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Sony HDR-PJ540

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Sony HDR-PJ540 review: specs and price

Sony HDR-PJ540
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Sony HDR-PJ540

Why is Sony HDR-PJ540 better than the average?

  • Megapixels (main camera)
    9.2MPvs8.68MP
  • Video recording (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 60fpsvs51611.25fps
  • Weight
    325gvs561.25g
  • Screen size
    ?

    3"vs2.81"
  • Number of microphones
    ?

    2vs1.49
  • Thickness
    121mmvs124.62mm
  • Height
    66.5mmvs85.17mm
  • Wide aperture (main camera)
    ?

    f/1.80 vsf/2.11

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Design

1.volume
?

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2.screen size
?

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3.weight
?

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30g

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4.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

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. Show more

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5.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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6.thickness
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1.26mm

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Videography

1.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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2.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. Show more

Best

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2160 x 150fps

1080 x 60fps

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

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4.Supports slow-motion video recording
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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.

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6.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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Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

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30MP

9.2MP

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. Show more

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3.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.

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4.has manual ISO
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This allows to manually set the ISO level. Show more

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5.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. Show more

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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. Show more

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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.

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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 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. Show more

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4.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

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5.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. Show more

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6.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. Show more

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

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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. Show more

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2.battery power
?

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

1030mAh

3.has an external memory slot
?

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. Show more

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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
?

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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.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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3.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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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.

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4.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.

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5.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions. Show more

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6.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.

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