Panasonic HC-V770 vs Sony HDR-CX405 vs Sony HDR-PJ620 vs Sony HDR-PJ810

(15)
(192)
(37)
(33)
Panasonic HC-V770
Sony HDR-CX405
Sony HDR-PJ620
Sony HDR-PJ810

Top Prices

Appliances Direct
Standard delivery: £4.95
Laptops Direct
Standard delivery: £4.95
Direct TVs
Standard delivery: £9.95
Bristol Cameras
Delivery unknown
In stock
Jessops
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Amazon UK
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Wex Photographic
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
PC World Business
Delivery unknown
In stock, only 2 left!
Park Cameras
Out of stock
K.K. Electronics
Out of stock
Digital Depot
Out of stock
No prices found

Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Significantly higher megapixel count Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 has a megapixel count of 6.03MP, whereas the Sony HDR-CX405 and the Sony HDR-PJ620 are both only 2.29MP camcorders (3.74MP lower).
63% higher movie megapixel count Edit
Panasonic HC-V770 is 6.03MP (movie mode). That's 3.74MP higher than the Sony HDR-CX405 and the Sony HDR-PJ620 ().
Vastly bigger digital zoom Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 has a digital zoom of 1,500x, however the Sony HDR-CX405 and the Sony HDR-PJ620 are both only 350x (digital) camcorders (1,150x smaller) and the Sony HDR-PJ810 is only a 160x (digital) camcorder (1,340x smaller). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Larger screen size Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 is a 3" screen size camcorder, and so do the Sony HDR-PJ620 and the Sony HDR-PJ810. That's 0.3" larger than the Sony HDR-CX405 (3"). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

2lx smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 is a 1lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 2lx smaller than the Sony HDR-CX405 and the Sony HDR-PJ810 (3lx).
Bigger bitrate at maximum video resolution Edit
Panasonic HC-V770 is 72 Mbit/s maximum video resolution bitrate. That's 22 Mbit/s bigger than the Sony HDR-PJ620 ().
27 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock.
6 Reasons For
60% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Sony HDR-CX405 is a 30x (optical) camcorder, and so does the Sony HDR-PJ620. That's 10x bigger than the Panasonic HC-V770 (12x) and 18x bigger than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (12x). Read more

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

245g lighter Edit
The Sony HDR-CX405 has a weight of 215g, whereas the Panasonic HC-V770 is a 353g weight camcorder (138g heavier), the Sony HDR-PJ620 is a 308g weight camcorder (93g heavier) and the Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 460g weight camcorder (245g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Smaller Edit
The Sony HDR-CX405 is a 128mm deep camcorder. That's 11mm smaller than the Panasonic HC-V770 (134mm), 2.5mm smaller than the Sony HDR-PJ620 (134mm) and 6mm smaller than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (134mm).
13.5mm smaller Edit
The Sony HDR-CX405 is a 54mm wide camcorder. That's 11mm smaller than the Panasonic HC-V770 (67.5mm), 7.5mm smaller than the Sony HDR-PJ620 (67.5mm) and 13.5mm smaller than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (67.5mm).
Cheaper by £180
The Sony HDR-CX405 is £180.01 cheaper than the Panasonic HC-V770 and £368.01 cheaper than the Sony HDR-PJ620.
Better selling
The Sony HDR-CX405 ranks No. 2172 by number of sales, whereas the Panasonic HC-V770 ranks No. 11222 and the Sony HDR-PJ620 ranks No. 58316.
6 Reasons For
60% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 has an optical zoom of 30x, and so does the Sony HDR-CX405. That's 10x bigger than the Panasonic HC-V770 (12x) and 18x bigger than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (12x). Read more

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

949.2mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 has a maximum focal length of 984mm, whereas the Sony HDR-PJ810 is only a 34.8mm maximum focal length camcorder (949.2mm shorter).
10% higher maximum aperture value Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 is a 4 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 0.4 higher than the Panasonic HC-V770 ().
10% larger screen size Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 is a 3" screen size camcorder, and so do the Panasonic HC-V770 and the Sony HDR-PJ810. That's 0.3" larger than the Sony HDR-CX405 (3"). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

8x smaller Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 is a 66.5mm high camcorder. That's 6.5mm smaller than the Panasonic HC-V770 (72.5mm), 528.5mm smaller than the Sony HDR-CX405 (72.5mm) and 6mm smaller than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (72.5mm).
Built-in projector Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 has a built-in projector (as does the Sony HDR-PJ810), whereas the Panasonic HC-V770 and the Sony HDR-CX405 do not have a built-in projector. Read more

The device has an internal projector, to show images.

