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Sony HDR-PJ820 Review
Why Has it Scored 70?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2018.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
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Sony HDR-PJ820 In-Depth Analysis
Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels
The total megapixels of the Sony HDR-PJ820 of 24.5MP is very big compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 2% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest total megapixels of camcorders is 0.3MP, the biggest is 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP.
Average Optical Sensor Size
The HDR-PJ820's optical sensor size of 0.253" is relatively typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the largest 44% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.
Average Optical Zoom
The optical zoom of the HDR-PJ820 of 12x is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 58% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.
Heavier Than Average
The HDR-PJ820's weight of 460g is heavier than 74% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have weights of between 50g and 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution
This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras.
Average Digital Zoom
The HDR-PJ820's digital zoom of 160x is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 48% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The HDR-PJ820 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.
Has a Face Detection
The HDR-PJ820 has a face detection, unlike 70% of video cameras which do not have a face detection.
Has a Built-In Projector
The HDR-PJ820 has a built-in projector, which is unusual. 96% of camcorders do not have a built-in projector.
Has a Shoe Mounting Point
The HDR-PJ820 has a shoe mounting point, unlike 95% of camcorders which do not have a shoe mounting point.
Features Manual Focus
The Sony HDR-PJ820 features manual focus, unlike 88% of camcorders which do not feature manual focus.
The Sony HDR-PJ820 is Full HD, as are 70% of video cameras.
Features Smile Detection
The HDR-PJ820 features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of video cameras do not feature smile detection.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The HDR-PJ820 has a handheld remote control. 92% of camcorders do not have a handheld remote control.