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Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V

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Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V review: specs and price

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
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Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V

Why is Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V better than the average?

  • Megapixels (main camera)
    20.4MPvs8.66MP
  • Video recording (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 60fpsvs51611.25fps
  • Weight
    345gvs563.67g
  • Height
    66mmvs85.56mm
  • Thickness
    121mmvs125.69mm
  • Screen size
    ?

    3"vs2.81"
  • Width
    61.5mmvs83.65mm
  • Minimum focal length
    ?

    26.8mmvs31.53mm

Price comparison

Design

1.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
2.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
3.weight
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

345g

4.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
5.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

JVC GC-PX100

7.6"

3"

6.thickness
?

Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

121mm

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

1080 x 60fps

2.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
3.has a serial shot mode
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The burst mode, also called serial shot mode or continuous shooting mode, allows you to shoot multiple photos in a row.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
5.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

20.4MP

2.has a CMOS sensor
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CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
3.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
4.has manual white balance
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With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
5.has manual ISO
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This allows to manually set the ISO level.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
6.has a BSI sensor
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A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V

Audio

1.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
2.Has a zoom microphone
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Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
3.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V

Battery

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
2.battery power
?

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

1030mAh

3.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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6.internal storage
?

Best

Drift Stealth 2 Action Cam

256GB

32GB

Features

1.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
2.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
3.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
4.Has a hot shoe
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A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V
5.USB version
?

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

GoPro Hero (2018)

3

2

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