43points

Panasonic AG-HPX170PJ

49points

Panasonic HC-PV100

Panasonic AG-HPX170PJ
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Panasonic AG-HPX170PJ vs Panasonic HC-PV100

Panasonic AG-HPX170PJ
Panasonic HC-PV100
43
points
Panasonic AG-HPX170PJ
49
points
Panasonic HC-PV100

Why is Panasonic AG-HPX170PJ better than Panasonic HC-PV100?

  • 20% better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 60fpsvs1080 x 50fps
  • 1.86x more battery power
    5400mAhvs2900mAh
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
    ?
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
    ?
  • 16.67% bigger screen size
    ?

    3.5"vs3"
  • 181mm narrower
    154mmvs335mm
  • 11.11% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    ?

    f/1.60 vs1.8f
  • Has a zoom microphone
    ?

Why is Panasonic HC-PV100 better than Panasonic AG-HPX170PJ?

  • 5.45x more megapixels (main camera)
    6MPvs1.1MP
  • Has a removable battery
    ?
  • Has a BSI sensor
    ?
  • Has a brand lens
    ?
  • Has a CMOS sensor
    ?
  • Has manual exposure
    ?
  • 400g lighter
    1.5kgvs1900g
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
2.weight
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Best

Veho Muvi Atom

30g

1.9kg

1.5kg

3.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
4.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

JVC GC-PX100

7.6"

3.5"

3"

5.height
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Best

Canon Legria Mini

22mm

179.5mm

170mm

6.width
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Best

Veho Muvi Micro Camcorder

20mm

154mm

335mm

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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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.

Best

JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 50fps

2.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
4.supports AVCHD format
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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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Panasonic HC-PV100
5.has AF tracking
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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.

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Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

1.1MP

6MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
3.has a CMOS sensor
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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.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
4.has manual white balance
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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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Panasonic HC-PV100
5.has a brand lens
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The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
6.has a BSI sensor
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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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Panasonic HC-PV100

Audio

1.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
2.Has a zoom microphone
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Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
3.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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Panasonic HC-PV100

Battery

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
2.battery power
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Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

5400mAh

2900mAh

3.has an external memory slot
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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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Panasonic HC-PV100
4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Panasonic HC-PV100

Features

1.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
2.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

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Panasonic HC-PV100
3.USB version
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Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

GoPro Hero (2018)

3

2

2

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