JVC GZ-VX700 vs Sony HXR-NX30

JVC GZ-VX700
Sony HXR-NX30

Top Prices

eBay
In stock, only 2 left!
CW Media Pro
Delivery unknown
In stock (100 available)
Unique Photo
Out of stock

Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Bigger digital zoom Edit
JVC GZ-VX700 is 200x (digital). That's 80x bigger than the Sony HXR-NX30 (120xx). 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.

A lot smaller Edit
The JVC GZ-VX700 has a width of 57mm, however the Sony HXR-NX30 is a 71.5mmmm wide camcorder (14.5mm bigger).
3 Reasons For
175x lighter Edit
The Sony HXR-NX30 has a weight of 1.2kgg, but the JVC GZ-VX700 is a 210g weight camcorder (208.8g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Cheaper by $160
The Sony HXR-NX30 costs $79.95, whereas the JVC GZ-VX700 is $239.99.
1 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Vastly heavier Edit
The JVC GZ-VX700 is a 210g weight camcorder. That's 208.8g heavier than the Sony HXR-NX30 (1.2kgg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

$160 more expensive
The JVC GZ-VX700 is more expensive than the Sony HXR-NX30 by $160.04.
Less retailers
Only 1 shop sell the JVC GZ-VX700, whereas 2 sellers sell the Sony HXR-NX30. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Four months older
The JVC GZ-VX700 is older than the Sony HXR-NX30 by four months.
2 Reasons Against
Significantly smaller digital zoom Edit
The Sony HXR-NX30 is a 120xx (digital) camcorder, whereas the JVC GZ-VX700 is a 200x (digital) camcorder (80x bigger). 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.

Bigger Edit
Sony HXR-NX30 is 71.5mmmm wide. That's 14.5mm bigger than the JVC GZ-VX700 (71.5mmmm).

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Date Released

59 months Ago 54 months Ago

Image Sensor

Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
 1/2
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Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 21.4MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom
10x 10x
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Digital Zoom
200x
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120x
Image Stabiliser
 Optical
 Optical
Minimum Aperture
1.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Value
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 52mm
Focal Length
32.8 - 594.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
3.33 - 33.3 3.8 - 38

Storage

Internal Storage Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 92GB
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo Mark 2
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo Mark 2
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Display

Screen Size
3"
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3"
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels 921,600 pixels
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Display
 LCD
 LCD

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
Minimum Illumination
Unknown - Click to provide data 3lx
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 CZE
 UKR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 DUT
 CZE
 UKR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
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 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Image Format
 JPG
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 JPG
Still Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 640 x 480
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 3808 x 2856
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 3808 x 2856

Audio

Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0
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 Dolby Digital 2.0

Ports & Interfaces

USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Version
 1.4
 1.4
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Battery

Video Recording Time
46.16h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
BN-VG212 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
210g 1.2kg
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Height
36mm 148mm
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Depth
115.5mm
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94.5mm
Width
57mm
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71.5mm

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Pixela Everio MediaBrowser 4 (Win) Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 USB
 AV
BEST
 USB
 AV

Other Features

Typical Power Consumption
2.9W Unknown - Click to provide data
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