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Sony HDR-PJ760
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Sony HDR-PJ760 Camcorder

24.1MP 1/2.88 580g CMOS Dec 2012
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21 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on two expert reviews from sites including CNET.com.au and parentesis.com this video camera has an average expert rating of 85%.

Good Brand

Sony has good average ratings for its big sensor size video cameras as well as across its entire video camera range compared to other brands.

Easy to Use

One Sony HDR-PJ760 owner said in their reviews that it was easy to use.

Nice Design

One Sony HDR-PJ760 reviewer who purchased this camcorder thought it was a good design. Four years ago Cnet.com.au scored this camcorder 80 out of 100 and wrote “The Sony HDR-PJ760 is a superb camera with clever design and fantastic control, perfect for those looking to shoot high-quality video with a handheld device” in their Sony HDR-PJ760 review.

Very Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 40 hours, the HDR-PJ760 has one of the longest battery lifes amongst big sensor size video cameras of this age. Across all the comparable spec video cameras that have been available for more than two years the battery lifes range from 1.2h to 40h, and the average battery life is 8.4h.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The HDR-PJ760 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the HDR-PJ760.

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Full HD

The HDR-PJ760 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders of this age and spec also are Full HD.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

Like most of the other big sensor size video cameras that came out more than two years ago, the HDR-PJ760 has an HDMI port.

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1/2.88" Optical Sensor Size

The HDR-PJ760 has a maximum optical sensor size of 1/2.88". That's 36% more optical sensor size than a 1/3.91" video camera, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size. The worst optical sensor size of all video cameras of a similar spec and age to the HDR-PJ760 is 2/3" and the best is 1/1.3".

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Optical Image Stabiliser

This camcorder has an optical image stabiliser, which is the most frequently found image stabiliser on big sensor size video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. Optical image stabilisation is hardware based. Digital cameras with optical IS typically have a built-in gyro sensor and microprocessor that detects camera shake as it occurs. The stabiliser compensates for any camera movement.

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Has a Built-In Projector

has a built-in projector

Unlike most of the other big sensor size video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the HDR-PJ760 which do not have a built-in projector, the HDR-PJ760 has a built-in projector.

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SDXC Memory Card

SDXC memory card

The HDR-PJ760 supports a better memory card type than most camcorders of this age and spec. This Sony video camera supports an SDXC memory card, whereas most video cameras that have been around for a similar time to it support an SDHC memory card. This video camera also supports an SD memory card. SDXC cards are SD cards but with a much higher capacity and faster processing speeds. They have a maximum capacity of 2TB (Terabytes).

This video camera's memory card type (SDXC) is actually the best supported memory card type across all big sensor size video cameras that were released around the same time as the HDR-PJ760.

Across similar types of video camera the worst supported memory card type is MS Pro-HG.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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Lithium Battery

The Sony HDR-PJ760 has a Lithium battery which is better than most video cameras of this age and spec. Most comparable spec video cameras that were released around the same time as it have a Polymer battery.

This video camera's battery (Lithium) is in fact the best battery amongst all similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to the HDR-PJ760.

The worst battery amongst similar types of video camera is Polymer.

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6544 X 3680 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The highest maximum image resolution of the HDR-PJ760 is 6544 x 3680 pixels. That's over twelve times the maximum image resolution of a 1600 x 1200 pixels camcorder, which is the most common maximum image resolution. Across all comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the HDR-PJ760 the best maximum image resolution is 6592 x 3712 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Very Big Maximum Fash Memory Capacity

With a maximum fash memory capacity of 96 gigabytes, the HDR-PJ760's maximum fash memory capacity is one of the biggest amongst big sensor size video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the HDR-PJ760. Big sensor size video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the HDR-PJ760 have maximum fash memory capacities of between 8GB and 96GB, and the average maximum fash memory capacity is 53GB.

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Has a Built-In Display

The HDR-PJ760 has a built-in display. Most of the other big sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the HDR-PJ760 also have a built-in display.

