Priced at $700, this model is the cheapest one that gains the balanced optical SteadyShot system.
Some get smaller
The models in the middle of the price range -- the x380 versions -- have shrunk by about 20 percent.
The $850 PJ430 is the base model that offers HDMI pass-through for using the camcorder as a pico projector.
The $450 PJ380's projector.
The higher-end models have a second Micro-HDMI port for video input so that you can use the camcorder as a standalone pico projector.
New accessory shoe
Sony's moving toward a universal accessory shoe, dubbed "ni."
The $1,500 PJ790 kitted out with the Wi-Fi accessory. This model uses the new audio system.
Top view of the camcorder.
The PJ790 and PJ650 have electronic viewfinders.
Inside view of the PJ790
This model has Nightshot infrared mode, which had largely disappeared from the Sony camcorders.
The PJ790 has the company's veteran manual control dial.
Sony's new add-on mic.
It has pretty simple options.
The company also announced an accessory light.
The control-switch options.