Canon Legria HF G40 vs Panasonic HC-W850 vs Panasonic HC-WX970 vs Sony FDR-AX53

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Canon Legria HF G40
Panasonic HC-W850
Panasonic HC-WX970
Sony FDR-AX53

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Hugely bigger digital zoom Edit
Canon Legria HF G40 is 400x (digital), but the Panasonic HC-W850 and the Panasonic HC-WX970 are both only 60x (digital) camcorders (340x smaller) and the Sony FDR-AX53 is only a 250x (digital) camcorder (150x smaller). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

11x smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Canon Legria HF G40 is a 0.1lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 0.9lx smaller than the Panasonic HC-W850 (1.2lx) and 1.1lx smaller than the Sony FDR-AX53 (1.2lx).
PictBridge Edit
The Canon Legria HF G40 supports pictBridge, whereas the Panasonic HC-W850 does not support pictBridge.
Quick start guide Edit
The Canon Legria HF G40 has a quick start guide, and so does the Sony FDR-AX53, whereas the Panasonic HC-W850 does not have a quick start guide.
3 Reasons For
Larger display diagonal Edit
Panasonic HC-W850 is 3" screen size, and so do the Panasonic HC-WX970 and the Sony FDR-AX53. That's 0.3" larger than the Canon Legria HF G40 (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.

2x lighter Edit
The Panasonic HC-W850 has a weight of 360g (as does the Panasonic HC-WX970), but the Canon Legria HF G40 is a 900g weight camcorder (540g heavier) and the Sony FDR-AX53 is a 635g weight camcorder (275g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

Better expert reviews
Based on 1 expert review, the average review score of the Panasonic HC-W850 is 85%, but the average rating of the Panasonic HC-WX970 is 79% (based on 1 review).
6 Reasons For
Significantly bigger total megapixels Edit
The Panasonic HC-WX970 is an 18.91MP sensor camcorder, whereas the Canon Legria HF G40 is only a 3.09MP sensor camcorder (15.82MP smaller), the Panasonic HC-W850 is only a 12.76MP sensor camcorder (6.15MP smaller) and the Sony FDR-AX53 is only an 8.29MP sensor camcorder (10.62MP smaller). 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.

Higher effective megapixels (image) Edit
The Panasonic HC-WX970 is an 8.29MP camcorder, and so does the Sony FDR-AX53. That's 6.22MP higher than the Canon Legria HF G40 (8.29MP) and 3.08MP higher than the Panasonic HC-W850 (8.29MP).
Significantly higher effective megapixels (movie) Edit
The Panasonic HC-WX970 is an 8.29MP (movie mode) camcorder (as does the Sony FDR-AX53), whereas the Canon Legria HF G40 is only a 2.91MP (movie mode) camcorder (5.38MP lower) and the Panasonic HC-W850 is only a 6.03MP (movie mode) camcorder (2.26MP lower).
0.3" larger display diagonal Edit
The Panasonic HC-WX970 has a display diagonal of 3" (as do the Panasonic HC-W850 and the Sony FDR-AX53), however the Canon Legria HF G40 is only a 2.7" screen size camcorder (0.3" 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.

Vastly lighter Edit
The Panasonic HC-WX970 is a 360g weight camcorder, and so does the Panasonic HC-W850. That's 540g lighter than the Canon Legria HF G40 (635g) and 275g lighter than the Sony FDR-AX53 (635g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

