX405/B


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Sony HDR-CX405/B Camcorder Bundle

If you’re a movie maker, content creator, or simply looking for a device to record special occasions and events, than you’ll benefit from owning a high-quality camcorder. One excellent camcorder for recording is the Sony HDR-CX405/B HD Video Handycam Camcorder 16GB Camera Bag Accessory Bundle. This professional grade camera can record in high definition at 24 and 60p, as well as capture excellent quality photos. It has a powerful zoom as well, with a 30x optical zoom, and 60x Clear Image digital zoom. Plus, an Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode helps prevent camera shake if you’re recording while holding the camcorder. This Sony Video Camcorder has plenty of helpful technology and useful features, making this camcorder an excellent option for beginners and professionals.

The Sony HDR-CX405 Video Camcorder can record in high definition 1920 x 1080 24p/60p up to 50Mbps in XAVC S, it can also capture high quality 9.2MP photos. The XAVC S format utilizes MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 for video compression, and linear PCM for audio compression. It also saves in MP4 format for easy formatting and editing. The camcorder can also record in low light areas thanks to Sony’s back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor. The HDR-CX405 has amazing zoom power as well, with a 30x optical zoom and 60x Clear Image digital zoom. It also has a premium ZEISS Vario-Sonnar lens that provides a high quality 26.8mm wide angle, so you can capture and record from various angles. Utilizing Highlight Movie Maker, you can create a quick movie clip to instantly share and enjoy. To help prevent camera shaking, the HDR-CX405 Camcorder has an Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode, and an innovative 3-Way Shake-Canceling, resulting in smoother video footage. In order to more accurately record your subject, this camcorder uses Sony’s Face Detection technology to deliver crisp images and footage of your family and friends. In order to improve connectivity, this camcorder has a built-in USB 2.0 cable for quick charging, and convenient file transfers. knows the ins and outs of every Sony Camera, including the Sony HDR-CX405/B HD Video Handycam Camcorder 16GB Camera Bag Accessory Bundle. If you are unsure of which camcorder to purchase, please try calling our customer service center, and they will be happy to help you decide on the right device for your needs and budget. Our dedicated and caring staff is always available to help consumers through the sometimes confusing buying process. If you have questions regarding the Sony Handycam Camcorder, contact us today, and see how our appreciation of shoppers leads to better deals on some of the best products on the market.

Bundle Includes

  • HDR-CX405/B Camcorder
  • AC/DC Battery Charger
  • 16GB Class 10 Micro SDHC R40 Memory Card
  • Compact Deluxe Gadget Bag
  • 1600MAH Battery Pack
  • High Speed micro-HDMI to HDMI A/V Cable 6 Feet
  • USB 2.0 High Speed Memory Card Reader
  • LCD Screen Protector 3 Pack
  • Micro Fiber Cloth

50Mbps XAVC S 1920×1080 at 60P, AVCHD and MP4 codecs

Create cinematic video in high definition 1920 x 1080 24p/60p up to 50Mbps in XAVC S and high quality 9.2MP still images. XAVC S format uses MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 for video compression and linear PCM for audio compression, while saving files in a MP4 wrapper which allows for extensive record times and easy editing. Experience stunning low-light sensitivity with improved image clarity and drastically reduced grain with Sony?s back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS sensor.

30x Optical / 60x Clear Image Zoom to get closer to the action

Get amazingly close with 30x optical zoom plus 60x Clear Image digital zoom. Most digital zooms use electronic cropping to get closer to the subject, resulting in un-sharp images. With Clear Image Zoom the powerful processor compares patterns found in adjacent pixels and creates new pixels to match selected patterns, resulting in more realistic, higher-quality images. Clear Image Zoom doubles optical zoom for closer photos and video.

26.8mm wide angle ZEISS Lens

From the authority in lens technology, the premium quality ZEISS Vario-Sonnar lens provides a high quality 26.8mm wide angle so you can get everything you want in the shot.

Automatically creates highlight video in MP4 from multiple clips

Highlight Movie Maker produces a short highlight movie clip to share and enjoy instantly. Using an advanced algorithm, based on the motion gyro, Highlight Movie Maker selects the best scenes from your videos and automatically creates a MP4 highlight video from multiple clips.

Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active mode

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. In addition, innovative 3-Way Shake-Canceling adds electronic roll stability for even smoother video capture.

