Panasonic AG-AC8 vs Panasonic AG-HPX600

Panasonic AG-AC8
Panasonic AG-HPX600

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Factory Outlet Store
In stock
Adorama
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6ave
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In stock, only 2 left!
Adorama
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Walmart
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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
24% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC8 has an optical zoom of 21xx, however the Panasonic AG-HPX600 is only a 16xx (optical) camcorder (5x smaller). 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.

22% lighter Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC8 is a 2.3kgg weight camcorder. That's 0.5g lighter than the Panasonic AG-HPX600 (2.8kgg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

50mm smaller Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC8 is a 217mmmm high camcorder, whereas the Panasonic AG-HPX600 is a 267mmmm high camcorder (50mm bigger).
Available from 6 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
3 Reasons For
129mm smaller Edit
The Panasonic AG-HPX600 is a 350mmmm deep camcorder, whereas the Panasonic AG-AC8 is a 479mmmm deep camcorder (129mm bigger).
61mm smaller Edit
The Panasonic AG-HPX600 is a 144mmmm wide camcorder, whereas the Panasonic AG-AC8 is a 205mmmm wide camcorder (61mm bigger).
$170 cheaper
The Panasonic AG-HPX600 is $169.95 cheaper than the Panasonic AG-AC8.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
A lot bigger Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC8 has a depth of 479mmmm, however the Panasonic AG-HPX600 is a 350mmmm deep camcorder (129mm smaller).
A lot bigger Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC8 has a width of 205mmmm, however the Panasonic AG-HPX600 is a 144mmmm wide camcorder (61mm smaller).
$170 more expensive
The Panasonic AG-AC8 is more expensive than the Panasonic AG-HPX600 by $169.95.
5 Reasons Against
A lot smaller optical zoom Edit
The Panasonic AG-HPX600 is a 16xx (optical) camcorder, whereas the Panasonic AG-AC8 is a 21xx (optical) camcorder (5x 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.

0.5g heavier Edit
The Panasonic AG-HPX600 is a 2.8kgg weight camcorder. That's 0.5g heavier than the Panasonic AG-AC8 (2.8kgg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Bigger Edit
Panasonic AG-HPX600 is 267mmmm high, but the Panasonic AG-AC8 is a 217mmmm high camcorder (50mm smaller).
Fewer sellers
Only 2 sellers sells the Panasonic AG-HPX600, but 8 sellers sell the Panasonic AG-AC8. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this camcorder, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Six months older
The Panasonic AG-HPX600 is older than the Panasonic AG-AC8 by six months.

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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
BEST
16x
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
Display
 LCD
 LCD
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Camera

Camcorder Type
 Shouldercam
 Shouldercam

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Capturing Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 60fps
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 480i
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 480i
BEST
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 480
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60fps

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 1
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
BEST
2.8kg
Height
217mm
BEST
267mm
Depth
479mm 350mm
BEST
Width
205mm 144mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 AV
BEST
 USB
 AC
 AV
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