49points

Panasonic HC-PV100

58points

Sony NEX-VG30H

Panasonic HC-PV100
Comparison winner
Sony NEX-VG30H
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44 facts in comparison

Panasonic HC-PV100 vs Sony NEX-VG30H

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
49
points
Panasonic HC-PV100
58
points
Sony NEX-VG30H

Why is Panasonic HC-PV100 better than Sony NEX-VG30H?

  • Has a BSI sensor
    ?
  • Has a brand lens
    ?
  • 124mm thinner
    170mmvs294mm
  • 48.57% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    ?

    f/1.80 vs3.5f
  • Supports AVCHD format
    ?
  • Has a remote control
    ?
  • 312mm longer maximum focal length
    ?

    612mmvs300mm
  • 9x greater zoom range
    ?

    20xvs11x

Why is Sony NEX-VG30H better than Panasonic HC-PV100?

  • 2.68x more megapixels (main camera)
    16.1MPvs6MP
  • Has a 24p cinema mode
    ?
  • Has manual ISO
    ?
  • 850g lighter
    650gvs1500g
  • Has manual gain
    ?
  • Has a serial shot mode
    ?
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
    ?
  • 2 more microphone(s)
    ?

    4vs2

Price comparison

Design

1.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

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.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
2.weight
?

Best

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30g

1.5kg

650g

3.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
4.thickness
?

Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

170mm

294mm

5.screen size
?

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

Best

JVC GC-PX100

7.6"

3"

3"

6.height
?

Best

Canon Legria Mini

22mm

170mm

103mm

Videography

1.has a 24p cinema mode
?

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

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
2.has a serial shot mode
?

The burst mode, also called serial shot mode or continuous shooting mode, allows you to shoot multiple photos in a row.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
4.supports AVCHD format
?

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.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
5.shoots raw
?

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

6MP

16.1MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

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.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
3.has a CMOS sensor
?

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.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
4.has manual white balance
?

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.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
5.has a brand lens
?

The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
6.has manual ISO
?

This allows to manually set the ISO level.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H

Audio

1.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nokia OZO

8

2

4

2.has a microphone input
?

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
3.has a stereo microphone
?

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H

Battery

1.has a removable battery
?

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

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
2.has an external memory slot
?

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.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
4.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H

Features

1.has a HDMI output
?

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

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
2.Has a remote control
?

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Panasonic HC-PV100
Sony NEX-VG30H
3.USB version
?

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

GoPro Hero (2018)

3

2

2

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