Built-in USB cable for easy file transfer/charge

The high-speed, built-in USB 2.0 cable allows for easy connection to your computer for charging or file transfer without having to remember separate cables. It also fits conveniently into the hand strap so it’s out of the way until you need it. Charging your camcorder is faster than ever now through the USB; for every two minutes of charge time you get one minute of recording time.

Face Detection with voice enhancement and noise reduction

Sony’s Face Detection technology can automatically distinguish between children and adults. Face Detection technology detects up to eight individual faces and adjusts flash, focus, exposure, and white balance to help deliver crisp, properly lit images of family and friends.

Get creative with 7 picture effects for video and still photos

Picture Effects add a new level of expression to video and photos, making ordinary landscapes and portraits come to life by heightening mood and emphasizing certain attributes. There are seven different effects such as partial color to make your focal point stand out, or watercolor which looks like a painting.

Intelligent Auto (60 different scene combinations possible)

Intelligent Auto mode goes a step beyond traditional auto modes by analyzing your shot and then automatically selecting the appropriate settings from ten distinct scene modes and wind noise reduction. There are 60 different combinations possible: Portrait, Baby, Tripod , Backlight, Landscape, Spotlight, Twilight, Macro, Low light.



  • 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.
  • Supplied Software: PC: PlayMemories Home and Music Transfer (via download); MAC: Music Transfer, PlayMemories Online Uploader, Wireless Auto Import (by download)

Advanced Features

  • Image Stabilization: Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ Intelligent Active mode (Wide to Tele)
  • Intelligent Auto : Portrait / Baby / Walk / Tripod / Backlight / Landscape / Spotlight / Twilight / Macro / Low light
  • x.v.Color: Yes
  • Face Detection: Yes
  • Smile Shutter technology: Dual Capture / Always On / Off
  • Airplane Mode: Yes
  • Motion Shot Video: Yes


  • Camera Type: Digital HD Video Camera Recorder
  • Color: Black

Convenience Features

  • Self Timer: Yes
  • Power Save Mode: Yes
  • Manual / Auto Lens Cover: Manual
  • Red-Eye Reduction: Yes (On/Off)
  • Date / Time Stamp: Yes (Rec Date and Time, Camera info)
  • Erase/Protect: Yes / Yes
  • Built-in USB Cable: Yes (USB Charge Available)
  • Self Recording: Yes
  • Multiple Language Display: English; Brazilian Portugese; Canadian French; Spanish
  • Media/Battery Indicator: Yes (recordable time, free and used media space) / Yes (remaining capacity)
  • Fader Effect(s): White / Black
  • View & Index: Event
  • Still Image Playback Options: Slide Show
  • Picture Effects: Yes
  • Video Playback Options: Highlight Movie Maker Highlight BGM (Preinstalled 6 music files, Music transfer compatible)

Drive System

  • Shutter Speeds: Shutter Speed(Standard): 1/30 – 1/10000; Shutter Speed (Auto Control Range) 1/8 – 1/10000; Shutter Speed(Manual lris Control) 1/30 – 1/10000; Shutter Speed(Manual Shutter) 1/8 – 1/10000
  • Self-timer: Approx. 10sec. (Still Image)
  • Drive Mode: Photo Mode: Single-shot / Self-timer

Exposure System

  • Auto Iris Control: F1.8 – F10
  • Minimum Illumination: Standard: 6 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed); Low Lux: 3 lux (1/30 Shutter Speed)
  • Exposure Settings: Auto, Manual (Menu)
  • Scene Mode(s): Auto / Night Scene / Sunrise & Sunset / Fireworks / Landscape / Portrait / Spotlight / Beach / Snow
  • Metering Modes: Multi-segment
  • Gain Control: Auto
  • LOW LUX Mode: Yes
  • Backlight Compensation: Yes (Auto)
  • Noise Reduction: Yes
  • White Balance Mode: Auto / Onepush / Outdoor / Indoor
  • Manual Iris Control: F1.8 – F10

Focus Control

  • Focus Area: Full range Focus
  • AF Modes: Auto / Manual (Menu)
  • Focus System: Contrast AF


  • Lifestyle: SEL-asset-424038

Imaging Sensor

  • Processor: BIONZ X image processor
  • Pixel Gross: Approx. 2510K pixels
  • Color Filter System: RGB primary color filters
  • Effective Picture Resolution: Approx. 2290K pixels (16:9) / Approx. 1710K pixels (4:3)
  • Imaging Sensor: 1/5.8″ (3.1mm) back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor


