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Sony HDR-PJ810

altomdata.dk Recommended
An award winning 1 Full HD camcorder with not bad features and a massive 24.5MP total megapixels
24.5MP 1/3.95" Yes 460g Jan 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Sony HDR-PJ810 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sony HDR-PJ810 number 176 across all camcorders.
93
30 Reviews + 1 Award
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Good Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
58
Average

Why Has it Scored 59?

It has very good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 93%, based on 30 reviews. This camcorder has received a "Recommended" award from Altomdata.dk. Canon video cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However this Sony camcorder has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2017.
Customers report product quality, design and good quality lens.
The HDR-PJ810 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Full HD
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
Does not have a built-in flash
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

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Sony HDR-PJ810 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This Sony video camera was given a "Recommended" award by website Altomdata.dk who decided that this video camera was very good.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This video camera received a rating of 90% from camcorder expert review website altomdata.dk. This means that video camera experts think this Sony camcorder is one of the very best video cameras.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 29 owner reviews this camcorder has a brilliant overall owner rating. 25 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this video camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Users think this video camera is one of the better video cameras.

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Customers Report Good Product Quality

Seven customers mentioned in their reviews that the Sony HDR-PJ810 was good quality.

Sony Has Very Good Camcorder Reviews

Based on 6,133 expert and user reviews (including 1,986 verified purchases), Sony has very good reviews for its video cameras. 89% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Nice Design

Two people who bought this camcorder thought it was good looking.

Users Report a Good Quality Lens

Two customers who reviewed it wrote that it had a good lens.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers reckoned that the product had a good screen.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features.

  • Love it what a brilliant product it has so many features…
    James long (Amazon) - December 2015
  • Fantastic quality pictures and a superb array of easily accessed features and manual controls…
    Dmoggy (Amazon) - June 2016

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three owners said in their reviews that this camcorder was easy to use.


Features

Full HD

Full HD

The Sony HDR-PJ810 is Full HD, as are 73% of camcorders.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Sony HDR-PJ810 does not have a built-in flash, although keep in mind that 86% of video cameras also do not have a built-in flash.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Sony HDR-PJ810's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 34.8mm is quite short compared to most other video cameras. It is in the shortest 16% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of all video cameras is 790mm, with the shortest being 0.5mm and the longest being 2,700mm.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HDR-PJ810's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 42% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HDR-PJ810 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of video cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-PJ810 has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of video cameras.

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Features Smile Detection

The HDR-PJ810 features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of camcorders do not feature smile detection.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the HDR-PJ810 of only 2.9mm is fairly short compared to most other video cameras. It is in the shortest 6% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 1.8mm and 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 29mm.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The HDR-PJ810 has a handheld remote control, which is unusual. 93% of camcorders do not have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Support Bluetooth

The HDR-PJ810 does not support bluetooth, although this is within the context that 97% of video cameras also do not support bluetooth.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the HDR-PJ810 of 160x is fairly average compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 49% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-PJ810 supports HDMI. 67% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Heavy

The average weight of all video cameras is 530g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The weight of the HDR-PJ810 of 460g is in the heaviest 24% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Projector

The HDR-PJ810 has a built-in projector. 96% of video cameras do not have a built-in projector.

built-in projector
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Very Small Optical Zoom

The HDR-PJ810's optical zoom of only 12x is fairly small compared to most other video cameras. It is in the smallest 24% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The smallest optical zoom of video cameras is 1x, the biggest is 78x, and the average optical zoom is 26x.

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Supports Remote Operation

The HDR-PJ810 supports remote operation, unlike 95% of camcorders which do not support remote operation.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most other video cameras, the Sony HDR-PJ810 does not support PictBridge. 97% of video cameras do not support PictBridge.

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Has a Face Detection

The Sony HDR-PJ810 has a face detection. 72% of video cameras do not have a face detection.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/3.95|1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HDR-PJ810 features wi-Fi, unlike 77% of video cameras which do not feature wi-Fi.

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Not Waterproof

Like most other camcorders, the HDR-PJ810 is not waterproof. 89% of video cameras are not waterproof.

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Has an Interchangeable Lens

The HDR-PJ810 has an interchangeable lens, which is unusual. 94% of camcorders do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Quite Big Total Megapixels

Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP, and the average total megapixels is 8.2MP. The total megapixels of the Sony HDR-PJ810 of 24.5MP is in the biggest 2% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The HDR-PJ810 has a microphone in, unlike 77% of camcorders which do not have a microphone in.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This video camera has been on the market since January 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdrpj810b
Barcodes 04905524968873, 04905524968880, 05013493246188, 05054230863282
Two times smaller minimum illumination
Vastly smaller digital zoom

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