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Sony PJ670
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Sony PJ670 Camcorder

9.2MP 1/5.8 325g CMOS Feb 2015
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Aim for stunning clarity and detail in every scene with core imaging components that deliver superior picture quality under all conditions. Versatile control of multiple recording formats and... More
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Sony HDR-PJ670 FullHD camcorder review
Sony HDR-PJ540 / HDR-PJ670 Sample Video

11 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Camcorder Reviews

Medium sensor size video cameras manufactured by Sony have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all video cameras (not just medium sensor size video cameras) and found that Sony also has good reviews across its entire range.

Has an Image Stabiliser

The Sony PJ670 has an image stabiliser, which is unusual. Most of the other medium sensor size video cameras that are a similar age to the PJ670 do not have an image stabiliser.

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Has an HDMI Port

has an HDMI port

Like most of the other video cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PJ670, the Sony PJ670 has an HDMI port.

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Very Big Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of camcorders that came out more than a year ago is 210x, and the digital zooms range from 8x to 350x. With a digital zoom of 350 times zoom factor, the Sony PJ670 has a very big digital zoom compared to most of the other video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the PJ670.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of camcorders that were launched around the same time as the PJ670 is 10x, the biggest is 30x, and the average optical zoom is 23x. The Sony PJ670 has a very big optical zoom (30 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other camcorders that were released around the same time as the PJ670.

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other camcorders of this spec and age, the Sony PJ670 has a built-in display.

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Has a Built-In Projector

has a built-in projector

The Sony PJ670 has a built-in projector, which is unusual. Most of the other medium sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for more than a year do not have a built-in projector.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length

When compared to other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the PJ670, the Sony PJ670's maximum focal length of 984 millimeters is one of the longest. The shortest maximum focal length of camcorders that were launched around the same time as the PJ670 is 150mm, the longest is 990mm, and the average maximum focal length is 530mm.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Sony PJ670 supports a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution supported by most video cameras of this spec and age. In addition, this Sony camcorder supports a video resolution of 1440 x 1080 pixels. The worst video resolution of all comparable spec video cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PJ670 is 640 x 360 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camcorder has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on video cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length

The shortest minimum focal length of camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the PJ670 is 26mm, the longest is 29mm, and the average minimum focal length is 27mm. At only 26.8 millimeters, the Sony PJ670 has a quite short minimum focal length compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the PJ670.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The Sony PJ670 does not have an interchangeable lens, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec camcorders that have been available for more than a year also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Sony PJ670 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to the PJ670 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the PJ670 do not have a night mode. The Sony PJ670 is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other video cameras of a similar age and type to the PJ670, the Sony PJ670 is not waterproof.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Sony PJ670

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this camcorder is Full HD, which is typical of many camcorders of this age and type.

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Price Has Increased by £4.99

The PJ670 has increased in price by £4.99 in the last 55 days.

Released Over a Year Ago

This video camera was released over a year ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Sony PJ670 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other medium sensor size video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the PJ670.

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Average Weight

The Sony PJ670 has a relatively average weight (325 grams) compared to most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the PJ670.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on medium sensor size video cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

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1/5.8" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on camcorders of a similar type and age to it.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Sensor Size
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Resolution
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabiliser
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Aperture
Minimum Focal Length
Maximum Aperture Value
Focal Length Range
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Fash Memory Capacity
Storage Media Type
File System
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Face Detection
Normal Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Light Exposure
Scene Mode
Exposure Mode
White Balance
White Balance Mode
Flash
Built-In Flash
Shutter
Shutter Speed
Display
Screen Size
Built-In Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Camera
Camcorder Type
Image Processor
Minimum Illumination
Self-Timer
Design
Colour
Video
HD Type
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Video Mode
Video Format
Video Resolution
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
DC-In Jack
Composite Video Out Port
USB 2.0 Port
Networking
WiFi
Near Field Communication
Battery
Battery Type
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Slot
Charging Source
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Included Battery
AC Adapter Included
Projector
Built-In Projector
Projected Screen Size
Projector Brightness
Native Resolution
Minimum Projection Distance
Technical Details
Self-Timer

Expert Reviews

17 February 2015

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Accurate gamma and grayscale
Great build quality in a supercompact chassis
Easy setup
Excellent 3D
Final Audio Design's Sonorous III's dynamic driver will refresh your appreciation for highresolution audio files, but its lowimpedance spec makes it sound great with streaming audio files on your phon
More accurate color gamut and luminance
Backlit remote
Better handling of component signals
Separate adjustable picture mode for 3D
The headphones are heavier than the average overear set and lack a case for protected storage

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 12 August 2015 by Brett Higgins

[@] First off, I love Sony products. I still own my Sony M1, one of the best point and shoot cameras I have ever owned. I just bought the Sony a6000 which I am loving and has great image quality... Read more…

None That I Can Think Of
Easy to Use
Good Image Stabilization
Poor Image Quality
Poor In Low Light
Poor Still Image
Reviewed 5 November 2015 by Jack
Jack would recommend the Sony HDR-PJ670 (Verified Purchase)

Nice and light little camcorder with good quality images...

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