Sony is launching two high-end Full HD camcorders with built-in projector, the Handycam HDR-PJ760V and Handycam HDR-PJ710V. Both camcorders have a ultra compact LED projector built into the flip-out LCD panel for showing video and images at up to 100-inch diagonal screen on walls, ceilings, or other flat surfaces. The built-in projector delivers 640×360 resolution.
The HDR-PJ760V and HDR-PJ710V come with 96GB and 32GB built-in flash memory, respectively, and there are MS and SD card slot. They sport back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS Sensor, ClearVid color filter system and BIONZ image processor. Other than 1920×1080 Full HD 60p/24p video recording, these camcorders can also capture up to 24.1 Megapixel still iamges. Both models are equipped with 26mm Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T lens with 10x zoom and they also includes 17x Extended Zoom so you can get close to the action. Sony also adds the new Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode, which controls the entire optical path, including the image sensor, as one floating unit to improve image stabilization by up to 13 times more stable than its predecessor, for capturing blue-free images. The projector camcorders also features Dolby Digital 5.1 channel recording to capture active sounds coming from all directions, and the wind noise reduction for clear voice recording.
The PJ760V and PJ710V come with built-in GPS receiver and NAVTEQ maps for showing your current location and tag the shooting location. You can also expect Intelligent Auto mode, Tracking Focus, NightShot Infrared system, Smile Shutter, Face Detection, Golf Shot and Smooth Slow Recording. They have a 3-inch Xtra Fine LCD display with TruBlack technology, and the PJ760V also gets a 0.27-inch color EVF (electronic view finder). There are built-in USB cable for easy content transfer and quick charge and HDMI output for showing your Full HD clips on HDTV.
Sony Handycam HDR-PJ760V is priced at $1599.99 and HDR-PJ710V at $1299.99.