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Sony HDR-PJ330

76

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Sony HDR-PJ330

Sony HDR-PJ330
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A fully featured and classic 30x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
30x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 9.2MP 1" Jan 2014
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Sony HDR-PJ330 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony HDR-PJ330 number 259 across all camcorders.
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8 Reviews
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Features
Fully-Featured
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This Sony camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
See the detail with exmor R CMOS sensor - capture bright, clear images with striking full HD detail, even when shooting in low light
Two movies in one with dual video recording - record in two formats at the same time. film in AVCHD for high-quality footage or mp4 for easy sharing online
No cables or hook-ups with built-in wi-fi - send pictures and videos to your smartphone or tablet to upload on facebook or twitter
Instant sharing with one-touch connection via NFC - simply place your camera against an nfc-enabled smartphone or tablet to quickly share photos and mp4 videos
Experience G lens quality - get flawless quality and refined handling, every G lens is made for the best possible performance for true detail in every frame
Fill the whole frame with a 26.8mm wide-angle lens - from group shots to stretching landscapes: never miss a thing, get everything in the shot
See smartphone and tablet videos as large as life - connect your mobile through the HDMI input and project films, photos, youtube clips, and more from your mobile
Finer, faster shooting with BIONZ X processor - levels of noise are reduced with
Very light
A smooth finish with active intelligent mode - turn your optical steadyshot to active intelligent mode, and every frame is analysed and corrected to deliver even smoother video
Iron out bumps with optical steadyshot - get moving and enjoy smoother footage when shooting handheld
Get closer to your subject - 30x optical/60x clear image zoom helps you pull a scene closer so you can capture it in perfect detail
PJ330E handycam with A built-in projector, exmor R CMOS sensor & optical steadyshot - put on a show anywhere with a built-in projector - throw a picture up to 100 inches onto any surface: the projector is bright to 13 lumens for vividly clear detail
Has an image stabilizer
Bigger than average optical zoom
Capture the movement with motion shot video - take a series of shots in continuous shooting mode: these frames are used to create one photo that shows every stage of the action

Sony HDR-PJ330 Video Reviews

Sony HDR-PJ330 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the Sony HDR-PJ330 of 9.2MP is bigger than 67% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The HDR-PJ330's optical sensor size of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is smaller than 89% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the video cameras the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38".

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Very Light

The weight of the HDR-PJ330 of only 215g is lighter than 66% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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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 the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The HDR-PJ330's optical zoom of 30x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 28% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average optical zoom of all camcorders is 19x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 70x.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-PJ330 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-PJ330 supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all camcorders is 3", with the smallest being 1.3" and the largest being 9". The HDR-PJ330's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than 78% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The HDR-PJ330's digital zoom of 350x is in the biggest 31% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature. The digital zooms of camcorders range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x.

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Has a Night Mode

The HDR-PJ330 has a night mode, unlike 93% of video cameras which do not have a night mode.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HDR-PJ330 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Projector

The Sony HDR-PJ330 has a built-in projector, unlike 96% of camcorders which do not have a built-in projector.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The HDR-PJ330 does not support PictBridge. 97% of video cameras also do not support PictBridge.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HDR-PJ330 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of video cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Sony HDR-PJ330's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 26.8mm is shorter than 76% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of all camcorders is 32mm, with the shortest being 10mm and the longest being 110mm.

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Features Manual Focus

The HDR-PJ330 features manual focus. 88% of camcorders do not feature manual focus.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HDR-PJ330 has a built-in microphone. 54% of video cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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Does Not Have a Microphone in

The HDR-PJ330 does not have a microphone in, although this is within the context that 75% of camcorders also do not have a microphone in.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony HDR-PJ330 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Features Smile Detection

The Sony HDR-PJ330 features smile detection. 89% of camcorders do not feature smile detection.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HDR-PJ330 does not have a touchscreen. 59% of camcorders also do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Face Detection

The HDR-PJ330 has a face detection, unlike 70% of camcorders which do not have a face detection.

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Does Not Have a Headphone Outputs

The HDR-PJ330 does not have a headphone outputs. 63% of camcorders also do not have a headphone outputs.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

The Sony HDR-PJ330 does not support bluetooth. 98% of video cameras also do not support bluetooth.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony hdrpj330ebcen

Barcodes:

04905524969337, 04905524969344, 04905524969351, 05054230786253

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