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Sony HDR-PJ270
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Sony HDR-PJ270 Camcorder

210g 27x 320x Jan 2014
Weight Optical Zoom Digital Zoom Release Date
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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Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Sony camcorders and also specifically for Sony camcorders and found that in both cases Sony had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

10 Reasons Against

Not Full HD

Most camcorders that were launched more than two years ago are not Full HD. The HDR-PJ270 is no exception to this as it too is not Full HD.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Most camcorders of this type and age do not have an image stabiliser. The Sony HDR-PJ270 is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Have an HDMI Port

The Sony HDR-PJ270 does not have an HDMI port. Most of the other video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the HDR-PJ270 also do not have an HDMI port.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The Sony HDR-PJ270 does not have an interchangeable lens. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that were launched more than two years ago also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Display

Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that came out around the same time as the HDR-PJ270 have a built-in display, however the Sony HDR-PJ270 does not have a built-in display.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to the HDR-PJ270, the HDR-PJ270 is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Sony HDR-PJ270 does not have a night mode, although it is worth noting that most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a night mode.

Other video cameras which also have a night mode that you might also want to look at include the Transcend DrivePro 200[plb_2962204_price], or the HP F-500[plb_2962207_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Like most of the other camcorders of this age and type, the HDR-PJ270 does not have a built-in projector.

There are a number of other camcorders which also have a built-in projector which you might also want to consider including the Sony HDR-PJ420[plb_1583936_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The Sony HDR-PJ270 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other camcorders that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

Video cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Sony HDR-TD20VE[plb_1505099_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Display Resolution

Across all the camcorders that were launched more than two years ago the display resolutions range from 150 pixels to 1,600,000 pixels. The HDR-PJ270 has one of the lower display resolutions (only 230,000 pixels) amongst camcorders of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Sony HDR-PJ270

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camcorder was released over three years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

At 320 times zoom factor, the Sony HDR-PJ270 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as the HDR-PJ270.

If this video camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HDR-PJ540[pl_2109592_price] (350x and higher rated), or the HDR-PJ340[pl_2109595_price] (350x and higher rated) both from Sony.

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Average Optical Zoom

The HDR-PJ270 has a relatively average optical zoom (27 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other camcorders that were released around the same time as the HDR-PJ270.

If this video camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the HDR-PJ540[pl_2109592_price] (30x), or the HDR-PJ340[pl_2109595_price] (30x) both from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 210 grams, the HDR-PJ270 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the HDR-PJ270.

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Specification

Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Flash
Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Design
Colour
Audio
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Night Mode
Spotlight
Aperture Range
Electrical Viewfinder

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hdrpj270, HDR-PJ270, hdrpj270e, sony hdrpj270
Barcodes 00027242877627
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