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Sony DCR-PJ5

A 6 year old 0.8MP Full HD camcorder with average features and alright reviews
0.8MP Yes 57x 1,800x Nov 2011
Total Megapixels Full HD Optical Zoom Digital Zoom Release Date

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Sony DCR-PJ5 Review

With average features and reviews, we have ranked the Sony DCR-PJ5 number 593 across all camcorders.
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38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest camcorders 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports PictBridge
Has a built-in projector
Quite small total megapixels
Quite small display diagonal

Sony DCR-PJ5 Video Reviews


Sony DCR-PJ5 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Supports PictBridge

The DCR-PJ5 supports PictBridge, unlike 97% of camcorders which do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Built-In Projector

The DCR-PJ5 has a built-in projector, unlike 96% of video cameras which do not have a built-in projector.

built-in projector
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Quite Small Total Megapixels

Across all the video cameras the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. The total megapixels of the DCR-PJ5 of only 0.8MP is in the smallest 3% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The DCR-PJ5's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 20% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the video cameras the display diagonals range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DCR-PJ5 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of camcorders.

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Full HD

Full HD

The DCR-PJ5 is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the DCR-PJ5 of 57x is very big compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 4% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The optical zooms of camcorders range from 1x to 78x, and the average optical zoom is 26x.

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Average Video Recording Time

The Sony DCR-PJ5's video recording time of 2.91h is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of camcorders is 1.5x, the biggest is 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 440x. The Sony DCR-PJ5's digital zoom of 1,800x is in the biggest 7% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Face Detection

The Sony DCR-PJ5 has a face detection, which is unusual. 73% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

DCRPJ5EB.CEN, sony dcrpj5e, dcrpj5ebcel

Barcodes:

04905524850352, 04905524850369, 07501450761815

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