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Sony HDR-PJ240
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Sony HDR-PJ240 Camcorder

9.2MP 1/5.8 210g Jan 2014
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Shoot and share every moment Put on a show anywhere with a built-in projector: throw a picture up to 100 inches onto any surface: the projector is bright to 13 lumens for vividly clear detail. See... More
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16 Reasons For

Good Brand

Sony is one of the better rated video camera brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Sony also has good reviews for its medium sensor size camcorders.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is typical of many camcorders of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Sony HDR-PJ240 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other video cameras of this age and type.

Other camcorders which also have an image stabiliser that you might also want to look at include the Sony HDR-PJ330.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-PJ240 is Full HD, as are most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that came out more than two years ago.

If you want a video camera that is Full HD then you might want to consider the Sony HDR-PJ330.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

Like most of the other video cameras of this spec and age, the Sony HDR-PJ240 has an HDMI port.

There are a number of other video cameras which also have an HDMI port that you might want to look at including the Sony HDR-PJ330.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

At 320 times zoom factor, the HDR-PJ240 has a quite big digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders of this age and spec. The smallest digital zoom of camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to the HDR-PJ240 is 2x, the biggest is 1,800x, and the average digital zoom is 170x.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the Sony HDR-PJ330 (350x).

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Has a Built-In Projector

has a built-in projector

The HDR-PJ240 has a built-in projector. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to the HDR-PJ240 do not have a built-in projector.

It is worth also looking at alternative video cameras which also have a built-in projector including the Sony HDR-PJ330.

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Has Six Scene Modes

The HDR-PJ240 has a greater number of scene modes than most camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years. This Sony video camera has a Portrait scene mode, which is the most commonly found scene mode found on medium sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HDR-PJ240. The scene modes "Fireworks", "Landscape", "Spotlight", "Beach" and "Snow" are also found on this video camera.

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that came out around the same time as the HDR-PJ240, the HDR-PJ240 has a built-in display.

Alternative video cameras which also have a built-in display that you might want to look at include the Sony HDR-PJ330.

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H.264 Video Format

This camcorder has an AVCHD|H.264|MPEG4 video format, which is the most commonly found video format on video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has Two White Balance Modes

The HDR-PJ240 has a greater number of white balance modes than most video cameras that are a comparable age to it. This video camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the HDR-PJ240. The white balance mode "Outdoor" is also found on this camcorder.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolution on video cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many medium sensor size camcorders that came out around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for around the same time as it.

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LCD Display

This camcorder has an LCD display, which is typical of many video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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JPG Image Format

This camcorder has a JPG image format, which is typical of many video cameras of this type and age.

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7 Reasons Against

Only 1/5.8" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras of this type and age.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Most medium sensor size camcorders that have been available for a similar time to the HDR-PJ240 do not have an interchangeable lens. The HDR-PJ240 is no exception to this as it too does not have an interchangeable lens.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that are a similar age to the HDR-PJ240, the HDR-PJ240 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Sony HDR-PJ240 does not have a night mode. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the HDR-PJ240 also do not have a night mode.

It is worth considering alternative camcorders which also have a night mode including the Sony HDR-PJ330.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the HDR-PJ240, the HDR-PJ240 is not waterproof.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of video cameras of this spec and age is 18 ANSI lumens. At only 13 ANSI lumens, the HDR-PJ240 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that were released around the same time as the HDR-PJ240.

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Only Has Two Cables Included

The Sony HDR-PJ240 has a greater number of included cables than most medium sensor size camcorders that have been available for around the same time as it. This video camera has a USB cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on medium sensor size camcorders that have been available for more than two years. The cable included "HDMI" is also found on this Sony camcorder.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony HDR-PJ240

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camcorder was released over three years ago.

Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 27 times zoom factor, the HDR-PJ240 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders that were released around the same time as the HDR-PJ240.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Sony HDR-PJ330 (30x).

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Average Screen Size

The HDR-PJ240 has a pretty average screen size (2.7 inches) compared to most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

At 210 grams, the HDR-PJ240 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other camcorders of a similar type and age to the HDR-PJ240.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Interchangeable Lens
Image Stabiliser
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Storage
Memory Card Slot
Storage
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
Disc Type
Focusing
Light Exposure
Scene Mode
Exposure Mode
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Flash
Built-In Flash
Built-In Light
Display
Screen Size
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Camera
Camcorder Type
3D Compatible
Image Processor
Minimum Illumination
Design
Colour
Video
HD Type
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Image Format
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Audio System
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
Microphone in Port
S-Video Out Port
PictBridge
S-Video in Port
Networking
WiFi
Ethernet LAN Connection
Near Field Communication
Bluetooth
Battery
Battery Type
Charging Source
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cable Included
Other Features
Night Mode
Spotlight
Aperture Range
Electrical Viewfinder
Waterproof
Shock Proof
Projector
Projector Brightness
Native Resolution
Minimum Projection Distance
Typical Contrast Ratio
Technical Details
Freeze-Resistant
Dust-Resistant

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hdrpj240, hdrpj240e, hdrpj240es, hdrpj240esc, hdrpj240esce, hdrpj240ebceh, hdrpj240ebcen, sony hdrpj240, hdrpj240escen, hdrpj240ebcel, hdrpj240ercen, hdrpj240es.cen, sony hdrpj240e, sony hdrpj240er, sony hdrpj240erc, sony hdrpj240erce, sony hdrpj240ercen
Barcodes 00400763615297, 04905524969498, 04905524969504, 04905524969511, 04905524969542, 04905524969559, 08029276077372
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