Sony Handycam HDR-PJ230 Specifications

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ230

Part Number: CNETHDRPJ230

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    2.39 pixels
  • Effective Video Resolution
    2.15 pixels
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    2.29 Megapixel
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    8.9 pixels
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card, Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/5.8"
  • Optical Zoom
    26 x
  • Digital Zoom
    320 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP, PS
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, white fader
  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF
  • Face Detection
    Adult Priority, Child Priority, Smile Shutter, face-priority AF function
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Digital Zoom
    320 x
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/5.8"
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264, MPEG-2
  • Image Stabiliser
    electronic (Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Faders
    black fader, white fader
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/30 sec
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, dawn/dusk, fireworks, landscape, night scene, portrait mode, snow, spotlight
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, dawn/dusk, fireworks, landscape, night scene, portrait mode, snow, spotlight
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/30 sec

Lens System

  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    29.8 - 953.6mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Features
    built-in lens shield
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.9-4.0
  • Optical Zoom
    26 x
  • Type
    zoom lens
  • Min Focal Length
    2.1 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    57 mm
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    29.8 - 953.6mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.4 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive

Additional Features

  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Additional Features
    Auto Backlight Compensation, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, face detection, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, x.v.Color technology, BRAVIA Sync function, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), PhotoTV HD, RGB primary color filter, USB charging, built-in USB plug
  • Features
    Auto Backlight Compensation, built-in speaker, date/time stamp, face detection, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, x.v.Color technology, BRAVIA Sync function, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), PhotoTV HD, RGB primary color filter, USB charging, built-in USB plug
  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony PlayMemories Home Lite
  • Included Accessories
    AC power adapter, HDMI cable, USB cable

Display

  • Type
    2.7" LCD display
  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    rotating (270°)

Built-in Projector

  • Max Image Brightness
    13 lumens
  • Max Image Size
    100 in
  • Resolution
    nHD - 640 x 360, nHD - 640 x 360

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    sensitivity control, wind noise reduction, zoom

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities, Sony PlayMemories Home Lite

Memory / Storage

  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP, PS
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo Mark2, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Internal Storage
    8 GB flash, 8 GB flash
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3984 x 2240
    JPEG 2992 x 2240
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 5Mbps
    MPEG-2 - 720 x 480 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 6Mbps, AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
    AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 - 60 fps - 5Mbps
    MPEG-2 - 720 x 480 - 60 fps - 9Mbps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps - 6Mbps

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Included Accessories
    AC power adapter, HDMI cable, USB cable

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FV30, Sony NP-FV30
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-FV30 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Sony NP-FV30 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Life Details
    Projection - 0.8 hours, Projection - 0.8 hours

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.3 in
  • Depth
    4.6 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    7.4 oz

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Viewfinder / Display

  • Display Form Factor
    rotating (270°)
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels

Physical Characteristics

  • Width
    2.3 in
  • Depth
    4.6 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    7.4 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony