Canon EOS C100 vs Sony NEX-FS700

Canon EOS C100
Sony NEX-FS700

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
16% higher movie megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS C100 has a movie megapixel count of 9.84MPMP, however the Sony NEX-FS700 is only an 8.3MPMP (movie mode) camcorder (1.54MP lower).
Lighter Edit
The Canon EOS C100 is a 1kgg weight camcorder. That's 2.2g lighter than the Sony NEX-FS700 (3.2kgg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

49.5mm smaller Edit
The Canon EOS C100 has a height of 129mmmm, however the Sony NEX-FS700 is a 178.5mmmm high camcorder (49.5mm bigger).
A lot smaller Edit
Canon EOS C100 is 170mmmm deep, but the Sony NEX-FS700 is a 235.5mmmm deep camcorder (65.5mm bigger).
Marginally smaller Edit
Canon EOS C100 is 135mmmm wide, but the Sony NEX-FS700 is a 145mmmm wide camcorder (10mm bigger).
Available from 1 shops
The more stores stock this camcorder, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
1 Reason For
$2,365 cheaper
The Sony NEX-FS700 costs $185.07, whereas the Canon EOS C100 is $2,549.99.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
$2,365 more expensive
The Canon EOS C100 is more expensive than the Sony NEX-FS700 by $2,364.92.
Eight months older
The Canon EOS C100 is older than the Sony NEX-FS700 by eight months.
6 Reasons Against
19% lower movie megapixel count Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700 has a movie megapixel count of 8.3MPMP, however the Canon EOS C100 is a 9.84MPMP (movie mode) camcorder (1.54MP higher).
69% heavier Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700 is a 3.2kgg weight camcorder. That's 2.2g heavier than the Canon EOS C100 (3.2kgg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

49.5mm bigger Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700 has a height of 178.5mmmm, however the Canon EOS C100 is a 129mmmm high camcorder (49.5mm smaller).
A lot bigger Edit
Sony NEX-FS700 is 235.5mmmm deep, but the Canon EOS C100 is a 170mmmm deep camcorder (65.5mm smaller).
Marginally bigger Edit
Sony NEX-FS700 is 145mmmm wide, but the Canon EOS C100 is a 135mmmm wide camcorder (10mm smaller).
Not as many stockists
Only 1 store sell the Sony NEX-FS700, however 2 retailers sell the Canon EOS C100. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

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Date Released

41 months Ago 34 months Ago

Image Sensor

Sensor Size
8.29MP
BEST
11.6MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.4MP
Movie Megapixel Count
9.84MP
BEST
8.3MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 11x
Image Stabiliser
 Optical
 Optical
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Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 380mm
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.5
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 30.6mm
Maximum Aperture Value
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.3
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 67mm
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 18 - 200

Storage

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

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Outdoor
 Indoor
 Auto
 Manual
 Outdoor
 Indoor

Display

Screen Size
3.5" 3.5"
Display Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 921,000 pixels
Display
 LCD
BEST
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.24" Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

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

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 480i
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 480i
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Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MPEG2
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MPEG2
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
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
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

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

USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1kg
BEST
3.2kg
Height
129mm
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178.5mm
Depth
170mm
BEST
235.5mm
Width
135mm
BEST
145mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 AV
 Component
 USB
 AC
 AV
 Component
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