Canon Vixia HF R600 vs Panasonic HC-V380 vs Panasonic HC-W580
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Canon Vixia HF R600

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
The best rated video camera under $1,000, with great features
96
Reviews
572 Reviews
92
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Overall Score
Excellent
32x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.28MP 1" Feb 2015
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 32x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 3.28MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Feb 2015
Panasonic HC-V380

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score

Panasonic HC-V380

$327.99
$30.00
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and huge optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 2.51MP video camera, with great features
88
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Overall Score
Very Good
50x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.51MP 1" Jan 2016
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 50x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 2.51MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2016
Panasonic HC-W580

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and cheap 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 2.51MP camcorder
82
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
77
Overall Score
Very Good
50x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.51MP 1" Jan 2016
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 50x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 2.51MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2016
Canon Vixia HF R600

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
The best rated video camera under $1,000, with great features
96
Reviews
572 Reviews
92
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Overall Score
Excellent
32x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 3.28MP 1" Feb 2015
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 32x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 3.28MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Feb 2015
Panasonic HC-V380

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score

Panasonic HC-V380

$327.99
$30.00
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and huge optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 2.51MP video camera, with great features
88
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
79
Overall Score
Very Good
50x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.51MP 1" Jan 2016
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 50x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 2.51MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2016
Panasonic HC-W580

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and cheap 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 2.51MP camcorder
82
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
77
Overall Score
Very Good
50x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.51MP 1" Jan 2016
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 50x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 2.51MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2016

Top Prices

Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
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Canon VIXIA HF R600 Full HD Camcorder - White 16GB Package (Brand new, unopened)
$395.00
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Canon VIXIA HF R600 HI-Def Camcorder, 2.38MP, BK CNM8595B003
$796.80
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Panasonic HC-V380K Full HD Camcorder with Wi-Fi Multi Scene Twin Camera (Black)
$327.99
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Panasonic HC-V380K Full HD Camcorder with Wi-Fi, 50x Stabilized Optical Zoom, Black
$327.99
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Panasonic HC-V380K Full HD Camcorder
$327.99
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Walmart
$327.99
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Panasonic Hard Drive Digital Camcorder - Black (HC-V380K)
Out of stock
$329.99
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Panasonic HC-V380K Full HD Camcorder
$384.95
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Panasonic HC-V380K Full HD Camcorder
$389.99
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Panasonic HC-W580K Full HD Camcorder with Twin Camera - Black (HC-W580K)
Out of stock
$347.99
Go to Store
Amazon US
Panasonic HC-W580K Full HD Camcorder with Wi-Fi, Built with Multi Scene Twin Camera (Black)
$349.99
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Adorama
Panasonic HC-W580K Full HD Camcorder with Wi-Fi, Built-in Multi Scene Twin Camera and 50x Stabilized Optical Zoom, Black
$397.99
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B&H Photo
Panasonic HC-W580K Full HD Camcorder with Twin Camera
$397.99
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Panasonic HC-W580K Full HD Camcorder
$499.95
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Panasonic HC-W580K Full HD Camcorder
$504.99
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Reasons For

Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
3 Reasons For
0.77MP Bigger Total Megapixels
The Canon Vixia HF R600 is a 3.28MP camcorder. That's 0.77MP bigger than the Panasonic HC-V380 and the Panasonic HC-W580 (2.51MP).

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.

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20% Higher Effective Megapixels (image)
The Canon Vixia HF R600 has an effective megapixels (image) of 2.07MP, however the Panasonic HC-V380 and the Panasonic HC-W580 are both only 1.67MP camcorders (0.4MP lower).

The resolution of the images a camcorder produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

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Better Brand
Canon camcorders have an average rating of 83.1%, whereas Panasonic has an average rating of 72.8%.
8 Reasons For
36% Bigger Optical Zoom
The Panasonic HC-V380 is a 50x optical zoom camcorder, and so does the Panasonic HC-W580. That's 18x bigger than the Canon Vixia HF R600 (32x).

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.

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1,860x Bigger Digital Zoom
The Panasonic HC-V380 has a digital zoom of 3,000x (as does the Panasonic HC-W580), however the Canon Vixia HF R600 is only a 1,140x (digital) camcorder (1,860x smaller).

