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Sony PJ670

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Sony PJ670

£4,980.00
Sony PJ670
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A fully featured and top-rated 30x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, but representing only moderate value for money
30x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 9.2MP 1" Feb 2015
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Sony PJ670 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Sony PJ670 number 124 across all camcorders.
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Reviews
120 Reviews
52
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
3 Years Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has great user reviews with 88% 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 video cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, technical features and it is reasonably priced.
This Sony camcorder has some great features:
Bigger than average total megapixels
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Bigger than average digital zoom
Imaging technology that captures more scenic quality
Balanced optical steadyshot for more stable images
For higher image qualities and capture capacity
5.1 surround sound brings memories to life
Shoot, edit, and share as you like
Wi-Fi and NFC allow mobile control and image transfer

Sony PJ670 Video Reviews

Sony PJ670 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 120 user reviews the average user rating of this video camera is 88%. Over 87% of reviewers gave this camcorder either 4 or 5 stars and 88% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

25 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use.

Sony Has Very Good Reviews for Its Video Cameras

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 video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Eight people wrote in their reviews that it had good features.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Nine owners agreed that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Great Battery Life

Three people who reviewed it agreed that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Three owners who purchased it concluded that it was compact and two customers who bought it said that it was lightweight.

Users Report That it is Robust

Three customers wrote in their reviews that this camcorder was well made.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

11 people who reviewed the Sony PJ670 mentioned that it was good quality.

Customers Report a Good Quality Lens

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good zoom and two people who reviewed it concluded that it had a good image stabiliser.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £4,980.00 it is in the most expensive 4% of video cameras.

Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the Sony PJ670 of $695.23 (£958.58) in the United States. That's a saving of £4,021.42.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This video camera was released in February 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 Sony PJ670's total megapixels of 9.2MP is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 33% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Sony PJ670 of 325g is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 64% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Sensor Size

Across all the video cameras the optical sensor sizes range from 0.12" to 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.37". The optical sensor size of the Sony PJ670 of only 0.172" is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 81% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Sony PJ670's optical zoom of 30x is bigger than 68% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest optical zoom of camcorders is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera 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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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony PJ670 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The Sony PJ670's digital zoom of 350x is bigger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is bigger than 68% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The digital zooms of camcorders range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sony PJ670 of 3" is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 36% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Sony PJ670 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Has a Built-In Projector

The Sony PJ670 has a built-in projector. 96% of camcorders do not have a built-in projector.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Sony PJ670 has a built-in flash, which is unusual. 86% of video cameras do not have a built-in flash.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Sony PJ670 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of camcorders which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Full HD

Full HD

The Sony PJ670 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Has a Face Detection

The Sony PJ670 has a face detection. 70% of camcorders do not have a face detection.

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Features Wi-Fi

The Sony PJ670 features wi-Fi. 76% of camcorders do not feature wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Sony PJ670 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of video cameras.

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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 Sony PJ670's closest focusing distance of only 0.01m is in the smallest 9% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Internal Storage Capacity

The internal storage capacity of the Sony PJ670 of 32GB is larger than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 22% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have internal storage capacities of between 0.1GB and 220GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 27GB.

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Sony PJ670 of only 26.8mm is shorter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is shorter than 76% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. Across all the camcorders the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 10mm to 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 33mm.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Sony PJ670 has a vari-angle LCD display. 91% of camcorders do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Sony PJ670 has a self-timer. 92% of camcorders do not have a self-timer.

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Features Smile Detection

The Sony PJ670 features smile detection. 89% of camcorders do not feature smile detection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sony hdrpj670t, sony hdrpj670b, sony hdrpj670w

Barcodes:

00027242886094, 04905524995718, 04905524995725

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