Panasonic AG-AC90 vs Panasonic HDC-Z10000

Panasonic AG-AC90
Panasonic HDC-Z10000

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
4% longer maximum focal length Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC90 is a 383.7mmmm maximum focal length camcorder. That's 11.7mm longer than the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 (372mm).
A bit larger screen size Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC90 has a screen size of 3.5"", however the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is only a 3.48" screen size camcorder (0.02" 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.

2lx smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC90 has a minimum illumination of 3lxlx, however the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is a 5lx minimum illumination camcorder (2lx bigger).
Eight hundred and eighty-eight times lighter Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC90 is a 1.8kgg weight camcorder. That's 1.6kg lighter than the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 (1.6kg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

5 Reasons For
1.11MP bigger sensor size Edit
The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is a 9.15MP sensor camcorder, whereas the Panasonic AG-AC90 is only an 8.04MPMP sensor camcorder (1.11MP smaller). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

92% bigger digital zoom Edit
Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is 120x (digital). That's 110x bigger than the Panasonic AG-AC90 (120x). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Higher display resolution Edit
The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 has a display resolution of 1,152,000 pixels, but the Panasonic AG-AC90 is only a 1,152,000 pixels pixels display resolution camcorder (1,151,999 pixels lower). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

47% larger viewfinder screen size Edit
The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is a 0.45" viewfinder screen size camcorder. That's 0.21" larger than the Panasonic AG-AC90 (0.45").
11% smaller Edit
The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 has a width of 145mm, however the Panasonic AG-AC90 is a 160mmmm wide camcorder (15mm bigger).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
1.11MP smaller sensor size Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC90 is an 8.04MPMP sensor camcorder, whereas the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is a 9.15MP sensor camcorder (1.11MP bigger). Read more

A megapixel (MP or Mpx) is one million pixels, and is a term used not only for the number of pixels in an image, but also to express the number of image sensor elements of digital cameras or the number of display elements of digital displays. For example, a camera that makes a 2048 1536 pixel image typically uses a few extra rows and columns of sensor elements and is commonly said to have "3.2 megapixels" or "3.4 megapixels", depending on whether the number reported is the "effective" or the "total" pixel count (as opposed to the 2048 1536 = 3,145,728 finished image pixels).

A larger number of megapixels increases the sharpness of images and video.

110x smaller digital zoom Edit
Panasonic AG-AC90 is only 10xx (digital). That's 110x smaller than the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 (120x). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

1151999x lower display resolution Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC90 has a display resolution of 1,152,000 pixels pixels, but the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is a 1,152,000 pixels display resolution camcorder (1,151,999 pixels higher). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

88% smaller viewfinder screen size Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC90 is a 0.24"" viewfinder screen size camcorder. That's 0.21" smaller than the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 (0.45").
15mm bigger Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC90 has a width of 160mmmm, however the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is a 145mm wide camcorder (15mm smaller).
5 Reasons Against
4% shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is a 372mm maximum focal length camcorder. That's 11.7mm shorter than the Panasonic AG-AC90 (372mm).
Marginally smaller screen size Edit
The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 has a screen size of 3.48", however the Panasonic AG-AC90 is a 3.5"" screen size camcorder (0.02" 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.

2lx bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 has a minimum illumination of 5lx, however the Panasonic AG-AC90 is a 3lxlx minimum illumination camcorder (2lx smaller).
Vastly heavier Edit
The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is a 1.6kg weight camcorder. That's 1.6kg heavier than the Panasonic AG-AC90 (1.6kg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Eight months older
The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is older than the Panasonic AG-AC90 by eight months.

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Image Sensor

Sensor Size
8.04MP 9.15MP
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Optical Sensor Size
 1/4
 1/4
Sensor Type
 MOS
 MOS
CCD
Unknown - Click to provide data 6
Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.08MP
Movie Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.57MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom
12x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
10x 120x
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Optical
BEST
 Optical
Maximum Focal Length
383.7mm
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372mm
Minimum Aperture
1.5 1.5
Minimum Focal Length
29.8mm 29.8mm
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Maximum Aperture Value
2.8 2.8
Filter Size
49mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 29.8 - 369.8
Focal Length Range
2.84 - 34.1 2.84 - 34.1

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
64GB
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64GB
Memory Card Slot
2 2
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Shutter

Shutter Speed
1/25 - 1/2000 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3.5"
BEST
3.48"
Display Resolution
1,152,000 pixels 1,152,000 pixels
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Display
 LCD
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.24" 0.45"
BEST
Viewfinder Resolution
263,000 pixels
BEST
1,226,880 pixels
Viewfinder
 electrical
BEST
 electrical

Camera

Camcorder Type
 Shouldercam
 handheld
 Shouldercam
 handheld
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Minimum Illumination
3lx
BEST
5lx
On Screen Display Language
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 ESP
 TUR
 DUT
 CZE
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 ESP
 TUR
 DUT
 CZE

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080i
 540p
 1080p
 1080i
 540p
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 960 x 540
 1920 x 1080
 960 x 540
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Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Image Format
 JPG
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 JPG
Still Image Resolution
 2304 x 1296
 1920 x 1080
 2304 x 1296
 1920 x 1080
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Maximum Image Resolution
 2304 x 1296
 2304 x 1296
BEST

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
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Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
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Ports & Interfaces

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

Battery

Battery Life
6h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage
7.2V 7.2V
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity Range
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.8kg
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1.6kg
Height
195mm 195mm
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Depth
350mm 350mm
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Width
160mm 145mm
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Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data HD Writer XE 1.0
Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 AV
 Component
 USB
 AC
 AV
 Component

Other Features

Typical Power Consumption
12.9W Unknown - Click to provide data
Extra/Smart Zoom
25x Unknown - Click to provide data
Recording Format
AVCHD 2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Output
12V Unknown - Click to provide data
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