Panasonic AG-AC8 vs Sony HDR-PJ30

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Panasonic AG-AC8
Sony HDR-PJ30

Top Prices

Factory Outlet Store
Checked 13 hours ago
In stock
Adorama
Checked 1 day ago
Delivery unknown
In stock
PC Rush
Checked 1 day ago
Delivery unknown
In stock
Overstock
Checked 6 hours ago

Reasons For

1 Reason For
Available from 3 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
1 Reason For
$393 cheaper
The Sony HDR-PJ30 costs $393.01 less than the Panasonic AG-AC8.

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
$393 more expensive
The Panasonic AG-AC8 is more expensive than the Sony HDR-PJ30 by $393.01.
2 Reasons Against
Less retailers
Only 1 store sell the Sony HDR-PJ30, whereas 4 sellers sell the Panasonic AG-AC8. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Three months older
The Sony HDR-PJ30 is older than the Panasonic AG-AC8 by three months.

Average Expert Rating

Date Released

38 months Ago 41 months Ago

Image Sensor

Optical Sensor Size
 1/4
BEST
 1/4
Sensor Type
 MOS
 MOS
Effective Megapixels (image)
20.4MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Effective Megapixels (movie)
9.4MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
21x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
50x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer Type
 Hybrid
BEST
 Hybrid
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
893mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
28mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
2.82 - 59.2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Memory Slots
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

White Balance

White Balance
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor

Flash

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Light
 Built-in light
Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal
3" Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
460,800 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Camera

Camcorder Type
 Shouldercam
 Shouldercam

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 480
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 480
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Still Image Resolution(s)
 4752 x 3168
 4096 x 2304
 1440 x 1080
BEST
 4752 x 3168
 4096 x 2304
 1440 x 1080
Maximum Image Resolution
 6016 x 3384
BEST
 6016 x 3384

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Voltage
7.2V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
2,900mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
217mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
479mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
205mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
 AC
 AV
BEST
 USB
 AC
 AV
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
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