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Sony HDR-PJ270 Review
Why Has it Scored 76?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Sony HDR-PJ270 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
Adequate Value for Money
The product has mediocre features but at $317.99 it is in the cheapest 40% of video cameras.
Very Small Total Megapixels
The HDR-PJ270's total megapixels of only 2.29MP is in the smallest 11% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.
The lightest video camera is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The weight of the HDR-PJ270 of only 210g is in the lightest 33% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom
The optical zooms of camcorders range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x. The optical zoom of the HDR-PJ270 of 27x is bigger than 67% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Very Small Optical Sensor Size
Across all the camcorders the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The Sony HDR-PJ270's optical sensor size of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 11% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution
This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras.
Average Digital Zoom
The Sony HDR-PJ270's digital zoom of 320x is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 65% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
The HDR-PJ270 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The HDR-PJ270 has a built-in microphone. 54% of video cameras also have a built-in microphone.
Has a Shoe Mounting Point
The HDR-PJ270 has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 95% of camcorders do not have a shoe mounting point.
Features Smile Detection
The Sony HDR-PJ270 features smile detection. 89% of video cameras do not feature smile detection.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The HDR-PJ270 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that 59% of camcorders also do not have a touchscreen.
Features Manual Focus
The HDR-PJ270 features manual focus, unlike 89% of camcorders which do not feature manual focus.
Has a Face Detection
The HDR-PJ270 has a face detection. 70% of camcorders do not have a face detection.