Sony Handycam HDR-PJ790V Specifications

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ790V

Part Number: CNETHDRPJ790V

General

  • Depth
    5.4 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.88"
  • Digital Zoom
    120 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP, PS
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Adult Priority, Child Priority, Closer Voice (with Face Detection), Smile Shutter, face-priority AF function
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Audio Signal Format
    AAC, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel)
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Stabilizer
    Optical (SteadyShot)
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording, Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF
  • Digital Zoom
    120 x
  • Digital Scene Transition
    White fader, black fader
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Audio Signal Format
    Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel), AAC, Dolby Digital AC-3 (5.1 channel)
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    24.1 MP
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.88"
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Enclosure Color
    Black
  • Auto Focus Features
    Manual Focus Check Live View
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Video Recording Modes
    LP, FH, HQ, FX, PS
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Effective Photo Resolution
    6.14 MP
  • Face Detection
    Face-priority AF function, Smile Shutter, Child Priority, Adult Priority, Closer Voice (with Face Detection), Yes
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    6.65 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    MPEG-2, AVCHD, H.264
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Environmental Parameters

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

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, landscape, portrait mode, snow, spotlight, sunrise, sunset, twilight mode, twilight portrait
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/8 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    1/8 sec
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Shooting Programs
    Spotlight, landscape, portrait mode, twilight portrait, fireworks, twilight mode, sunset, beach, snow, sunrise
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/10000 sec
  • Exposure Metering
    Multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic, manual
  • White Balance Presets
    Indoor, outdoor
  • Min Illumination
    0 lux

Display

  • Display Format
    921,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating (270°)

Camera Flash

  • Type
    camcorder flash light
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 5 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode
  • Camera Flash
    Camcorder flash light

Lens System

  • Type
    Carl Zeiss zoom lens - 10 x zoom - 3.8 - 38 mm - f/1.8-3.4
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.4
  • Min Focal Length
    3.8 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    38 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    26 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.4 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    12.6 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    52 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Carl Zeiss
  • Features
    ED glass, Extra-high Refractive Index (ER) lens, aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Color
    Black
  • Color Category
    black

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.2 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    201600 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - electronic
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size (metric)
    0.5 cm

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Internal Storage
    96 GB flash
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 6544 x 3680
    JPEG 4912 x 3680
    JPEG 4672 x 2628
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 640 x 360
  • Video Capture
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 28Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps - 17Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps - 24Mbps
    AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 - 24 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
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card

Built-in Projector

  • Output Resolution Abbreviation
    FWVGA
  • Max Image Brightness
    35 lumens
  • Max Image Size (cm)
    100 in
  • Resolution
    FWVGA - 800 x 480
  • Output Resolution
    800 x 480
  • Max Image Size
    100 in

Additional Features

  • Additional Features
    Auto power save, digital noise reduction, date/time stamp, NightShot system, accessories hot shoe, takes photos while movie recording, Golf Shot function, Dynamic Range Optimizer, face detection, USB charging, 24p Cinema Mode, Auto Backlight Compensation, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, x.v.Color technology, built-in stereo speakers, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), built-in USB plug, CinemaTone technology, BRAVIA Sync function, PhotoTV HD
  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Built-in Light
    Yes
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, Auto Backlight Compensation, USB charging, accessories hot shoe, auto power save, built-in USB plug, built-in stereo speakers, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, face detection, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, BRAVIA Sync function, CinemaTone technology, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Golf Shot function, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), NightShot system, PhotoTV HD

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Type
    DC power input, HDMI input, HDMI output, USB 2.0, composite video/audio output, headphones, microphone
  • Qty
    1

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    surround
  • Microphone Features
    sensitivity control, wind noise reduction, zoom
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Surround
  • Microphone Features
    Zoom, wind noise reduction, sensitivity control

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Life Details
    Projection - 1.6 hours
  • Battery Type
    Sony NP-FV50
  • Details
    1 x Sony NP-FV50 Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Sony NP-FV50

Software

  • Type
    Maps, Sony PlayMemories Home Lite
  • Software
    Maps, Sony PlayMemories Home Lite

System Requirements for PC Connection

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

Header

  • Brand
    Sony
  • Product Line
    Sony Handycam
  • Model
    HDR-PJ790V
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    Camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Combined with
    projector
  • Min Illumination
    0 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    120 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264, MPEG-2
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Image Processor
    BIONZ
  • Video Recording Modes
    FH, FX, HQ, LP, PS
  • Digital Scene Transition
    black fader, white fader
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Adult Priority, Child Priority, Closer Voice (with Face Detection), Smile Shutter, face-priority AF function
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Balanced Steady Shot with Active Mode)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    24p Cinema Mode, Auto Backlight Compensation, USB charging, accessories hot shoe, auto power save, built-in USB plug, built-in stereo speakers, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, face detection, takes photos while movie recording, x.v.Color technology, BRAVIA Sync function, CinemaTone technology, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator, Dynamic Range Optimizer, Golf Shot function, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), NightShot system, PhotoTV HD

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    Optical (SteadyShot)

Audio Input

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

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, landscape, portrait mode, snow, spotlight, sunrise, sunset, twilight mode, twilight portrait

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    indoor, outdoor

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF
  • Auto Focus Features
    Manual Focus Check Live View

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    2.9 in
  • Height
    3.3 in
  • Weight
    20.28 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    6.65 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Photo Mode)
    6.14
  • Camcorder Interpolated Photo Resolution
    24.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Exmor R CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.88"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    6.3 mm ( 1/2.88" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating (270°)
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    921,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Features
    display brightness control

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    labor, parts
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year, 90 days

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    flash
  • Internal Storage Capacity
    96 GB
  • Memory Card Slot
    Memory Stick PRO Duo card, SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo, Memory Stick XC-HG Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Surround Sound
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel) recording
  • Connectivity Features
    Wi-Fi ready
  • Print Standard
    Exif Print support

Camcorder Features

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Built-in Light
    Yes

Pro Camcorder Features

  • Audio Signal Format
    AAC, Dolby Digital AC-3 (2 channel)
  • Features
    selectable frame rates, zebra pattern

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    5 ft

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1920 x 1080, 4672 x 2628, 4912 x 3680, 640 x 360, 640 x 480, 6544 x 3680
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVCHD, H.264, MPEG-2
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080, 720 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    24 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 60 frames per second
  • Bitrate
    17Mbps, 24Mbps, 28Mbps, 5Mbps, 6Mbps, 9Mbps

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Sony NP-FV50
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

Battery Life Details

  • Usage Mode
    projection
  • Battery Life
    1.6 hours

General

  • Manufacturer
    Sony

Where to Buy

Sony Handycam HDR-PJ790V

Part Number: CNETHDRPJ790V
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