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Sony PJ670
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Sony PJ670 Camcorder

9.2MP 1/5.8 325g CMOS Feb 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Release Date
Aim for stunning clarity and detail in every scene with core imaging components that deliver superior picture quality under all conditions. Versatile control of multiple recording formats and... More
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9 Reasons For

Sony Has Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

Sony has good average reviews for its medium total megapixels video cameras as well as across its entire camcorder range compared to other brands.

Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PJ670, the Sony PJ670 has an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other video cameras with an image stabilizer to this camcorder and we think the HDR-CX400E, and the PJ440 both from Sony which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an HDMI

has an HDMI

The Sony PJ670 has an HDMI. Most of the other camcorders of a similar spec and age to the PJ670 also have an HDMI.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative camcorders with an HDMI currently available including because of it's better review score, the HDR-CX400E, or the PJ440 both from Sony or the Canon C100 (£2,391.00).

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other video cameras of this age and type, the Sony PJ670 has a built-in display.

We compared this camcorder to all the other camcorders with a built-in display and we think the HDR-CX400E, and the PJ440 both from Sony or the Canon C100 (£2,391.00) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Projector

has a built-in projector

The Sony PJ670 has a built-in projector, which is unusual. Most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that have been on the market for more than a year do not have a built-in projector.

We compared all the other camcorders with a built-in projector to this video camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony PJ440 is also worth considering.

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Very Big Flash Memory

Across all the camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to the PJ670 the flash memorys range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average flash memory is 16GB. With a flash memory of 32 gigabytes, the Sony PJ670 has a very big flash memory compared to most of the other camcorders that were released one year ago.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This camcorder has a 720p|1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently found supported video modes on video cameras of this type and age.

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Has Four White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Sony PJ670 is more than most camcorders of this age and type. This video camera has an Outdoor white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on comparable spec camcorders that were released around the same time as the PJ670. 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 PJ670 supports a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions which is higher than the 1280 x 720 pixels video resolutions supported by most comparable spec video cameras that came out more than a year ago. In addition, this Sony camcorder supports a video resolutions of 1440 x 1080 pixels. Across all video cameras of a similar age and type to the PJ670 the video resolution ranges from 640 x 360 pixels to 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The Sony PJ670 is not 3D. Most of the other video cameras of this type and age are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Sony PJ670 does not have a night mode. Most of the other similar spec camcorders that were launched more than a year ago also do not have a night mode.

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Not Waterproof

The Sony PJ670 is not waterproof. Most of the other camcorders of this type and age are also not waterproof.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Sony PJ670

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 came out around the same time as it.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this video camera was released.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Sony PJ670 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium total megapixels video cameras that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 325 grams, the Sony PJ670 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other camcorders of this spec and age.

Camcorders with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the HDR-CX400E (190g), or the PJ440 (235g) both from Sony or the Canon C100 (£2,391.00) (1kg) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 30 times zoom factor, the Sony PJ670 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras that are a similar age to the PJ670.

There are a number of other 30x (optical) video cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the HDR-CX400E, or the PJ440 both from Sony.

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CMOS Sensor Type

This video camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many comparable spec camcorders that were launched more than a year ago.

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1/5.8" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/5.8" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras of this age and type.

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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
Camcorder Media Type
Camera File System
Focusing
Closest Focusing Distance
Face Detection
Normal Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Light Exposure
Scene Modes
Light Exposure Modes
White Balance
White Balance
Flash
Built-In Flash
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Display
Display Diagonal
Built-In Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
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
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Number of Batteries Supported
Charging Source
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
AC Adapter Included
Projector
Built-In Projector
Screen Size Compatibility
Projector Brightness
Native Resolution
Minimum Projection Distance
Technical Details
Self-Timer

Expert Reviews

17 February 2015

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Accurate gamma and grayscale
Great build quality in a supercompact chassis
Easy setup
Excellent 3D
Final Audio Design's Sonorous III's dynamic driver will refresh your appreciation for highresolution audio files, but its lowimpedance spec makes it sound great with streaming audio files on your phon
More accurate color gamut and luminance
Backlit remote
Better handling of component signals
Separate adjustable picture mode for 3D
The headphones are heavier than the average overear set and lack a case for protected storage

User Reviews

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Reviewed 12 August 2015 by Brett Higgins

[@] First off, I love Sony products. I still own my Sony M1, one of the best point and shoot cameras I have ever owned. I just bought the Sony a6000 which I am loving and has great image quality... Read more…

None That I Can Think Of
Easy to Use
Good Image Stabilization
Poor Image Quality
Poor In Low Light
Poor Still Image
Reviewed 5 November 2015 by Jack
Jack would recommend the Sony HDR-PJ670 (Verified Purchase)

Nice and light little camcorder with good quality images...

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