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Sony HDR-PJ790VE
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Sony HDR-PJ790VE Camcorder

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3 Reasons For

Excellent Expert Reviews

Video camera expert review site parentesis.com scored this camcorder 90%. Camcorder experts think this video camera is one of the better comparable spec video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

Excellent User Reviews

People who bought this camcorder rated this video camera as excellent on average. This Sony video camera in the top 3% of all the similar spec video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years when ranked by user rating.

Good Brand

Sony is one of the better rated video camera manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Sony also has good ratings for its camcorders.

9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-PJ790 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to the HDR-PJ790 also do not have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of other video cameras which also have an image stabilizer that you might want to look at including the Sony FDR-X1000[plb_2962225_price].

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The HDR-PJ790 does not have an HDMI, although this is within the context that most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to the HDR-PJ790 also do not have an HDMI.

We compared all the other video cameras which also have an HDMI to this camcorder and we think the Sony FDR-X1000[plb_2962225_price] is also worth considering.

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Not Full HD

The Sony HDR-PJ790 is not Full HD. Most of the other camcorders that have been available for around the same time as the HDR-PJ790 are also not Full HD.

Camcorders which are Full HD that might be worth looking at include the Veho Muvi HD NPNG[plb_2384279_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

Like most of the other camcorders that came out more than two years ago, the HDR-PJ790 does not have an interchangeable lens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Display

Most of the other video cameras of this age and type have a built-in display, however the Sony HDR-PJ790 does not have a built-in display.

Other camcorders which also have a built-in display that you might also want to look at include the Veho Muvi HD NPNG[plb_2384279_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most camcorders that have been around for a similar time to the HDR-PJ790 are not waterproof. The HDR-PJ790 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

If you are looking for a video camera that is waterproof then you might want to look at the Sony FDR-X1000[plb_2962225_price].

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Not 3D

Most camcorders that were launched more than two years ago are not 3D. The HDR-PJ790 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to the HDR-PJ790, the HDR-PJ790 does not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Like most of the other camcorders of this type and age, the Sony HDR-PJ790 does not have a built-in projector.

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1 Other reason to consider the Sony HDR-PJ790VE

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this video camera was released.

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Expert Reviews

(3)
29 April 2013

Con esta cámara podrás proyectar todos tus vídeos o fotos sin necesidad de sacarlos de ella o pasarlos a una computadora y gracias a su gran memoria no tienes necesidad de borrar nada...

16 May 2013

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7 September 2013

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El proyector incluido hace de la experiencia de compartir fotos y vdeos algo inigualable
La calidad de las fotografas es muy bueno
Proyectar fotos o video desgasta mucha batera y su duracin es poca

User Reviews

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Reviewed 25 February 2013 by Cal
Cal would recommend the Sony HDR-PJ790 (Verified Purchase)

The cam won't make me a great videographer--that depends on creativity, brevity, appeal to my audience, interesting shots, and more. But this great cam will support my efforts to aspire to... Read more…

Reviewed 2 October 2013 by Cyan
Cyan would recommend the Sony HDR-PJ790 (Verified Purchase)

After being introduced to this camera by an aerial imaging production company I hired, I immediately purchased one for my own use. The company used one on their hexacopter for a flyover of the... Read more…

Reviewed 19 June 2013 by Bill the video shooter
Bill the video shooter would recommend the Sony HDR-PJ790 (Verified Purchase)

I'm a retired television cameraman, and I just attended an annual reunion. I was able to capture the Friday night celebration in a night club with great results. The video from the picnic on... Read more…

Reviewed 16 July 2013 by Mina J.
Mina J. would recommend the Sony HDR-PJ790

I am still in awe over this camcorder. I purchased it thru B&H, who are the greatest, and received it in June. I immediately downloaded all the instructions from the Sony website. It made it so... Read more…

Reviewed 8 June 2014 by Ve7ovy
Ve7ovy would recommend the Sony HDR-PJ790

Having used professional cameras in my career, i wanted something acceptable HD quality that was affordable, for shooting home movies & family travel videos. Being small & easy to cary/use was... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hdrpj790, hdrpj790v, hdrpj790ve, sony evsnpj790vbkb2, sony evsnpj790vbkb2b, sony evsnpj790vbkb2bd, sony evsnpj790vbkb2bdl
Barcodes 00027242863514, 00616241010007

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