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Sony DCR-PJ6B
Sony DCR-PJ6B

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Sony DCR-PJ6B Camcorder

1/8 230g CCD 60x Nov 2012
Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Optical Zoom Release Date
Expert reviews are excellent
Reasonably priced
AF and zoom slower than expected

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This video camera received a score of 100 out of 100 from camcorder expert review website techtudo.com.br. This puts this Sony camcorder in the top 1% of all the comparable spec video cameras that were launched more than two years ago when ranked by average expert review score.

Sony Video Cameras Have Good Reviews

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


Design

Good Video and Audio Quality

Two owners wrote in their reviews that this camcorder was good quality. Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph wrote “Good video and audio quality” in their review of this camcorder. Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph also said “The Sony Handycam DCR-PJ6 is a camcorder that does more than let you take long videos in high quality” in their review.


Lens System

Very Big Optical Zoom

At 60 times zoom factor, the Sony DCR-PJ6B has a very big optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder. The optical zooms of video cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1x to 60x.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DCR-PJ6B has an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras that have been around for a similar time to this video camera also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Sony DCR-PJ6B has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 1.8 millimeters) amongst camcorders of this age. Across all the comparable spec camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 1.8mm to 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 28mm.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Sony DCR-PJ6B has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 70 times zoom factor) amongst video cameras of this age. Across all the video cameras of this spec and age the digital zooms range from 2x to 3,000x, and the average digital zoom is 510x.

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Camera

Features Back Light Compensation

The DCR-PJ6B features back light compensation, as do most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this camcorder.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The DCR-PJ6B has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other video cameras of this age and type.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony DCR-PJ6B has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other video cameras that came out around the same time as this camcorder.

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Projector

Has a Built-In Projector

has a built-in projector

The Sony DCR-PJ6B has a built-in projector, unlike most of the other camcorders of this type and age which do not have a built-in projector.

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Focusing

Has a Face Detection

The DCR-PJ6B has a face detection, as do most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to this camcorder.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The DCR-PJ6B has a batteries included, as do most of the other video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Sony DCR-PJ6B has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other video cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camcorder.

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AF and Zoom Slower Than Expected

One person who bought the Sony DCR-PJ6B reckoned that it did not have a good zoom. Four years ago Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph said “AF and zoom slower than expected” in their review of this camcorder.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Support HDMI

The DCR-PJ6B does not support HDMI, unlike most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to this video camera which support HDMI.

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Image Sensor

Only 1.8" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has an 1/8" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on camcorders of this type and age.

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Flash

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The DCR-PJ6B does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been around for a comparable time to this camcorder also do not have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Light

Like most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years, the Sony DCR-PJ6B does not have a built-in light.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this camcorder was released.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

At 230 grams, the DCR-PJ6B has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to this camcorder.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the DCR-PJ6B has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to this camcorder.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dcrpj6b
Barcodes 04905524901221
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