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Panasonic HC-W850 vs Sony PXW-X70

Panasonic HC-W850 vs Sony PXW-X70

Panasonic HC-W850

68

Overall Score

Panasonic HC-W850

$478.59
$542.40
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning 12.76 megapixel 1 video camera with good features
93
39 Reviews + 4 Awards
61
Good
68
Good Features
37
Overall Score
68
Good
12.76MP 1/2.3" Yes 360g Mar 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Sony PXW-X70

43

Overall Score

Sony PXW-X70

$2,059.00
Our Verdict:
A best selling and poor value for money 14.2 megapixel 1 video camera
27
Poor
58
Average Features
17
Overall Score
43
Mediocre
14.2MP 1" Yes 900g Aug 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

Top Prices

Japan Specialty Shop
eBay
Overstock
5 Prices from 4 Stores | $542.40-$1,095.99
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6 Prices from 4 Stores | $2,059.00-$2,679.18

Reviews & Awards

Awards
4 Awards
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
ixbt.com: Original Design
M3.idg.se: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
No awards found
Average Expert Rating
No reviews found
Average User Rating

Specification

Image Sensor

Total Megapixels 12.76MP 14.2MP
BEST
Optical Sensor Size  1  1
Sensor Type  BSI  BSI
Effective Megapixels (image) 5.21MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Effective Megapixels (movie) 6.03MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom 20x
BEST
12x
Digital Zoom 1,500x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer Type  Hybrid
BEST
 Hybrid
Minimum Aperture Number 1.8
BEST
2.8
Maximum Aperture Number 1.8 4.5
BEST
Filter Size 49mm 62mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)

Storage

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
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

White Balance

White Balance  Auto  Cloudy  Sunny  Indoor  Auto  Cloudy  Sunny  Indoor

Flash

Shoe Mounting Point Type  Cold  Cold

Shutter

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

Display

Display Diagonal 3" 3.5"
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Display Resolution (numeric) 460,800 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display  LCD  LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.39"
Viewfinder Type  Not available  Not available

Camera

Camcorder Type  handheld  handheld
Minimum Illumination 1lx 1.7lx
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On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  DUT  CZE  ENG  FRE  DEU  ITA  POL  ESP  SWE  TUR  DUT  CZE  ENG  FRE  DEU  ITA  POL  ESP  SWE  TUR

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Video

HD Type  Full HD  HD  Full HD  HD
Video Formats Supported  AVC  MP4  AVCHD  AVC  MP4  AVCHD
Video Resolutions  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  960 x 540  720 x 576  720 x 480  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  960 x 540  720 x 576  720 x 480
Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 59.94fps
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL
BEST
 PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL

Still Image

Image Formats Supported  JPG
BEST
 JPG
Still Image Resolution  5472 x 3648  4896 x 3672  3984 x 2656  1920 x 1080  1728 x 1152  640 x 480
BEST
 5472 x 3648  4896 x 3672  3984 x 2656  1920 x 1080  1728 x 1152  640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution  6528 x 3672
BEST
 6528 x 3672

Audio

Audio Formats Supported  MP4  AAC++  LPCM  PCM  MP4  AAC++  LPCM  PCM
PCM Digital Audio  1  1
Audio System  Dolby Digital  Dolby Digital

Ports & Interfaces

USB 2.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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 1,940mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
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Battery Supported Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Charging Source  USB  DC  USB  DC

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 360g
BEST
900g
Height 73mm 103.5mm
Depth 139mm 274.3mm
Width 65mm 120.7mm

Packaging Content

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