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Sony HDR-PJ810E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 301 reviews of Sony HDR-PJ810E. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and durability. The image quality and size are also mentioned favorably. Reviews are divided on the color.

usability, size, image quality, durability, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-PJ810E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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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 Reviewers really like the portability and size. The zoom and image quality also get good feedback.

usability, image quality, zoom, size, portability

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

Apr, 2019

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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:Y
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm


Battery Type:NP-FV50


3D: No
3D compatibility:N
Back light compensation:
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:BIONZ
Minimum illumination:3
Remotely operated:Y


Colour of product:Black
Product colour:Black


Built-in Display:Y
Display diagonal:76.2
Display resolution (numeric):921000


Built-in Flash:N
Built-in light:Y


Face detection:Y
Focus adjustment:Manual
Smile detection:Y

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:1/0.156
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:24.5

Lens System

Digital Zoom:160
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):2.9 - 34.8
Focal length range (f-f):1.8 - 3.4
Image stabilizer:Y
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Interchangeable lens:Y
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):34.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.9
Optical Zoom:12
Wide angle lens system:Y

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity:
Light exposure modes:
Scene modes:


Ethernet LAN:N
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y

Other features

Audio recording formats:
Projector native resolution:
Shock proof:

Packaging Content

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

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y
S-Video Out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Built-in projector:Y
Contrast ratio (typical):200:1
Minimum Projection Distance:0.5
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:N
Compatible memory cards:MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG, MSXC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported:N

Technical Details

Flash exposure compensation:
Flash exposure correction:
Flash metering modes:
Flash Modes:
Lens cover included:
Number of diaphragm blades:
Playback modes:
USB charging:


Full HD:Y
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Height :72.5

White balance

Indoor white balance:Y
Onepush white balance:Y
Outdoor white balance:Y
White Balance:Auto, Outdoor