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Panasonic HC-V160 vs Sony HDR-CX405

Panasonic HC-V160 vs Sony HDR-CX405

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-CX405

86

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very popular and great value for money 2.29 megapixel 1 video camera
94
280 Reviews
97
Excellent
81
Fully-Featured
63
Overall Score
86
Excellent
2.29MP 1" Yes 215g Jan 2015
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Specification

Image Sensor

Total Megapixels 2.51MP
BEST
2.29MP
Optical Sensor Size  1  1
Sensor Type  MOS  MOS
Effective Megapixels (image) 2.2MP
BEST
2.29MP
Effective Megapixels (movie) 2.2MP
BEST
2.29MP

Lens System

Optical Zoom 38x
BEST
30x
Digital Zoom 2,500x 350x
BEST
Image Stabilizer Type  Hybrid  Hybrid
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 1,646mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number 1.8 1.8
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 32.3mm Unknown - Click to provide data
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  MicroSD (Transflash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD  SDXC  SDHC  SD/SDHC  SD/SDHC/SDXC  MicroSD (Transflash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  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  Portrait  Spotlight  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Landscape  Portrait  Spotlight
Light Exposure Modes  Auto  Auto

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
Camera Shutter Type  Electronic  Electronic

Display

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

Camera

Camcorder Type  handheld  handheld
Shooting Modes  Auto  Scene  Movie  Auto  Scene  Movie
Image Processor  BIONZ X  BIONZ X
BEST
Minimum Illumination 4lx 3lx
BEST
Self-Timer Delay Unknown - Click to provide data
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  1920 x 1080  960 x 540  640 x 360
Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080

Still Image

Image Formats Supported  JPG  EXIF  JPG  EXIF
Still Image Resolution  3968 x 2232  1920 x 1080  640 x 480
BEST
 3968 x 2232  1920 x 1080  640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution  3968 x 2232  4032 x 2272  3968 x 2232  4032 x 2272
BEST

Audio

Audio Formats Supported  MP4  AAC++  PCM  MP4  AAC++  PCM
PCM Digital Audio  1  1
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)  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Charging Source  AC  USB  AC  USB

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 181g
BEST
215g
Height 60mm 595mm
Depth 114mm 128mm
Width 53mm 54mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included  USB  AV
BEST
 USB  AV
Included Memory Card Size Unknown - Click to provide data 32GB
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