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Panasonic HC-V160 vs Sony HDR-CX240

Panasonic HC-V160 vs Sony HDR-CX240

Panasonic HC-V160

88

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A great value for money and fully featured 2.51 megapixel 1 video camera
97
Excellent
84
Fully-Featured
68
Overall Score
88
Excellent
2.51MP 1" Yes 181g Jan 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Sony HDR-CX240

45

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A classic 9.2 megapixel 1 camcorder with average features
73
484 Reviews
59
Average Features
18
Overall Score
45
Mediocre
9.2MP 1" Yes 190g Jun 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Specification

Image Sensor

Total Megapixels 2.51MP 9.2MP
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Optical Sensor Size  1  1
Sensor Type  MOS  MOS
Effective Megapixels (image) 2.2MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Effective Megapixels (movie) 2.2MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom 38x
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27x
Digital Zoom 2,500x 320x
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Image Stabilizer Type  Digital
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 Digital
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 1,646mm 4mm
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Minimum Aperture Number 1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 32.3mm 1.9mm
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Maximum Aperture Number 4.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Focal Length Range (f-F)

Storage

Memory Slots 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD/SDHC  SD/SDHC/SDXC  MS Micro (M2)  MicroSD (Transflash)  microSD  SDXC  SDHC  SD/SDHC  SD/SDHC/SDXC  MS Micro (M2)  MicroSD (Transflash)  microSD
Camcorder Media Type  Memory card  Memory card
Camera File System  Exif 2.2  DCF  Exif  Exif 2.2  DCF  Exif

Focusing

Focus Adjustment  Auto  Manual  Auto  Manual

Light Exposure

Scene Modes  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night landscape  Portrait  Sunset  Spotlight  Sunrise  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night landscape  Portrait  Sunset  Spotlight  Sunrise

White Balance

White Balance  Auto  Cloudy  Sunny  Indoor  Outdoor  Auto  Cloudy  Sunny  Indoor  Outdoor

Shutter

Shutter Speed (video) Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Type  Electronic  Electronic

Display

Display Diagonal 2.7" 2.7"
Display Resolution (numeric) 230,400 pixels
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230,000 pixels
Display  LCD  LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Unknown - Click to provide data 230,000 pixels
Viewfinder Type  electrical  electrical
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Camera

Camcorder Type  handheld  handheld
Image Processor  BIONZ  BIONZ
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Minimum Illumination 4lx
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6lx
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  CZE  NOR  ENG  FRE  DEU  ITA  POL  ESP  SWE  TUR  CZE  NOR  ENG  FRE  DEU  ITA  POL  ESP  SWE  TUR

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Video

HD Type  Full HD  HD  Full HD  HD
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution 17 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Video Modes  1080p  1080i  720p  1080p  1080i  720p
Video Formats Supported  AVC  MP4  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  AVCHD  AVC  MP4  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  AVCHD
Video Resolutions  1920 x 1080  960 x 540  640 x 360  1440 x 1080  1280 x 720  1920 x 1080  960 x 540  640 x 360  1440 x 1080  1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080

Still Image

Image Formats Supported  JPG  JPG
Still Image Resolution  3968 x 2232  1920 x 1080
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 3968 x 2232  1920 x 1080
Maximum Image Resolution  3968 x 2232  4032 x 2272  3968 x 2232  4032 x 2272
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Audio

Audio Formats Supported  MP4  AAC++
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 MP4  AAC++
Audio System  Dolby Digital  Dolby Digital

Ports & Interfaces

USB 2.0 Port 1 1
Mini HDMI Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage 3.6V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity 970mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
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 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 181g
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190g
Height 60mm 59.5mm
Depth 114mm 128mm
Width 53mm 54mm

Packaging Content

Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included  USB  AV  HDMI  USB  AV  HDMI

Other Features

Aperture Range (F-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
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