Comparing Sony HXRNX70U vs Canon XF100

1. Sony HXRNX70U

20 Reasons why Sony HXRNX70U is better

Comparing Sony HXRNX70U vs Canon XF100

1.Clearly more megapixels (photo)
12.3MPvs 2.07MP (Canon XF100)
2.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (Canon XF100)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.Has a touch screen
Yesvs No (Canon XF100)
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
4.Has a BSI sensor
Yesvs No (Canon XF100)
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.
5.Has GPS
Yesvs No (Canon XF100)
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
6.Supports AVCHD format
Yesvs No (Canon XF100)
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.
7.Clearly shorter minimum focal length
26.3mmvs 30.4mm (Canon XF100)
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.
8.Has manual white balance
Yesvs No (Canon XF100)
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.
9.Weather sealed
Yesvs No (Canon XF100)
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
10.Has manual focus
Yesvs No (Canon XF100)
This allows to manually set the focus.
11.Vastly larger sensor
5.3 x 4mmvs 4.8 x 3.6mm (Canon XF100)
The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
12.Distinctly higher pixel density
420ppivs 419ppi (Canon XF100)
13.Clearly longer exposure time
0.16666667svs 0.05555556s (Canon XF100)
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.
14.Explicitly more internal storage
96GBvs 32GB (Canon XF100)
15.Has or is a prime lens
Yesvs No (Canon XF100)
A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.
16.Substantially higher resolution
1,280 x 720pxvs 1,278 x 719px (Canon XF100)
17.Has stereo speakers
Yesvs No (Canon XF100)
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
18.Considerably faster maximum shutter speed
0.0001svs 0.0005s (Canon XF100)
A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
19.Has manual shutter speed
Yesvs No (Canon XF100)
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
20.Has FireWire
Yesvs No (Canon XF100)
A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.
Sony HXRNX70U specs
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2. Canon XF100

9 Reasons why Canon XF100 is better

Comparing Canon XF100 vs Sony HXRNX70U

1120gvs 1285g (Sony HXRNX70U)
191mmvs 192mm (Sony HXRNX70U)
268mmvs 519.5mm (Sony HXRNX70U)
139mmvs 178mm (Sony HXRNX70U)
5.Has 3D photo/video recording capabilities
Yesvs No (Sony HXRNX70U)
The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.
6.Has an external memory slot
Yesvs No (Sony HXRNX70U)
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.
7.Sizably longer maximum focal length
304mmvs 263mm (Sony HXRNX70U)
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.
8.Vastly higher movie recording bitrate
50Mbpsvs 28Mbps (Sony HXRNX70U)
The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.
9.Has two sensors
Yesvs No (Sony HXRNX70U)
The device has two sensors and two lenses. The 3D images may be seen in the parallax-barrier LCD panel without glasses.
Canon XF100
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