Sony PXW-X180 vs Thinkware TW-X500

Sony PXW-X180
Thinkware TW-X500

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Lighter Edit
The Thinkware TW-X500 has a weight of 111g, whereas the Sony PXW-X180 is a 2.7kg weight camcorder (2.6kg heavier). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
2.6kg heavier Edit
The Sony PXW-X180 has a weight of 2.7kg, but the Thinkware TW-X500 is a 111g weight camcorder (2.6kg lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

A lighter camcorder is easier to handle when recording and to carry when travelling.

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Older by eleven months
The Thinkware TW-X500 is eleven months older than the Sony PXW-X180.

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Date Released

30 months Ago 42 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

No data 1 Year

Image Sensor

Optical Sensor Size
 1/3
BEST
 1/3
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS

Lens System

Optical Zoom
25x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Interchangeable Lens
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interchangeable lens
Image Stabiliser
 Digital
 Digital
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
650mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
1.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
26mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Value
11 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
82mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
3.7 - 92.5 Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Memory Card Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Memory Card
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
BEST
Storage Media Type
 Memory card
 Memory card
ExpressCard Slot
 ExpressCard slot
Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.4m
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Auto

Shutter

Shutter Speed
1/32 - 1/2000 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3.5" Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Display
 OLED
BEST
 OLED

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.5" Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder Resolution
2,360,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
 Electronic
 Electronic

Camera

Camcorder Type
 Shouldercam
 Shouldercam
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Remote Control
 Remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
GPS Function
 GPS function
 GPS function

Design

Colour
 Black
 Silver
 Silver/Black
 Black
 Silver
 Silver/Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 AVCHD
 DV
 AVC
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 AVCHD
 DV
 AVC
 MP4
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 720 x 576
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data

Still Image

Still Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Continuous Shooting Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Continuous shooting mode

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
 MP4
 LPCM
 PCM
 MP4
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
XLR in Port
 XLR in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB
Mini-USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi
 WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Near Field Communication
 Near field communication
Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Type
BP-U30c Internal
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity
28Wh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Recharge Time
2.23h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.7kg 111g
BEST
Height
201.5mm 51.4mm
Depth
412mm 29.3mm
Width
191.5mm 104.3mm

Packaging Content

Included Battery
 Included battery
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 USB
 AC
BEST
 USB
 AC
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Hood Included
 Lens hood included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shoulder Strap
 Shoulder strap
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data Windows & Mac
Auto Focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus
Photo Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Photo mode
Internal Memory Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 512MB
Interface
Unknown - Click to provide data Micro USB
Cable
Unknown - Click to provide data Adhesive
The Windows Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 The Windows operating system
USB Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB connectivity
Audio Recording Format
 MP4
 MP4
Mac Operating Systems
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems
Other Features
Unknown - Click to provide data Yes - Windows and Mac PC Viewer
USB Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB port
Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 104.3 x 51.4 x 29.3
Video Compression Format
 MP4
 MP4
Freezeproof Up to
Unknown - Click to provide data -20

Projector

Built-In Projector
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in projector

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
Unknown - Click to provide data 104.3 x 51.4 x 29.3
Freeze-Resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Freeze-resistant
Battery Charger Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery charger included
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