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Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
Top 11%1,358 points
Top 11%
Top 15%1,292 points
Top 15%
Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
Top specs and features

Sony HDR-PJ540 vs Sony HDR-TD30: 54 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

2.22x more megapixels (main camera).
9.2MP
Samsung Gear 360: 30MP
20.4MP

2. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
71% have it

3. video recording (main camera)

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.
1080 x 60fps
JVC GY-LS300: 2160 x 150fps
1080 x 60fps

4. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
31% have it

5. has a BSI sensor

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 HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
31% have it

6. Supports slow motion video recording

Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
18% have it

7. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
38% have it

8. weight

135g lighter.
325g
Veho Muvi Atom: 30g
460g

9. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
27% have it

10. has a CMOS sensor

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 HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
80% have it

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
53% have it

12. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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.
Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
26% have it

13. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
58% have it

14. has built-in optical image stabilization

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 HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
52% have it

15. has manual white balance

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 HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
55% have it

16. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
21% have it

17. has manual gain

This allows to manually set the gain.
Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
26% have it

18. height

5mm shorter.
66.5mm
Canon Legria Mini: 22mm
71.5mm

19. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
49% have it

20. 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.
Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
77% have it

21. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
77% have it

22. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
48% have it

23. width

2mm narrower.
61.5mm
Veho Muvi Micro Camcorder: 20mm
63.5mm

24. thickness

10mm thinner.
121mm
GoPro Hero6 Black: 1.26mm
131mm

25. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Sony HDR-PJ540
Sony HDR-TD30
78% have it

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