Canon XF100Sony HXRNX70U
Top 68%50 points
Top 68%
Top 37%99 points
Top 37%
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Megapixels
Number of camcorders
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Top 80%
31 camcorders
10.53MP - 12.97MP
NaN% of all camcordersYes
No
megapixels
video recording
widest aperture
has built-in optical image stabilization

Canon XF100 vs Sony HXRNX70U: 48 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

83.17% more megapixels (photo).
2.07MP
Samsung Gear 360: 30MP
12.3MP
61
0

2. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 23fps
JVC GY-LS300: 2160 x 150fps
1080 x 23fps
42
0

3. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
71% have it
41
0

4. has a BSI sensor

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.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
30% have it
40
0

5. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
12% have it
38
0

6. weight

165g lighter.
1120g
Veho Muvi Atom: 30g
1285g
36
0

7. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
38% have it
35
0

8. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
50% have it
33
0

9. height

1mm shorter.
191mm
Canon Vixia Mini: 22mm
192mm
31
0

10. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
74% have it
31
0

11. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
50% have it
31
0

12. 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.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
79% have it
31
0

13. width

39mm narrower.
139mm
Veho Muvi Micro Camcorder: 20mm
178mm
31
0

14. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
59% have it
31
0

15. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
79% have it
30
0

16. widest aperture

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.
1.8f
JVC GY-HMZ1: 1.2f
1.8f
30
0

17. thickness

251.5mm thinner.
268mm
Kodak Playfull ZE1: 17.2mm
519.5mm
30
0

18. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
77% have it
29
0

19. 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.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
55% have it
29
0

20. 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.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
45% have it
29
0

21. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
50% have it
28
0

22. 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.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
51% have it
28
0

23. 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.
Canon XF100
77% have it
28
0

24. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
28% have it
28
0

25. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
44% have it
28
0

26. minimum focal length

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.
30.4mm
Ricoh WG-M2: 1.6mm
26.3mm
28
0

27. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.5"
JVC GC-PX100: 7.6"
3.5"
28
0

28. maximum focal length

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.
304mm
Panasonic HC-V10: 2262mm
263mm
27
0

29. has 3D photo/video recording capabilities

The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.
Canon XF100
7% have it
27
0

30. has or is a prime lens

A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
4% have it
27
0

31. pixel density

0.24% higher pixel density.
419ppi
Sony HDR-GW55VE: 490ppi
420ppi
27
0

32. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
4.8 x 3.6mm
GoPro Hero: 63.5 x 25.4mm
5.3 x 4mm
27
0

33. movie bitrate

The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.
50Mbps
Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta: 440Mbps
28Mbps
27
0

34. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Canon XF100
Sony HXRNX70U
53% have it
26
0

35. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.0005s
JVC GY-HM150: 0.00001s
0.0001s
26
0

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