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Has One White Balance Mode

The HDR-PJ760 has a greater number of white balance modes than most big sensor size video cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This video camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on big sensor size video cameras that are a similar age to the HDR-PJ760.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolution of 720 x 480|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec camcorders that have been available for more than two years.

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Has Five Cables Included

The HDR-PJ760 has a greater number of included cables than most comparable spec video cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camcorder has a USB cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on big sensor size video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the HDR-PJ760. The cables included "AV", "Component", "HDMI" and "S-Video" are also found on this Sony camcorder.

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Very Low Typical Power Consumption

At only 3.2 Watts, the Sony HDR-PJ760 has a quite low typical power consumption compared to most of the other big sensor size video cameras that are a comparable age to the HDR-PJ760. The typical power consumption of comparable spec camcorders that were launched around the same time as the HDR-PJ760 range from 3.2W to 7.7W, and the average typical power consumption is 4.5W.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

Similar spec video cameras that came out more than two years ago have minimum focal lengths of between 2.8mm and 40mm, and the average minimum focal length is 28mm. With a minimum focal length of only 26 millimeters, the HDR-PJ760 has a fairly short minimum focal length compared to most of the other big sensor size video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Like most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the HDR-PJ760, the HDR-PJ760 does not have an interchangeable lens.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other big sensor size video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the HDR-PJ760, the HDR-PJ760 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to the HDR-PJ760, the HDR-PJ760 does not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

The HDR-PJ760 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other big sensor size video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the HDR-PJ760 are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Viewfinder Screen Size

The viewfinder screen sizes of camcorders of a similar age and type to the HDR-PJ760 range from 0.2" to 0.5". At only 0.2 inches, the HDR-PJ760 has a quite small viewfinder screen size compared to most of the other camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Far Minimum Projection Distance

When compared to other video cameras of this spec and age that we have assessed, the HDR-PJ760's minimum projection distance of 5 meters is one of the furthest. The average minimum projection distance of camcorders of a comparable age and spec to the HDR-PJ760 is 1.1m.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Sony HDR-PJ760

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is typical of many camcorders of a similar age and spec to it.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This camcorder was released over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the HDR-PJ760 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Weight

At 580 grams, the Sony HDR-PJ760 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and spec.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 120 times zoom factor, the Sony HDR-PJ760 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and type.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the Sony HDR-PJ760 has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the HDR-PJ760.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many big sensor size video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Image Stabilizer Type
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Aperture Number
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Maximum Aperture Number
Filter Size
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Storage
Flash Memory
Memory Slots
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
White Balance
Outdoor White Balance
Indoor White Balance
Onepush White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-In Flash
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Camera
Camcorder Type
Image Processor
Minimum Illumination
Supported Aspect Ratios
Self-Timer Delay
Design
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Maximum Video Resolution
Maximum Frame Rate
Analog Signal Format System
Still Image
Image Formats Supported
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
DC-In Jack
Composite Video Out
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out
S-Video Out
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Type
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Other Features
Compatible Operating Systems
Power Consumption (typical)
Aperture Range (F-F)
Projection Time
Power Consumption (standby)
Projector
Built-In Projector
Native Resolution
Minimum Projection Distance

Expert Reviews

(3)
13 April 2012

The Sony HDR-PJ760 is a superb camera with clever design and fantastic control, perfect for those looking to shoot high-quality video with a handheld device...

13 October 2013
Astonishing image stabilisation
Easy-to-use interface and menus
Hybrid storage
Very expensive
23 October 2012

Recomendada para las personas que realmente llevan la cámara a todo tipo de reuniones, eventos y vacaciones tanto para grabar como proyectar. Gracias a sus capacidades es útil tanto para un...

Image stability
Wind noise reducer
Projector
Tiene una memoria interna de 96GB, un proyector para hasta 100 pulgadas y graba en calidad Full HD con un estabilizador de imagen que mejora la calidad de los videoclips
Lens hood
Audio capture and monitoring are difficult with handheld shots
El precio es sumamente elevado para una cmara que ms que semiprofesional, es una cmara de uso personal muy bien equipada

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdrpj760, sony hdrpj760v
Barcodes 00644558871073, 04905524854190, 04905524857344
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