A few customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good lens. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this camcorders in September “At the highest zoom setting the floating lens gives a very steady picture”. Dr. Paul Ell said “These features, in brief, include a sophisticated lens with anti-camera shake mounting”. Dr. Paul Ell also wrote “The lens housing is incredible”.
Three Sony HDR-PJ810 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good image stabiliser. In September last year C E Gosling mentioned “The stabilisation system works well in my not-too-steady hands” in their review. Gary P gave it a score of 5 stars and he mentioned “Detailed pictures with the best image stabilisation I have ever used” in his Sony HDR-PJ810 review. Scott Dawson mentioned in his Sony HDR-PJ810 review on Amazon “The stabilisation system is so good allowing smooth walking or running shots without the need for further stabilisation equipment”.
One customer who bought it considered that it had a good zoom. Mr. A. Poole mentioned in their review of the Sony HDR-PJ810 last year “My only other minor gripe is that zoom control is clumsy compared to the flexible”.