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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of Sony HDR-PJ50VE. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviews about the battery and durability are on the whole positive. The zoom and image quality also get good comments, whereas there are some negative comments about the usability. There are some mixed reviews about the portability.

image quality, zoom, durability, battery


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-PJ50VE is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Review: Sony Handycam HDR-PJ50


Coming to the front of the camcorder, the lens is protected by a cover, which opens automatically when the camcorder is turned on. The coated wide angle Sony Lens G has a specification of 1.8/2.9-34.8 and an optical zoom power of 12x. There is a dual...

Compact; Full HD recording; Projector function; Swivel touch-screen controls; Excellent build; Crisp image quality; Crystal clear sound; Smooth and silent optical zoom; Good battery life; SteadyShot; Decent still photography; Wireless remote control

A bit heavy, Touch-screen controls may be difficult to use; Projector only projects contents recorded by camcorder

Oct, 2011

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser


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

General Features

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


Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/6 / 1/8
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/1000 / 1/10000


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