66points

Panasonic HC-X1000

69points

Sony Handycam FDR-AX100

Panasonic HC-X1000
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Panasonic HC-X1000 vs Sony Handycam FDR-AX100

Panasonic HC-X1000
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100

Why is Panasonic HC-X1000 better than Sony Handycam FDR-AX100?

  • Has manual white balance
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  • Has a stereo microphone
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  • 35.71% wider aperture at minimum focal length
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    f/1.8 vs2.8f
  • 8x greater zoom range
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    20xvs12x
  • Has manual focus
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  • Has stereo speakers
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Why is Sony Handycam FDR-AX100 better than Panasonic HC-X1000?

  • 1.6x more megapixels (main camera)
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    14.2MPvs8.85MP
  • Has a BSI sensor
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  • Has manual ISO
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  • Has manual exposure
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  • Has a remote control
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  • Has an accelerometer
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  • Has AF tracking
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  • Has a hot shoe
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Price comparison

Panasonic HC-X1000

Buy used:

$750.00

ProductStorePrice
Panasonic HC-X1000 AmazonPanasonic HC-X1000 1080p 4K Ultra High D...Panasonic HC-X1000 1080p 4K Ultra High Definition Camcorder
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$3,498.00
Panasonic HC-X1000 AmazonPanasonic 4K HC-X1000 20x Optical Zoom C...Panasonic 4K HC-X1000 20x Optical Zoom Camcorder - MPEG - 4 AVC and H.264 - CMOS (International Model)
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$3,498.00
Panasonic HC-X1000 AmazonPanasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full ...Panasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder with Essential Accessory Bundle – Includes: SanDisk Extreme PRO 128GB SDXC Card, Extended Life Replacement Battery, Camcorder Carrying Case & More
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$3,899.00
Panasonic HC-X1000 AmazonPanasonic HC-X1000 4K Ultra HD Wi-Fi Vid...Panasonic HC-X1000 4K Ultra HD Wi-Fi Video Camera Camcorder with 128GB Card + Battery & Charger + Microphone + Case + LED Light & Flash + Kit
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$4,398.00
Panasonic HC-X1000 AmazonPanasonic HC-X1000 4K-60p/50p Camcorder ...Panasonic HC-X1000 4K-60p/50p Camcorder with High-Powered 20x Optical Zoom an.
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$4,299.00
Panasonic HC-X1000 AmazonPanasonic HC-X1500 4K Professional Camco...Panasonic HC-X1500 4K Professional Camcorder with 24x Optical Zoom, WiFi HD Live Streaming W/Soft Case + Sandisk Extreme Pro 64GB Card + Clean and Care Set + More - Starter Bundle
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$1,609.95
Panasonic HC-X1000 AmazonPanasonic X1500 4K Professional Camcorde...Panasonic X1500 4K Professional Camcorder with 24X Optical Zoom, WiFi HD Live Streaming, HC-X1500 (USA Black)
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$1,697.99

Design

1.has a touch screen
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.Has a flip-out screen
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
4.has an accelerometer
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
5.Has an electronic viewfinder (EVF)
Panasonic HC-X1000
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display which shows the framed image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image; they can be more compact; it's easier to focus with digital zoom; and they sometimes offer extra info on the display (such as a live histogram).

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

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.has a 24p cinema mode
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
4.has AF tracking
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
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.

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 Handycam FDR-AX100
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 Handycam FDR-AX100
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 built-in optical image stabilization
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
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.
5.has manual ISO
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
This allows you to manually set the ISO level.
6.has manual exposure
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
This allows you to manually set the exposure.
7.has manual white balance
Panasonic HC-X1000
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
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.
With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
Panasonic HC-X1000
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.has a stereo microphone
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
4.has stereo speakers
Panasonic HC-X1000
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
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 HC-X1000
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.has an external memory slot
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
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.
3.has a rechargeable battery
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has a battery level indicator
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.has an HDMI output
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
2.supports Wi-Fi
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
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.
4.Has a remote control
Panasonic HC-X1000
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
5.has NFC
Panasonic HC-X1000
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions, such as mobile payments. Note: this feature may not be available in all markets.
6.Has a built-in USB male connector
Panasonic HC-X1000
Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
The device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.
7.Has a hot shoe
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Sony Handycam FDR-AX100
A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

Price comparison

Panasonic HC-X1000

Buy used:

$750.00

ProductStorePrice
Panasonic HC-X1000 AmazonPanasonic HC-X1000 1080p 4K Ultra High D...Panasonic HC-X1000 1080p 4K Ultra High Definition Camcorder
Amazon logo
$3,498.00
Panasonic HC-X1000 AmazonPanasonic 4K HC-X1000 20x Optical Zoom C...Panasonic 4K HC-X1000 20x Optical Zoom Camcorder - MPEG - 4 AVC and H.264 - CMOS (International Model)
Amazon logo
$3,498.00
Panasonic HC-X1000 AmazonPanasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full ...Panasonic HC-X1000 4K DCI/Ultra HD/Full HD Camcorder with Essential Accessory Bundle – Includes: SanDisk Extreme PRO 128GB SDXC Card, Extended Life Replacement Battery, Camcorder Carrying Case & More
Amazon logo
$3,899.00
Panasonic HC-X1000 AmazonPanasonic HC-X1000 4K Ultra HD Wi-Fi Vid...Panasonic HC-X1000 4K Ultra HD Wi-Fi Video Camera Camcorder with 128GB Card + Battery & Charger + Microphone + Case + LED Light & Flash + Kit
Amazon logo
$4,398.00
Panasonic HC-X1000 AmazonPanasonic HC-X1000 4K-60p/50p Camcorder ...Panasonic HC-X1000 4K-60p/50p Camcorder with High-Powered 20x Optical Zoom an.
Amazon logo
$4,299.00
Panasonic HC-X1000 AmazonPanasonic HC-X1500 4K Professional Camco...Panasonic HC-X1500 4K Professional Camcorder with 24x Optical Zoom, WiFi HD Live Streaming W/Soft Case + Sandisk Extreme Pro 64GB Card + Clean and Care Set + More - Starter Bundle
Amazon logo
$1,609.95
Panasonic HC-X1000 AmazonPanasonic X1500 4K Professional Camcorde...Panasonic X1500 4K Professional Camcorder with 24X Optical Zoom, WiFi HD Live Streaming, HC-X1500 (USA Black)
Amazon logo
$1,697.99

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