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.

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1,637mm Longer Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Panasonic HC-V380 is 1,740mm maximum focal length, but the Panasonic HC-W580 is only a 103mm maximum focal length camcorder (1,637mm shorter).

'Focal length' is described as the distance between the lens and the image sensor - this distance is what determined how 'zoomed in' a shot is when compared to the original view from your eye. Therefore greater focal lengths mean that the camcorder has the ability to zoom in closer to a subject.

A longer maximum focal length means that the camcorder is capable of zooming in a much greater distance, allowing you to clearly photograph subjects further away.

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Higher Effective Megapixels (movie)
Panasonic HC-V380 is 2.2MP (movie mode), and so does the Panasonic HC-W580. That's 0.13MP higher than the Canon Vixia HF R600 (2.07MP).

The resolution of the videos a camcorder produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed frames and the videos will appear sharper.

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HDMI
The Panasonic HC-V380 supports HDMI (as does the Panasonic HC-W580), whereas the Canon Vixia HF R600 does not support HDMI.

This denotes whether the camcorder has an HDMI connection, allowing it to connect directly to TVs and monitors.

An HDMI connection allows you to display the videos you take in high definition on your TV or computer monitor, making it easy to stage screenings for family and friends!

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33g Lighter
The Panasonic HC-V380 has a weight of 252g, whereas the Canon Vixia HF R600 is a 285g camcorder (33g heavier) and the Panasonic HC-W580 is a 264g camcorder (12g heavier).

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

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

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Cheaper by $22
The Panasonic HC-V380 is $67.01 cheaper than the Canon Vixia HF R600 and $22 cheaper than the Panasonic HC-W580.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock.
5 Reasons For
18x Bigger Optical Zoom
The Panasonic HC-W580 has an optical zoom of 50x (as does the Panasonic HC-V380), but the Canon Vixia HF R600 is only a 32x optical zoom camcorder (18x smaller).

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.

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Bigger Digital Zoom
The Panasonic HC-W580 is a 3,000x (digital) camcorder, and so does the Panasonic HC-V380. That's 1,860x bigger than the Canon Vixia HF R600 (1,140x).

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.

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A Bit Higher Effective Megapixels (movie)
The Panasonic HC-W580 has an effective megapixels (movie) of 2.2MP (as does the Panasonic HC-V380), however the Canon Vixia HF R600 is only a 2.07MP (movie mode) camcorder (0.13MP lower).

The resolution of the videos a camcorder produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed frames and the videos will appear sharper.

Read more Read less | Edit
HDMI
The Panasonic HC-W580 supports HDMI, and so does the Panasonic HC-V380, but the Canon Vixia HF R600 does not.

This denotes whether the camcorder has an HDMI connection, allowing it to connect directly to TVs and monitors.

An HDMI connection allows you to display the videos you take in high definition on your TV or computer monitor, making it easy to stage screenings for family and friends!

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More Popular
The Panasonic HC-W580 is a more popular choice amongst buyers.

Reasons Against

Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
8 Reasons Against
57% Smaller Optical Zoom
The Canon Vixia HF R600 is a 32x optical zoom camcorder. That's 18x smaller than the Panasonic HC-V380 and the Panasonic HC-W580 (50x).

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.

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Hugely Smaller Digital Zoom
Canon Vixia HF R600 is only 1,140x (digital), but the Panasonic HC-V380 and the Panasonic HC-W580 are both 3,000x (digital) camcorders (1,860x bigger).

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.

Read more Read less | Edit
Lower Effective Megapixels (movie)
The Canon Vixia HF R600 is a 2.07MP (movie mode) camcorder. That's 0.13MP lower than the Panasonic HC-V380 and the Panasonic HC-W580 (2.2MP).

The resolution of the videos a camcorder produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed frames and the videos will appear sharper.

Read more Read less | Edit
Does Not Support HDMI
The Canon Vixia HF R600 does not support HDMI, but the Panasonic HC-V380 and the Panasonic HC-W580 support HDMI.

This denotes whether the camcorder has an HDMI connection, allowing it to connect directly to TVs and monitors.

An HDMI connection allows you to display the videos you take in high definition on your TV or computer monitor, making it easy to stage screenings for family and friends!

