The HC-VX980 supports a 3840 x 2160 pixels video resolution which is higher than most video cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. Most video cameras that have been available for around the same time as it support a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution. In addition, this video camera support a video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels.
This video camera's video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution across all comparable spec video cameras that have been available for the last year.
A 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of video camera.