Sony Handycam with Projector HDR-PJ260V Unboxing & First Impressions

IMAG0565 The Sony HDRPJ260V offers 1920 x 1080 high definition resolution letting you record your in exceptional Full High Definition quality and video playback via its built-in projector. Capable of 60i recording and playback via HDMI and compatible HDTV providing stunning clarity and incredibly detailed and smoother playback of your memories. The high-contrast projector built-in to the LCD panel gives you the freedom to share your favorite memories virtually anywhere. Sony G lenses deliver brilliant, accurate color reproduction and sharp, amazingly detailed images. In addition, the 29.8mm focal length in Photo and Video Modes offers a broader perspective for enhanced wide angle shooting.

The built-in 16GB embedded Flash memory can record and store up to 3 hours of high definition video footage (HD LP mode).

 

Imaging Sensor

  • Effective Picture Resolution: Approx. 2230K pixels (16:9)
  • Color Filter System: ClearVid™ array

 

Recording

  • Media Type: Internal Flash Memory; Memory Stick PRO Duo ™ (Mark 2); Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo ™; SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Memory Card (Class 4 or Higher)
  • Still Image Mode: JPEG
  • Still Image Size 16:9: Movie mode: 8.9 megapixels 16:9 (3984×2240); Photo mode: 8.9 megapixels 16:9 (3984×2240)
  • Video Mode: HD:1920×1080/60p(PS),60i(FX,FH), 1440×1080/60i(HQ,LP); STD HQ: 9Mbps
  • Recording and Playback Times (in Internal Media)(2ch): HD PS: Approx. 1h0m (Approx. 1h0m); HD FX: Approx. 1h15m (Approx. 1h15m); HD FH: Approx. 1h40m (Approx. 1h40m); HD HQ: Approx. 3h0m (Approx. 2h15m); HD LP: Approx. 5h15m (Approx. 4h20m); STD HQ: Approx. 3h10m (Approx. 2h55m)
  • Dual Record: 8.9 megapixels 16:9(3984×2240); 4.5 megapixels 16:9(2816×1584); 2.1 megapixels 16:9 (1920×1080)
  • Microphone/Speaker: Built-in Zoom Microphone;Clear Phase Stereo Speaker
  • Internal Media: Flash Memory 16GB

 

Optics/Lens

  • Lens Type: G Lens™
  • Aperture: F1.8-3.4
  • Optical Zoom: 30x
  • Digital Zoom: 350x
  • Extended Zoom: 55x
  • Focal Distance: f = 2.1mm – 63.0mm; f =3/32inch – 2 1/2inch

 

LCD Display

  • LCD Type: 3.0″ Clear Photo LCD(TM) display (230K) Wide(16:9)
  • Angle Adjustment: Opening Angle: max. 90 deg., Turning Angle: max. 270 deg.
  • Brightness Control: Yes (Menu)
  • Touch Panel: Yes

 

Focus Control

  • AF Modes: Auto / Manual (Touch Panell)
  • Focus Area: Full range Focus / Spot Focus
  • Focus Features: Tracking Focus

 

Exposure System

  • Metering Modes: Multi-segment / Spot
  • Exposure Settings: Auto; Flexible Spot (Touch Panel)
  • Backlight Compensation: Yes (Auto)
  • Gain Control: Auto

 

Drive System

  • Shutter Speeds: Self-timer: Approx. 10sec. (Still Image/ Golf Shot); Shutter Speed (Standard): 1/60 – 1/10000; Shutter Speed Auto Control Range: 1/8 – 1/10000; Shutter Speed (Smooth Slow Rec): 1/250 – 1/10000 (Standard); Scene Selection: 1/8 – 1/10000; LOW LUX: 1/30 – 1/10000

 

Projector

  • Resolution Output: 640 x 360
  • Throw Distance: 16ft (5m) (for 100″diagonal)

 

Convenience Features

  • Red-Eye Reduction: Yes (On / Off)
  • Fader Effect(s): White / Black
  • Erase/Protect: Yes / Yes
  • Media/Battery Indicator: Yes (recordable time, free and used media space) / Yes (recordable time, remaining capacity)
  • Video Playback Options: Highlight Playback (HD Movie Only); Highlight Playback Save and Share (Translate into STD quality); Highlight Scenario (Save/Playback/Erase); Highlight BGM (Preinstalled 4 music files, Music transfer)
  • Built-in USB Cable: Yes (USB Charge Available)

 

Advanced Features

  • Tracking Focus: Yes
  • Intelligent Auto: Portrait/Baby/Walk/Tripod/Backlight/Landscape/Spotlight/Twilight/Macro/Low light/Auto wind noise reduction
  • Priority Setting (for Face Detection): Auto / Child Priority / Adult Priority

 

Interface

  • Memory Card Slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo™ and SD/ SDHC/ SDXC media compatible
  • PhotoTV HD: Yes
  • Remote Commander: Yes
  • DC IN: Yes

 

Power

  • Power Consumption (in View Finder Operation): HD:3.0W

Basic Specifications

Weights and Measurements

  • Weight (Approx.): Approx. 8.99oz (NP-FV50 (supplied battery)); Approx. 10.58oz (NP-FV70); Approx. 14.10oz (NP-FV100)

In The Box

  • Rechargeable Battery Pack (NP-FV50) (1)
  • AC adaptor (AC-L200) (1)
  • Power Cord (1)