Panasonic HDC-Z10000 vs Sony NEX-FS700R

Panasonic HDC-Z10000
Sony NEX-FS700R

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Image stabilizer Edit
The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 has an image stabilizer, however the Sony NEX-FS700R does not have an image stabilizer. 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.

Higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 has a display resolution (numeric) of 1,152,000 pixels. That's 1,060,800 pixels higher than the Sony NEX-FS700R (91,200 pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

Marginally lighter Edit
The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 has a weight of 1.6kg, whereas the Sony NEX-FS700R is a 1.7kg weight camcorder (80g heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

4 Reasons For
22% bigger total megapixels Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700R has a total megapixels of 11.6MP. That's 2.45MP bigger than the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 (11.6MP). 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 Sony NEX-FS700R has an effective megapixels (image) of 8.4MP, but the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is only a 7.08MP camcorder (1.32MP lower).
21% higher effective megapixels (movie) Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700R has an effective megapixels (movie) of 8.3MP. That's 1.73MP higher than the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 (8.3MP).
Larger display diagonal Edit
Sony NEX-FS700R is 3.5" screen size. That's 0.02" larger than the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 (3.5"). 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.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Smaller total megapixels Edit
Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is only 9.15MP sensor. That's 2.45MP smaller than the Sony NEX-FS700R (11.6MP). 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.

1.32MP lower effective megapixels (image) Edit
The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 has an effective megapixels (image) of 7.08MP, whereas the Sony NEX-FS700R is an 8.4MP camcorder (1.32MP higher).
Lower effective megapixels (movie) Edit
Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is only 6.57MP (movie mode). That's 1.73MP lower than the Sony NEX-FS700R (8.3MP).
1% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is a 3.48" screen size camcorder. That's 0.02" smaller than the Sony NEX-FS700R (3.5"). 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.

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Older by over two years
The Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is two years older than the Sony NEX-FS700R.
3 Reasons Against
Does not have an image stabilizer Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700R does not have an image stabilizer, however the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 does. 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.

Significantly lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700R is a 91,200 pixels display resolution camcorder. That's 1,060,800 pixels lower than the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 (91,200 pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

80g heavier Edit
The Sony NEX-FS700R has a weight of 1.7kg, but the Panasonic HDC-Z10000 is a 1.6kg weight camcorder (80g 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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Image Sensor

Total Megapixels
9.15MP 11.6MP
BEST
Optical Sensor Size
 1/4
BEST
 1/4
Sensor Type
 MOS
 MOS
Number of CCDs
6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Effective Megapixels (image)
7.08MP 8.4MP
BEST
Effective Megapixels (movie)
6.57MP 8.3MP
BEST

Lens System

Digital Zoom
120x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
BEST
 Image stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
 Interchangeable lens
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
372mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number
1.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
29.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Number
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
29.8 - 369.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
2.84 - 34.1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Maximum Memory Card Size
64GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slots
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

White Balance

Outdoor White Balance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Outdoor white balance
Indoor White Balance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Indoor white balance
Onepush White Balance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Onepush white balance
White Balance
 Auto
 Manual
 Outdoor
 Indoor
 Auto
 Manual
 Outdoor
 Indoor

Flash

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash

Display

Display Diagonal
3.48" 3.5"
BEST
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,152,000 pixels
BEST
91,200 pixels
Display
 LCD
BEST
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.45" Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
1,226,880 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder Type
 Not available
 Not available

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Illumination
5lx Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 ESP
 TUR
 DUT
 CZE
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 ESP
 TUR
 DUT
 CZE
Webcam Capability
 Webcam capability
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Supported Video Modes
 1080i
 1080p
 540p
 720p
 576i
 480i
 1080i
 1080p
 540p
 720p
 576i
 480i
Video Formats Supported
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG2
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MPEG2
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 960 x 540
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 960 x 540
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Still Image Resolution(s)
 2304 x 1296
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 2304 x 1296
 1920 x 1080
Maximum Image Resolution
 2304 x 1296
BEST
 2304 x 1296

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
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
Microphone Connectivity
 XLR
 XLR

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Composite Video Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite video out
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
 Headphone outputs
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Out
1 1
S-Video Out
 S-Video out
 S-Video out
XLR in
 XLR in
 XLR in
Mini-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

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

Battery

Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data NP-F770
Battery Voltage
7.2V 7.2V
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.6kg
BEST
1.7kg
Height
195mm 178.5mm
Depth
350mm 235.5mm
Width
145mm 145mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Bundled Software
HD Writer XE 1.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 AC
 Component
 AV
 USB
 AC
 Component
 AV
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Stylus Pen
 Stylus pen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Hood
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Lens hood

Other Features

Auto Focus
 Auto focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual Focus
 Manual focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Photo Mode
 Photo mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wireless Connection
 Wireless connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
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