Panasonic HX-DC2 vs Panasonic HX-DC3

Panasonic HX-DC2
Panasonic HX-DC3

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
8lx smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Panasonic HX-DC2 is a 4lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 8lx smaller than the Panasonic HX-DC3 (12lx).
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Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
Older by one year
The Panasonic HX-DC2 is one year older than the Panasonic HX-DC3.
1 Reason Against
Vastly bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Panasonic HX-DC3 has a minimum illumination of 12lx, however the Panasonic HX-DC2 is a 4lx minimum illumination camcorder (8lx smaller).

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Date Released

61 months Ago 48 months Ago

Image Sensor

Total Megapixels
14.4MP 14.4MP
Optical Sensor Size
 1/2
 1/2
Sensor Type
 MOS
 MOS
Effective Megapixels (image)
11.9MP 11.9MP
Effective Megapixels (movie)
11.9MP 11.9MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom
5x 5x
Digital Zoom
120x 120x
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
 Interchangeable lens
Image Stabilizer Type
 Digital
BEST
 Digital
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
199.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number
3.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
39.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Number
3.7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
40 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
6.8 - 34 6.8 - 34

Storage

Internal Storage Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.07GB
Memory Slots
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Camcorder Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 Exif

Focusing

Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual

White Balance

Indoor White Balance
 Indoor white balance
 Indoor white balance
White Balance
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny

Flash

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

Shutter

Shutter Speed (video)
1/30 - 1/10000 1/30 - 1/10000
Shutter Speed (photo)
1/2 - 1/1500 1/2 - 1/1500
Camera Shutter Speed
1/2 - 1/10000 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Display Resolution (numeric)
230,400 pixels 230,400 pixels
Display
 LCD
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Not available
 Not available

Camera

Camcorder Type
 handheld
 handheld
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Illumination
4lx
BEST
12lx
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 DUT
 CZE
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 DUT
 CZE

Design

LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Grey
 White
 Grey
 White

Video

Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Supported Video Modes
 1080i
 720p
 480p
 1080p
 1080i
 720p
 480p
 1080p
Video Formats Supported
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 640 x 480
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 640 x 480
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
BEST
 PAL

Still Image

Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Still Image Resolution(s)
 4352 x 3264
 4352 x 2448
 2560 x 1920
 2560 x 1440
 2048 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 3744 x 2106
 3072 x 2304
 4352 x 3264
 4352 x 2448
 2560 x 1920
 2560 x 1440
 2048 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 4608 x 3456
 3744 x 2106
 3072 x 2304
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 4352 x 3264
 4608 x 3456
 4352 x 3264
 4608 x 3456
BEST

Audio

Audio Formats Supported
 AAC++
 AAC++
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Ports & Interfaces

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

Networking

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

Battery

Battery Voltage
3.7V 3.7V
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 700mAh
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
180g 180g
Height
120.8mm 120.8mm
Depth
38.1mm 38.1mm
Width
86.2mm 86.2mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Bundled Software
HD Writer VE2.0 HD Writer VE 3.0
Cables Included
 USB
 AV
 USB
 AV
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included

Other Features

Power Consumption (typical)
4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Photo Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Photo mode
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Windows operating systems supported
AV Output
 AV output
Unknown - Click to provide data
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