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Canon EOS C100 vs JVC GC-PX100

Canon EOS C100 vs JVC GC-PX100

Canon EOS C100
JVC GC-PX100

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
One more memory slots Edit
The Canon EOS C100 is a two memory slots camcorder, whereas the JVC GC-PX100 only has one memory slots.
15% larger display diagonal Edit
The Canon EOS C100 has a display diagonal of 3.5", however the JVC GC-PX100 is only a 3" screen size camcorder (0.5" 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.

Available from 9 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
5 Reasons For
36% bigger total megapixels Edit
JVC GC-PX100 is 12.8MP sensor. That's 4.51MP bigger than the Canon EOS C100 (12.8MP). 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.

Image stabilizer Edit
The JVC GC-PX100 has an image stabilizer, however the Canon EOS C100 does not have an image stabilizer. Read more

Image stabiliser is a system, either software (not good) or hardware (good) driven that smooths out the movement of the camera when used in a handheld mode. The Z7 has a hardware image stabiliser.

Built-in light Edit
The JVC GC-PX100 has a built-in light, however the Canon EOS C100 does not.
Significantly lighter Edit
The JVC GC-PX100 has a weight of 500g, whereas the Canon EOS C100 is a 1kg weight camcorder (520g 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 $589
The JVC GC-PX100 is $588.80 cheaper than the Canon EOS C100.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Significantly smaller total megapixels Edit
The Canon EOS C100 is an 8.29MP sensor camcorder, whereas the JVC GC-PX100 is a 12.8MP sensor camcorder (4.51MP 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.

Does not have a built-in light Edit
The Canon EOS C100 does not have a built-in light, whereas the JVC GC-PX100 has a built-in light.
51% heavier Edit
The Canon EOS C100 is a 1kg weight camcorder. That's 520g heavier than the JVC GC-PX100 (500g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

$589 more expensive
The Canon EOS C100 is more expensive than the JVC GC-PX100 by $588.80.
4 Reasons Against
Only one memory slots Edit
The number of memory slots on the JVC GC-PX100 is one, but the Canon EOS C100 only has two memory slots.
0.5" smaller display diagonal Edit
The JVC GC-PX100 is a 3" screen size camcorder. That's 0.5" smaller than the Canon EOS C100 (3"). 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.

Fewer sellers
The JVC GC-PX100 is only stocked by 1 seller, but the Canon EOS C100 is stocked by 10 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by three months
The JVC GC-PX100 is three months older than the Canon EOS C100.

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Image Sensor

Total Megapixels
8.29MP 12.8MP
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Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
 1/2
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Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (movie)
9.84MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 10x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 64x
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
BEST
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer Type
 Hybrid
 Hybrid
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Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 46mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Unknown - Click to provide data 29.5 - 295
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.76 - 37.6
Wide Angle Lens System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide angle lens system

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 128GB
Memory Slots
2
BEST
1
Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Face Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Face detection
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity
 6400
 640
 400
 64
 6400
 640
 400
 64
BEST

White Balance

White Balance
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Flash

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Light
 Built-in light
 Built-in light
BEST
Shoe Mounting Point
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shoe mounting point

Display

Display Diagonal
3.5"
BEST
3"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 460,000 pixels
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.24" Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV III
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 DIGIC DV III
Self-Timer Delay
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,10

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Formats Supported
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MP4
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 360
 320 x 176
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 360
 320 x 176
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
 MP4
 LPCM
 PCM
 MP4
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Built-In Microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in microphone

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
S-Video Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 S-Video out

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi

Battery

Charging Source
 AC
 AC

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1kg 500g
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Height
129mm 76mm
Depth
170mm 183mm
Width
135mm 110mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data Pixela Everio MediaBrowser 4
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Lens Hood
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Lens hood

Other Features

Operating Systems Supported (windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (windows)
Video Compression Formats
 AVC
 MP4
 MOV
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 MOV
 AVCHD
TV Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 TV out port
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