A few Sony HDR-PJ810E owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good lens. Dr. Paul Ell wrote in his review of this camcorder “These features, in brief, include a sophisticated lens with anti-camera shake mounting” . Dr. Paul Ell also wrote “The lens housing is incredible”. Edward Debuse mentioned on Amazon “A 26mm wide angle lens gives a superb wide field of view while filming” in his review of the Sony HDR-PJ810E and rated the Sony HDR-PJ810E 5 stars.
Several customers reckoned that the Sony HDR-PJ810E had a good zoom. Two years ago Mr. A. Poole scored this camcorder 5 stars and mentioned in their review on Amazon “My only other minor gripe is that zoom control is clumsy compared to the flexible”.
One Sony HDR-PJ810E owner who reviewed it considered that it had a good image stabiliser.