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Sony HDRPJ650V

$1,393.21
A classic 20.4 megapixel 1 camcorder with good features
20.4MP 1/3.91" Yes 450g Sep 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
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Sony HDR-PJ650 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Sony HDR-PJ650 number 81 across all camcorders.
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Why Has it Scored 59?

It has great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camcorder to others.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2017.
This Sony camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4512 x 3384 still image resolution
Quite high maximum aperture number
Only 1" optical sensor size
Very small optical zoom

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Sony HDR-PJ650 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,393.21 it is more expensive than 71% of video cameras.

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Features

4512 X 3384 Still Image Resolution

The Sony HDR-PJ650 supports a 4512 x 3384 still image resolution which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution supported by most camcorders. Camcorders still image resolution range from 2.07 MP to 5472 x 3648.

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Quite High Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 10, the HDR-PJ650 has a quite high maximum aperture number compared to most of the other video cameras. The maximum aperture numbers of camcorders range from 1.6 to 38.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The HDR-PJ650 has a built-in flash, unlike most of the other camcorders which do not have a built-in flash.

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Has a Face Detection

The HDR-PJ650 has a face detection, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/3.91|1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on camcorders.

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Fairly Big Total Megapixels

The HDR-PJ650 has one of the biggest total megapixels (20.4 megapixels) amongst video cameras of this age. The total megapixels of video cameras range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP.

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Features Manual Focus

The HDR-PJ650 features manual focus. Most of the other video cameras also feature manual focus.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Sony HDR-PJ650 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Average Weight

At 450 grams, the HDR-PJ650 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Tripod Mountable

The Sony HDR-PJ650 is tripod mountable. Most of the other video cameras also are tripod mountable.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Sony HDR-PJ650 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other camcorders also have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a Built-In Projector

The HDR-PJ650 has a built-in projector, which is unusual. Most of the other video cameras do not have a built-in projector.

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Features Smile Detection

The HDR-PJ650 features smile detection. Most of the other camcorders also feature smile detection.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-PJ650 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-PJ650 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 160 times zoom factor, the HDR-PJ650 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony HDR-PJ650 supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The HDR-PJ650 has a fairly small optical zoom (only 12 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other camcorders. Across all the video cameras the optical zooms range from 1x to 78x.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdrpj650vediyg, HDRPJ650VE.CEN, 4905524924701, sony 204mp, hdrpj650e
Barcodes 00027242863521, 00905524924701, 04905524924701, 05013493231597
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