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Overall Score

Sony HDR-PJ220

A 4 year old 2.39MP 1 video camera with adequate features but high running costs
2.39MP 1" Yes 210g Jan 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Sony HDR-PJ220 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Sony HDR-PJ220 number 482 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Has a face detection
Does not have a microphone in
Does not have a touchscreen

Sony HDR-PJ220 Video Reviews


Sony HDR-PJ220 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony HDR-PJ220 has an image stabilizer. 66% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HDR-PJ220 of 27x is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Microphone in

The Sony HDR-PJ220 does not have a microphone in, although it is worth noting that 77% of camcorders also do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Face Detection

The HDR-PJ220 has a face detection, which is unusual. 73% of video cameras do not have a face detection.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-PJ220 supports HDMI, as do 67% of camcorders.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most other camcorders, the Sony HDR-PJ220 does not have a touchscreen. 60% of video cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The HDR-PJ220's display diagonal of only 2.7" is fairly small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 15% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all camcorders is 3", with the smallest being 0.24" and the largest being 11".

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (image)

The effective megapixels (image) of camcorders range from 1.1MP to 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.8MP. The HDR-PJ220's effective megapixels (image) of 8.9MP is fairly high compared to most other camcorders. It is in the highest 21% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most other camcorders, the HDR-PJ220 does not have a built-in flash. 86% of video cameras do not have a built-in flash.

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Features Manual Focus

The HDR-PJ220 features manual focus, unlike 88% of camcorders which do not feature manual focus.

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Features Smile Detection

The Sony HDR-PJ220 features smile detection, unlike 90% of camcorders which do not feature smile detection.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1|1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Does Not Have a Headphone Outputs

The Sony HDR-PJ220 does not have a headphone outputs. 65% of camcorders also do not have a headphone outputs.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-PJ220 is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

The HDR-PJ220's digital zoom of 350x is relatively average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Projector

The Sony HDR-PJ220 has a built-in projector. 96% of camcorders do not have a built-in projector.

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Quite High Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.6 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.9. The maximum aperture number of the HDR-PJ220 of 10 is in the highest 6% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the HDR-PJ220 of only 2.39MP is in the smallest 16% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The average total megapixels of all camcorders is 8.2MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 210MP.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Sony HDR-PJ220 of 210g is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lightest 1% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3984 X 2240 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Sony HDR-PJ220 is 3984 x 2240. That's 16% higher resolution than a 3200 x 2400 video camera, which is the most common resolution supported by camcorders. This camcorder also supports a still image resolution of 2992 x 2240. The best resolution of all camcorders is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdrpj220e
Barcodes 00905524924312, 04905524924299, 04905524924305, 04905524924312

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