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Sony HDRPJ410

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Sony HDRPJ410

Sony HDRPJ410
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A good spec but 3 year old 30x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera
30x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 9.2MP 1" Jan 2015
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Sony HDRPJ410 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Sony HDRPJ410 number 214 across all camcorders.
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Good Features
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 93%.
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 camcorders 2018.
This Sony camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Z X image processor: the advanced BIONZ X image processing engine helps achieve more naturally vivid and lifelike image quality as well as faster processing capabiliti
memory card compatibility: this handycam has slots for memory stick micro and micro sd/sdhc cards, so you can conveniently record to whichever one is more readily availab
T browse: for easy browsing and playback, this handycam plays back GUI group videos and still images that have been recorded as separate events. you can choose from different display schemes from event view or index view as needed, for better organisation, searching, viewing, and sharing of your personal conte
Al settings for iris and shutter speed: this camcorder gives you the freedom to choose manual settings for iris and shutter speed control, ideal for shooting under backlit and underexposed conditions as well as in other situatio
Ure effect: give free reign to your imagination. picture effect expands movie and photo enjoyment by letting you add up to seven creative effects (partial colour, retro photo, soft high-key, high contrast mono, toy camera, pop colour, posterization) without troublesome editing on a comput
E shutter: because great smiles are fleeting, this feature ensures they re never lost. automatically capture snapshots of smiling faces, even while recording vid
Lligent auto: this feature automatically determines the type of scene being shot and optimises a combination of settings from three groups (face, scene, camera shake). it provides the best results for up to 180 scene types, even night and backlit scenes. selected settings are displayed as icons on the LCD screen for easy referen
detection: this automatically optimises focus, exposure and colour for best results. select someone to be prioritised simply by touching their face on the LCD display, which is useful for selecting a key person when shooting at a crowded event. even if the subject leaves the frame, they will be remembered and prioritised upon re-entering the sce
record mode: dual record mode enables you to shoot HD video and high-resolution still images simultaneously to capture the best shot in both wa
video recording: record two movies at the same time one in the maximum-quality XAVC S or AVCHD format and another in mp4 format. that way you ve got a small file ready for instant sharing, plus a professional-grade file for further editi
Ressive recording: clear movies containing twice the image data of movies recorded in interlace mode can be recorded in full HD at 60p/50p in progressive recording mode. the images are as smooth as those shot at 60/50 frames per second, and each frame is recorded as one full picture, so a still captured from a movie recorded in progressive mode looks extra-sha
P still image capture: sometimes you don't need or want video. put your video camera in still image mode and capture amazing high-quality 9.2-megapixel single images as easily as you do with a still came
S lens: sharing a commitment to outstanding performance and design, sony and carl zeiss co-develop lenses that combine the best possible optics with premium-quality electronics and sensor technology for sony's handycam mode
R R CMOS sensor: this large, cutting-edge sensor enhances image clarity, reduces noise in dark environments, and enables soft background defocusi
Bigger than average optical zoom
T-in USB cable: the built-in USB cable stowed in the hand strap is very convenient for extra-quick charging and connection to a PC, so there is no need to pack a bulky extra USB cable or AC adapter. for charging without a PC, use a compact AC-USB adapter (optiona
On shot video: motion shot video plays a sequence of superimposed images that trace recorded action in split-second intervals for you to analyse in detail on the LCD screen. during playback, you can adjust the interval or pause to capture and share a still ima
Touch remote and one-touch sharing: one-touch remote lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a viewfinder and remote control for a digital camera, and one-touch sharing lets you transfer your photos and videos from your camera. either way, by installing playmemories mobile app to your NFC enable android smartphone or tablet, you can avoid complex set-up sequences and establish wireless connection simply by touching your device to the camera. you are now ready to control your camera from your smartphone to take a photo from a previously out-of-reach spot, or simply be in your own group shot, as well as transfer them instantly to your smartphone for sharing on SNS. no NFC no problem. you can also pair the devices manual
streaming via ustream: from performances to sports events, some things are best seen in real time. share scenes as they happen with high-quality picture and sou
Light movie maker: A versatile tool to streamline movie editing, highlight movie maker offers several time-saving features. add highlight markers to key moments while recording, and let the software automatically sync your transitions to your chosen soundtra
I camera control: more shots means more interesting editing. connected cameras can easily record footage from a variety of angles, whether mounted directly to the hdr-pj410 or triggered wirelessly. multi camera control makes it easy to sync shooting settings on all devic
T-in projector: shoot and show footage with just one device. A brilliant built-in projector allows you to present your movie or other content, using the external input on any available flat surfa
Ptional image quality: the high-bitrate XAVC S format is for videographers ready to take their work to the next level. delivering incredible quality, XAVC S is built from the XAVC format used by professional filmmakers and broadcasters, while employing intelligent data compression to export consumer-friendly file siz
O 26.8mm wide angle lens: whether you re shooting movies or still images, the class-leading wide angle lens can help you capture more of landscapes shots and indoor scenes, when you don't have enough room to step back. even without a wide conversion lens, selected camcorders shoot as wide as 26.8mm (16:9 aspect ratio) in movie mo
Cal steadyshot with intelligent active mode: advanced image stabilisation keeps footage blur-free, even when the recording circumstances or the user's hands are sha
Ng memories simply unforgett
Pe battery operation: use an extra-light, extra-compact X type battery to minimise the overall size and weight of this handycam in operati
Shorter than average maximum battery life
Very small optical sensor size

