You can shoot videos in Full HD at a resolution of 1920 x 1080 dot pixel with this compact camcorder. The projector in this Sony HDR-PJ50E camcorder is built-in to the back of the display screen and can project your videos and images to a distance of up to 3000 mm with an image size of up to 60 inches.
This Sony camcorder records images in JPEG and video in MPEG4-AVC formats. The Sony camcorder delivers audio in Dolby Digital 5.1 channel and Dolby Digital 2 channel stereo systems. You can record clear audio with the built-in microphone in 2 channel stereo. The zoom microphone allows you to even catch far off audio when zooming in on them for video footage.
The Optical SteadyShot image stabilization system of this Full HD Sony camcorder compensates for camera shake and records blur-free and steady videos and images. The 3-Way Shake-Canceling feature of this Sony camcorder stabilizes electronic roll for smoother video recordings.
BodyThe Sony compact camcorder weighs 400 g and is small enough to fit in your palm comfortably while shooting. Easily accessible buttons and a speedy processor makes this a useful companion to any social event or while traveling.
The 270 degree rotating 3 inch LCD touchscreen has a resolution of 230,000 dot pixels and can be used to frame your videos while composing and to preview your videos and images. The Sony camcorder also has a hot shoe on top of the body with which you can add video lights or a microphone to your video camera.
This Sony video camera has a 220 GB internal hard disk drive (HDD) and can be further expanded using SD and SDHC memory cards or Memory Sticks. This HDR-PJ50E camcorder has a rechargeable Lithium Ion battery that can last up to 1.5 hours on a single charge.
PerformanceThe Sony HDR-PJ50E camcorder has a Sony G lens with a focal length of 2.9 - 34.8 mm and a 35 mm equivalent focal length of 29.8 - 357.6 mm in 16:9 and 27.4 - 328.8 mm in 4:3 aspect ratio in Photo mode. In Movie mode, the 35 mm equivalent focal length is 29.8 - 357.6 mm in 16:9 and 36.5 - 438 mm in 4:3 aspect ratio. This compact Sony camcorder has 12x optical zoom and 160x digital zoom that you can use to record videos and images from a distance.
The Sony camcorder has a Manual and Auto Focus controls with a range of 10 mm (Wide), 800 mm (Tele) and 250 mm (Tele Macro). Aperture refers to the size of the lens opening controlling the amount of light falling on the image sensor. This HDR-PJ50E has an aperture range of f/1.8 - 3.4