User reviews are a lot better
The Panasonic HC-WX970 has an average user review score of 100% based on 1 review, however the Canon Legria HF G40 has an average rating of 80% (based on 9 reviews), the Panasonic HC-W850 has an average rating of 90% (based on 6 reviews) and the Sony FDR-AX53 has an average rating of 84% (based on 18 reviews).
11 Reasons For
Significantly higher effective megapixels (image) Edit
The Sony FDR-AX53 has an effective megapixels (image) of 8.29MP (as does the Panasonic HC-WX970), whereas the Canon Legria HF G40 is only a 2.07MP camcorder (6.22MP lower) and the Panasonic HC-W850 is only a 5.21MP camcorder (3.08MP lower).
65% higher effective megapixels (movie) Edit
Sony FDR-AX53 is 8.29MP (movie mode), and so does the Panasonic HC-WX970. That's 5.38MP higher than the Canon Legria HF G40 (8.29MP) and 2.26MP higher than the Panasonic HC-W850 (8.29MP).
Longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Sony FDR-AX53 is 656mm maximum focal length, but the Canon Legria HF G40 is only a 576mm maximum focal length camcorder (80mm shorter).
Lower minimum aperture number Edit
The Sony FDR-AX53 has a minimum aperture number of 2. That's 1.6 lower than the Panasonic HC-W850 (2).
Higher maximum aperture number Edit
The Sony FDR-AX53 has a maximum aperture number of 3.8. That's 2 higher than the Panasonic HC-W850 (3.8).
Larger display diagonal Edit
The Sony FDR-AX53 is a 3" screen size camcorder, and so do the Panasonic HC-W850 and the Panasonic HC-WX970. That's 0.3" larger than the Canon Legria HF G40 (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.

50% higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Sony FDR-AX53 has a display resolution (numeric) of 921,600 pixels. That's 460,800 pixels higher than the Panasonic HC-W850 and the Panasonic HC-WX970 (921,600 pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

Hugely faster maximum frame rate Edit
The Sony FDR-AX53 has a maximum frame rate of 120fps, but the Canon Legria HF G40 is only a 35fps camcorder (85fps slower) and the Panasonic HC-WX970 is only a 50fps camcorder (70fps slower).
Quick start guide Edit
The Sony FDR-AX53 has a quick start guide, and so does the Canon Legria HF G40, but the Panasonic HC-W850 does not have a quick start guide.
Cheaper by $157
The Sony FDR-AX53 is $225.04 cheaper than the Panasonic HC-W850 and $157.04 cheaper than the Panasonic HC-WX970.
7 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
6x smaller total megapixels Edit
The Canon Legria HF G40 is a 3.09MP sensor camcorder. That's 9.67MP smaller than the Panasonic HC-W850 (8.29MP), 15.82MP smaller than the Panasonic HC-WX970 (8.29MP) and 5.2MP smaller than the Sony FDR-AX53 (8.29MP). 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.

Vastly lower effective megapixels (image) Edit
The Canon Legria HF G40 has an effective megapixels (image) of 2.07MP, however the Panasonic HC-W850 is a 5.21MP camcorder (3.14MP higher) and the Panasonic HC-WX970 and the Sony FDR-AX53 are both 8.29MP camcorders (6.22MP higher).
Lower effective megapixels (movie) Edit
The Canon Legria HF G40 is a 2.91MP (movie mode) camcorder. That's 3.12MP lower than the Panasonic HC-W850 (8.29MP) and 5.38MP lower than the Panasonic HC-WX970 and the Sony FDR-AX53 (8.29MP).
80mm shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Canon Legria HF G40 is a 576mm maximum focal length camcorder, whereas the Sony FDR-AX53 is a 656mm maximum focal length camcorder (80mm longer).
12% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Canon Legria HF G40 has a display diagonal of 2.7". That's 0.3" smaller than the Panasonic HC-W850, the Panasonic HC-WX970 and the Sony FDR-AX53 (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.

3x slower maximum frame rate Edit
The Canon Legria HF G40 has a maximum frame rate of 35fps, whereas the Panasonic HC-WX970 is a 50fps camcorder (15fps faster) and the Sony FDR-AX53 is a 120fps camcorder (85fps faster).
540g heavier Edit
The Canon Legria HF G40 has a weight of 900g, however the Panasonic HC-W850 and the Panasonic HC-WX970 are both 360g weight camcorders (540g lighter) and the Sony FDR-AX53 is a 635g weight camcorder (265g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

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User review Rating is vastly Worse
The Canon Legria HF G40's average user score is 80%, however the Panasonic HC-W850's is 90% (based on 6 reviews), the Panasonic HC-WX970's is 100% (based on 1 review) and the Sony FDR-AX53's is 84% (based on 18 reviews).
14 Reasons Against
49% smaller total megapixels Edit
The Panasonic HC-W850 has a total megapixels of 12.76MP. That's 9.67MP bigger than the Canon Legria HF G40 (8.29MP), 6.15MP smaller than the Panasonic HC-WX970 (8.29MP) and 4.47MP bigger than the Sony FDR-AX53 (8.29MP). 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.

