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Sony HDR-PJ780
Sony HDR-PJ780
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Sony HDR-PJ780 Camcorder

24.1MP 1/2 575g Sep 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
One industry award
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Les Numeriques.com 5 Star

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Reviews

One Industry Award

One expert review site said that this video camera was good. This Sony video camera received a "5 Star" award from Les Numeriques.com.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including tecnozoom.it and Les Numeriques.com the average expert rating of this big total megapixels camcorder is 95 out of 100. If all the camcorders of a similar spec and age are ranked by average expert review score then this video camera is in the top 8%.

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

We checked 4,270 owner and expert reviews (including 352 verified purchases) for Sony video cameras and found that on average Sony has good reviews. We also found that Sony has good reviews specifically within its big total megapixels video cameras range. 91% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

Sony released the HDR-PJ780 in April 2017.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the HDR-PJ780 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Has a Touchscreen

The HDR-PJ780 has a touchscreen. Most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to this camcorder also have a touchscreen.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The HDR-PJ780 supports HDMI, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as this video camera.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Sony HDR-PJ780 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-PJ780 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as this camcorder also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 120 times zoom factor, the HDR-PJ780 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to this camcorder.

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Supports Wide Angle Lens System

The HDR-PJ780 supports wide angle lens system. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age also support wide angle lens system.

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Fairly High Maximum Aperture Number

At 9.6, the HDR-PJ780 has a quite high maximum aperture number compared to most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camcorder. The maximum aperture numbers of video cameras of a similar type and age to this camcorder range from 1.6 to 11, and the average maximum aperture number is 4.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the HDR-PJ780 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-PJ780 is Full HD, as are most of the other camcorders of this age and spec.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 720 x 576|1440 x 1080|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many big total megapixels video cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec video cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Other Features

Has a Night Mode

The Sony HDR-PJ780 has a night mode, which is unusual. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than two years ago do not have a night mode.

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Features Manual Focus

The HDR-PJ780 features manual focus. Most of the other video cameras that have been available for around the same time as this video camera also feature manual focus.

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Design

Tripod Mountable

The HDR-PJ780 is tripod mountable, as are most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this video camera.

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Projector

Has a Built-In Projector

has a built-in projector

The Sony HDR-PJ780 has a built-in projector, which is unusual. Most of the other camcorders of this age and spec do not have a built-in projector.

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Flash

Has a Built-In Light

The HDR-PJ780 has a built-in light. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera also have a built-in light.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Sony HDR-PJ780 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other comparable spec camcorders that were released around the same time as this video camera also have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The HDR-PJ780 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as this camcorder.

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White Balance

Features Onepush White Balance

The Sony HDR-PJ780 features onepush white balance. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than two years ago also feature onepush white balance.

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Features Outdoor White Balance

The HDR-PJ780 features outdoor white balance. Most of the other camcorders of this age and spec also feature outdoor white balance.

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Features Indoor White Balance

The HDR-PJ780 features indoor white balance, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Focusing

Features Smile Detection

The HDR-PJ780 features smile detection. Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera also feature smile detection.

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Has a Face Detection

The HDR-PJ780 has a face detection, as do most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that were launched around the same time as this camcorder.

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Still Image

4912 X 3680 Still Image Resolution

The HDR-PJ780 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4912 x 3680. That's over three times the still image resolution of a 2592 x 1944 video camera, which is the most frequently found still image resolution supported by video cameras of this type and age. The best still image resolution of all video cameras that are a similar age to this video camera is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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6544 X 3680 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest maximum image resolution of the Sony HDR-PJ780 is 6544 x 3680 pixels. That's over two times the maximum image resolution of the most common maximum image resolution of 3680 x 2760 pixels. Across all camcorders of this age and spec the maximum image resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6784 x 3816 pixels (best).

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The HDR-PJ780 has a batteries included. Most of the other camcorders of this age and type also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The HDR-PJ780 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other big total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony HDR-PJ780 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to this video camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

With a weight of 575 grams, the HDR-PJ780 is one of the heavier video cameras of a similar type and age to this video camera amongst similar spec video cameras of this age. The lightest big total megapixels camcorder that has been available for a similar time to this camcorder is 59g weight, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 590g.

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Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

The Sony HDR-PJ780 has a maximum optical sensor size of 1". That's 11% more optical sensor size than a 1.8" camcorder, which is the most common optical sensor size.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers synergy digital pj780ve, hdrpj780vecen, hdrpj780e
Barcodes 00724327505986, 00724327512182, 00905524924824, 04905524924824, 05013493231603

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