Sony HDRPJ410 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

Camcorders have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the Sony HDR-PJ410 of 9.2MP is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 68% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The HDR-PJ410's optical zoom of 30x is in the biggest 28% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average optical zoom of all camcorders is 19x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 70x.

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Very Light

The Sony HDR-PJ410's weight of only 210g is lighter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lightest 33% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all video cameras is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg.

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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-PJ410's optical sensor size of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 8% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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 camcorders.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Battery Life

The average maximum battery life of all camcorders is 4.4h, with the shortest being 0.16h and the longest being 93h. The HDR-PJ410's maximum battery life of only 1h is in the shortest 5% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-PJ410 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony HDR-PJ410 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 83% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of video cameras range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of video cameras range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x. The digital zoom of the HDR-PJ410 of 350x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 28% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-PJ410 supports HDMI. 70% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Features Manual Focus

The HDR-PJ410 features manual focus, which is unusual. 89% of camcorders do not feature manual focus.

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Features Photo Mode

The HDR-PJ410 features photo mode, which is unusual. 80% of video cameras do not feature photo mode.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HDR-PJ410 features wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-PJ410 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Has a Wireless Connection

The HDR-PJ410 has a wireless connection, which is unusual. 89% of camcorders do not have a wireless connection.

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Has a Built-In Projector

The HDR-PJ410 has a built-in projector, which is unusual. 96% of video cameras do not have a built-in projector.

built-in projector
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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HDR-PJ410 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of video cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

Across all the camcorders the closest focusing distances range from 0.0005m to 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.35m. The HDR-PJ410's closest focusing distance of only 0.01m is smaller than 84% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Features Smile Detection

The HDR-PJ410 features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of camcorders do not feature smile detection.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HDR-PJ410 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Sony HDR-PJ410 of only 26.8mm is shorter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 17% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 10mm, the longest is 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 33mm.

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Has a Face Detection

The Sony HDR-PJ410 has a face detection. 70% of video cameras do not have a face detection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony sonypj410hdrpj410bceh, sony hdrpj410bceh16gbcase, offers hdrpj410bceh, sony 4548736000605, sony 4548736000582, sony hdrpj410bcen, sony 7630949k, sony n129027w

Barcodes:

03355830058972, 04056572580026, 04548736000582, 04548736000599, 04548736000605, 04548736016798

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