Hugely lower effective megapixels (image) Edit
The Panasonic HC-W850 has an effective megapixels (image) of 5.21MP, but the Canon Legria HF G40 is a 2.07MP camcorder (3.14MP lower) and the Panasonic HC-WX970 and the Sony FDR-AX53 are both 8.29MP camcorders (3.08MP higher).
38% lower effective megapixels (movie) Edit
The Panasonic HC-W850 has an effective megapixels (movie) of 6.03MP. That's 3.12MP higher than the Canon Legria HF G40 (8.29MP) and 2.26MP lower than the Panasonic HC-WX970 and the Sony FDR-AX53 (8.29MP).
Smaller digital zoom Edit
The Panasonic HC-W850 is a 60x (digital) camcorder (as does the Panasonic HC-WX970), whereas the Canon Legria HF G40 is a 400x (digital) camcorder (340x bigger) and the Sony FDR-AX53 is a 250x (digital) camcorder (190x bigger). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Higher minimum aperture number Edit
The Panasonic HC-W850 is a 3.6 minimum aperture camcorder. That's 1.6 higher than the Sony FDR-AX53 (2).
2x lower maximum aperture number Edit
The Panasonic HC-W850 is a 1.8 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 2 lower than the Sony FDR-AX53 (3.8).
460,800 pixels lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Panasonic HC-W850 is a 460,800 pixels display resolution camcorder, and so does the Panasonic HC-WX970. That's 460,800 pixels lower than the Sony FDR-AX53 (921,600 pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

90% bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Panasonic HC-W850 is a 1lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 0.9lx bigger than the Canon Legria HF G40 (1.2lx) and 0.2lx smaller than the Sony FDR-AX53 (1.2lx).
Does not support pictBridge Edit
The Panasonic HC-W850 does not support pictBridge, but the Canon Legria HF G40 does.
Does not have a quick start guide Edit
The Panasonic HC-W850 does not have a quick start guide, but the Canon Legria HF G40 and the Sony FDR-AX53 have a quick start guide.
More expensive by $225
The Panasonic HC-W850 is $68 more expensive than the Panasonic HC-WX970 and $225.04 more expensive than the Sony FDR-AX53.
Not as many stockists
The Panasonic HC-W850 is only stocked by 1 shop, however the Panasonic HC-WX970 is stocked by 4 shops and the Sony FDR-AX53 is stocked by 8 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.
Older by over one year
The Panasonic HC-W850 is 22 months older than the Canon Legria HF G40, eleven months older than the Panasonic HC-WX970 and 22 months older than the Sony FDR-AX53.
User review Rating is much Worse
The Panasonic HC-W850 has an average user score of 90%, but the Panasonic HC-WX970 has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).
7 Reasons Against
6x smaller digital zoom Edit
Panasonic HC-WX970 is only 60x (digital), and so does the Panasonic HC-W850. That's 340x smaller than the Canon Legria HF G40 (250x) and 190x smaller than the Sony FDR-AX53 (250x). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

Lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
Panasonic HC-WX970 is only 460,800 pixels display resolution (as does the Panasonic HC-W850), but the Sony FDR-AX53 is a 921,600 pixels display resolution camcorder (460,800 pixels higher). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

70fps slower maximum frame rate Edit
The Panasonic HC-WX970 is a 50fps camcorder. That's 15fps faster than the Canon Legria HF G40 (120fps) and 70fps slower than the Sony FDR-AX53 (120fps).
$157 more expensive
The Panasonic HC-WX970 is more expensive than the Sony FDR-AX53 by $157.04.
Less retailers
Only 4 retailers sells the Panasonic HC-WX970, whereas 8 sellers sell the Sony FDR-AX53. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Eleven months older
The Panasonic HC-WX970 is older than the Canon Legria HF G40 by eleven months and older than the Sony FDR-AX53 by eleven months.
Lower expert review Score
The Panasonic HC-WX970's average expert rating is only 79%, however the Panasonic HC-W850's is 85% (based on 1 review).
5 Reasons Against
2x smaller total megapixels Edit
Sony FDR-AX53 is only 8.29MP sensor. That's 5.2MP bigger than the Canon Legria HF G40 (8.29MP), 4.47MP smaller than the Panasonic HC-W850 (8.29MP) and 10.62MP smaller than the Panasonic HC-WX970 (8.29MP). 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.