10 Reasons For
22.21MP bigger sensor size Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 24.5MP sensor camcorder, whereas the Panasonic HC-V770 is only a 12.76MP sensor camcorder (11.74MP smaller) and the Sony HDR-CX405 and the Sony HDR-PJ620 are both only 2.29MP sensor camcorders (22.21MP smaller). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Interchangeable lens Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has an interchangeable lens, but the Sony HDR-PJ620 does not have an interchangeable lens. Read more

The lens in the device can be swapped round.

An interchangeable lens system allows the user to use alternative lenses which might be better suited for a shoot than a standard lens.

Nine times shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a minimum focal length of 2.9mm, whereas the Sony HDR-PJ620 is a 26.8mm minimum focal length camcorder (23.9mm longer).
Built-in light Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a built-in light, but the Sony HDR-CX405 does not have a built-in light.
Slightly larger screen size Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a screen size of 3" (as do the Panasonic HC-V770 and the Sony HDR-PJ620), however the Sony HDR-CX405 is only a 2.7" screen size camcorder (0.3" smaller). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

690,600 pixels higher display resolution Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a display resolution of 921,000 pixels, but the Panasonic HC-V770 and the Sony HDR-PJ620 are both only 460,800 pixels display resolution camcorders (460,200 pixels lower) and the Sony HDR-CX405 is only a 230,400 pixels display resolution camcorder (690,600 pixels lower). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

Built-in projector Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a built-in projector, and so does the Sony HDR-PJ620, whereas the Panasonic HC-V770 and the Sony HDR-CX405 do not. Read more

The device has an internal projector, to show images.

25 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a projector brightness of 50 ANSI lumens, but the Sony HDR-PJ620 is only a 25 ANSI lumens projector brightness camcorder (25 ANSI lumens dimmer).
One more awards
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has 2 awards, whereas the Panasonic HC-V770 has 1 award.
User reviews are better
Based on 30 reviews, the Sony HDR-PJ810 has an average user review score of 97%, however the Panasonic HC-V770 has an average rating of 89% (based on 14 reviews), the Sony HDR-CX405 has an average rating of 83% (based on 192 reviews) and the Sony HDR-PJ620 has an average rating of 92% (based on 36 reviews).

Reasons Against

13 Reasons Against
93% smaller sensor size Edit
Panasonic HC-V770 is only 12.76MP sensor. That's 10.47MP bigger than the Sony HDR-CX405 and the Sony HDR-PJ620 (24.5MP) and 11.74MP smaller than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (24.5MP). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 is a 20x (optical) camcorder. That's 10x smaller than the Sony HDR-CX405 and the Sony HDR-PJ620 (12x) and 8x bigger than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (12x). Read more

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

12% lower maximum aperture value Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 is a 3.6 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 0.4 lower than the Sony HDR-PJ620 ().
Vastly lower display resolution Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 is a 460,800 pixels display resolution camcorder, and so does the Sony HDR-PJ620. That's 230,400 pixels higher than the Sony HDR-CX405 (921,000 pixels) and 460,200 pixels lower than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (921,000 pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