Read more Read less | Edit
12% Heavier
The Canon Vixia HF R600 has a weight of 285g, however the Panasonic HC-V380 is a 252g camcorder (33g lighter) and the Panasonic HC-W580 is a 264g camcorder (21g lighter).

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

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

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More Expensive by $67
The Canon Vixia HF R600 is $67 more expensive than the Panasonic HC-V380 and $45 more expensive than the Panasonic HC-W580.
Less Retailers
The Canon Vixia HF R600 is only stocked by 2 retailers, whereas the Panasonic HC-V380 is stocked by 6 stores and the Panasonic HC-W580 is stocked by 5 retailers.
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock.
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Older by 11 Months
The Canon Vixia HF R600 is 11 months older than the Panasonic HC-V380 and 11 months older than the Panasonic HC-W580.
4 Reasons Against
Smaller Total Megapixels
The Panasonic HC-V380 is a 2.51MP camcorder, and so does the Panasonic HC-W580. That's 0.77MP smaller than the Canon Vixia HF R600 (3.28MP).

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.

Read more Read less | Edit
0.4MP Lower Effective Megapixels (image)
The Panasonic HC-V380 has an effective megapixels (image) of 1.67MP (as does the Panasonic HC-W580), whereas the Canon Vixia HF R600 is a 2.07MP camcorder (0.4MP higher).

The resolution of the images a camcorder produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

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Less Popular
The Panasonic HC-V380 is a less popular choice amongst buyers.
Worse Brand
Panasonic camcorders have an average rating of only 72.8%, but Canon has an average rating of 83.1%.
7 Reasons Against
1,637mm Shorter Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The Panasonic HC-W580 has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 103mm. That's 1,637mm shorter than the Panasonic HC-V380 (1,740mm).

'Focal length' is described as the distance between the lens and the image sensor - this distance is what determined how 'zoomed in' a shot is when compared to the original view from your eye. Therefore greater focal lengths mean that the camcorder has the ability to zoom in closer to a subject.

A longer maximum focal length means that the camcorder is capable of zooming in a much greater distance, allowing you to clearly photograph subjects further away.

Read more Read less | Edit
A Lot Smaller Total Megapixels
The Panasonic HC-W580 has a total megapixels of 2.51MP (as does the Panasonic HC-V380), however the Canon Vixia HF R600 is a 3.28MP camcorder (0.77MP bigger).

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.

Read more Read less | Edit
Lower Effective Megapixels (image)
The Panasonic HC-W580 is a 1.67MP camcorder, and so does the Panasonic HC-V380. That's 0.4MP lower than the Canon Vixia HF R600 (2.07MP).

The resolution of the images a camcorder produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

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5% Heavier
The Panasonic HC-W580 is a 264g camcorder. That's 21g lighter than the Canon Vixia HF R600 (285g) and 12g heavier than the Panasonic HC-V380 (252g).

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

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

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$22 More Expensive
The Panasonic HC-W580 is more expensive than the Panasonic HC-V380 by $22.
Not As Many Stockists
Only 5 stores sells the Panasonic HC-W580, however 6 shops sell the Panasonic HC-V380.
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
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Worse Brand
Panasonic camcorders have an average rating of only 72.8%, however Canon has an average rating of 83.1%.

Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Best
5 stars
286 reviews
4 stars
198 reviews
3 stars
23 reviews
2 stars
4 reviews
1 star
5 reviews
No reviews found No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

Canon has a better average brand rating than Panasonic. The average brand rating for Canon is 83.11% based on 2,543 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Panasonic is 72.76% based on 568 reviews.
Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Canon

83

83

Based on 2,543 reviews
Panasonic

73

73

Based on 568 reviews
Panasonic

73

73

Based on 568 reviews

Date Released

Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
37 months old 25 months old Best 25 months old Best

Key Features

Optical Zoom

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.

Digital Zoom

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.

Total Megapixels

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.

Optical Sensor Size

Optical sensor size is one of the most important factors affecting the image quality produced by a camcorder. The sensor is what processes the light from the lens and transfers it into a digital image.

A larger optical sensor produces better quality results, because more light can be brought into the lens at once, This leads to larger, more highly-detailed videos and photos.