Vastly smaller digital zoom Edit
The Sony FDR-AX53 has a digital zoom of 250x, however the Canon Legria HF G40 is a 400x (digital) camcorder (150x bigger) and the Panasonic HC-W850 and the Panasonic HC-WX970 are both 60x (digital) camcorders (190x smaller). Read more

A digital zoom enlarges the pixels in a digital image to make the subject appear closer. Using digital zoom can result in images becoming blurry as the underlying image remains the same.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge a subject without having to move closer. Digital zoom can be used as an alternative to an optical zoom, although it will result in a loss of image quality.

92% bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Sony FDR-AX53 is a 1.2lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 1.1lx bigger than the Canon Legria HF G40 (1.2lx) and 0.2lx bigger than the Panasonic HC-W850 (1.2lx).
275g heavier Edit
The Sony FDR-AX53 has a weight of 635g, whereas the Canon Legria HF G40 is a 900g weight camcorder (265g heavier) and the Panasonic HC-W850 and the Panasonic HC-WX970 are both 360g weight camcorders (275g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

User review Rating is much Worse
The average user rating of the Sony FDR-AX53 is 84%, whereas the average user rating of the Panasonic HC-W850 is 90% (based on 6 reviews) and the Panasonic HC-WX970 is 100% (based on 1 review).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

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Image Sensor

Total Megapixels
3.09MP 12.76MP 18.91MP
BEST
8.29MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
 1/2
 1/2
 1/2
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
 CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image)
2.07MP 5.21MP 8.29MP
BEST
8.29MP
BEST
Effective Megapixels (movie)
2.91MP 6.03MP 8.29MP
BEST
8.29MP
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
20x 20x 20x 20x
Digital Zoom
400x
BEST
60x 60x 250x
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interchangeable lens
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer Type
 Optical
BEST
 Optical
 Optical
 Optical
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
576mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 656mm
BEST
Minimum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.6 Unknown - Click to provide data 2
BEST
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
26.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 26.8mm
Maximum Aperture Number
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data 3.8
BEST
Filter Size
58mm 49mm 49mm 55mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Unknown - Click to provide data 29.5 - 612 30.8 - 626 26.8 - 536
Focal Length Range (f-F)
3.67 - 73.4 4.08 - 81.6 4.08 - 81.6 26.8 - 536
Wide Angle Lens System
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide angle lens system

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card
 Memory card
 Memory card
Camera File System
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 MPF
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 MPF
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 MPF
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 MPF

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01m
Face Detection
 Face detection
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Face detection
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Smile Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smile detection
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Focus (AF) lock

Light Exposure

Scene Modes
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Spotlight
Light Exposure Modes
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
Light Metering
 Spot
 Spot
 Spot
 Spot
BEST

White Balance

Outdoor White Balance
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Outdoor white balance
Indoor White Balance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Indoor white balance
 Indoor white balance
 Indoor white balance
Onepush White Balance
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Onepush white balance
White Balance
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Daylight
 Shade
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Outdoor
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Daylight
 Shade
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Outdoor
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Daylight
 Shade
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Outdoor
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Daylight
 Shade
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Outdoor

Flash

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

Shutter

Shutter Speed (video)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/50 - 1/8000 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed (photo)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/2 - 1/2000 0.0005 - 0.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed
1/2000 0.000125 - 0.04 0.000125 - 0.04 1/6 - 1/10000

