Panasonic AG-AC8 vs Sony HDR-PJ30

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Panasonic AG-AC8
Sony HDR-PJ30

Top Prices

Factory Outlet Store
In stock
Adorama
Delivery unknown
In stock
Walmart
Delivery unknown
In stock
Overstock
Amazon US
Out of stock

Reasons For

1 Reason For
Available from 2 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
1 Reason For
$388 cheaper
The Sony HDR-PJ30 costs $387.96 less than the Panasonic AG-AC8.

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
$388 more expensive
The Panasonic AG-AC8 is more expensive than the Sony HDR-PJ30 by $387.96.
2 Reasons Against
Less retailers
Only 2 sellers sells the Sony HDR-PJ30, whereas 4 shops sell the Panasonic AG-AC8. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Three months older
The Sony HDR-PJ30 is older than the Panasonic AG-AC8 by three months.

Average Expert Rating

Date Released

37 months Ago 40 months Ago

Image Sensor

Optical Sensor Size
 1/4
BEST
 1/4
Sensor Type
 MOS
 MOS
Megapixel Count
20.4MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Movie Megapixel Count
9.4MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
21x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
50x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabiliser
 Hybrid
BEST
 Hybrid
Maximum Focal Length
893mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
28mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
2.82 - 59.2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Memory Card Slot
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor

Display

Screen Size
3" Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
460,800 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

Camcorder Type
 Shouldercam
 Shouldercam

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 480
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 480
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Still Image Resolution
 4752 x 3168
 4096 x 2304
 1440 x 1080
BEST
 4752 x 3168
 4096 x 2304
 1440 x 1080
Maximum Image Resolution
 6016 x 3384
BEST
 6016 x 3384

Ports & Interfaces

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

Battery

Battery Voltage
7.2V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
2,900mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
217mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
479mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
205mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 AV
BEST
 USB
 AC
 AV
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