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Sony HDR-PJ240

Sony HDR-PJ240
alaScore 87

91 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 91 reviews of Sony HDR-PJ240. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony HDR-PJ240 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Microphone connectivity:


Battery Type:NP-FV50
Charging source:AC


3D: No
3D compatibility:N
Back light compensation:
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Image processor:BIONZ
Minimum illumination:3


Colour of product:Black / Red / Silver


Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display diagonal:6.86 / 68.6
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touch screen:N
Touchscreen: No


Built-in Flash:N / No
Built-in light:N / No
Shoe mounting point:Y / Yes


Face detection:Y / Yes
Smile detection:Y / Yes

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:1/0.228 / 25.4 / 5.8
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:9.2

Lens System

Digital Zoom:320
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):29.8 - 804
Focal length range (f-f):2.1 - 57
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Image stabilizer type:Digital
Interchangeable lens:N / No
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):80.4 / 804
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.98 / 29.8
Optical Zoom:27
Wide angle lens system:Y / Yes

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity:
Light exposure modes: / Auto
Scene modes: / Fireworks, Landscape, Portrait, Spotlight, Beach, Snow


Bluetooth:N / No
Ethernet LAN:N / No
Near Field Communication (NFC):N / No
Wi-Fi:N / No

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.9 - 4
Audio recording formats:
Electrical viewfinder:N
Integrated USB cable:Y
Main camera sensor:
Manual Focus:Y
Night mode:N
Projector native resolution:
Shock proof: / No
USB port:
Waterproof: / No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Batteries included:Y / Yes
Bundled software:PlayMemories Home
Cables included:HDMI, USB
Quick start guide:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
HDMI:Y / Yes
Microphone in:N / No
PictBridge:N / No
S-Video In:N
S-Video Out:N / No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Built-in projector:Y / Yes
Contrast ratio (typical):1500:1
Minimum Projection Distance:0.5
Native Resolution:640 x 360
Projector brightness:13

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:4032 x 2272
Still image resolution(s):4032 x 2272


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:N / No
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, MS Micro (M2) / SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported:N / No
Memory slots:1

Technical Details

Dust-resistant: / No
Flash exposure compensation: / No
Flash exposure correction:
Flash metering modes:
Flash Modes:
Freeze-resistant: / No
Lens cover included:
Number of diaphragm blades:
Playback modes:
USB charging: / Yes


Full HD:Y
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720, 1440 x 1080, 1920 x 1080 / 1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080


Viewfinder Type:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.8 / 128
Height :5.95 / 59.5
Width:5.9 / 59

White balance

Indoor white balance:Y / Yes
Onepush white balance:Y / Yes
Outdoor white balance:Y / Yes
White Balance:Auto, Outdoor / Auto, Outdoor, Indoor