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Sony HDR-PJ380

alaTest has collected and analyzed 159 reviews of Sony HDR-PJ380. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the size and price are overall positive. The image quality and portability also get good comments. There are some mixed opinions about the color and durability. There are some critical views about the finish and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-PJ380 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony HDR-PJ380

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 153 user reviews of Sony HDR-PJ380 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the price and size. The image quality and portability are also appreciated, whereas there are mixed opinions on the color and durability. Many are critical about the finish and reliability.

usability, portability, image quality, size, price

reliability, finish

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HDR-PJ380/B High Definition Handycam Camcorder with 3.0-Inch LCD (Black)Sony HDR-PJ380/B High Definition Handycam Camcorder with 3.0-Inch LCD (Black)

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ380

 

The Sony HDR-PJ380 offers a built-in projector and an impressive zoom lens, but its LCD is behind the times.

Long battery life. Built-in projector. 16GB built-in storage. 30x f/1.8-4 zoom lens. 1080p60 video. Integrated USB charge cable

Stills limited to 8.9 megapixels. No Wi-Fi. Pricey. No shoe adapter

The Sony Handycam HDR-PJ380 ($599.99 direct) is a midrange camcorder with some interesting features, including a built-in projector that allows you to instantly share footage with a small group right from the camcorder. It's on the pricey side, but it...

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Naaptol (naaptol.com)

Expert Review

 

The Sony Handycam PJ-380 E is a mid-range camcorder, and it does perform amazingly well and offers some nice internal features. With its built-in projector and a good quality video recording, it is designed to give competition to other camcorders in...

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Archie T. (newegg.com)

Love this Cam

 

While this camera came in really fast from the seller Electronic Express, the packaging really sucked. It came in the factory box, stuffed in an fedex box with no padding of any sort. I really thought I was going to have a broken item when I opened it,...

Easy to use

Packaging was poor from the seller Electronic Express

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: steven4704 (beachcamera.com)

compact, easy to use and very good video

 

Using to video my kids (and dog). Very compact and easy to hold and use. This is my first digital camera and I am still becoming familiar with it but, so far I love it!

Compact and easy to use

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: steven4704 (buydig.com)

compact, easy to use and very good video

 

Using to video my kids (and dog). Very compact and easy to hold and use. This is my first digital camera and I am still becoming familiar with it but, so far I love it!

Compact and easy to use

Jun, 2013

Product Specifications

Display

Display aspect ratio:16:9

Video

HD type:Full HD