Canon EOS C300 vs Sony NEX-FS700

Canon EOS C300
Sony NEX-FS700

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
13% larger screen size Edit
The Canon EOS C300 is a 4"" screen size camcorder. That's 0.5" larger than the Sony NEX-FS700 (3.5""). 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.

Lighter Edit
The Canon EOS C300 has a weight of 1.4kgg, however the Sony NEX-FS700 is a 3.2kgg weight camcorder (1.8g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

5% smaller Edit
The Canon EOS C300 is a 171mmmm high camcorder. That's 7.5mm smaller than the Sony NEX-FS700 (178.5mmmm).
Smaller Edit
The Canon EOS C300 has a depth of 179mmmm. That's 56.5mm smaller than the Sony NEX-FS700 (235.5mmmm).
Smaller Edit
The Canon EOS C300 has a width of 133mmmm. That's 12mm smaller than the Sony NEX-FS700 (145mmmm).
1 Reason For
A bit higher movie megapixel count Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700 is an 8.3MPMP (movie mode) camcorder, whereas the Canon EOS C300 is only an 8.29MPMP (movie mode) camcorder (0.010000000000002MP lower).

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Lower movie megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS C300 is an 8.29MPMP (movie mode) camcorder. That's 0.010000000000002MP lower than the Sony NEX-FS700 (8.3MPMP).
Older by eight months
The Canon EOS C300 is eight months older than the Sony NEX-FS700.
5 Reasons Against
15% smaller screen size Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700 has a screen size of 3.5"", however the Canon EOS C300 is a 4"" screen size camcorder (0.5" 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.

57% heavier Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700 is a 3.2kgg weight camcorder. That's 1.8g heavier than the Canon EOS C300 (3.2kgg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

7.5mm bigger Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700 is a 178.5mmmm high camcorder, whereas the Canon EOS C300 is a 171mmmm high camcorder (7.5mm smaller).
24% bigger Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700 has a depth of 235.5mmmm, however the Canon EOS C300 is a 179mmmm deep camcorder (56.5mm smaller).
A little bigger Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700 has a width of 145mmmm, however the Canon EOS C300 is a 133mmmm wide camcorder (12mm smaller).

Awards

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focus-numerique.fr: Recommended
tipa.com: Technical Image Press Association Award
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Date Released

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Image Sensor

Sensor Size
9.84MP
BEST
11.6MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.4MP
Movie Megapixel Count
8.29MP 8.3MP
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Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 11x
Image Stabiliser
 Optical
 Optical
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Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 380mm
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.5
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 30.6mm
Maximum Aperture Value
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.3
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 67mm
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 18 - 200
Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Canon EF

Storage

Memory Card Slot
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MS Pro-HG Duo HX
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MS Pro-HG Duo HX
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Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Outdoor
 Indoor
 Auto
 Manual
 Outdoor
 Indoor

Display

Screen Size
4"
BEST
3.5"
Display Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 921,000 pixels
Display
 LCD
BEST
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.52" Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV III
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 DIGIC DV III

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 480i
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 480i
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Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1440 x 1080
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1440 x 1080
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
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 PAL
 NTSC

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
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Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0
 Dolby Digital 2.0
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Microphone Connection
 XLR
 XLR

Ports & Interfaces

Component Video Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mini-USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Battery

Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data NP-F770
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.2V
Battery Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
-5 - 45 0 - 40
Operating Relative Humidity Range
0 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.4kg
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3.2kg
Height
171mm
BEST
178.5mm
Depth
179mm
BEST
235.5mm
Width
133mm
BEST
145mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 AV
 Component
 USB
 AC
 AV
 Component
BEST
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