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Panasonic AG-AC8 vs Panasonic AG-HPX600

Panasonic AG-AC8 vs Panasonic AG-HPX600

Panasonic AG-AC8
Panasonic AG-HPX600

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
24% bigger optical zoom Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC8 has an optical zoom of 21x, however the Panasonic AG-HPX600 is only a 16x (optical) camcorder (5x 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.

Image stabilizer Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC8 has an image stabilizer, but the Panasonic AG-HPX600 does not. 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.

24% lighter Edit
The Panasonic AG-AC8 is a 2.3kg weight camcorder. That's 530g lighter than the Panasonic AG-HPX600 (2.8kg). 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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Reasons Against

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A lot smaller optical zoom Edit
The Panasonic AG-HPX600 is a 16x (optical) camcorder, whereas the Panasonic AG-AC8 is a 21x (optical) camcorder (5x bigger). 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.

530g heavier Edit
The Panasonic AG-HPX600 is a 2.8kg weight camcorder. That's 530g heavier than the Panasonic AG-AC8 (2.8kg). 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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Six months older
The Panasonic AG-HPX600 is older than the Panasonic AG-AC8 by six months.

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Date Released

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Image Sensor

Total Megapixels
8MP Unknown - Click to provide data
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
BEST
16x
Digital Zoom
50x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
BEST
 Image stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interchangeable lens
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
 Built-in display
Display Resolution (numeric)
460,800 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 LCD
 LCD
BEST

Camera

Camcorder Type
 Shouldercam
 Shoulder camcorder
 Shouldercam
 Shoulder camcorder
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Capturing Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 60fps
Supported Video Modes
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 480i
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 480i
BEST
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 480
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Maximum Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60fps

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
 HDMI
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
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
BEST
2.8kg
Height
217mm 267mm
Depth
479mm 350mm
Width
205mm 144mm

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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