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Sony DCR-PJ5
Sony DCR-PJ5
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Sony DCR-PJ5 Camcorder

Nov 2011
Full HD Release Date
Full HD
Good zoom
Expert reviews are poor

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Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

We checked 4,270 expert and owner reviews (including 101 verified purchases) for Sony video cameras and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically within its video cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This camcorder received a rating of 60% from video camera expert review site If all the camcorders of a comparable type and age are ranked by average expert review score then this Sony video camera is in the bottom 9%.

Good Zoom

One Sony DCR-PJ5 reviewer considered that it had a good zoom. said “El zoom es de 57x, por lo que podrs hacer acercamientos a objetos muy lejanos”.


Full HD

Full HD

The Sony DCR-PJ5 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age also are Full HD.

There are a number of alternative Full HD video cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the HDR-CX260V, or the PMW-150 ($29.00) both from Sony or the Polaroid ID975HD which has better reviews.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Sony released the DCR-PJ5.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers DCRPJ5EB.CEN, sony dcrpj5e, dcrpj5ebcel
Barcodes 04905524850352, 04905524850369, 07501450761815

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