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Sony HDR-PJ330

Sony HDR-PJ330
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A top of the range and classic 30x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
30x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 9.2MP 1" Jan 2014
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Sony HDR-PJ330 Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have ranked the Sony HDR-PJ330 number 235 across all camcorders.
90
Reviews
8 Reviews
90
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Age
4 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer video cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2018.
Customers report it is a good size.
This Sony camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
See the detail with exmor R CMOS sensor - capture bright, clear images with striking full HD detail, even when shooting in low light
Two movies in one with dual video recording - record in two formats at the same time. film in AVCHD for high-quality footage or mp4 for easy sharing online
No cables or hook-ups with built-in wi-fi - send pictures and videos to your smartphone or tablet to upload on facebook or twitter
Instant sharing with one-touch connection via NFC - simply place your camera against an nfc-enabled smartphone or tablet to quickly share photos and mp4 videos
Experience G lens quality - get flawless quality and refined handling, every G lens is made for the best possible performance for true detail in every frame
Fill the whole frame with a 26.8mm wide-angle lens - from group shots to stretching landscapes: never miss a thing, get everything in the shot
See smartphone and tablet videos as large as life - connect your mobile through the HDMI input and project films, photos, youtube clips, and more from your mobile
Finer, faster shooting with BIONZ X processor - levels of noise are reduced with
Bigger than average optical zoom
A smooth finish with active intelligent mode - turn your optical steadyshot to active intelligent mode, and every frame is analysed and corrected to deliver even smoother video
Iron out bumps with optical steadyshot - get moving and enjoy smoother footage when shooting handheld
Get closer to your subject - 30x optical/60x clear image zoom helps you pull a scene closer so you can capture it in perfect detail
PJ330E handycam with A built-in projector, exmor R CMOS sensor & optical steadyshot - put on a show anywhere with a built-in projector - throw a picture up to 100 inches onto any surface: the projector is bright to 13 lumens for vividly clear detail
Has an image stabilizer
Very light
Capture the movement with motion shot video - take a series of shots in continuous shooting mode: these frames are used to create one photo that shows every stage of the action

Sony HDR-PJ330 Video Reviews

Sony HDR-PJ330 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Owner Reviews

HDR-PJ330 owners on average rated this camcorder 80%. 3 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this camcorder either 4 or 5 stars.

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Sony Camcorders Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 9,817 user and expert reviews (including 2,796 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its camcorders. 91% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three people who reviewed this camcorder said that it was lightweight.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Sony released the HDR-PJ330 in January 2014.

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

The average total megapixels of all camcorders is 7.8MP, with the smallest being 0.3MP and the biggest being 50MP. The Sony HDR-PJ330's total megapixels of 9.2MP is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 34% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The HDR-PJ330's optical zoom of 30x is bigger than 72% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have optical zooms of between 1x and 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

The HDR-PJ330's optical sensor size of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 89% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have optical sensor sizes of between 0.12" and 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37".

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Very Light

The HDR-PJ330's weight of only 215g is lighter than 65% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-PJ330 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Camcorders have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The display diagonal of the HDR-PJ330 of only 2.7" is smaller than 78% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-PJ330 supports HDMI, as do 70% of video cameras.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

Camcorders have digital zooms of between 1.5x and 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x. The digital zoom of the HDR-PJ330 of 350x is bigger than 71% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Night Mode

The Sony HDR-PJ330 has a night mode, which is unusual. 93% of camcorders do not have a night mode.

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Features Smile Detection

The Sony HDR-PJ330 features smile detection. 89% of camcorders do not feature smile detection.

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Has a Face Detection

The HDR-PJ330 has a face detection, unlike 70% of camcorders which do not have a face detection.

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Does Not Have a Headphone Outputs

The HDR-PJ330 does not have a headphone outputs, although keep in mind that 63% of camcorders also do not have a headphone outputs.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

Like most other camcorders, the HDR-PJ330 does not support bluetooth. 98% of camcorders do not support bluetooth.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HDR-PJ330 does not have a touchscreen. 59% of camcorders also do not have a touchscreen.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony HDR-PJ330 is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Does Not Have a Microphone in

The Sony HDR-PJ330 does not have a microphone in, although it is worth keeping in mind that 75% of camcorders also do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HDR-PJ330 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Features Manual Focus

The HDR-PJ330 features manual focus, which is unusual. 89% of camcorders do not feature manual focus.

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the HDR-PJ330 of only 26.8mm is in the shortest 19% of all camcorders 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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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most other video cameras, the Sony HDR-PJ330 does not support PictBridge. 97% of camcorders do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Built-In Projector

The Sony HDR-PJ330 has a built-in projector, unlike 96% of camcorders which do not have a built-in projector.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HDR-PJ330 features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 76% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HDR-PJ330 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of camcorders do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony hdrpj330ebcen

Barcodes:

04905524969337, 04905524969344, 04905524969351, 05054230786253

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