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Sony HDRPJ410

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Sony HDRPJ410
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A very popular and positively reviewed 30x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, with very good features and a cheap price
30x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 9.2MP 1" Jan 2015
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Sony HDR-PJ410 Full HD Camcorder with Built-In Projector (30x Optical Zoom, Optical SteadyShot, Wi-Fi and NFC)
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Sony HDRPJ410 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony HDRPJ410 number 8 in best selling camcorders and number 9 across all camcorders.
96
Reviews
193 Reviews
85
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
2 Years Old
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this video camera to others. HP camcorders also have excellent reviews in general.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This Sony camcorder is one of the best selling camcorders currently on the market. View best selling camcorders January 2018.
Customers report superior product quality, that it is a good size and it is easy to use.
The HDRPJ410 has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Z X image processor: the advanced BIONZ X image processing engine helps achieve more naturally vivid and lifelike image quality as well as faster processing capabiliti
memory card compatibility: this handycam has slots for memory stick micro and micro sd/sdhc cards, so you can conveniently record to whichever one is more readily availab
T browse: for easy browsing and playback, this handycam plays back GUI group videos and still images that have been recorded as separate events. you can choose from different display schemes from event view or index view as needed, for better organisation, searching, viewing, and sharing of your personal conte
Al settings for iris and shutter speed: this camcorder gives you the freedom to choose manual settings for iris and shutter speed control, ideal for shooting under backlit and underexposed conditions as well as in other situatio
Ure effect: give free reign to your imagination. picture effect expands movie and photo enjoyment by letting you add up to seven creative effects (partial colour, retro photo, soft high-key, high contrast mono, toy camera, pop colour, posterization) without troublesome editing on a comput
E shutter: because great smiles are fleeting, this feature ensures they re never lost. automatically capture snapshots of smiling faces, even while recording vid
Lligent auto: this feature automatically determines the type of scene being shot and optimises a combination of settings from three groups (face, scene, camera shake). it provides the best results for up to 180 scene types, even night and backlit scenes. selected settings are displayed as icons on the LCD screen for easy referen
detection: this automatically optimises focus, exposure and colour for best results. select someone to be prioritised simply by touching their face on the LCD display, which is useful for selecting a key person when shooting at a crowded event. even if the subject leaves the frame, they will be remembered and prioritised upon re-entering the sce
record mode: dual record mode enables you to shoot HD video and high-resolution still images simultaneously to capture the best shot in both wa
video recording: record two movies at the same time one in the maximum-quality XAVC S or AVCHD format and another in mp4 format. that way you ve got a small file ready for instant sharing, plus a professional-grade file for further editi
Ressive recording: clear movies containing twice the image data of movies recorded in interlace mode can be recorded in full HD at 60p/50p in progressive recording mode. the images are as smooth as those shot at 60/50 frames per second, and each frame is recorded as one full picture, so a still captured from a movie recorded in progressive mode looks extra-sha
P still image capture: sometimes you don't need or want video. put your video camera in still image mode and capture amazing high-quality 9.2-megapixel single images as easily as you do with a still came
S lens: sharing a commitment to outstanding performance and design, sony and carl zeiss co-develop lenses that combine the best possible optics with premium-quality electronics and sensor technology for sony's handycam mode
R R CMOS sensor: this large, cutting-edge sensor enhances image clarity, reduces noise in dark environments, and enables soft background defocusi
Bigger than average optical zoom
T-in USB cable: the built-in USB cable stowed in the hand strap is very convenient for extra-quick charging and connection to a PC, so there is no need to pack a bulky extra USB cable or AC adapter. for charging without a PC, use a compact AC-USB adapter (optiona
On shot video: motion shot video plays a sequence of superimposed images that trace recorded action in split-second intervals for you to analyse in detail on the LCD screen. during playback, you can adjust the interval or pause to capture and share a still ima
Touch remote and one-touch sharing: one-touch remote lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a viewfinder and remote control for a digital camera, and one-touch sharing lets you transfer your photos and videos from your camera. either way, by installing playmemories mobile app to your NFC enable android smartphone or tablet, you can avoid complex set-up sequences and establish wireless connection simply by touching your device to the camera. you are now ready to control your camera from your smartphone to take a photo from a previously out-of-reach spot, or simply be in your own group shot, as well as transfer them instantly to your smartphone for sharing on SNS. no NFC no problem. you can also pair the devices manual
streaming via ustream: from performances to sports events, some things are best seen in real time. share scenes as they happen with high-quality picture and sou
Light movie maker: A versatile tool to streamline movie editing, highlight movie maker offers several time-saving features. add highlight markers to key moments while recording, and let the software automatically sync your transitions to your chosen soundtra
I camera control: more shots means more interesting editing. connected cameras can easily record footage from a variety of angles, whether mounted directly to the hdr-pj410 or triggered wirelessly. multi camera control makes it easy to sync shooting settings on all devic
T-in projector: shoot and show footage with just one device. A brilliant built-in projector allows you to present your movie or other content, using the external input on any available flat surfa
Ptional image quality: the high-bitrate XAVC S format is for videographers ready to take their work to the next level. delivering incredible quality, XAVC S is built from the XAVC format used by professional filmmakers and broadcasters, while employing intelligent data compression to export consumer-friendly file siz
O 26.8mm wide angle lens: whether you re shooting movies or still images, the class-leading wide angle lens can help you capture more of landscapes shots and indoor scenes, when you don't have enough room to step back. even without a wide conversion lens, selected camcorders shoot as wide as 26.8mm (16:9 aspect ratio) in movie mo
Cal steadyshot with intelligent active mode: advanced image stabilisation keeps footage blur-free, even when the recording circumstances or the user's hands are sha
Ng memories simply unforgett
Has an image stabilizer
Very light
Pe battery operation: use an extra-light, extra-compact X type battery to minimise the overall size and weight of this handycam in operati

