Panasonic HC-V160EC vs Panasonic HC-V250 vs Sony HDR-CX240
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Panasonic HC-V160EC

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 3 year old 38x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
79
Features
Good Features
74
Overall Score
Very Good
38x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.51MP 1" Feb 2015
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 38x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 2.51MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Feb 2015
Panasonic HC-V250

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An affordable and fully featured 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 2.51MP camcorder
88
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Overall Score
Excellent
50x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.51MP 1" Feb 2014
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 Feb 2014
Sony HDR-CX240

88

Overall Score

88

Overall Score

Sony HDR-CX240

$189.00
$100.99
Our Verdict:
A great value for money and classic 27x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, with great features
95
Reviews
544 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
84
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Overall Score
Excellent
27x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 9.2MP 1" Jan 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 27x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 9.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2014
Panasonic HC-V160EC

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 3 year old 38x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
79
Features
Good Features
74
Overall Score
Very Good
38x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.51MP 1" Feb 2015
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 38x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 2.51MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Feb 2015
Panasonic HC-V250

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An affordable and fully featured 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution 2.51MP camcorder
88
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Overall Score
Excellent
50x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.51MP 1" Feb 2014
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 Feb 2014
Sony HDR-CX240

88

Overall Score

88

Overall Score

Sony HDR-CX240

$189.00
$100.99
Our Verdict:
A great value for money and classic 27x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder, with great features
95
Reviews
544 Reviews
97
Value for Money
Excellent
84
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Overall Score
Excellent
27x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 9.2MP 1" Jan 2014
Optical Zoom Max Video Resolution Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Optical Zoom 27x
Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Total Megapixels 9.2MP
Optical Sensor Size 1"
Release Date Jan 2014

Top Prices

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Panasonic HC-V250K Full HD Wi-Fi Enabled 50X Camcorder (Black)
$418.39
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Panasonic HC-V250 Black Full HD Camcorder and 32GB Card Bundle
$480.99
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$189.00
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Sony HDR-CX240/B Full HD 9.2 MP Camcorder with 27x Optical Zoom, MicroHDMI, USB 2.0, WiFi, NFC, 2.7" LCD and SteadyShot Image Stabilization, Black
$220.00
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Sony HDR-CX240 Full HD Black Handycam Camcorder
$289.99
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Sony HDR-CX240 Camcorder Black 16GB Bundle
$370.99
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$381.99
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Reasons For

Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
1 Reason For
Lighter
The Panasonic HC-V160EC is a 181g camcorder. That's 35g lighter than the Panasonic HC-V250 (216g) and 9g lighter than the Sony HDR-CX240 (190g).

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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6 Reasons For
A Lot Bigger Optical Zoom
The Panasonic HC-V250 has an optical zoom of 50x, however the Panasonic HC-V160EC is only a 38x optical zoom camcorder (12x smaller) and the Sony HDR-CX240 is only a 27x optical zoom camcorder (23x 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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6% Longer Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The Panasonic HC-V250 is a 1,740mm maximum focal length camcorder. That's 94mm longer than the Panasonic HC-V160EC (1,646mm).

'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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4.3mm Shorter Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The Panasonic HC-V250 is a 28mm minimum focal length camcorder, whereas the Panasonic HC-V160EC is a 32.3mm minimum focal length camcorder (4.3mm 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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HDMI
The Panasonic HC-V250 supports HDMI, and so does the Sony HDR-CX240, however the Panasonic HC-V160EC 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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Night Mode
The Panasonic HC-V250 has a night mode, whereas the Sony HDR-CX240 does not have a night mode.

This denotes whether the camcorder has a special mode for shooting video at night - it does this by upping the light taken in by the lens of the camcorder, leading to a brighter recorded image.

Camcorders usually struggle to record video in low-light conditions - a specially designed night mode fixes that.

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More Popular
The Panasonic HC-V250 is a more popular choice amongst buyers.
6 Reasons For
69% Bigger Digital Zoom
The Sony HDR-CX240 has a digital zoom of 320x. That's 220x bigger than the Panasonic HC-V160EC (100x) and 170x bigger than the Panasonic HC-V250 (150x).

