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Sony HDRPJ380B
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Sony HDRPJ380B

$776.29
A classic 8.9MP 1 video camera with good features but a price that represents inferior value for money
8.9MP 1" Yes 210g Oct 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Sony HDR-PJ380 Review

With very good reviews but good features, we have ranked the Sony HDR-PJ380 number 94 across all camcorders.
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Why Has it Scored 54?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 73%.
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 2017.
This Sony camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3984 x 2240 still image resolution
Supports HDMI
Only 1" optical sensor size

Sony HDR-PJ380 Video Reviews


Sony HDR-PJ380 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $776.29 it is more expensive than 66% of camcorders.


Features

3984 X 2240 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Sony HDR-PJ380 is 3984 x 2240. That's 16% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 3200 x 2400. This video camera also supports still image resolution of 2992 x 2240, 640 x 480 and 640 x 360. The resolution of all camcorders ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony HDR-PJ380 supports HDMI, as do 67% of video cameras.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1|1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Has a Built-In Projector

The HDR-PJ380 has a built-in projector, which is unusual. 96% of camcorders do not have a built-in projector.

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Average Weight

The Sony HDR-PJ380's weight of 210g is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lightest 1% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly High Effective Megapixels (image)

The lowest effective megapixels (image) of camcorders is 1.1MP, the highest is 26MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.8MP. The Sony HDR-PJ380's effective megapixels (image) of 8.9MP is in the highest 20% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the HDR-PJ380 of 350x is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony HDR-PJ380 is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HDR-PJ380 of 30x is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HDR-PJ380's display diagonal of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Average Total Megapixels

The Sony HDR-PJ380's total megapixels of 8.9MP is fairly average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 1% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-PJ380 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of camcorders.

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Has a Microphone in

The Sony HDR-PJ380 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 77% of camcorders do not have a microphone in.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdrpj380b
Barcodes 00027242865167

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