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Sony HDR-PJ380

71

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Sony HDR-PJ380

Sony HDR-PJ380
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A good spec and classic 30x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
30x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 8.9MP 1" Oct 2013
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Sony HDR-PJ380 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony HDR-PJ380 number 295 across all camcorders.
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3 Reviews
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Features
Good Features
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has good 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 2018.
This Sony camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very light
Bigger than average optical zoom
The makings of A masterpiece
Ready, set, project
Incredible 55x zoom
Shake-free footage
HD optimized for TV or web
Never lose focus
Very small optical sensor size

Sony HDR-PJ380 Video Reviews

Sony HDR-PJ380 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the HDR-PJ380 of 8.9MP is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 36% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

The lightest camcorder is 50g , the heaviest is 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g. The HDR-PJ380's weight of only 210g is lighter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lighter than 66% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of camcorders range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x. The Sony HDR-PJ380's optical zoom of 30x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 69% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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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 commonly found resolution on camcorders.

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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 HDR-PJ380's optical sensor size of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 94% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-PJ380 has an image stabilizer, as do 69% of video cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HDR-PJ380's display diagonal of 3" is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 75% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The HDR-PJ380's digital zoom of 350x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 71% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of camcorders is 1.5x, the biggest is 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony HDR-PJ380 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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3984 X 2240 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the HDR-PJ380 is 3984 x 2240. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080. Across all video cameras the best resolution is 4912 x 3680 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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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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Has a Microphone in

The HDR-PJ380 has a microphone in. 75% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (image)

The effective megapixels (image) of the HDR-PJ380 of 8.9MP is in the highest 21% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The lowest effective megapixels (image) of video cameras is 0.46MP, the highest is 25MP, and the average effective megapixels (image) is 5.6MP.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-PJ380 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Internal Storage Capacity

The average internal storage capacity of all video cameras is 27GB, with the smallest being 0.1GB and the largest being 220GB. The internal storage capacity of the Sony HDR-PJ380 of 16GB is larger than 65% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

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