Sony HDR-PJ650 vs Sony HDR-PJ810

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Sony HDR-PJ650
Sony HDR-PJ810

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Lighter Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ650 is a 450gg weight camcorder. That's 10g lighter than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (460gg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Expert reviews are a little better
Based on 4 reviews, the Sony HDR-PJ650 has an average expert review score of 93%, however the Sony HDR-PJ810 has an average rating of 90% (based on 2 reviews).
3 Reasons For
17% bigger sensor size Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a sensor size of 24.5MPMP, however the Sony HDR-PJ650 is only a 20.4MPMP sensor camcorder (4.1MP smaller). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Significantly brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a projector brightness of 50 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, whereas the Sony HDR-PJ650 is only a 20 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens projector brightness camcorder (30 ANSI lumens dimmer).
User reviews are better
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has an average user review score of 97%, but the Sony HDR-PJ650 has an average rating of 90% (based on 33 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
4.1MP smaller sensor size Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ650 is a 20.4MPMP sensor camcorder, whereas the Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 24.5MPMP sensor camcorder (4.1MP bigger). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Hugely dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ650 has a projector brightness of 20 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, but the Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 50 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens projector brightness camcorder (30 ANSI lumens brighter).
Nine months older
The Sony HDR-PJ650 is older than the Sony HDR-PJ810 by nine months.
Lower user review Score
The Sony HDR-PJ650's average user rating is 90%, however the Sony HDR-PJ810's is 97% (based on 29 reviews).
2 Reasons Against
3% heavier Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 460gg weight camcorder. That's 10g heavier than the Sony HDR-PJ650 (460gg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Marginally Lower expert review Score
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has an average expert rating of 90%, but the Sony HDR-PJ650 has an average expert rating of 93% (based on 4 reviews).

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Average User Rating

Date Released

45 months Ago 36 months Ago

Image Sensor

Sensor Size
20.4MP 24.5MP
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Optical Sensor Size
 1/3
 1/3
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS

Lens System

Optical Zoom
12x 12x
Digital Zoom
160x 160x
Image Stabiliser
 Optical
 Optical
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Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 34.8mm
Minimum Aperture
1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.9mm
Maximum Aperture Value
10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
46mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length
26.8 - 321.6 2.9 - 34.8
Focal Length Range
2.9 - 34.8 2.9 - 34.8

Storage

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
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 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Manual
 Manual

Light Exposure

Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Spotlight
Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Indoor
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Indoor

Shutter

Shutter Speed
1/6 - 1/10000 1/10000

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display Resolution
921,000 pixels 921,000 pixels
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
Image Processor
 BIONZ
 BIONZ
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Minimum Illumination
Unknown - Click to provide data 3lx

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 720 x 576
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 720 x 576
 1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Still Image Resolution
 4512 x 3384
BEST
 4512 x 3384
Maximum Image Resolution
 6016 x 3384
 6592 x 3712
 6016 x 3384
 6592 x 3712
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Audio

Audio System
 Dolby Digital 5.1
 Dolby Digital 5.1

Ports & Interfaces

USB 2.0 Port
1 1

Battery

Battery Type
NP-FV50 NP-FV50

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
450g
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460g
Height
72.5mm 72.5mm
Depth
134mm 134mm
Width
67mm 67.5mm

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data PlayMemories Home
Cable Included
 USB
 HDMI
 USB
 HDMI
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Other Features

Aperture Range
1.8 - 3.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Extra/Smart Zoom
20x Unknown - Click to provide data

Projector

Projector Brightness
20 ANSI lumens 50 ANSI lumens
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Minimum Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5m
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