Sony HXRNX70U vs Canon XF100

Top 20 Reasons for the

Sony HXRNX70U

Compared to Canon XF100

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Noticeably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
12.3 MP
vs
2.07 MP
5.94x more megapixels (photo)
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Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
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No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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Has GPS
Comment
Yes
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No
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
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Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
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Has a touch screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
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Supports AVCHD format
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
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Considerably shorter minimum focal length
Comment
26.3 mm
vs
30.4 mm
4.10 mm shorter minimum focal length. A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
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Notably longer exposure time
Comment
0.16666667 s
vs
0.05555556 s
0.11 s longer exposure time. When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
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Has manual white balance
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
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Modestly higher pixel density
Comment
420 ppi
vs
419 ppi
0.24% higher pixel density
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Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
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Appreciably more internal storage
Comment
96 GB
vs
32 GB
64 GB more internal storage
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Has manual focus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the focus.
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Notably faster maximum shutter speed
Comment
0.0001 s
vs
0.0005 s
5x faster maximum shutter speed. A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
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Has or is a prime lens
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.
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Somewhat higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
1278x719 px
0.30% higher resolution
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Has FireWire
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.
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Has manual shutter speed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
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Explicitly larger sensor
Comment
4 x 5.3 mm
vs
3.6 x 4.8 mm
22.69% larger sensor. The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
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Has stereo speakers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Sony HXRNX70U is better than Canon XF100 because...

Yes
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No

Top Ten Reasons for the

Canon XF100

Compared to Sony HXRNX70U

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Lighter
Comment
1120 g
vs
1285 g
165 g lighter
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Has a flip-out screen
Comment
true
vs
Yes
Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
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A tad shorter
Comment
191 mm
vs
192 mm
1 mm shorter
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Appreciably thinner
Comment
268 mm
vs
519.5 mm
251.50 mm thinner
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Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
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Considerably longer maximum focal length
Comment
304 mm
vs
263 mm
41 mm longer maximum focal length. A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
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Significantly narrower
Comment
139 mm
vs
178 mm
39 mm narrower
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Has 3D photo/video recording capabilities
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.
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Has two sensors
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has two sensors and two lenses. The 3D images may be seen in the parallax-barrier LCD panel without glasses.
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Notably higher movie recording bitrate
Comment
50 Mbps
vs
28 Mbps
22 Mbps higher movie recording bitrate. The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.

Canon XF100 is better than Sony HXRNX70U because...

Yes
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