Sony Electronics has officially announced its new addition in PJ series – Sony HDR-PJ50V full HD digital camcorder, which the company claims as the world’s first digital camcorder equipped with mini projector on the opposite side of its 3-inch LCD touchscreen display. In addition, Sony HDR-PJ50V also features 12x optical zoom Sony G lens, BIONZ image processor, S-Master digital amplifier, Clear Phase technologies, Exmor-R image sensors, 1080/60p video recording (up to 24mbps), and 5.1-channel surround microphone with wind noise reduction for clear voice recording.

Features of Sony HDR-PJ50V Camcorder:

  • 3-inch LCD touchscreen display
  • Tiny projector capable project image up to 60 inches
  • 4.2 Megapixel back-illuminted Exmor R CMOS sensor for 1920 x 1080 Full HD 60p Recording
  • 7.1 Megapixel still image capturing
  • BIONZ image processor
  • 220 GB hard drive allows users to keep recording for long periods
  • 12x optical zoom
  • 1080/60p video recording (up to 24mbps)
  • Exmor-R image sensors
  • Equipped with S-Master digital amplifier and Clear Phase technologies
  • Built-in audio system and stereo speakers
  • Clear Phase correction, wind noise reduction, and mic/HP jack
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization with Active Mode
  • Geotagging with built-in GPS receiver
  • Intelligent Auto mode
  • Face detection
  • Slow motion capture allows you to capture the nuances of a golf swing

The new compact, lightweight Sony HDR-PJ50V Full HD digital camcorder is expected to be available worldwide in April 2011 for about $1000, respectively.