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Sony HDR-PJ760
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Sony HDR-PJ760 Camcorder

24.1MP 1/2.88 580g Apr 2013
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23 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including CNET.com.au and parentesis.com the average expert rating of this big sensor size camcorder is 85 out of 100.

Good Brand

Sony big sensor size video cameras have good ratings on average and across all video cameras Sony is one of the better rated brands.

Easy to Use

One Sony HDR-PJ760 owner said in their reviews that it was easy to use.

Nice Design

One Sony HDR-PJ760 reviewer who purchased this camcorder thought it was a good design. Four years ago Cnet.com.au scored this camcorder 80 out of 100 and wrote “The Sony HDR-PJ760 is a superb camera with clever design and fantastic control, perfect for those looking to shoot high-quality video with a handheld device” in their Sony HDR-PJ760 review.

Very Long Battery Life

The battery lifes of comparable spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as the HDR-PJ760 range from 1.2h to 40h, and the average battery life is 8.4h. When compared to other camcorders of a similar type and age to the HDR-PJ760, the battery life of the HDR-PJ760 of 40 hours is one of the longest.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The HDR-PJ760 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other video cameras of this spec and age also have an image stabiliser.

Other video cameras with an image stabiliser currently available that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic HC-V707 which has better reviews.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-PJ760 is Full HD. Most of the other big sensor size video cameras that have been available for more than two years also are Full HD.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

The HDR-PJ760 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other big sensor size video cameras that are a similar age to the HDR-PJ760.

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1/2.88" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2.88" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Optical Image Stabiliser

This camcorder has an optical image stabiliser, which is typical of many big sensor size video cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Optical image stabilisation is hardware based. Digital cameras with optical IS typically have a built-in gyro sensor and microprocessor that detects camera shake as it occurs. The stabiliser compensates for any camera movement.

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Has a Built-In Projector

has a built-in projector

The Sony HDR-PJ760 has a built-in projector, unlike most of the other big sensor size video cameras that are a similar age to the HDR-PJ760 which do not have a built-in projector.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other video cameras with a built-in projector currently available including the Sony HDR-PJ810 ($1,393.21) which has better reviews.

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SDXC Memory Card

SDXC memory card

The HDR-PJ760 supports an SDXC memory card which is better than most camcorders that are a similar age to it. Most comparable spec camcorders that are a similar age to it support an SDHC memory card. This video camera also supports an SD memory card. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

This camcorder's memory card type (SDXC) is actually the best supported memory card type amongst all big sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HDR-PJ760.

The worst supported memory card type across similar types of camcorder is MicroSD (Transflash).

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Lithium Battery

This video camera has a Lithium battery, which is typical of many camcorders of a comparable type and age to it.

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6544 X 3680 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The HDR-PJ760 has a maximum maximum image resolution of 6544 x 3680 pixels. That's over twelve times the maximum image resolution of the most common maximum image resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. The maximum image resolution of all comparable spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the HDR-PJ760 ranges from 640 x 480 pixels to 6592 x 3712 pixels.

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Quite High Video Capturing Speed

The average video capturing speed of comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the HDR-PJ760 is 49fps. The Sony HDR-PJ760 has a fairly high video capturing speed (60 frames per second) compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to the HDR-PJ760.

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Very Big Maximum Fash Memory Capacity

The HDR-PJ760 has a very big maximum fash memory capacity (96 gigabytes) compared to most of the other big sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the HDR-PJ760. The average maximum fash memory capacity of comparable spec video cameras that were released around the same time as the HDR-PJ760 is 53GB, and the maximum fash memory capacities range from 8GB to 96GB.

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Has a Built-In Display

The HDR-PJ760 has a built-in display, as do most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to the HDR-PJ760.

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100 Projection Times

Most of the other camcorders that came out around the same time as the HDR-PJ760 only have between 70 and 99 projection times, however the HDR-PJ760 has 100 projection times.

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Has One White Balance Mode

The number of white balance modes found on the HDR-PJ760 is more than most camcorders of a comparable spec and age to it. This Sony camcorder has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on big sensor size video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the HDR-PJ760.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolution of 720 x 480|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolution on big sensor size video cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Has Five Cables Included

The HDR-PJ760 has a greater number of included cables than most video cameras of this age and spec. This video camera has a USB cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on comparable spec camcorders that are a similar age to the HDR-PJ760. The cables included "AV", "Component", "HDMI" and "S-Video" are also found on this Sony video camera.

