Excerpt: I bought this camcorder to replace an old mini-tape camcorder. I have digital cameras, phones, and tablets that do video but have trouble maintaining focus when zooming on a subject. By comparison, this camcorder has great zoom. The picture quality and sound are good.
Pros: Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Good in Low Light, Great Picture Quality, Great Sound, Great Zoom, Zoom range/performance
Excerpt: Camera has a wealth of features that will take a while to fully explore. Tried 2 other camcorders from @, was very unhappy with both of them, so glad 3rd time was a charm for me. B H beat @ by $ also. Win/win.
Pros: Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Good in Low Light, Great Picture Quality, Great Sound, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Zoom range/performance
Excerpt: The wired remote is a great option to control the camera when I need to step away from the camera. The built in projector was great to show the soccer team the game footage right after the game at a team dinner.
Pros: Easy to Use, Great Picture Quality, Zoom range/performance
Excerpt: Great for outdoor shooting, excellent stabilization due to Sony's BOSS system. Wish the indoor shooting and low light shooting was a little better but for the price range it's an excellent camera.
Pros: Easy to Use, Good Image Stabilization, Great Picture Quality, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Zoom range/performance
Excerpt: The HDR-PJ430V Camcorder should come with a remote to stop and start recording and playback. I would like to know what Sony was thinking regarding The external Wi-Fi option is totally useless if you want to use a light on the Multi Shoe which is recessed in the top of the body forcing you to use...