Display

Display Diagonal
2.7" 3"
BEST
3"
BEST
3"
BEST
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 460,800 pixels 460,800 pixels 921,600 pixels
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD
BEST
 LCD
BEST
 LCD
BEST
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.24" Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.24"
Viewfinder
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1,555,200 pixels
Viewfinder Type
 Not available
 Not available
 Not available
 Not available

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
 handheld
 handheld
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV IV
BEST
 DIGIC DV IV
 DIGIC DV IV
 DIGIC DV IV
Back Light Compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Back light compensation
Minimum Illumination
0.1lx
BEST
1lx Unknown - Click to provide data 1.2lx
Self-Timer Delay
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 10
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 DUT
 CZE
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 DUT
 CZE
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 DUT
 CZE
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 DUT
 CZE
Smartphone Remote Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smartphone remote support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smartphone remote support
Remotely Operated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Remotely operated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Remotely operated
GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Playback
 Highlights
 Slide show
 Highlights
 Slide show
 Highlights
 Slide show
 Highlights
 Slide show
Image Quality Adjustment
 Brightness
 Brightness
 Brightness
 Brightness
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Progressive Scan
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Progressive scan
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 4K Ultra HD
 Full HD
 4K Ultra HD
 Full HD
 4K Ultra HD
 Full HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 100 Mbit/s
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 720p
 2160p
 1080i
 540p
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 2160p
 1080i
 540p
 1440p
 1080p
 720p
 2160p
 1080i
 540p
 1440p
BEST
 1080p
 720p
 2160p
 1080i
 540p
 1440p
BEST
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Maximum Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Maximum Frame Rate
35fps Unknown - Click to provide data 50fps 120fps
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Dual Shot (video & Photo)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dual shot (video & photo)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Still Image

Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 EXIF
 JPG
 EXIF
BEST
 JPG
 EXIF
BEST
 JPG
 EXIF
Still Image Resolution(s)
 5472 x 3648
 4896 x 3672
 3984 x 2656
 1920 x 1080
 1728 x 1152
 640 x 480
 3840 x 2160
 2880 x 2160
 5472 x 3648
 4896 x 3672
 3984 x 2656
 1920 x 1080
 1728 x 1152
 640 x 480
 3840 x 2160
 2880 x 2160
BEST
 5472 x 3648
 4896 x 3672
 3984 x 2656
 1920 x 1080
 1728 x 1152
 640 x 480
 3840 x 2160
 2880 x 2160
BEST
 5472 x 3648
 4896 x 3672
 3984 x 2656
 1920 x 1080
 1728 x 1152
 640 x 480
 3840 x 2160
 2880 x 2160
Maximum Image Resolution
 6528 x 3672
 5440 x 3056
 6528 x 3672
 5440 x 3056
BEST
 6528 x 3672
 5440 x 3056
 6528 x 3672
 5440 x 3056

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 MP4
 AAC++
 LC-AAC
 PCM
 MP4
 AAC++
 LC-AAC
 PCM
BEST
 MP4
 AAC++
 LC-AAC
 PCM
 MP4
 AAC++
 LC-AAC
 PCM
BEST
Wind Filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wind filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wind filter
Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Composite Video Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite video out
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
S-Video Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 S-Video out
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
PictBridge
 PictBridge
BEST
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)

Battery

Battery Life (max)
4.35h Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
BP-828 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data NP-FV70
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.6V 3.6V 6.8V
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,940mAh 1,940mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 13Wh
Number of Batteries Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Charging Source
 USB
 DC
 USB
 DC
 USB
 DC
 USB
 DC

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
900g 360g
BEST
360g
BEST
635g
Height
84mm 73mm 73mm 80.5mm
Depth
231mm 139mm 139mm 166.5mm
Width
115mm 65mm 65mm 73mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
BEST
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
BEST
Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data HD Writer AE 5.1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 HDMI
 DC
 AC
 Micro-USB
 USB
 HDMI
 DC
 AC
 Micro-USB
BEST
 USB
 HDMI
 DC
 AC
 Micro-USB
 USB
 HDMI
 DC
 AC
 Micro-USB
BEST
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Hood
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Lens hood
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
BEST
Flash Exposure Compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
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