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Sony HDR-PJ340

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Sony HDR-PJ340 review: specs and price

Sony HDR-PJ340

Why is Sony HDR-PJ340 better than the average?

  • Megapixels (main camera)
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    9.2MPvs8.09MP
  • Video recording (main camera)
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    1080 x 60fpsvs52288.16fps
  • Weight
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    215gvs777.81g
  • Thickness
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    119mmvs170.44mm
  • Height
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    59.5mmvs102.03mm
  • Number of microphones
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    2vs1.5
  • Volume
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    431.91cm³vs1382.58cm³
  • Wide aperture (main camera)
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    f/1.8 vsf/1.9

Price comparison

Buy used:

$399.99

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¥1,405.00
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¥14,061.00

Design

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.height

59.5mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.volume

431.91cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
7.Has a flip-out screen
Sony HDR-PJ340
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
8.has an accelerometer
Sony HDR-PJ340
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display which shows the framed image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image; they can be more compact; it's easier to focus with digital zoom; and they sometimes offer extra info on the display (such as a live histogram).

Videography

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.
Slow-motion is an artistic video effect that makes time seem to go slower. It is achieved by recording a video at a higher frame-rate than the standard playback rate of 24fps or 30fps. Depending on camera capabilities, frame rates for slow-motion videos vary between 60fps and 960fps.
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
4.has AF tracking
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With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Optics

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.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.
3.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.
4.has manual ISO
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This allows you to manually set the ISO level.
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.
6.has manual exposure
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This allows you to manually set the exposure.
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.
With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
9.has manual focus
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This allows you to manually set the focus.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Battery

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.

Features

1.has an HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.Has a remote control
Sony HDR-PJ340
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.has NFC
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NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions, such as mobile payments. Note: this feature may not be available in all markets.
The device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.
7.Has a hot shoe
Sony HDR-PJ340
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Price comparison

Buy used:

$399.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony HDR-PJ340 banggood_wwライトProスリングバッグショルダークロス防水防水レインカバー付きCanonfo...ライトProスリングバッグショルダークロス防水防水レインカバー付きCanonfor Nikon for Sony SLRDSLRカメラ三脚レンズ
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¥4,569.00
Sony HDR-PJ340 banggood_wwW496000Kミニ写真ビデオライト調光可能なカムコーダービデオ照明ミニインター...W496000Kミニ写真ビデオライト調光可能なカムコーダービデオ照明ミニインターロックカメラLEDパネルライトforCanon for Nikon for Sony A7 DSLR
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¥1,405.00
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¥14,061.00

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