138g heavier Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 has a weight of 353g, whereas the Sony HDR-CX405 is a 215g weight camcorder (138g lighter), the Sony HDR-PJ620 is a 308g weight camcorder (45g lighter) and the Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 460g weight camcorder (107g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Bigger Edit
Panasonic HC-V770 is 73mm high. That's 522mm smaller than the Sony HDR-CX405 (72.5mm), 6.5mm bigger than the Sony HDR-PJ620 (72.5mm) and 0.5mm bigger than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (72.5mm).
8% bigger Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 is a 139mm deep camcorder. That's 11mm bigger than the Sony HDR-CX405 (134mm), 8.5mm bigger than the Sony HDR-PJ620 (134mm) and 5mm bigger than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (134mm).
11mm bigger Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 is a 65mm wide camcorder. That's 11mm bigger than the Sony HDR-CX405 (67.5mm), 3.5mm bigger than the Sony HDR-PJ620 (67.5mm) and 2.5mm smaller than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (67.5mm).
Does not have a built-in projector Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 does not have a built-in projector (As does the the Sony HDR-CX405), whereas the Sony HDR-PJ620 and the Sony HDR-PJ810 have a built-in projector. Read more

The device has an internal projector, to show images.

More expensive by £180
The Panasonic HC-V770 is £180.01 more expensive than the Sony HDR-CX405.
Less popular
The Panasonic HC-V770 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 11222 by number of sales in our camcorders, whereas the Sony HDR-CX405 ranks No. 2172.
One less award
The Panasonic HC-V770 has only received 1 award, but the Sony HDR-PJ810 has received 2 awards.
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the Panasonic HC-V770 is 89%, whereas the average user rating of the Sony HDR-PJ620 is 92% (based on 36 reviews) and the Sony HDR-PJ810 is 97% (based on 30 reviews).
12 Reasons Against
Ten times smaller sensor size Edit
Sony HDR-CX405 is only 2.29MP sensor, and so does the Sony HDR-PJ620. That's 10.47MP smaller than the Panasonic HC-V770 (24.5MP) and 22.21MP smaller than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (24.5MP). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Lower megapixel count Edit
The Sony HDR-CX405 has a megapixel count of 2.29MP (as does the Sony HDR-PJ620), whereas the Panasonic HC-V770 is a 6.03MP camcorder (3.74MP higher).
3.74MP lower movie megapixel count Edit
Sony HDR-CX405 is only 2.29MP (movie mode), and so does the Sony HDR-PJ620. That's 3.74MP lower than the Panasonic HC-V770 ().
Vastly smaller digital zoom Edit
The Sony HDR-CX405 has a digital zoom of 350x (as does the Sony HDR-PJ620), however the Panasonic HC-V770 is a 1,500x (digital) camcorder (1,150x bigger) and the Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 160x (digital) camcorder (190x smaller). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Does not have a built-in light Edit
The Sony HDR-CX405 does not have a built-in light, but the Sony HDR-PJ810 has a built-in light.
0.3" smaller screen size Edit
The Sony HDR-CX405 is a 2.7" screen size camcorder. That's 0.3" smaller than the Panasonic HC-V770, the Sony HDR-PJ620 and the Sony HDR-PJ810 (3"). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

Lower display resolution Edit
The Sony HDR-CX405 is a 230,400 pixels display resolution camcorder. That's 230,400 pixels lower than the Panasonic HC-V770 and the Sony HDR-PJ620 (921,000 pixels) and 690,600 pixels lower than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (921,000 pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

Bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Sony HDR-CX405 is a 3lx minimum illumination camcorder, and so does the Sony HDR-PJ810. That's 2lx bigger than the Panasonic HC-V770 (3lx).
89% bigger Edit
Sony HDR-CX405 is 595mm high. That's 522mm bigger than the Panasonic HC-V770 (72.5mm), 528.5mm bigger than the Sony HDR-PJ620 (72.5mm) and 522.5mm bigger than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (72.5mm).
Does not have a built-in projector Edit
The Sony HDR-CX405 does not have a built-in projector (As does the the Panasonic HC-V770), whereas the Sony HDR-PJ620 and the Sony HDR-PJ810 do. Read more

The device has an internal projector, to show images.

