56points

Panasonic AG-AC160A

42points

Sony HDR-AX2000

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107 facts in comparison

Panasonic AG-AC160A vs Sony HDR-AX2000

Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000

Why is Panasonic AG-AC160A better than Sony HDR-AX2000?

  • 1.96x more megapixels (main camera)
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    2.2MPvs1.12MP
  • 2.61x better video recording quality (main camera)
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    1080 x 60fpsvs1080 x 23fps
  • 2.82x more battery power
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    5800mAhvs2060mAh
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
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  • Has manual ISO
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  • Has manual exposure
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  • 7.81% bigger screen size
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    3.45"vs3.2"
  • 1.5mm shorter minimum focal length
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    28mmvs29.5mm

Why is Sony HDR-AX2000 better than Panasonic AG-AC160A?

  • 300g lighter
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    2.1kgvs2400g
  • 7.75% higher pixel density
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    459ppivs426ppi
  • 106mm longer maximum focal length
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    722mmvs616mm
  • 16.67% faster maximum shutter speed
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    1/2400svs0.0005s
  • Has stereo speakers
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Price comparison

Sony HDR-AX2000

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$583

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Design

1.Has a display
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
2.is dustproof and water-resistant
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
3.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
4.has a touch screen
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.weight

2.4kg

2.1kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.screen size

3.45"

3.2"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
7.thickness

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342mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
8.height

195mm

187mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
9.Has a flip-out screen
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 23fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
2.supports slow-motion video recording
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
Slow-motion is an artistic video effect that makes time seem to go slower. It is achieved by recording a video at a higher frame-rate than the standard playback rate of 24fps or 30fps. Depending on camera capabilities, frame rates for slow-motion videos vary between 60fps and 960fps.
3.has a 24p cinema mode
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Sony HDR-AX2000
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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Sony HDR-AX2000
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
5.Has timelapse function
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Sony HDR-AX2000
A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
6.continuous shooting at high resolution

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Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
7.has AF tracking
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Sony HDR-AX2000
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
8.has a serial shot mode
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Sony HDR-AX2000
The burst mode, also called serial shot mode or continuous shooting mode, allows you to shoot multiple photos in a row.
9.movie bitrate

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24Mbps

The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.

Optics

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.has a BSI sensor
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Sony HDR-AX2000
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.
3.has a CMOS sensor
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Sony HDR-AX2000
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
4.has manual ISO
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Sony HDR-AX2000
This allows you to manually set the ISO level.
5.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Sony HDR-AX2000
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
6.field of view

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Field of view (FOV) is the part of the world that a device can view and record. A wider field of view allows you to capture more of the action.
7.has manual exposure
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
This allows you to manually set the exposure.
8.has manual white balance
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Sony HDR-AX2000
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.has touch autofocus
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.has a stereo microphone
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has stereo speakers
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Battery

1.has a removable battery
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.battery power

5800mAh

2060mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
3.has an external memory slot
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.has a battery level indicator
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Sony HDR-AX2000
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a rechargeable battery
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Sony HDR-AX2000
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
6.included SD card (memory size)

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Some manufacturers include a memory card in the box. An SD card with a higher storage capacity allows you to extend the storage space on your device with ease, providing you with more space for your data.

Features

1.has GPS
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
2.Is compatible with Android
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
3.has an HDMI output
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
6.Has a remote control
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
7.Is compatible with iOS
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
8.has first-party support for live streaming
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
A camera that supports live streaming can be used to broadcast video to certain platforms (such as Facebook, YouTube, etc.) via a first-party app.
9.Has a built-in USB male connector
Panasonic AG-AC160A
Sony HDR-AX2000
The device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.

Price comparison

Sony HDR-AX2000

Buy used:

$583

ProductStorePrice
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$1,898
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$228
Sony HDR-AX2000 amazonSony HXR-NX100 Full HD NXCAM Camcorder
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$1,498

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