JVC GZ-VX700 vs Sony HXR-NX30

JVC GZ-VX700
Sony HXR-NX30

Top Prices

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Bigger digital zoom Edit
JVC GZ-VX700 is 200x (digital). That's 80x bigger than the Sony HXR-NX30 (120x). 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.

955g lighter Edit
The JVC GZ-VX700 is a 210g weight camcorder. That's 955g lighter than the Sony HXR-NX30 (1.2kg). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

1 Reason For
76% higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Sony HXR-NX30 is a 921,600 pixels display resolution camcorder. That's 691,600 pixels higher than the JVC GZ-VX700 (921,600 pixels). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
JVC GZ-VX700 is only 230,000 pixels display resolution, but the Sony HXR-NX30 is a 921,600 pixels display resolution camcorder (691,600 pixels higher). Read more

Total number of pixels that display has.

Four months older
The JVC GZ-VX700 is older than the Sony HXR-NX30 by four months.
2 Reasons Against
Significantly smaller digital zoom Edit
The Sony HXR-NX30 is a 120x (digital) camcorder, whereas the JVC GZ-VX700 is a 200x (digital) camcorder (80x 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.

955g heavier Edit
The Sony HXR-NX30 has a weight of 1.2kg, but the JVC GZ-VX700 is a 210g weight camcorder (955g 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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Date Released

60 months Ago 56 months Ago

Image Sensor

Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
 1/2
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image)
Unknown - Click to provide data 21.4MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom
10x 10x
Digital Zoom
200x
BEST
120x
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interchangeable lens
Image Stabilizer Type
 Optical
 Optical
Minimum Aperture Number
1.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Number
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 52mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
32.8 - 594.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
3.33 - 33.3 3.8 - 38

Storage

Internal Storage Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 92GB
Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo Mark 2
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo Mark 2
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card

Focusing

Face Detection
 Face detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Smile Detection
 Smile detection
Unknown - Click to provide data

White Balance

White Balance
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

Flash

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

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
230,000 pixels 921,600 pixels
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Illumination
Unknown - Click to provide data 3lx
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 UKR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 DUT
 CZE
 UKR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 DUT
 CZE

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
 Black

Video

HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Formats Supported
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
BEST
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Image Formats Supported
 JPG
BEST
 JPG
Still Image Resolution(s)
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 640 x 480
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 3808 x 2856
BEST
 3808 x 2856

Audio

Audio System
 Dolby Digital 2.0
BEST
 Dolby Digital 2.0

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone outputs
S-Video Out
 S-Video out
Unknown - Click to provide data
XLR in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 XLR in
HDMI Version
 1.4
 1.4
BEST

Networking

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

Battery

Video Recording Time
46.16h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
BN-VG212 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
210g
BEST
1.2kg
Height
36mm 148mm
Depth
115.5mm 94.5mm
Width
57mm 71.5mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software
Pixela Everio MediaBrowser 4 (Win) Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 AV
BEST
 USB
 AV
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stylus Pen
 Stylus pen
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Power Consumption (typical)
2.9W Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus
 Auto focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual Focus
 Manual focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Windows operating systems supported
Backlight
 Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
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