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Sony HDR-PJ380

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Sony HDR-PJ380 review: specs and price

Sony HDR-PJ380
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Sony HDR-PJ380

Why is Sony HDR-PJ380 better than the average?

  • Megapixels (main camera)
    8.9MPvs8.66MP
  • Video recording (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 60fpsvs51611.25fps
  • Weight
    210gvs563.67g
  • Thickness
    117mmvs125.69mm
  • Screen size
    ?

    3"vs2.81"
  • Width
    57.5mmvs83.65mm
  • Height
    57mmvs85.56mm
  • Widest aperture
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    f/1.80 vsf/2.11

Price comparison

Design

1.volume
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

383.47cm³

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

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3.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.

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4.weight
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

210g

5.thickness
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Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

117mm

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

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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.

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3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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4.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.

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5.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.

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6.movie bitrate
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The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

440Mbps

28Mbps

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

8.9MP

2.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.

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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.

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4.widest aperture
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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.

Best

JVC Everio GZ-VX815

f/1.20

f/1.80

5.has manual gain
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This allows to manually set the gain.

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6.has manual exposure
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This allows to manually set the exposure.

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Audio

1.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nokia OZO

8

1

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

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3.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.

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Battery

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

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2.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.

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3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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

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5.internal storage
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Best

Drift Stealth 2 Action Cam

256GB

16GB

Features

1.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.

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2.Has a built-in USB male connector
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The device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.

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3.USB version
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Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

GoPro Hero (2018)

3

2

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