Panasonic AG-HPX600 vs Sony PMWEX3

Panasonic AG-HPX600
Sony PMWEX3

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Bigger optical zoom Edit
Panasonic AG-HPX600 is 16xx (optical). That's 2x bigger than the Sony PMWEX3 (14x). 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.

30fps faster maximum frame rate Edit
The Panasonic AG-HPX600 has a maximum frame rate of 60fpsfps, however the Sony PMWEX3 is only a 30fps camcorder (30fps slower).
1 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
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Reasons Against

No data 4 Reasons Against
Smaller optical zoom Edit
Sony PMWEX3 is only 14x (optical). That's 2x smaller than the Panasonic AG-HPX600 (14x). 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.

Vastly slower maximum frame rate Edit
The Sony PMWEX3 has a maximum frame rate of 30fps, however the Panasonic AG-HPX600 is a 60fpsfps camcorder (30fps faster).
Not as many stockists
The Sony PMWEX3 is only stocked by 1 store, however the Panasonic AG-HPX600 is stocked by 2 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.
Older by over two years
The Sony PMWEX3 is two years older than the Panasonic AG-HPX600.

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Date Released

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Image Sensor

Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
 1/2
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Sensor Type
 MOS
 MOS

Lens System

Optical Zoom
16x
BEST
14x
Image Stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabiliser
Interchangeable Lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interchangeable lens
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 77mm
Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.4 - 439
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.8 - 81.2

Storage

Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Focus Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus lock

Display

Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.5"
Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display
Display Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 921,000 pixels
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 921,000 pixels

Camera

Camcorder Type
 Shouldercam
 handheld
 Shouldercam
 handheld
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Minimum Illumination
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.14lx

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Capturing Speed
60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 480i
BEST
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 480i
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate
60fps
BEST
30fps

Ports & Interfaces

Composite Video Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite video out port
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
Component Video Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
S-Video Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 S-Video out port
XLR in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 XLR in port
IEEE 1394/Firewire Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.8kg 1.9kg
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Height
267mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
350mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
144mm Unknown - Click to provide data
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