Panasonic HX-A1ME vs Transcend DrivePro 100

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Panasonic HX-A1ME
Transcend DrivePro 100

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Panasonic HX-A1ME is a 2.6mm minimum focal length camcorder. That's 0.61mm shorter than the Transcend DrivePro 100 (3.21mm).
36% higher maximum aperture value Edit
The Panasonic HX-A1ME is a 2.8 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 1 higher than the Transcend DrivePro 100 (1.8).
Two times smaller closest focusing distance Edit
The Panasonic HX-A1ME has a closest focusing distance of 0.3m, however the Transcend DrivePro 100 is a 0.75m closest focusing distance camcorder (0.45m bigger).
A lot longer battery life Edit
The Panasonic HX-A1ME has a battery life of 0.75h, however the Transcend DrivePro 100 is only a 0.5h battery life camcorder (0.25h shorter). Read more

Battery life is the time the camcorder can record video.

A longer battery life allows you to record video for longer before recharging the camcorder or changing the battery.

Waterproof Edit
The Panasonic HX-A1ME is a waterproof camcorder, however the Transcend DrivePro 100 is not waterproof.
5 Reasons For
20% longer maximum focal length Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 has a maximum focal length of 3.21mm, however the Panasonic HX-A1ME is only a 2.6mm maximum focal length camcorder (0.61mm shorter).
56% lower minimum aperture Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 is a 1.8 minimum aperture camcorder. That's 1 lower than the Panasonic HX-A1ME (1.8).
4lx smaller minimum illumination Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 is a 2lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 4lx smaller than the Panasonic HX-A1ME (2lx).
Cheaper by £13
The Transcend DrivePro 100 costs £74.49, whereas the Panasonic HX-A1ME is £86.99.
10 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Panasonic HX-A1ME has a maximum focal length of 2.6mm, but the Transcend DrivePro 100 is a 3.21mm maximum focal length camcorder (0.61mm longer).
36% higher minimum aperture Edit
The Panasonic HX-A1ME is a 2.8 minimum aperture camcorder. That's 1 higher than the Transcend DrivePro 100 (1.8).
Bigger minimum illumination Edit
The Panasonic HX-A1ME is a 6lx minimum illumination camcorder. That's 4lx bigger than the Transcend DrivePro 100 (2lx).
More expensive by £13
The Panasonic HX-A1ME is £12.50 more expensive than the Transcend DrivePro 100.
Fewer sellers
The Panasonic HX-A1ME is only stocked by 4 shops, but the Transcend DrivePro 100 is stocked by 14 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
5 Reasons Against
20% longer minimum focal length Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 is a 3.21mm minimum focal length camcorder. That's 0.61mm longer than the Panasonic HX-A1ME (3.21mm).
56% lower maximum aperture value Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 is a 1.8 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 1 lower than the Panasonic HX-A1ME (1.8).
0.45m bigger closest focusing distance Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 has a closest focusing distance of 0.75m, whereas the Panasonic HX-A1ME is a 0.3m closest focusing distance camcorder (0.45m smaller).
A lot shorter battery life Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 has a battery life of 0.5h, whereas the Panasonic HX-A1ME is a 0.75h battery life camcorder (0.25h longer). Read more

Battery life is the time the camcorder can record video.

A longer battery life allows you to record video for longer before recharging the camcorder or changing the battery.

Not waterproof Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 is not waterproof, however the Panasonic HX-A1ME is waterproof.

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Date Released

42 months Ago 42 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

2 Years 2 Years

Image Sensor

Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS

Lens System

Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
 Interchangeable lens
Maximum Focal Length
2.6mm 3.21mm
BEST
Minimum Aperture
2.8 1.8
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
2.6mm
BEST
3.21mm
Maximum Aperture Value
2.8
BEST
1.8
Focal Length
2.6 3.21
Focal Length Range
2.6 3.21

Storage

Memory Card Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (Transflash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
0.3m
BEST
0.75m
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor
 Auto
 Cloudy
 Sunny
 Indoor

Shutter

Video Shutter Speed
1/30 - 1,1/12000 1/30
Shutter Speed
1/30 - 1,1/12000 1/30

Display

Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.4"
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.4"

Camera

Camcorder Type
 action cam
BEST
 action cam
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Minimum Illumination
6lx 2lx
BEST
Use As a Webcam
 Use as a webcam
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Shock Proof Height
1.5m Unknown - Click to provide data
Waterproof Depth
1.5m Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Capturing Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 30fps
Video Format
 MP4
 RM
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 H.264
 MP4
 RM
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 H.264
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
BEST
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Audio

Audio Format
 AAC++
 AAC++
Built-In Microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in microphone

Ports & Interfaces

USB 2.0 Port
1 1

Networking

WiFi
 WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Life
0.75h
BEST
0.5h
Battery Type
720 mAh Lithium-Polymer 470 mAh
Battery
 Lithium
 Lithium
BEST

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 72.6g
Height
26mm 683mm
Depth
83.1mm 344mm
Width
26mm 631mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
BEST
 USB

Other Features

Night Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Night mode
Operating System
Windows & Mac Windows & Mac
Lens Focal Range
2.6 3.21
Auto Focus
 Auto focus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Photo Mode
 Photo mode
 Photo mode
Internal Memory Size
100MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface
USB 2.0 USB 2.0
Cable
USB connection Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.8 1.8
The Windows Operating System
 The Windows operating system
 The Windows operating system
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Audio Recording Format
 AAC+
 AAC+
Mac Operating Systems
 Mac operating systems
 Mac operating systems
Other Features
Unknown - Click to provide data G Sensor
Smooth Slow Record
 Smooth slow record
Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Unknown - Click to provide data 22.8mm
USB Port
 USB port
 USB port
Dimensions
26 x 26 x 83.1 631 x 683 x 344
USB 2.0 Connector
1 1
Waterproof
 Waterproof
BEST
 Waterproof
Shock Proof
 Shock proof
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Compression Format
 AVC
 MP4
 RM
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MP4
 RM
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.1cm
Wireless Connection
 Wireless connection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Projector

Built-In Projector
 Built-in projector
 Built-in projector

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
26 x 26 x 83.1 631 x 683 x 344
Shutter Speed
1/30 - 1,1/12000 1/30
Built-In WiFi
 Built-in WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dust-Resistant
 Dust-resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Supply Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Battery,12V car adapter
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