Sony HDR-PJ710 Camcorder Review
Sony's new HDR-PJ710V is one of the most impressive camcorders we've reviewed this year.
A huge chunk of the camcorders on the market these days are small enough to fit in your pocket, heck, some of them are small enough to mount on your helmet with ease. The Sony HDR-PJ710V is not one of those camcorders. In fact, it's one of the bulkiest camcorders we've seen since we reviewed the Canon HF G10 last year. But this extra size makes the PJ710V feel more professional, and that should make you feel more like a pro when you're using it. The most unusual design implementation on the PJ710V is probably the camcorder's built-in projector, but it's not like this projector really gets in the way of the overall design. It's just a little light on the back of the LCD panel.
There's also the strange lens that wobbles thanks to Sony's new optical image SteadyShot feature. When you turn the PJ710V on, you may notice the lens snapping into place like a robot that's that's tuned-in on your face. It's kinda creepy, but also kind of cool. Just remember that the wobbly lens that you can hear when you shake the camcorder is normal.
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