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Sony HDR-PJ260

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 reviews of Sony HDR-PJ260. 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 really like the durability and image quality. The size and portability are also mentioned favorably, but many are less positive about the reliability and price.

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price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-PJ260 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony HDR-PJ260

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Sony HDR-PJ260 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the zoom and image quality. The size and portability are also appreciated. Views are divided on the price. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, portability, size, image quality, zoom

reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Handycam PJ260 Full HD Camcorder with Built in Projector - Black (16GB, 8.9MP, 30x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCDSony Handycam PJ260 Full HD Camcorder with Built in Projector - Black (16GB, 30x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCDSony PJ260 Full HD Camcorder with Built in Projector - Black (16GB, 30x Optical Zoom) 3 inch LCD

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: Gavin Owen (cnet.com.au)

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ260

 

This projector-enabled camcorder from Sony offers plenty of useful features, including a touchscreen, but is priced out of the reach of many casual videographers.

Easy to use interface and menus ; Great for travellers ; Hybrid storage

Price ; Projector is dim in ambient light ; GPS only useful for travellers

If you're keen on the idea of a projector, then this is the camcorder for you. But if you're not going to use this feature, then it would be better to look for another camcorder in a lower price range. Both the projector and the GPS features would make...

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: Naaptol (naaptol.com)

Expert Review

 

Overall, if you are looking for a camera with projector facility, Sony HDR-PJ260V HD Handycam Camcorder is perfect for you. It is ideal for travelling purpose and gives you good video and image quality. But, if you are looking for a simple,...

Mar, 2012
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Consumer review by: kenneth (reevoo.com)

Sony HDR-PJ260VE

 

reasonable understanding of instructions

no viewing through the lens to record. Very difficult to see what you are recording with strong sunlight on the viewing screen

May, 2013

Product Specifications

Configuration

3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/3.9''

Connectivity

Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface :MS Pro-HG / MS Pro
Type of SD Card Interface :SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Card
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:Flash + Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Camcorder / TRAD. CAMCORDER
Resolution:Full HD / High Definition
Type:Camcorder

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/8
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/10000

Recording

Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
HD Video Format:AVCHD
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3
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