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Sony HDR-PJ810E

We have collected and analyzed 8 expert reviews and 293 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 83/100 and users rate it 88/100. The average review date is Feb 21, 2015. We have compared these reviews to 369514 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 91/100 = Excellent. Last update: Dec 11, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 user reviews of Sony HDR-PJ810E from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the portability and size. The zoom and image quality are also appreciated.

usability, image quality, zoom, size, portability

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This summary is based on the products: Sony HDRPJ810E Full HD Camcorder with Built In Projector - BlackSony HDRPJ810E Full HD Camcorder with Built In Projector - Black

Dec, 2018

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Good Picture quality, but the 5.1 built in mic picks up its own internal fan noise!

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After having sony camcorders for the past 15 years, this was my latest upgrade. The picture quality at first was great, until I started testing it in more detail. Evening low light testing caused the camera to produce white specs on the video, I'm not...

May, 2014

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Sony HDR-PJ810


Image stabilisation is unbelievably good, even on high zoom handheld shots are utterly fabulous. Viewfinder as well as side screen is great, I much prefer viewfinders as it works better in bright light and its also easier to hold steady.

Not keen on the method of switching on & off, although opening the screen is OK, having to pull the viewfinder extension out to switch on does feel extremely flimsy and surely will prove to be a weak point. (But I'm still overall very happy with my...

Sep, 2015

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Sony HDR-PJ810


Features, projector

picks up noise of breathing

Sep, 2015

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Digital 5.1
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm


Battery Type:NP-FV50


3D compatibility: No
Camcorder Type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:BIONZ
Minimum illumination:3
Remote controlled: Yes
Remotely operated:Y


Color of product:Black


Built-in display: Yes
Display Diagonal:3
Display resolution (numeric):921000


Built-in flash: No
Built-in light: Yes


Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Manual
Smile detection: Yes

Image Sensor

Optical sensor size:1 / 3.95
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:24.5

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:0.114 - 1.37
Digital Zoom:160
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):0.114 - 1.37
Focal length range (f-f):0.0709 - 0.134 / 0.114 - 1.37
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Interchangeable Lens: Yes
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):1.37
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):0.114
Optical Zoom:12
Wide angle lens system:Y

Light Exposure

Scene modes:Fireworks, Landscape, Portrait, Spotlight, Beach, Snow


Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Other Features

Shock proof: No
Waterproof: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:PlayMemories Home
Cables included:HDMI, USB
Handheld remote control: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite video out:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
PictBridge: No
S-Video out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Built-in Projector: Yes
Contrast ratio (typical):200:1
Minimum projection distance:19.7
Native Resolution:854 x 480
Projector brightness:50


Camera shutter speed:1/10000

Still Image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:6592 x 3712
Still image resolution(s):6592 x 3712\n4960 x 3712


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG, MSXC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD, SDHC
Disc types supported: No

Technical Details

Dust-resistant: No
USB charging: Yes


HD type:Full HD
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Video compression format:AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4
Video formats supported:AVCHD,H.264,MP4,MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions


White Balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
Onepush white balance: Yes
Outdoor white balance: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Outdoor / Auto, Outdoor, Indoor