JVC GY-HM600 vs Panasonic AG-AC130A

JVC GY-HM600
Panasonic AG-AC130A

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
5% bigger optical zoom Edit
JVC GY-HM600 is 23xx (optical). That's 1x bigger than the Panasonic AG-AC130A (22xx). Read more

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

2% larger screen size Edit
The JVC GY-HM600 is a 3.5"" screen size camcorder. That's 0.05" larger than the Panasonic AG-AC130A (3.45""). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

Cheaper by $261
The JVC GY-HM600 costs $2,733.99, whereas the Panasonic AG-AC130A is $2,995.00.
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Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
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Older by one month
The JVC GY-HM600 is one month older than the Panasonic AG-AC130A.
3 Reasons Against
1x smaller optical zoom Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC130A is a 22xx (optical) camcorder, whereas the JVC GY-HM600 is a 23xx (optical) camcorder (1x bigger). Read more

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

0.05" smaller screen size Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC130A has a screen size of 3.45"", whereas the JVC GY-HM600 is a 3.5"" screen size camcorder (0.05" larger). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

$261 more expensive
The Panasonic AG-AC130A is more expensive than the JVC GY-HM600 by $261.01.

Date Released

13 months Ago 11 months Ago

Image Sensor

Sensor Size
2.2MP 2.2MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/3
 1/3
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS

Lens System

Optical Zoom
23x
BEST
22x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 10x
Image Stabiliser
 Optical
 Optical
BEST
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 72mm
Focal Length
29 - 667 28 - 616
Focal Length Range
4.1 - 94.3 3.9 - 86

Storage

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Manual
 Manual

Display

Screen Size
3.5"
BEST
3.45"
Display Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 921,000 pixels
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.45" 0.45"
Viewfinder Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,266,000 pixels
Viewfinder
 Electronic
 Electronic

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
Minimum Illumination
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.4lx

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 1080p
 720p
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Video Format
 MP4
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 AVI
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MP4
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 AVI
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC

Still Image

Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080

Audio

Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0
 Dolby Digital 2.0
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40
Storage Relative Humidity Range
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity Range
35 - 80 10 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 50 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.4kg 2.4kg
Height
198mm 195mm
Depth
416mm 438mm
Width
178mm 180mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 AC
 DC
 AC
 DC
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