Canon Legria HF G25 vs JVC GY-HM600

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Canon Legria HF G25
JVC GY-HM600

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Bigger total megapixels Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 is a 2.37MP sensor camcorder. That's 0.17MP bigger than the JVC GY-HM600 (2.2MP). 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 lighter Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has a weight of 565g, however the JVC GY-HM600 is a 2.4kg weight camcorder (1.8kg 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 $1,945
The Canon Legria HF G25 costs $1,944.99 less than the JVC GY-HM600.
3 Reasons For
Hugely bigger optical zoom Edit
JVC GY-HM600 is 23x (optical), but the Canon Legria HF G25 is only a 10x (optical) camcorder (13x 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.

47% larger viewfinder screen size Edit
The JVC GY-HM600 is a 0.45" viewfinder screen size camcorder. That's 0.21" larger than the Canon Legria HF G25 (0.45").
Higher viewfinder Edit
JVC GY-HM600 is 1,220,000 pixels viewfinder resolution. That's 960,000 pixels higher than the Canon Legria HF G25 (1,220,000 pixels).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Two times smaller optical zoom Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has an optical zoom of 10x. That's 13x smaller than the JVC GY-HM600 (23x). 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.

0.21" smaller viewfinder screen size Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has a viewfinder screen size of 0.24", however the JVC GY-HM600 is a 0.45" viewfinder screen size camcorder (0.21" larger).
Lower viewfinder Edit
The Canon Legria HF G25 has a viewfinder of 260,000 pixels, however the JVC GY-HM600 is a 1,220,000 pixels viewfinder resolution camcorder (960,000 pixels higher).
Older by over one year
The Canon Legria HF G25 is 13 months older than the JVC GY-HM600.
3 Reasons Against
0.17MP smaller total megapixels Edit
The JVC GY-HM600 has a total megapixels of 2.2MP, however the Canon Legria HF G25 is a 2.37MP sensor camcorder (0.17MP 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.

Heavier Edit
The JVC GY-HM600 is a 2.4kg weight camcorder. That's 1.8kg heavier than the Canon Legria HF G25 (2.4kg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

$1,945 more expensive
The JVC GY-HM600 is more expensive than the Canon Legria HF G25 by $1,944.99.

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Image Sensor

Total Megapixels
2.37MP
BEST
2.2MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/3
 1/3
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image)
2.07MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Effective Megapixels (movie)
2.07MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
10x 23x
BEST
Digital Zoom
200x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Minimum Aperture Number
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
30.4 - 304 29 - 667
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.25 - 42.5 4.1 - 94.3

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
64GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal Storage Capacity
32GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slots
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
0.1m Unknown - Click to provide data
Face Detection
 Face detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

White Balance

White Balance
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed
1/2000 1/4 - 1/10000

Display

Display Diagonal
3.5" 3.5"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
922,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.24" 0.45"
BEST
Viewfinder
260,000 pixels 1,220,000 pixels
BEST

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
Photo Effects
 Cinema
 Cinema
Image Processor
 DIGIC DV III
BEST
 DIGIC DV III
Minimum Illumination
0.1lx Unknown - Click to provide data
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution
24 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
Video Formats Supported
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG2
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST

Still Image

Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Audio

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
BEST
 Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
Mini-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Video Recording Time
1.55h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
BP-827 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 35 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 50

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
565g
BEST
2.4kg
Height
82mm 198mm
Depth
210mm 416mm
Width
95mm 178mm

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
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