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Very Low Typical Power Consumption

The typical power consumption of big sensor size video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the HDR-PJ760 range from 3.2W to 7.7W, and the average typical power consumption is 4.5W. With a typical power consumption of only 3.2 Watts, the HDR-PJ760 has one of the lower typical power consumption amongst comparable spec camcorders of this age.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

The average minimum focal length of similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to the HDR-PJ760 is 28mm, and the minimum focal lengths range from 2.8mm to 40mm. At only 26 millimeters, the HDR-PJ760 has a fairly short minimum focal length compared to most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the HDR-PJ760.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Like most of the other camcorders of this age and type, the Sony HDR-PJ760 does not have an interchangeable lens.

There are a number of other video cameras which also have an interchangeable lens which you might also want to look at including the NEX-VG20 ($106.99), the HDR-PJ810 ($1,393.21), or the NEX-VG30 all from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The HDR-PJ760 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to the HDR-PJ760 are also not 3D compatible.

Video cameras which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic HC-V707.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other video cameras of this age and type, the Sony HDR-PJ760 does not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

The HDR-PJ760 is not waterproof. Most of the other video cameras that were released more than two years ago are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Viewfinder Screen Size

Video cameras of a similar spec and age to the HDR-PJ760 have viewfinder screen sizes of between 0.2" and 0.5". The HDR-PJ760 has one of the smaller viewfinder screen sizes (only 0.2 inches) amongst big sensor size video cameras of this age.

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Very Far Minimum Projection Distance

The minimum projection distances of camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the HDR-PJ760 range from 0.3m to 5m, and the average minimum projection distance is 1.1m. With a minimum projection distance of 5 meters, the HDR-PJ760's minimum projection distance is one of the furthest amongst comparable spec camcorders that have been around for a similar time to the HDR-PJ760.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Sony HDR-PJ760

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on big sensor size video cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this video camera was released.

Average Screen Size

The HDR-PJ760 has a relatively typical screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative 3" screen size camcorders currently available that you might want to look at including the Sony NEX-VG20 ($106.99) which has better reviews.

If this video camera screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Sony FDR-AX100 ($1,365.64) (3.5") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 580 grams, the HDR-PJ760 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other camcorders of this age and type.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 120 times zoom factor, the HDR-PJ760 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the FDR-AX100 ($1,365.64) (160x and higher rated), or the HDR-PJ810 ($1,393.21) (160x and higher rated) both from Sony.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the Sony HDR-PJ760 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other big sensor size video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the HDR-PJ760.

Video cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Sony NEX-VG30 (11.1x) which is also higher rated.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many camcorders of this age and spec.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabiliser
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Aperture
Minimum Focal Length
Maximum Aperture Value
Filter Size
Focal Length
Storage
Maximum Fash Memory Capacity
Memory Card Slot
Memory Card
Storage Media Type
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Flash
Display
Screen Size
Display
Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Camera
Camcorder Type
Image Processor
Minimum Illumination
Aspect Ratio
Self-Timer
Design
Colour
Video
HD Type
Video Capturing Speed
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Maximum Frame Rate
Analog Signal Format System
Still Image
Image Format
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
Component Video Out Port
Mini HDMI Port
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Type
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features
Operating System
Typical Power Consumption
Aperture Range
Projection Time
Standby Power Consumption
Projector
Native Resolution
Minimum Projection Distance

Expert Reviews

(3)
13 April 2012

The Sony HDR-PJ760 is a superb camera with clever design and fantastic control, perfect for those looking to shoot high-quality video with a handheld device...

13 October 2013
Astonishing image stabilisation
Easy-to-use interface and menus
Hybrid storage
Very expensive
23 October 2012

Recomendada para las personas que realmente llevan la cámara a todo tipo de reuniones, eventos y vacaciones tanto para grabar como proyectar. Gracias a sus capacidades es útil tanto para un...

Image stability
Wind noise reducer
Projector
Tiene una memoria interna de 96GB, un proyector para hasta 100 pulgadas y graba en calidad Full HD con un estabilizador de imagen que mejora la calidad de los videoclips
Lens hood
Audio capture and monitoring are difficult with handheld shots
El precio es sumamente elevado para una cmara que ms que semiprofesional, es una cmara de uso personal muy bien equipada

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pj760v, hdrpj760, hdrpj760v, hdrpj760e, hdrpj760ve, sony hdrpj760, sony hdrpj760v
Barcodes 00017853453433, 00644558871073, 04905524857344, 04905524886597
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