Three customers who purchased it reckoned that it had a good lens. Dr. Paul Ell wrote in his review of this camcorder “These features, in brief, include a sophisticated lens with anti-camera shake mounting” . Dr. Paul Ell also wrote “The lens housing is incredible”. Edward Debuse said in his review of the Sony HDR-PJ810E on Amazon “A 26mm wide angle lens gives a superb wide field of view while filming”.
Several Sony HDR-PJ810E reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Mr. A. Poole scored it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon in October last year “My only other minor gripe is that zoom control is clumsy compared to the flexible”.
One Sony HDR-PJ810E reviewer said in their reviews that it had a good image stabiliser.