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Sony HDR-PJ810E Camcorder

One industry award
Good product quality
Good technical features
40 Reviews + 1 Award
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The author at review sites Vido.com.ua decided that concluded that they would recommend this video camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this Sony camcorder rated this video camera as brilliant on average. Over 92% of reviewers gave this video camera either 4 or 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. That puts this video camera in the top 15% of all the camcorders of this type and age.

Sony Has Good Camcorder Reviews

Based on 4,268 expert and user reviews (including 103 verified purchases), Sony has good ratings for its video cameras. Sony also has good ratings specifically within its camcorders range compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Technical Features

Six customers reckoned that the product had good features. An anonymous reviewer said “Loads of great features” in her review of this camcorder. Three years ago William Khor wrote on expert review site Amazon “Why bother to buy the latter when there are more features in PJ810E” in his review of this camcorder. Marty63 rated it 4 stars out of 5 and said two years ago “This is an excellent little camcorder with a bundle of features to produce top quality video” in their review of this camcorder.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two owners said in their reviews that the Sony HDR-PJ810E was compact. Dr. Paul Ell gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he said on expert website Amazon “A top of the range HD camcorder from Sony that's remarkably compact bearing in mind the features it has”. Three years ago Jimbojim2179 mentioned on expert review site Amazon “It needs cooling due to being so compact.” in their review of this camcorder but they scored the product 60 out of 100.


Design

Good Product Quality

Eighteen owners who purchased this camcorder reckoned that it was good quality. Buttercup scored it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Great camera picture quality brilliant do like the projector very much pleased with all the features”. Chopin mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “This camera has an excellent quality both camcorder and image”. Chrisabbott wrote “This brought happiness in my family, for its look is fantastic it shows quality all around it”.

Nice Design

Two owners who purchased it reckoned that it was good looking. An anonymous reviewer said in her review of the Sony HDR-PJ810E “It's features are better than described and pretty easy to use too” . Dr. Paul Ell mentioned “It's pretty impressive”.

Robust

Six people who bought it reckoned that it was well made. Three years ago an anonymous author rated the Sony HDR-PJ810E 4 stars out of 5 and she said “A huge 32gb internal memory loving the built in projector and if you have other Sony products like I have (experia cell fone”. Edward Debuse gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote on expert review site Amazon “The optical image stabilisation is nothing short of astonishing - on a long zoom, things are just rock solid, as if you've got a steadycam mount on your shoulder” in his review of this camcorder. Three years ago Dr. Paul Ell mentioned “Most notably of all a built in projector” in his review of this camcorder.

Easy to Use

Seven owners who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use. Brian the Post mentioned “And its all so easy to use, i could go on” in his review of this camcorder. Three years ago Alf09 wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “To sum up I would say overall it is a very good camera easy to use and good quality” in their review of this camcorder. Macie mentioned in her Sony HDR-PJ810E review on expert website Argos.co.uk “Does exatctly what it says on the box easy to use good design”.

Two people who bought it wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Bejayar said in their review of this camcorder “The full auto settings have manual overrides for the more experienced user”. Pierre29 gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this camcorder “The flip screen is very good and the menus very clear”.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Four customers considered that it had a good battery life. Pierre29 scored it 80 out of 100 and said on expert review site Argos.co.uk two years ago “A percentage battery meter would be helpful rather than the thermometer type”. They also wrote “A separate battery charger would be useful as well” in their review. Saturn7 mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “I also found the battery life to be good”.


Good Screen / Viewfinder

Five people who bought it concluded that it had a good screen. William Khor said on expert review site Amazon “The projector just work fine and display are equally good”. Nyrvana gave the Sony HDR-PJ810E a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “Very pleased with the zoom quality, ease of use and the screen quality is very good” in their review of this camcorder. Dr. Paul Ell gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert website Amazon “It will display a good three or four foot image on a nearby wall”.

Good Quality Lens

Six people wrote in their reviews that it had a good lens. Halflife wrote “Value for money and a wonderful product, Only drawback is the projector lens is outside, prefer it to be covered, small sliding cover may be to avoid any dust particles”. Pierre29 mentioned in their Sony HDR-PJ810E review “There's no barrel distortion and the combination of a large sensor and wide lens aperture produces excellent pictures in low light levels” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Three years ago Edward Debuse wrote in his review of this camcorder on expert website Amazon “A 26mm wide angle lens gives a superb wide field of view while filming”.

Four owners concluded that this camcorder had a good zoom. Two years ago Pierre29 said “The wide angle zoom lens is superb, enabling me to shoot groups of people in small rooms for weddings, committee meetings, childrens' parties etc”. Mr. A. Poole wrote “My only other minor gripe is that zoom control is clumsy compared to the flexible”.

Three customers considered that it had a good image stabiliser. Three years ago Chopin wrote in their review of this camcorder on expert website Argos.co.uk “Image stabilization is superb, projector is awesome”. Marty63 mentioned two years ago “Image Stabilisation is fantastic and requires very little work afterwards” in their review of this camcorder and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Gary P wrote on expert website Amazon “This new unit is the best yet with excellent high quality and detailed pictures with the best image stabilisation I have ever used” in his review of this camcorder and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

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


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two people who purchased this camcorder agreed that it was quiet. Dr. Paul Ell mentioned in his review of this camcorder “It's always an option to keep quiet” . Jimbojim2179 said “Sound proof the mic please so you don't hear it on all of yur recordings in the background please or use a silent fan or better cooling” in their review of this camcorder nonetheless they gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony hdrpj810ebcen

Sony HDR-PJ810E Review Sources

To prepare this Sony HDR-PJ810E review we compared this camcorder to 576 other models. For each camcorder that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 138,553 product attributes, 23,579 camcorder reviews and 1,695,800 historical camcorder prices from 164 camcorder retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this camcorder compared to the other models as well as any areas where this camcorder is lacking.

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