Fewer sellers
The Sony HDR-CX405 is only stocked by 20 shops, but the Panasonic HC-V770 is stocked by 39 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The average user rating of the Sony HDR-CX405 is 83%, whereas the average user rating of the Panasonic HC-V770 is 89% (based on 14 reviews), the Sony HDR-PJ620 is 92% (based on 36 reviews) and the Sony HDR-PJ810 is 97% (based on 30 reviews).
16 Reasons Against
10x smaller sensor size Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 is a 2.29MP sensor camcorder, and so does the Sony HDR-CX405. That's 10.47MP smaller than the Panasonic HC-V770 (24.5MP) and 22.21MP smaller than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (24.5MP). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

Vastly lower megapixel count Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 has a megapixel count of 2.29MP (as does the Sony HDR-CX405), however the Panasonic HC-V770 is a 6.03MP camcorder (3.74MP higher).
Lower movie megapixel count Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 is a 2.29MP (movie mode) camcorder, and so does the Sony HDR-CX405. That's 3.74MP lower than the Panasonic HC-V770 ().
Four times smaller digital zoom Edit
Sony HDR-PJ620 is only 350x (digital) (as does the Sony HDR-CX405), but the Panasonic HC-V770 is a 1,500x (digital) camcorder (1,150x bigger) and the Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 160x (digital) camcorder (190x smaller). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Does not have an interchangeable lens Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 does not have an interchangeable lens, whereas the Sony HDR-PJ810 has an interchangeable lens. Read more

The lens in the device can be swapped round.

An interchangeable lens system allows the user to use alternative lenses which might be better suited for a shoot than a standard lens.

90% longer minimum focal length Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 is a 26.8mm minimum focal length camcorder. That's 23.9mm longer than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (2.9mm).
Lower display resolution Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 is a 460,800 pixels display resolution camcorder, and so does the Panasonic HC-V770. That's 230,400 pixels higher than the Sony HDR-CX405 (921,000 pixels) and 460,200 pixels lower than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (921,000 pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

44% smaller bitrate at maximum video resolution Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 is a 50 Mbit/s maximum video resolution bitrate camcorder. That's 22 Mbit/s smaller than the Panasonic HC-V770 ().
A lot heavier Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 has a weight of 308g, however the Panasonic HC-V770 is a 353g weight camcorder (45g heavier), the Sony HDR-CX405 is a 215g weight camcorder (93g lighter) and the Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 460g weight camcorder (152g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Bigger Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 has a depth of 130.5mm. That's 8.5mm smaller than the Panasonic HC-V770 (134mm), 2.5mm bigger than the Sony HDR-CX405 (134mm) and 3.5mm smaller than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (134mm).
13% bigger Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 has a width of 61.5mm. That's 3.5mm smaller than the Panasonic HC-V770 (67.5mm), 7.5mm bigger than the Sony HDR-CX405 (67.5mm) and 6mm smaller than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (67.5mm).
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ620 is a 25 ANSI lumens projector brightness camcorder. That's 25 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony HDR-PJ810 (50 ANSI lumens).
More expensive by £368
The Sony HDR-PJ620 is £188 more expensive than the Panasonic HC-V770 and £368.01 more expensive than the Sony HDR-CX405.
Less retailers
The Sony HDR-PJ620 is only stocked by 12 retailers, whereas the Panasonic HC-V770 is stocked by 39 stores and the Sony HDR-CX405 is stocked by 20 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock.
Less popular
The Sony HDR-PJ620 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 58316 by number of sales in our camcorders, however the Panasonic HC-V770 ranks No. 11222 and the Sony HDR-CX405 ranks No. 2172.
User review Rating is Worse
The Sony HDR-PJ620's average user score is 92%, however the Sony HDR-PJ810's is 97% (based on 30 reviews).
10 Reasons Against
Smaller optical zoom Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has an optical zoom of 12x, however the Panasonic HC-V770 is a 20x (optical) camcorder (8x bigger) and the Sony HDR-CX405 and the Sony HDR-PJ620 are both 30x (optical) camcorders (18x bigger). Read more

