Panasonic AG-DVX200 vs Sony HXR-NX100
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Panasonic AG-DVX200vsSony HXR-NX100

Panasonic AG-DVX200

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score

Panasonic AG-DVX200

$3,495.00
$846.06
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and enormous optical sensor size 13x optical zoom 4096 x 2160 pixels resolution camcorder, but representing only middle of the road value for money
63
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Overall Score
Very Good
13x 4096 X 2160 Pixels 15.49MP 4" May 2016
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 13x
Max Video Resolution 4096 X 2160 Pixels
Total Megapixels 15.49MP
Optical Sensor Size 4"
Release Date May 2016
Sony HXR-NX100

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score

Sony HXR-NX100

$1,569.98
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and massive optical sensor size 12x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, but representing only middle of the road value for money
69
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Overall Score
Very Good
12x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 14.2MP 1" Sep 2015
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 14.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Sep 2015
Panasonic AG-DVX200

72

Overall Score

72

Overall Score

Panasonic AG-DVX200

$3,495.00
$846.06
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and enormous optical sensor size 13x optical zoom 4096 x 2160 pixels resolution camcorder, but representing only middle of the road value for money
63
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Overall Score
Very Good
13x 4096 X 2160 Pixels 15.49MP 4" May 2016
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 13x
Max Video Resolution 4096 X 2160 Pixels
Total Megapixels 15.49MP
Optical Sensor Size 4"
Release Date May 2016
Sony HXR-NX100

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score

Sony HXR-NX100

$1,569.98
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and massive optical sensor size 12x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution video camera, but representing only middle of the road value for money
69
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Overall Score
Very Good
12x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 14.2MP 1" Sep 2015
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 14.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Sep 2015

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Reasons For

Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
5 Reasons For
1x Bigger Optical Zoom
The Panasonic AG-DVX200 has an optical zoom of 13x, but the Sony HXR-NX100 is only a 12x optical zoom camcorder (1x 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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1mm Shorter Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The Panasonic AG-DVX200 has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm, however the Sony HXR-NX100 is a 29mm minimum focal length camcorder (1mm longer).

'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 smaller focal lengths mean that the camcorder has the ability to zoom out further to take in more of the scene at once.

A smaller minimum focal length means that the camcorder can take in more of the scene at once, allowing for wide landscape shots.

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Moderately Bigger Total Megapixels
The Panasonic AG-DVX200 has a total megapixels of 15.49MP, however the Sony HXR-NX100 is only a 14.2MP camcorder (1.29MP smaller).

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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Significantly Larger Optical Sensor Size
The Panasonic AG-DVX200 has an optical sensor size of 4/3", whereas the Sony HXR-NX100 is only a 1" optical sensor size camcorder (3" smaller).

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.

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Larger Display Diagonal
Panasonic AG-DVX200 is 4.3" screen size, but the Sony HXR-NX100 is only a 3.5" screen size camcorder (0.8" smaller).

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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5 Reasons For
15% Longer Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The Sony HXR-NX100 has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 426mm. That's 60.7mm longer than the Panasonic AG-DVX200 (365.3mm).

'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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51% Lighter
The Sony HXR-NX100 is a 1.8kg camcorder. That's 910g lighter than the Panasonic AG-DVX200 (2.7kg).

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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$1,925 Cheaper
The Sony HXR-NX100 costs $1,569.98, whereas the Panasonic AG-DVX200 is $3,495.00.
More Popular
The Sony HXR-NX100 is a more popular choice amongst buyers.
Better Brand
Sony camcorders have an average rating of 86.2%, however Panasonic has an average rating of 73.2%.

Reviews & Awards

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Average Brand Rating

Sony has a better average brand rating than Panasonic. The average brand rating for Sony is 86.21% based on 9,798 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Panasonic is 73.15% based on 595 reviews.
Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Panasonic

73

73

Based on 595 reviews
Sony

86

86

Based on 9,798 reviews

Date Released

Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
21 months old Best 29 months old

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.

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.

Display Diagonal

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

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 Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Optical Zoom 13x
BEST
12x
Digital Zoom 10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 365.3mm 426mm
BEST
Minimum Aperture Number 2.8 2.8
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 28mm
BEST
29mm
Maximum Aperture Number 4.5 4.5
Image Stabilizer Type
Optical
 Optical
Optical
 Optical
Filter Size 72mm 62mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Max Video Resolution
4096 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
4096 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
Maximum Frame Rate 60fps 60fps
HD Type
4K Ultra HD HD
HD Full HD
 4K Ultra HD
 HD
 HD
 Full HD
4K Ultra HD HD
HD Full HD
 4K Ultra HD
 HD
 HD
 Full HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data 50 Mbit/s
Supported Video Modes
2160p 1080p
720p 576p
60p
 2160p
 1080p
 720p
 576p
 60p
2160p 1080p
720p 576p
60p
 2160p
 1080p
 720p
 576p
 60p
Video Resolutions
4096 x 2160 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 1440 x 1080
1280 x 720 720 x 576
720 x 480
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
4096 x 2160 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 1440 x 1080
1280 x 720 720 x 576
720 x 480
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1440 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 
 
 
Image Sensor Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Total Megapixels 15.49MP
BEST
14.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 4"
BEST
1"
Sensor Type
MOS
 MOS
MOS
 MOS
Effective Megapixels (image) 8.8MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Effective Megapixels (movie) 15.49MP Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Storage Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Maximum Memory Card Size Unknown - Click to provide data 128GB
Memory Slots 2 2
Compatible Memory Cards
SDXC SDHC
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
MS PRO MS PRO Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
SDXC SDHC
SD/SDHC SD/SDHC/SDXC
MS PRO MS PRO Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD/SDHC
 SD/SDHC/SDXC
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
Camcorder Media Type
Memory card
 Memory card
Memory card
 Memory card
 
 
 
Focusing Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Closest Focusing Distance 0.1m Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 
 
 
White Balance Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
White Balance
Auto Outdoor
Indoor
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Indoor
Auto Outdoor
Indoor
 Auto
 Outdoor
 Indoor
 
 
 
Shutter Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Shutter Speed (video) Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Display Diagonal 4.3"
BEST
3.5"
Display Resolution (numeric) Unknown - Click to provide data 1,560,000 Pixels
Display
LCD
 LCD
LCD
 LCD
 
 
 
Viewfinder Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.39"
BEST
0.24"
Viewfinder Unknown - Click to provide data 1,560,000 Pixels
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
 Electronic
Electronic
 Electronic
 
 
 
Camera Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Minimum Illumination 0.2lx
BEST
1.7lx
 
 
 
Still Image Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Image Formats Supported
JPG
 JPG
JPG
 JPG
Maximum Image Resolution
4096 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
4096 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
 
 
 
Audio Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Audio System
Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
USB 2.0 Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Battery Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Maximum Battery Life Unknown - Click to provide data 7.42h
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage 7.2V 7.2V
Battery Capacity 5,800mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
Lithium
 Lithium
Lithium
 Lithium
Battery Supported Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Weight 2.7kg 1.8kg
BEST
Height 181mm 187.8mm
Depth 374mm 371.3mm
Width 216mm 171.3mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Cables Included
USB
 USB
USB
 USB
 
 
 
Technical Details Panasonic AG-DVX200 Sony HXR-NX100
Speakers Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Supply Type Unknown - Click to provide data

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