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Sony HDR-PJ670

alaTest has collected and analyzed 82 reviews of Sony HDR-PJ670. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the zoom and image quality. The price and portability are also appreciated, but opinions are divided on the reliability. Many are negative about the design.

usability, portability, price, image quality, zoom

design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-PJ670 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony HDR-PJ670

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Sony HDR-PJ670 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Views about the durability and reliability are overall positive. The image quality and zoom also get good feedback, but there are some negative views about the usability and price.

portability, zoom, image quality, reliability, durability

price, usability

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HD Video Recording HDRPJ670 PJ Handycam CamcorderSony HD Video Recording HDRPJ670 PJ Handycam Camcorder

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: Camera (bestbuy.com)

Great camera for anyone

 

Love this camera. I use it to video lots of football, basketball, and other action sports. Has a great zoom. Also, love the projector and use it to train students for future games.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Gabby (bestbuy.com)

love it

 

love my new camcorder, the clarity is very nice, the only down part would be the night shot, otherwise it does it's job.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: SDRealEstate (bestbuy.com)

Super easy to use

 

Easy to use, seems to stabilize when you are zooming, also seems to stabilize any time you move up or down and side to side

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: chris (bestbuy.com)

Good camera Easy to use

 

This camera is a very good value. It is easy to use.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: toniptaz (bestbuy.com)

Great Camera

 

Easy to use. Great Video and works well. We use it to video our niece and nephew German dancing.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Centurion (bestbuy.com)

Outstanding stability, easy to use.

 

I am impressed with the stability feature, which was the main reason I stopped using small format video cameras. The zoom is great without the shaking I used to get. Great for chasing Grandkids and on my boat which is not very stable to begin with....

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: marty (bestbuy.com)

Great camera

 

This camera had everything I was looking for. Looks great!

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: BVBassman (bestbuy.com)

Great Resolution, very compact.

 

The resolution of this camera is awesome for a digital camera. Ones that I have looked at in the past seem to have a very "computerized" look when played back. Awesome to be able to record video and at the same time snap still pics with no glitch or...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: mchll (bestbuy.com)

Not great with indoor video

 

Not super happy with this camera. Outdoor and extremely well lit situations are fine, but indoor video sucks. On top of that, you have to purchase an adapter to use the hot shoe to mount anything. Wouldn't recommend it.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: kinkit (bestbuy.com)

Great Camera

 

Super easy to use. And very good price for camera!

Jan, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:900
Battery Type:NP-FV50
Battery voltage:7.4
Charging source:AC
Number of Batteries Supported:1

Camera

3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:BIONZ X
Minimum illumination:3
Self-timer:10

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:7.62
Display Resolution:460 x 800
Touchscreen: Yes
Vari-angle LCD display: Yes

Flash

Built-in Flash: Yes

Focusing

Closest focusing distance:0.0100
Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Normal focusing range:0.01 - 0.8
Smile detection: Yes

Image sensor

Optical sensor resolution:2290000
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:9.2

Lens System

Digital Zoom:350
Focal length range (f-f):1.9 - 57
Image stabilizer: Yes
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum aperture number:4
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):98.4
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.68
Optical Zoom:30

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto, Manual
Scene modes:Beach, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Portrait, Snow, Spotlight, Sunrise, Sunset

Networking

Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
HDMI: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Projector

Built-in projector: Yes
Minimum Projection Distance:0.5
Native Resolution:640 x 360
Projector brightness:25
Screen size compatibility:254 - 2540

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:0.0001 - 0.166

Still image

Maximum image resolution:4032 x 2272
Still image resolution(s):4032 x 2272\n3024 x 2272\n1920 x 1080\n640 x 480

Storage

Camcorder media type:NAND
Camcorder tape type: No
Camera file system:DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, MPF
Disc types supported: No
Flash memory:32
Internal storage capacity:32

Technical Details

Self-timer: Yes

Video

Bitrate at maximum video resolution:50
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:720p, 1080p
Video formats supported:AVC, AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4, XAVC-I
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.1
Height :6.65
Weight:325
Width:6.15

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Indoor, Outdoor, Push