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

Hugely smaller digital zoom Edit
Sony HDR-PJ810 is only 160x (digital). That's 1,340x smaller than the Panasonic HC-V770 (160x) and 190x smaller than the Sony HDR-CX405 and the Sony HDR-PJ620 (160x). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 34.8mm maximum focal length camcorder. That's 949.2mm shorter than the Sony HDR-PJ620 (34.8mm).
2lx bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a minimum illumination of 3lx (as does the Sony HDR-CX405), however the Panasonic HC-V770 is a 1lx minimum illumination camcorder (2lx smaller).
Heavier Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 460g weight camcorder. That's 107g heavier than the Panasonic HC-V770 (460g), 245g heavier than the Sony HDR-CX405 (460g) and 152g heavier than the Sony HDR-PJ620 (460g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Moderately bigger Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 is a 72.5mm high camcorder, whereas the Panasonic HC-V770 is a 73mm high camcorder (0.5mm bigger), the Sony HDR-CX405 is a 595mm high camcorder (522.5mm bigger) and the Sony HDR-PJ620 is a 66.5mm high camcorder (6mm smaller).
6mm bigger Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a depth of 134mm, however the Panasonic HC-V770 is a 139mm deep camcorder (5mm bigger), the Sony HDR-CX405 is a 128mm deep camcorder (6mm smaller) and the Sony HDR-PJ620 is a 130.5mm deep camcorder (3.5mm smaller).
20% bigger Edit
The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a width of 67.5mm, however the Panasonic HC-V770 is a 65mm wide camcorder (2.5mm smaller), the Sony HDR-CX405 is a 54mm wide camcorder (13.5mm smaller) and the Sony HDR-PJ620 is a 61.5mm wide camcorder (6mm smaller).
Not currently available
This camcorder does not seem to be currently available. Read more
You can sign up to a price alert to be notified when this product becomes available.
Over one year older
The Sony HDR-PJ810 is older than the Panasonic HC-V770 by 13 months, older than the Sony HDR-CX405 by 13 months and older than the Sony HDR-PJ620 by 13 months.

Awards

1 Award
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
No awards found No awards found 2 Awards
altomdata.dk: Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 24 months Ago 24 months Ago 36 months Ago

Image Sensor

Sensor Size
12.76MP 2.29MP 2.29MP 24.5MP
BEST
Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
BEST
 1/2
 1/2
 1/2
Sensor Type
 MOS
 MOS
 MOS
 MOS
Megapixel Count
6.03MP
BEST
2.29MP 2.29MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Movie Megapixel Count
6.03MP
BEST
2.29MP 2.29MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
20x 30x
BEST
30x
BEST
12x
Digital Zoom
1,500x
BEST
350x 350x 160x
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Interchangeable Lens
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interchangeable lens
 Interchangeable lens
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Optical
 Optical
 Optical
BEST
 Optical
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 984mm
BEST
34.8mm
Minimum Aperture
1.8 1.8 1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 26.8mm 2.9mm
BEST
Maximum Aperture Value
3.6 Unknown - Click to provide data 4
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
49mm Unknown - Click to provide data 46mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length
29.5 - 612 26.8 - 804 Unknown - Click to provide data 2.9 - 34.8
Focal Length Range
4.08 - 81.6 1.9 - 57 1.9 - 57 1.8 - 3.4
Wide Angle Lens System
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide angle lens system

Storage

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MSXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MSXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MSXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 MS Micro (M2)
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MSXC
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card
 Memory card
 Memory card
File System
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 MPF
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 MPF
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 MPF
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 MPF

Focusing

Face Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Face detection
 Face detection
 Face detection
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Smile Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smile detection
 Smile detection

Light Exposure

Scene Mode
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Spotlight
Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Auto
 Auto
 Auto

White Balance

Outdoor White Balance
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Outdoor white balance
Indoor White Balance
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Indoor white balance
Onepush White Balance
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Onepush white balance
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Outdoor
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Outdoor
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Outdoor
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Outdoor

Flash

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
Built-In Light
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in light
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in light
BEST
Shoe Mounting Point
 Shoe mounting point
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Shoe Mounting Point Type
 Cold
 Cold
 Cold
 Cold

Shutter

Video Shutter Speed
1/25 - 1/8000 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Photo Shutter Speed
1/2 - 1/2000 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed
1/2 - 1/8000 1/25 - 1/10000 1/10000 - 1/6 1/10000

