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.