HDMI

This denotes whether the camcorder has an HDMI connection, allowing it to connect directly to TVs and monitors.

An HDMI connection allows you to display the videos you take in high definition on your TV or computer monitor, making it easy to stage screenings for family and friends!

Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Best
No
Yes
Yes

Weight

This denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

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

Specification

 
 
 
Lens System Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Optical Zoom 32x 50x
BEST
50x
BEST
Digital Zoom 1,140x 3,000x
BEST
3,000x
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) Unknown - Click to provide data 1,740mm 103mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) Unknown - Click to provide data 28mm 28mm
Image Stabilizer Type
Optical
 Optical
Optical
 Optical
Optical
 Optical
Filter Size 43mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
HD Type
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Full HD HD
HD
 Full HD
 HD
 HD
Supported Video Modes
1080p 720p
480p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
1080p 720p
480p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
1080p 720p
480p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
Video Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 
 
 
Image Sensor Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Total Megapixels 3.28MP
BEST
2.51MP 2.51MP
Optical Sensor Size 1" 1" 1"
Sensor Type
CMOS
 CMOS
CMOS
 CMOS
CMOS
 CMOS
Effective Megapixels (image) 2.07MP
BEST
1.67MP 1.67MP
Effective Megapixels (movie) 2.07MP 2.2MP
BEST
2.2MP
BEST
 
 
 
Storage Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Flash Memory 32GB Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slots 1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards
SDXC SDHC
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
SDXC SDHC
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
SDXC SDHC
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
Camcorder Media Type
Memory card Flash card
 Memory card
 Flash card
Memory card Flash card
 Memory card
 Flash card
Memory card Flash card
 Memory card
 Flash card
 
 
 
Focusing Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Focus Adjustment
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 
 
 
Light Exposure Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Light Exposure Modes
Auto Programme
 Auto
 Programme
Auto Programme
 Auto
 Programme
Auto Programme
 Auto
 Programme
 
 
 
White Balance Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
White Balance
Auto Manual
Tungsten Daylight
Cloudy Sunny
Indoor Custom
presets
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Custom
 presets
Auto Manual
Tungsten Daylight
Cloudy Sunny
Indoor Custom
presets
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Custom
 presets
Auto Manual
Tungsten Daylight
Cloudy Sunny
Indoor Custom
presets
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Custom
 presets
 
 
 
Shutter Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Shutter Speed (video) Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed (photo) Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Display Diagonal 3" 3" 3"
Display Resolution (numeric) 230,000 Pixels Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
LCD
 LCD
LCD
 LCD
LCD
 LCD
 
 
 
Viewfinder Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Viewfinder Type
Not available
 Not available
Not available
 Not available
Not available
 Not available
 
 
 
Camera Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Photo Effects
8mm Movie Miniature
Silent Movie
 8mm Movie
 Miniature
 Silent Movie
8mm Movie Miniature
Silent Movie
 8mm Movie
 Miniature
 Silent Movie
8mm Movie Miniature
Silent Movie
 8mm Movie
 Miniature
 Silent Movie
Minimum Illumination 0.4lx
BEST
4lx 1lx
 
 
 
Still Image Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Still Image Resolution
4224 x 2376
 4224 x 2376
4224 x 2376
 4224 x 2376
4224 x 2376
 4224 x 2376
Image Formats Supported
JPG JPEG
 JPG
 JPEG
JPG JPEG
 JPG
 JPEG
JPG JPEG
 JPG
 JPEG
Maximum Image Resolution
4224 x 2376
 4224 x 2376
4224 x 2376
 4224 x 2376
4224 x 2376
 4224 x 2376
 
 
 
Audio Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Audio System
Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
HDMI Port Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port 1 1 1
Mini HDMI Port 1 1 1
Mini USB Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Battery Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Maximum Battery Life Unknown - Click to provide data 1.25h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data 3.6V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 1,940mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Weight 285g 252g
BEST
264g
Height 58mm 62mm 62mm
Depth 116mm 129mm 129mm
Width 53mm 60mm 60mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
USB
 USB
USB
 USB
USB
 USB
 
 
 
Other Features Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
I/O Ports Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Exposure Control Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Other Features Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Connectors Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Technical Details Canon Vixia HF R600 Panasonic HC-V380 Panasonic HC-W580
Microphone Operation Mode Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

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