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Sony HDRPJ410 Video Reviews

Sony HDRPJ410 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 193 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camcorder is superb. 107 reviewers (72% of all reviewers) gave this camcorder the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This puts this video camera in the top 19% of all the camcorders when ranked by average owner review score.

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Users Report Great Product Quality

22 customers thought the product was good quality.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Five customers who reviewed the product thought it was lightweight and five people who reviewed it concluded that it was compact.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

31 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use and two people said in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold.

A Best Selling Product

The HDR-PJ410 is a popular choice of camcorder according to Amazon sales data.

Sony Video Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 9,817 owner and expert reviews (including 2,796 verified purchases), Sony has very good ratings for its video cameras. 91% of those that bought a Sony camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Six people who reviewed the Sony HDR-PJ410 agreed that it was well made.

Users Report a Good Quality Lens

Four owners reckoned that the product had a good zoom and two owners who reviewed this camcorder thought it had a good image stabiliser.

  • So easy to use with good quality lens and controls…
  • So easy to use and brilliant quality, love the stabilisation feature whilst shooting…
    Ben (Argos.co.uk) - August 2017
  • The image stabilisation works well though…
  • The massive zoom is very good…
  • The flip out screen is impossible to see in bright sunlight, therefore you cannot see what you are trying to focus on…
  • The zoom is very good…
  • Actual very recording is very good and the zoom is very impressive (with digital zoom disabled) with no audible noise of the zoom motor or any other camera noise, in fact it is totally silent…
  • There is some slight blurring of the image and image stabilisation is not perfect so shows more jerkiness than would be ideal…
    Sockymon (Amazon) - March 2015
  • Lovely camcorder! It has a perfect size which is rare with now a days and has a great zoom function…
    JN (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2016

Users Report Nice Design

Three customers who purchased it considered that it was good looking.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Nine people who purchased it concluded that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Battery Life

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good battery life.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two people who bought the product considered that it was quiet.

  • It's very quiet…
    Ben (Argos.co.uk) - August 2017
  • Actual very recording is very good and the zoom is very impressive (with digital zoom disabled) with no audible noise of the zoom motor or any other camera noise, in fact it is totally silent…

Value For Money

Great Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 52% of video cameras, it has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old. At £246.50 it looks like great value for money overall.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Sony released the HDR-PJ410 in August 2015.

Features

Bigger Than Average Total Megapixels

Camcorders have total megapixels of between 0.3MP and 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the Sony HDR-PJ410 of 9.2MP is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 68% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The HDR-PJ410's optical zoom of 30x is in the biggest 28% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. The average optical zoom of all camcorders is 19x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 70x.

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Very Light

The Sony HDR-PJ410's weight of only 210g is lighter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the lightest 33% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all video cameras is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

Across all the camcorders the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The HDR-PJ410's optical sensor size of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 8% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Battery Life

The average maximum battery life of all camcorders is 4.4h, with the shortest being 0.16h and the longest being 93h. The HDR-PJ410's maximum battery life of only 1h is in the shortest 5% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HDR-PJ410 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony HDR-PJ410 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 83% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of video cameras range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of video cameras range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x. The digital zoom of the HDR-PJ410 of 350x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 28% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HDR-PJ410 supports HDMI. 70% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Features Manual Focus

The HDR-PJ410 features manual focus, which is unusual. 89% of camcorders do not feature manual focus.

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Has a Face Detection

The Sony HDR-PJ410 has a face detection. 70% of video cameras do not have a face detection.

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Features Photo Mode

The HDR-PJ410 features photo mode, which is unusual. 80% of video cameras do not feature photo mode.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HDR-PJ410 features wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HDR-PJ410 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Has a Wireless Connection

The HDR-PJ410 has a wireless connection, which is unusual. 89% of camcorders do not have a wireless connection.

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Has a Built-In Projector

The HDR-PJ410 has a built-in projector, which is unusual. 96% of video cameras do not have a built-in projector.

built-in projector
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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The HDR-PJ410 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of video cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

Across all the camcorders the closest focusing distances range from 0.0005m to 20m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.35m. The HDR-PJ410's closest focusing distance of only 0.01m is smaller than 84% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Features Smile Detection

The HDR-PJ410 features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of camcorders do not feature smile detection.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HDR-PJ410 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Sony HDR-PJ410 of only 26.8mm is shorter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the shortest 17% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of camcorders is 10mm, the longest is 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 33mm.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony hdrpj410bceh16gbcase, offers hdrpj410bceh, sony 4548736000605, sony 4548736000582, sony hdrpj410bcen, sony 7630949k, sony n129027w

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03355830058972, 04056572580026, 04548736000582, 04548736000599, 04548736000605, 04548736016798

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