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Sony PJ440
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Sony PJ440 Camcorder

9.2MP 1/5.8 235g CMOS Feb 2015
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9 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Video Camera Reviews

On average Sony medium total megapixels video cameras have good ratings as do all video cameras built by Sony.

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony PJ440 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other camcorders that have been on the market for more than a year.

Alternative camcorders with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to consider include the Sony HDR-CX400E[plb_1543751_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

Like most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that are a comparable age to the PJ440, the Sony PJ440 has an HDMI.

We compared all the other video cameras with an HDMI to this video camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony HDR-CX400E[plb_1543751_price], and the Canon C100[plb_2942361_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Sony PJ440 has a built-in display, as do most of the other camcorders of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative camcorders with a built-in display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony HDR-CX400E[plb_1543751_price], or the Canon C100[plb_2942361_price].

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Has a Built-In Projector

has a built-in projector

The Sony PJ440 has a built-in projector. Most of the other camcorders that are a comparable age to the PJ440 do not have a built-in projector.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This camcorder has a 720p|1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many video cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Has Four White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Sony PJ440 is more than most video cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This video camera has an Outdoor white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on comparable spec video cameras that were released around the same time as the PJ440. The white balances "Auto", "Indoor" and "Push" are also found on this camcorder.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Sony PJ440 supports a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions which is higher than most video cameras that were launched around the same time as it. Most video cameras that have been around for a similar time to it support a 1280 x 720 pixels video resolutions. In addition, this video camera supports a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 pixels. The worst video resolution of all similar spec video cameras that were launched more than a year ago is 640 x 360 pixels and the best is 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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MS Micro (M2) Compatible Memory Cards

MS Micro (M2) compatible memory cards

The Sony PJ440 supports an MS Micro (M2) compatible memory cards which is better than the SD compatible memory cards supported by most video cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Sony video camera also support MicroSD (TransFlash) and MicroSDHC and MicroSDXC compatible memory cardss. The memory card type of all camcorders that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PJ440 ranges from CFast to SDXC.

SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Like most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been around for more than a year, the Sony PJ440 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Sony PJ440 does not have a night mode. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the PJ440 also do not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

The Sony PJ440 is not waterproof. Most of the other video cameras of this age and type are also not waterproof.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Sony PJ440

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this video camera is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec video cameras that were released more than a year ago.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Sony camcorder was released.

Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 30 times zoom factor, the Sony PJ440 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec camcorders that are a comparable age to the PJ440.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 30x (optical) video cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony HDR-CX400E[plb_1543751_price].

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Average Weight

At 235 grams, the Sony PJ440 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other video cameras that are a similar age to the PJ440.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the Sony PJ440 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that are a similar age to the PJ440.

There are a number of alternative 2.7" screen size video cameras currently available that you might also want to look at including the Sony HDR-CX400E[plb_1543751_price] which has better reviews.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This camcorder has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many medium total megapixels video cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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1/5.8" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders of a similar age and type to it.

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Specification

Image Sensor
Total Megapixels
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Resolution
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Image Stabilizer
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Aperture Number
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Maximum Aperture Number
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Flash Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Camcorder Media Type
Camera File System
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Face Detection
Normal Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Scene Modes
Light Exposure Modes
White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-In Light
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Camera
Camcorder Type
Image Processor
Minimum Illumination
Self-Timer Delay
Design
Colour of Product
Video
HD Type
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Maximum Video Resolution
Still Image
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Audio
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Microphone
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
DC-In Jack
Composite Video Out
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Battery
Battery Type
Number of Batteries Supported
Charging Source
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
USB Connectivity
Projector
Built-In Projector
Screen Size Compatibility
Projector Brightness
Native Resolution
Minimum Projection Distance
Technical Details
Self-Timer
USB Charging

User Reviews

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Could they have missed a more important feature than the "pause" button in the video recording mode? Now, you have to link your videos together everytime you stop and start because they are all in... Read more…

Good Image Stabilization
Good in Low Light
Great Picture Quality
Great Sound
Great Zoom
Complicated To Operate
Lens cover is manual
Reviewed 9 December 2015 by Vasanth
Vasanth would recommend the Sony HDR-PJ440 (Verified Purchase)

Video quality is pretty good. And the projector feature is very nice...

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