Sony HDR-PJ320E – Review

The Sony HDR-PJ320E is a Full HD camcorder with internal flash memory and other interesting features. First of all, the built-in projector that allows you to share movies and videos instantly, simply having a large surface area at hand. The camera also features Exmor R CMOS sensor, 3-inch LCD display, HDMI port, Sony G lens with 30x optical zoom, optical image stabilizer, face detection, photo recording, and various shooting modes.

Sony HDR-PJ320E: Design

The Sony HDR-PJ320E is not just a compact camera but still manageable. As for size, measuring 57 mm in height, 57.5 mm wide and 117 mm deep, while the weight is 210 grams without battery and card. It has, then, a 3-inch touchscreen LCD display with a resolution of 230,000 pixels and a built-in projector with a resolution of 640×360 pixels.

Sony HDR-PJ320E

Sony HDR-PJ320E: Features and Functionality

The Sony HDR-PJ320E is an interesting digital camera presented this year by the manufacturer along with other models of the same family, namely the Sony HDR-PJ650VE and the Sony HDR-PJ420VE. It is a high-quality video camera with technical characteristics worthy of note and of particular functions, such as the integrated projector.

Starting from the specifications, the camera features a CMOS sensor Exmor R backlit by 1/5, and 8 inches in size with an effective resolution of 2290 megapixels for photos and video, which features a Sony G lens in the 35mm format equivalent focal hike mm to 26.8 to 804 mm in 16:9 and 32.8 to 984 mm in 4:3, and finally, 30x optical zoom and 350x digital zoom.

As regards the features offered by the Sony HDR-PJ320E, one cannot from that which is his most innovative and unique, ie the integrated projector, thanks to which you can play instantly on any surface available vertical just shot a movie or any movies stored on a computer or another device by simply connecting it to the camera.

Among other features, it stands Optical Image Stabilizer SteadyShot with Active Mode, which allows you to get the perfect photo and video and images even if the camera is moving, such as when you run movies while walking or running. Among other things, the stabilizer can also be used with zoom turned on or when there is little light.

Sony HDR-PJ320E

Movies recorded with the Sony HDR-PJ320E can reach a maximum resolution of 1920×1080, so I’m in Full HD, and there is a 50p progressive mode, which records video at a frequency of 50 frames per second, perfect for shooting event’s sports. There are also features such as Face Detection, which automatically detects faces in a shot and adjusts settings accordingly, and Smile Shutter, which records and would only be triggered when the person laughs. The iAuto mode automatically adjusts the settings for best results, detecting faces, scenes and lighting.

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With the Sony HDR-PJ320E you can also shoot 8.9 megapixel camera and easily share your movies to YouTube, Facebook or PlayMemories as they are recorded in mp4 format. Thanks to the USB port and HDMI interface, moreover, you can connect your camcorder to other devices, eventually movies and photos are recorded directly in the internal memory or on the memory card, choosing from Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro Duo, SD, SDHC and SDXC. The purchase package includes AC adapter, power cord, rechargeable battery, USB cable, HDMI mini cable and editing software PlayMemories Home can also be downloaded from the Web site.


The Sony HDR-PJ320E is a camera full of features and high quality. Aside from the built-in projector, which is the principal novelty of this device stand out even zoom, optical image stabilizer, the quality of the sensor, the touchscreen display, although the resolution is not very high, the HDMI port and Full HD movies.

Easy to Use
Value of Money

PROS : Exmor R CMOS sensor, Touchscreen display, Display size, Projectors, Stabilizer, HDMI port.

CONS : No flash,Display Resolution.

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