Display

Screen Size
3"
BEST
2.7" 3"
BEST
3"
BEST
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touch sensitive screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
460,800 pixels 230,400 pixels 460,800 pixels 921,000 pixels
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD
 LCD
 LCD

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
 handheld
 handheld
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
On Screen Display
 On screen display
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
Image Processor
 BIONZ X
 BIONZ X
BEST
 BIONZ X
 BIONZ X
Minimum Illumination
1lx
BEST
3lx Unknown - Click to provide data 3lx
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 10 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 ARA
 THA
 ENG
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 ARA
 THA
 ENG
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 ARA
 THA
 ENG
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 ARA
 THA
 ENG
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Remote control

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
72 Mbit/s
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Capturing Speed
50fps Unknown - Click to provide data 50fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 540p
 1080i
BEST
 1080p
 720p
 540p
 1080i
BEST
 1080p
 720p
 540p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 540p
 1080i
Video Format
 MP4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MP4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MP4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MP4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 1440 x 1080
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Frame Rate
50fps Unknown - Click to provide data 50fps Unknown - Click to provide data

Still Image

Image Format
 JPG
 EXIF
BEST
 JPG
 EXIF
BEST
 JPG
 EXIF
 JPG
 EXIF
BEST
Still Image Resolution
 5472 x 3648
 4896 x 3672
 3984 x 2656
 3264 x 2448
 1920 x 1080
 1728 x 1152
 640 x 480
BEST
 5472 x 3648
 4896 x 3672
 3984 x 2656
 3264 x 2448
 1920 x 1080
 1728 x 1152
 640 x 480
 5472 x 3648
 4896 x 3672
 3984 x 2656
 3264 x 2448
 1920 x 1080
 1728 x 1152
 640 x 480
 5472 x 3648
 4896 x 3672
 3984 x 2656
 3264 x 2448
 1920 x 1080
 1728 x 1152
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 6528 x 3672
 4032 x 2272
 6592 x 3712
 6528 x 3672
 4032 x 2272
 6592 x 3712
 6528 x 3672
 4032 x 2272
 6592 x 3712
 6528 x 3672
 4032 x 2272
 6592 x 3712
BEST

Audio

Audio Format
 AAC++
 PCM
 LPCM
 AAC++
 PCM
 LPCM
BEST
 AAC++
 PCM
 LPCM
BEST
 AAC++
 PCM
 LPCM
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
BEST
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite video out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite video out port
USB 2.0 Port
1 1 1 1
Microphone in Port
 Microphone in port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in port
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
Component Video Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Out Port
 S-Video out port
 S-Video out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 S-Video out port
PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 PictBridge

Networking

WiFi
 WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi
 WiFi
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN connection
Near Field Communication
 Near field communication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near field communication
 Near field communication
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Battery

Battery Life
1h Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Recording Time
1h Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data NP-BX1 NP-FV50 NP-FV50
Battery Voltage
3.6V Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
1,940mAh Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Charging Source
 AC
 USB
 AC
 USB
 AC
 USB
 AC
 USB

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
353g 215g
BEST
308g 460g
Height
73mm 595mm 66.5mm
BEST
72.5mm
Depth
139mm 128mm
BEST
130.5mm 134mm
Width
65mm 54mm
BEST
61.5mm 67.5mm

Packaging Content

Included Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Included battery
 Included battery
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Bundled Software
HD Writer AE 5.2 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data PlayMemories Home
Cable Included
 USB
 HDMI
 DC
BEST
 USB
 HDMI
 DC
 USB
 HDMI
 DC
BEST
 USB
 HDMI
 DC
BEST
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Waterproof
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Waterproof
Shock Proof
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shock proof

Projector

Built-In Projector
 Built-in projector
 Built-in projector
 Built-in projector
BEST
 Built-in projector
BEST
Projected Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 25 ANSI lumens 50 ANSI lumens
BEST
Minimum Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5m 0.5m

Technical Details

Freeze-Resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Freeze-resistant
Dust-Resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dust-resistant
USB Charging
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB charging
 USB charging
 USB charging
Feedback