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Sony PJ670
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Sony PJ670 Camcorder

9.2MP 1/5.8 325g CMOS Feb 2015
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Sony HDR-PJ670 FullHD camcorder review
Sony HDR-PJ540 / HDR-PJ670 Sample Video

10 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

Sony medium sensor size camcorders have good reviews on average and across all camcorders Sony is one of the superior brands.

Has an Image Stabiliser

The Sony PJ670 has an image stabiliser, which is unusual. Most of the other camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the PJ670 do not have an image stabiliser.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

Like most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that are a comparable age to the PJ670, the Sony PJ670 has an HDMI port.

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Very Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of medium sensor size camcorders that have been on the market for more than a year is 4x, the biggest is 350x, and the average digital zoom is 140x. With a digital zoom of 350 times zoom factor, the Sony PJ670 has one of the biggest digital zooms amongst medium sensor size camcorders of this age.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 30 times zoom factor, the Sony PJ670's optical zoom is one of the biggest amongst camcorders of this age and type. The optical zooms of camcorders of this age and spec range from 10x to 30x, and the average optical zoom is 20x.

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Has a Built-In Projector

has a built-in projector

The Sony PJ670 has a built-in projector. Most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to the PJ670 do not have a built-in projector.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Sony PJ670 has a built-in display. Most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to the PJ670 also have a built-in display.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length

The maximum focal lengths of comparable spec video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PJ670 range from 210mm to 990mm. When compared to other comparable spec video cameras that came out around the same time as the PJ670, the Sony PJ670's maximum focal length of 984 millimeters is one of the longest.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony PJ670 supports a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution supported by most camcorders of a similar type and age to it. In addition, this video camera supports a video resolution of 1440 x 1080 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution across all camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the PJ670.

Across similar types of video camera the worst supported video resolution is 1280 x 720 pixels.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camcorder has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many video cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The Sony PJ670 does not have an interchangeable lens. Most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that were launched around the same time as the PJ670 also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Sony PJ670 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that were launched more than a year ago are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been available for more than a year, the Sony PJ670 does not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

Most medium sensor size camcorders that are a similar age to the PJ670 are not waterproof. The Sony PJ670 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Sony PJ670

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is typical of many camcorders of a similar spec and age to it.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This video camera was released over a year ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Sony PJ670 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other medium sensor size camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to the PJ670.

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Average Weight

At 325 grams, the Sony PJ670 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on medium sensor size camcorders that are a comparable age to it.

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1/5.8" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders of a comparable type and age to it.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Resolution
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Aperture
Minimum Focal Length
Maximum Aperture Value
Focal Length Range
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Fash Memory Capacity
Storage Media Type
File System
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Scene Mode
Exposure Mode
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Flash
Shutter
Shutter Speed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Camera
Camcorder Type
Image Processor
Minimum Illumination
Self-Timer
Design
Colour
Video
HD Type
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Video Mode
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Port
Networking
Battery
Battery Type
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Slot
Charging Source
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Projector
Projected Screen Size
Projector Brightness
Native Resolution
Minimum Projection Distance
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

17 February 2015

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Accurate gamma and grayscale
Great build quality in a supercompact chassis
Easy setup
Excellent 3D
Final Audio Design's Sonorous III's dynamic driver will refresh your appreciation for highresolution audio files, but its lowimpedance spec makes it sound great with streaming audio files on your phon
More accurate color gamut and luminance
Backlit remote
Better handling of component signals
Separate adjustable picture mode for 3D
The headphones are heavier than the average overear set and lack a case for protected storage

User Reviews

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Reviewed 12 August 2015 by Brett Higgins

[@] First off, I love Sony products. I still own my Sony M1, one of the best point and shoot cameras I have ever owned. I just bought the Sony a6000 which I am loving and has great image quality... Read more…

None That I Can Think Of
Easy to Use
Good Image Stabilization
Poor Image Quality
Poor In Low Light
Poor Still Image
Reviewed 5 November 2015 by Jack
Jack would recommend the Sony HDR-PJ670 (Verified Purchase)

Nice and light little camcorder with good quality images...

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00027242886094

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$ 397.99 $669.99
$272 Cheaper
Considerably Better User Reviews
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12% Smaller
Hugely Smaller Internal Storage Capacity
24GB Smaller Maximum Fash Memory Capacity
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