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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6.69MP Bigger Total Megapixels
The Sony HDR-CX240 has a total megapixels of 9.2MP, but the Panasonic HC-V160EC and the Panasonic HC-V250 are both only 2.51MP camcorders (6.69MP 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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HDMI
The Sony HDR-CX240 supports HDMI, and so does the Panasonic HC-V250, whereas the Panasonic HC-V160EC 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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$229 Cheaper
The Sony HDR-CX240 is $229.39 cheaper than the Panasonic HC-V250.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Better Brand
Sony camcorders have an average rating of 86.3%, but Panasonic has an average rating of 72.8%.

Reasons Against

Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
8 Reasons Against
A Lot Smaller Optical Zoom
The Panasonic HC-V160EC has an optical zoom of 38x, but the Panasonic HC-V250 is a 50x optical zoom camcorder (12x bigger) and the Sony HDR-CX240 is a 27x optical zoom camcorder (11x 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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Three Times Smaller Digital Zoom
The Panasonic HC-V160EC is a 100x (digital) camcorder. That's 50x smaller than the Panasonic HC-V250 (150x) and 220x smaller than the Sony HDR-CX240 (320x).

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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6% Shorter Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The Panasonic HC-V160EC has a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,646mm. That's 94mm shorter than the Panasonic HC-V250 (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.

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14% Longer Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The Panasonic HC-V160EC has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 32.3mm, however the Panasonic HC-V250 is a 28mm minimum focal length camcorder (4.3mm 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 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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3x Smaller Total Megapixels
The Panasonic HC-V160EC has a total megapixels of 2.51MP (as does the Panasonic HC-V250), however the Sony HDR-CX240 is a 9.2MP camcorder (6.69MP 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.

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Does Not Support HDMI
The Panasonic HC-V160EC does not support HDMI, whereas the Panasonic HC-V250 and the Sony HDR-CX240 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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Worse Brand
Panasonic camcorders have an average rating of only 72.8%, however Sony has an average rating of 86.3%.
7 Reasons Against
Two Times Smaller Digital Zoom
Panasonic HC-V250 is only 150x (digital). That's 50x bigger than the Panasonic HC-V160EC (100x) and 170x smaller than the Sony HDR-CX240 (320x).

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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3x Smaller Total Megapixels
The Panasonic HC-V250 has a total megapixels of 2.51MP (as does the Panasonic HC-V160EC), whereas the Sony HDR-CX240 is a 9.2MP camcorder (6.69MP 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.

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17% Heavier
The Panasonic HC-V250 is a 216g camcorder. That's 35g heavier than the Panasonic HC-V160EC (181g) and 26g heavier than the Sony HDR-CX240 (190g).

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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$229 More Expensive
The Panasonic HC-V250 is more expensive than the Sony HDR-CX240 by $229.
Less Retailers
Only 2 sellers sells the Panasonic HC-V250, whereas 3 sellers sell the Sony HDR-CX240.
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
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One Year Older
The Panasonic HC-V250 is older than the Panasonic HC-V160EC by one year.
Worse Brand
Panasonic camcorders have an average rating of only 72.8%, whereas Sony has an average rating of 86.3%.
4 Reasons Against
Significantly Smaller Optical Zoom
The Sony HDR-CX240 has an optical zoom of 27x, whereas the Panasonic HC-V160EC is a 38x optical zoom camcorder (11x bigger) and the Panasonic HC-V250 is a 50x optical zoom camcorder (23x bigger).

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.

Read more Read less | Edit
Heavier
The Sony HDR-CX240 is a 190g camcorder. That's 9g heavier than the Panasonic HC-V160EC (181g) and 26g lighter than the Panasonic HC-V250 (216g).

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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Over One Year Older
The Sony HDR-CX240 is older than the Panasonic HC-V160EC by 14 months and older than the Panasonic HC-V250 by two months.
Less Popular
The Sony HDR-CX240 is a less popular choice amongst buyers.

Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
No reviews found No reviews found
Best
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
No reviews found No reviews found
Best
5 stars
229 reviews
4 stars
164 reviews
3 stars
28 reviews
2 stars
17 reviews
1 star
16 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Sony has a better average brand rating than Panasonic. The average brand rating for Sony is 86.25% based on 9,856 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Panasonic is 72.76% based on 568 reviews.
Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
Panasonic

73

73

Based on 568 reviews
Panasonic

73

73

Based on 568 reviews
Sony

86

86

Based on 9,856 reviews

Date Released

Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
36 months old Best 48 months old 50 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.

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.

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!

Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
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.

Night Mode

This denotes whether the camcorder has a special mode for shooting video at night - it does this by upping the light taken in by the lens of the camcorder, leading to a brighter recorded image.

Camcorders usually struggle to record video in low-light conditions - a specially designed night mode fixes that.

Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
unknown
Best
Yes
No

Specification

 
 
 
Lens System Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
Optical Zoom 38x 50x
BEST
27x
Digital Zoom 100x 150x 320x
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 1,646mm 1,740mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number 1.8 1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 32.3mm 28mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Number 4.2 4.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer Type
Optical
 Optical
Optical
 Optical
Optical
 Optical
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
 
 
 
Video Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
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
Bitrate At Maximum Video Resolution 17 Mbit/s Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Video Modes
1080p 1080i
720p
 1080p
 1080i
 720p
1080p 1080i
720p
 1080p
 1080i
 720p
1080p 1080i
720p
 1080p
 1080i
 720p
Video Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 960 x 540
1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 1440 x 1080
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 960 x 540
1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 1440 x 1080
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720 960 x 540
1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 960 x 540
 1440 x 1080
 
 
 
Image Sensor Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
Total Megapixels 2.51MP 2.51MP 9.2MP
BEST
Optical Sensor Size 1" 1" 1"
Sensor Type
MOS
 MOS
MOS
 MOS
MOS
 MOS
Effective Megapixels (image) 2.2MP 2.2MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Effective Megapixels (movie) 2.2MP 2.2MP Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Storage Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
Memory Slots 1 Unknown - Click to provide data 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
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
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
Memory card
 Memory card
Memory card
 Memory card
 
 
 
Focusing Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
Focus Adjustment
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 
 
 
White Balance Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
White Balance
Auto Cloudy
Sunny Indoor
Outdoor
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Outdoor
Auto Cloudy
Sunny Indoor
Outdoor
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Outdoor
Auto Cloudy
Sunny Indoor
Outdoor
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Outdoor
 
 
 
Shutter Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
Shutter Speed (video) 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 Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
Display Diagonal 2.7" 2.7" 2.7"
Display Resolution (numeric) 230,400 Pixels
BEST
230,400 Pixels
BEST
230,000 Pixels
Display
LCD
 LCD
LCD
 LCD
LCD
 LCD
 
 
 
Viewfinder Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
Viewfinder Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 230,000 Pixels
Viewfinder Type
electrical
 electrical
electrical
 electrical
electrical
 electrical
 
 
 
Camera Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
Minimum Illumination 4lx 1lx
BEST
6lx
 
 
 
Still Image Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
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 EXIF
 JPG
 EXIF
JPG EXIF
 JPG
 EXIF
JPG EXIF
 JPG
 EXIF
Maximum Image Resolution
4224 x 2376
 4224 x 2376
4224 x 2376
 4224 x 2376
4224 x 2376
 4224 x 2376
 
 
 
Audio Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
Audio System
Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
USB 2.0 Port 1 1 1
Mini HDMI Port 1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Battery Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage 3.6V 3.6V Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity 970mAh
BEST
1,940mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
Weight 181g
BEST
216g 190g
Height 60mm 59mm 59.5mm
Depth 114mm 116mm 128mm
Width 53mm 53mm 54mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
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Other Features Panasonic HC-V160EC Panasonic HC-V250 Sony HDR-CX240
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