Canon EOS C500 vs Sony NEX-FS700R

Canon EOS C500
Sony NEX-FS700R

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
6% higher megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS C500 is an 8.85MP camcorder. That's 0.45MP higher than the Sony NEX-FS700R (8.4MPMP).
13% larger screen size Edit
The Canon EOS C500 has a screen size of 4", however the Sony NEX-FS700R is only a 3.5"" screen size camcorder (0.5" smaller). 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.

A bit smaller Edit
The Canon EOS C500 is a 171mm high camcorder, whereas the Sony NEX-FS700R is a 178.5mmmm high camcorder (7.5mm bigger).
56.5mm smaller Edit
The Canon EOS C500 has a depth of 179mm, however the Sony NEX-FS700R is a 235.5mmmm deep camcorder (56.5mm bigger).
2 Reasons For
1070x lighter Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700R is a 1.7kgg weight camcorder. That's 1.8kg lighter than the Canon EOS C500 (1.7kgg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

15mm smaller Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700R is a 145mmmm wide camcorder, whereas the Canon EOS C500 is a 160mm wide camcorder (15mm bigger).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Vastly heavier Edit
The Canon EOS C500 is a 1.8kg weight camcorder. That's 1.8kg heavier than the Sony NEX-FS700R (1.7kgg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

15mm bigger Edit
The Canon EOS C500 has a width of 160mm, however the Sony NEX-FS700R is a 145mmmm wide camcorder (15mm smaller).
Ten months older
The Canon EOS C500 is older than the Sony NEX-FS700R by ten months.
4 Reasons Against
Lower megapixel count Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700R is an 8.4MPMP camcorder. That's 0.45MP lower than the Canon EOS C500 (8.4MPMP).
0.5" smaller screen size Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700R has a screen size of 3.5"", whereas the Canon EOS C500 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.

7.5mm bigger Edit
Sony NEX-FS700R is 178.5mmmm high, but the Canon EOS C500 is a 171mm high camcorder (7.5mm smaller).
56.5mm bigger Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700R is a 235.5mmmm deep camcorder, whereas the Canon EOS C500 is a 179mm deep camcorder (56.5mm smaller).

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Date Released

42 months Ago 32 months Ago

Image Sensor

Sensor Size
9.84MP
BEST
11.6MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
8.85MP
BEST
8.4MP
Movie Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.3MP

Lens System

Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Canon EF

Storage

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

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Manual
 Manual

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity
 16000
 12800
 10000
 8000
 6400
 5000
 4000
 3200
 2500
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 1250
 1000
 800
 640
 500
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 320
 250
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 160
 125
 100
 80
 64
 50
 25
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 16000
 12800
 10000
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 6400
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 1250
 1000
 800
 640
 500
 400
 320
 250
 200
 160
 125
 100
 80
 64
 50
 25

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Manual
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Indoor
 Manual
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Indoor

Shutter

Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Display

Screen Size
4"
BEST
3.5"
Display Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 91,200 pixels
Display
 LCD
BEST
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.52" Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder Resolution
1.55 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
 electrical
BEST
 electrical

Camera

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

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
50 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 1080i
 576i
 480i
 1080p
 720p
 1080i
 576i
 480i
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
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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
 4096 x 2160
BEST
 4096 x 2160
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 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.8kg 1.7kg
BEST
Height
171mm
BEST
178.5mm
Depth
179mm
BEST
235.5mm
Width
160mm 145mm
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Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 AV
 Component
 USB
 AC
 AV
 Component
BEST

Other Features

AC Adapter Output
8.4V Unknown - Click to provide data
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