Canon Vixia HF R600 vs Panasonic HC-V770

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Canon Vixia HF R600
Panasonic HC-V770

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
12x bigger optical zoom Edit
The Canon Vixia HF R600 is a 32xx (optical) camcorder, whereas the Panasonic HC-V770 is only a 20xx (optical) camcorder (12x 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.

Smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Canon Vixia HF R600 has a minimum illumination of 0.4lxlx, whereas the Panasonic HC-V770 is a 1lxlx minimum illumination camcorder (0.6lx bigger).
68g lighter Edit
The Canon Vixia HF R600 is a 285gg weight camcorder. That's 68g lighter than the Panasonic HC-V770 (353gg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

$393 cheaper
The Canon Vixia HF R600 is $393.04 cheaper than the Panasonic HC-V770.
User reviews are a little better
The Canon Vixia HF R600 has an average user review score of 90%, whereas the Panasonic HC-V770 has an average rating of 89% (based on 14 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Hugely higher megapixel count Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 has a megapixel count of 6.03MPMP, but the Canon Vixia HF R600 is only a 2.07MPMP camcorder (3.96MP lower).
66% higher movie megapixel count Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 has a movie megapixel count of 6.03MPMP. That's 3.96MP higher than the Canon Vixia HF R600 (6.03MPMP).
50% higher display resolution Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 is a 460,800 pixels pixels display resolution camcorder. That's 230 pixels higher than the Canon Vixia HF R600 (460,800 pixels pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

3 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
2x lower megapixel count Edit
The Canon Vixia HF R600 is a 2.07MPMP camcorder. That's 3.96MP lower than the Panasonic HC-V770 (6.03MPMP).
Two times lower movie megapixel count Edit
Canon Vixia HF R600 is only 2.07MPMP (movie mode), but the Panasonic HC-V770 is a 6.03MPMP (movie mode) camcorder (3.96MP higher).
Vastly lower display resolution Edit
The Canon Vixia HF R600 has a display resolution of 230,000 pixels pixels, however the Panasonic HC-V770 is a 460,800 pixels pixels display resolution camcorder (230 pixels higher). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

Fewer sellers
Only 7 stores sells the Canon Vixia HF R600, but 10 sellers sell the Panasonic HC-V770. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this camcorder, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
6 Reasons Against
Smaller optical zoom Edit
Panasonic HC-V770 is only 20xx (optical). That's 12x smaller than the Canon Vixia HF R600 (20xx). 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.

60% bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 is a 1lxlx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 0.6lx bigger than the Canon Vixia HF R600 (1lxlx).
Heavier Edit
The Panasonic HC-V770 has a weight of 353gg, but the Canon Vixia HF R600 is a 285gg weight camcorder (68g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

More expensive by $393
The Panasonic HC-V770 is $393.04 more expensive than the Canon Vixia HF R600.
Older by one month
The Panasonic HC-V770 is one month older than the Canon Vixia HF R600.
User review Rating is a little Worse
The Panasonic HC-V770 has an average user score of 89%, but the Canon Vixia HF R600 has an average user rating of 90% (based on 46 reviews).

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Image Sensor

Sensor Size
3.28MP
BEST
12.76MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
 1/2
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Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Megapixel Count
2.07MP 6.03MP
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Movie Megapixel Count
2.07MP 6.03MP
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Lens System

Optical Zoom
32x
BEST
20x
Digital Zoom
1,140x 1,500x
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Hybrid
 Hybrid
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8
Maximum Aperture Value
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.6
Filter Size
43mm 49mm
Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 29.5 - 612
Focal Length Range
2.8 - 89.6 4.08 - 81.6

Storage

Maximum Fash Memory Capacity
32GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card
File System
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 Exif
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 Exif

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor

Flash

Shoe Mounting Point Type
 Cold
 Cold

Shutter

Video Shutter Speed
1/2000 1/25 - 1/8000
Photo Shutter Speed
1/500 1/2 - 1/2000
Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/2 - 1/8000
Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels 460,800 pixels
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Display
 LCD
 LCD

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
Minimum Illumination
0.4lx
BEST
1lx
On Screen Display Language
 THA
 ENG
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 ARA
 THA
 ENG
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 ARA

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 72 Mbit/s
Video Capturing Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 50fps
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 540p
 1080p
 720p
 540p
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 H.264
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 H.264
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 50fps
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
BEST
 NTSC

Still Image

Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
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Still Image Resolution
 5472 x 3648
 4896 x 3672
 3984 x 2656
 3264 x 2448
 1920 x 1080
 1728 x 1152
 640 x 480
 5472 x 3648
 4896 x 3672
 3984 x 2656
 3264 x 2448
 1920 x 1080
 1728 x 1152
 640 x 480
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Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 6528 x 3672
 1920 x 1080
 6528 x 3672
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Audio

Audio Format
 AAC++
 AAC++
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 1
Component Video Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mini HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini-USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 1h
Video Recording Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 1h
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.6V
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,940mAh

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity Range
0 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
285g
BEST
353g
Height
58mm 73mm
Depth
116mm 139mm
Width
53mm 65mm

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data HD Writer AE 5.2
Cable Included
 USB
 HDMI
 DC
 USB
 HDMI
 DC
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