Panasonic HX-WA10 vs Sony HDR-AS15

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Panasonic HX-WA10
Sony HDR-AS15

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
84% higher effective megapixels (image) Edit
The Panasonic HX-WA10 is an 11.9MP camcorder. That's 9.9MP higher than the Sony HDR-AS15 (2MP).
3 Reasons For
10.71MP higher effective megapixels (movie) Edit
Sony HDR-AS15 is 11.9MP (movie mode), but the Panasonic HX-WA10 is only a 1.19MP (movie mode) camcorder (10.71MP lower).
3lx smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Sony HDR-AS15 has a minimum illumination of 6lx, whereas the Panasonic HX-WA10 is a 9lx minimum illumination camcorder (3lx bigger).
Expert reviews are slightly better
Based on 39 reviews, the Sony HDR-AS15 has an average expert review score of 71%, whereas the Panasonic HX-WA10 has an average rating of 70% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Lower effective megapixels (movie) Edit
The Panasonic HX-WA10 has an effective megapixels (movie) of 1.19MP, however the Sony HDR-AS15 is an 11.9MP (movie mode) camcorder (10.71MP higher).
3lx bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Panasonic HX-WA10 has a minimum illumination of 9lx, but the Sony HDR-AS15 is a 6lx minimum illumination camcorder (3lx smaller).
Over one year older
The Panasonic HX-WA10 is older than the Sony HDR-AS15 by 14 months.
Moderately Lower expert review Score
The Panasonic HX-WA10 only has an average expert rating of 70%, but the Sony HDR-AS15 has an average expert rating of 71% (based on 39 reviews).
1 Reason Against
9.9MP lower effective megapixels (image) Edit
The Sony HDR-AS15 is a 2MP camcorder. That's 9.9MP lower than the Panasonic HX-WA10 (2MP).

Awards

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Average Expert Rating

Date Released

67 months Ago 53 months Ago

Image Sensor

Total Megapixels
16.8MP 16.8MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
 1/2
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image)
11.9MP
BEST
2MP
Effective Megapixels (movie)
1.19MP 11.9MP
BEST

Lens System

Optical Zoom
5x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
120x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interchangeable lens
Image Stabilizer Type
 Digital
 Digital
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
41.5 - 498 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
6.8 - 34 Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Memory Slots
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS Micro (M2)
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS Micro (M2)
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

White Balance

White Balance
 Auto
 Manual
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Auto
 Manual
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent

Flash

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

Shutter

Shutter Speed (video)
1/30 - 1/10000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed (photo)
1/2-1/1000 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal
2.6" Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Display
 LCD
BEST
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Not available
 Not available

Camera

Camcorder Type
 action cam
 action cam
3D
 3D
 3D
Minimum Illumination
9lx 6lx
BEST
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 ESP
 SWE
 CZE
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 ESP
 SWE
 CZE
Geotagging
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Geotagging

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Supported Video Modes
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480p
BEST
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480p
Video Formats Supported
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 640 x 480
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Image Formats Supported
 JPG
BEST
 JPG
Still Image Resolution(s)
 4608 x 3456
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
BEST
 4608 x 3456
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 4608 x 3456
 1920 x 1080

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 AAC++
 AAC++
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
S-Video Out
 S-Video out
 S-Video out
PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge

Networking

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

Battery

Battery Voltage
3.7V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 65g
Height
123.7mm 47mm
Depth
92mm 82mm
Width
41.2mm 24.5mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Bundled Software
HD Writer VE1.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 AV
 USB
 AV
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Aperture Range (F-F)
3.5 - 3.7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Requirements
DC 3.6V / 5.0V Unknown - Click to provide data
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