  • HDMI Terminal: Yes (HDMI micro)
  • Memory Card Slot: Memory Stick Micro and Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC compatible
  • HD Output: HDMI Out (micro)(supplied)
  • PhotoTV HD: Yes
  • USB Port(s): TypeA (built-in) / USB2.0 Hi-speed (mass-storage/MTP)
  • BRAVIA Sync: Yes
  • SD Output: Composite Video Out (AV CABLE (sold separately))

LCD Display

  • LCD Type: 6.7cm (2.7 type) Clear Photo LCD display (230 400 dots) Wide (16:9)
  • Coverage: 100%
  • Angle Adjustment: Opening Angle: max.90 deg., Turning Angle: max.270 deg.
  • Brightness Control: Yes (Menu)
  • Grid Display: Grid Line


  • Digital Zoom: 350x
  • Optical Zoom: 30x
  • Lens Stabilization: Optical SteadyShot image stabilization w/ intelligent Active mode (Wide to Tele)
  • Minimum Focus Distance: Approx. 1cm (Wide), Approx. 80cm (Tele) (13/32inch – 31 1/2inch)
  • Lens Type: Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar
  • Focal Distance: f= 1.9-57.0mm (3/32 – 2 1/4 inch)
  • Clear Image Zoom: 60x
  • Aperture: F1.8-F4.0
  • Focal Length (35mm equivalent): Movie Mode: f=26.8-804.0mm (1 1/16-31 3/4inch) (16:9); Photo Mode: f=26.8-804.0mm (1 1/16-31 3/4inch) (16:9), f=32.8-984.0mm (1 5/16-38 3/4inch) (4:3)


  • Power Requirements: 3.6V (battery pack); 5.0V (AC Adapter)
  • Battery Type: NP-BX1
  • Power Consumption (in Operation): LCD: HD: 2.1W


  • Video Signal: HDTV, NTSC color, EIA standards
  • Microphone/Speaker: Built-in Zoom Microphone / Monaural Speaker
  • Video Resolution: HD:1920×1080/60p (PS), 60i (FX,FH), 1440×1080/60i (HQ,LP); MP4: 1280×720 30p; XAVC S HD: 1920×1080/60p, 30p
  • Audio Format: Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch MPEG-4 Linear PCM 2ch (48kHz/16bit)
  • Movie Recording Rate(Average Bit Rate/VBR): HD PS:Approx.28Mbps / FX:Approx.24Mbps / FH:Approx.17Mbps / HQ:Approx.9Mbps / LP:Approx.5Mbps; MP4: Approx.3Mbps; XAVC S HD: Approx.50Mbps
  • Video Mode: HD: MPEG4-AVC / H.264 AVCHD 2.0 format.compatible; MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; XAVC S format MPEG4-AVC/H264
  • Photo Capture from Movie: 2.1megapixels16:9 (1920?1080)
  • Dual Record: L: 9.2 Megapixels 16:9 (4032×2272) S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920×1080)
  • Still Image Size 16:9: Movie Mode: L: 9.2 megapixels 16:9 (4032×2272), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920×1080); Photo Mode: L: 9.2 megapixels 16:9 (4032×2272), S: 2.1 Megapixels 16:9 (1920×1080)
  • Mic Level Control: Yes (2 steps)
  • Still Image Mode: JPEG
  • Still Image File Format: DCF Ver.2.0 compatible, Exif Ver.2.3 compatible, MPF Baseline compatible
  • Media Type: XAVC S HD: Micro SDXC Memory Card (Class10 or Higher); AVCHD, Still: Memory Stick Micro (Mark 2), Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
  • Still Image Max Effective Resolution: 9.2 megapixels
  • Still Image Size 4:3: Photo Mode: L: 6.9 megapixels 4:3 (3024×2272); S: 0.3 Megapixels 4:3 (640×480)
  • Video Actual (Pixel): Approx. 2290K pixels (16:9)
  • Wind Position: Yes (Off/On)
  • Dual Video Recording: Yes

Service and Warranty Information

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

Weights and Measurements

  • Dimensions (Approx.): Approx. 2 1/4 inch x 2 3/8 inch x 5 1/8 inch (Approx. 54.0mm x 59.5mm x 128.0mm) (including supplied battery)
  • Weight (Approx.): Main Unit Only: Approx.6.7oz (Approx.190g) Total (with NP-BX1): Approx. 7.6oz (Approx. 215g)