HP F-500 vs Transcend DrivePro 100

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HP F-500
Transcend DrivePro 100

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
9% shorter minimum focal length Edit
The HP F-500 is a 2.95mm minimum focal length camcorder. That's 0.26mm shorter than the Transcend DrivePro 100 (3.21mm).
6% higher maximum aperture value Edit
The HP F-500 is a 1.9 maximum aperture value camcorder. That's 0.1 higher than the Transcend DrivePro 100 (1.8).
Significantly smaller Edit
The HP F-500 is a 170mm high camcorder. That's 513mm smaller than the Transcend DrivePro 100 (683mm).
249mm smaller Edit
The HP F-500 has a depth of 95mm. That's 249mm smaller than the Transcend DrivePro 100 (344mm).
496mm smaller Edit
The HP F-500 has a width of 135mm. That's 496mm smaller than the Transcend DrivePro 100 (631mm).
10 Reasons For
Longer maximum focal length Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 is a 3.21mm maximum focal length camcorder. That's 0.26mm longer than the HP F-500 (3.21mm).
0.1 lower minimum aperture Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 has a minimum aperture of 1.8, whereas the HP F-500 is a 1.9 minimum aperture camcorder (0.1 higher).
0.75m smaller closest focusing distance Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 is a 0.75m closest focusing distance camcorder. That's 0.75m smaller than the HP F-500 (0.75m).
Larger screen size Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 has a screen size of 2.4", but the HP F-500 is only a unknown" screen size camcorder (2.4" smaller). Read more

Display diagonal of the camcorder's build in display.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to record and review video and images.

66% longer battery life Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 is a 0.5h battery life camcorder. That's 0.33h longer than the HP F-500 (0.5h). 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.

6x lighter Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 is a 72.6g weight camcorder. That's 382.4g lighter than the HP F-500 (72.6g). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

£16 cheaper
The Transcend DrivePro 100 costs £69.96, whereas the HP F-500 is £86.26.
Available from 15 shops
The more stores stock this camcorder, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
One year longer manufacturer's guarantee
The manufacturer's guarantee provided with the Transcend DrivePro 100 is two years, but it is one year for the HP F-500.
User reviews are better
The Transcend DrivePro 100 has an average user review score of 94% based on 18 reviews, but the HP F-500 has an average rating of 88% (based on 8 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
0.26mm shorter maximum focal length Edit
The HP F-500 has a maximum focal length of 2.95mm, whereas the Transcend DrivePro 100 is a 3.21mm maximum focal length camcorder (0.26mm longer).
6% higher minimum aperture Edit
The HP F-500 is a 1.9 minimum aperture camcorder. That's 0.1 higher than the Transcend DrivePro 100 (1.8).
0.75m bigger closest focusing distance Edit
The HP F-500 has a closest focusing distance of 1.5m, but the Transcend DrivePro 100 is a 0.75m closest focusing distance camcorder (0.75m smaller).
2x shorter battery life Edit
The HP F-500 has a battery life of 0.17h, but the Transcend DrivePro 100 is a 0.5h battery life camcorder (0.33h 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.

Vastly heavier Edit
The HP F-500 has a weight of 455g, however the Transcend DrivePro 100 is a 72.6g weight camcorder (382.4g lighter). Read more

Weight of the camcorder including battery.

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

More expensive by £16
The HP F-500 is £16.30 more expensive than the Transcend DrivePro 100.
Less retailers
The HP F-500 is only stocked by 3 retailers, whereas the Transcend DrivePro 100 is stocked by 18 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this camcorder remaining in stock.
Shorter manufacturer's guarantee by one month years
The HP F-500 comes with a one year manufacturer's guarantee, however the Transcend DrivePro 100 has a one year guarantee.
User review Rating is Worse
The HP F-500's average user score is 88%, however the Transcend DrivePro 100's is 94% (based on 18 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
0.26mm longer minimum focal length Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 has a minimum focal length of 3.21mm, however the HP F-500 is a 2.95mm minimum focal length camcorder (0.26mm shorter).
0.1 lower maximum aperture value Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 has a maximum aperture value of 1.8, whereas the HP F-500 is a 1.9 maximum aperture value camcorder (0.1 higher).
513mm bigger Edit
The Transcend DrivePro 100 has a height of 683mm, however the HP F-500 is a 170mm high camcorder (513mm smaller).
Hugely bigger Edit
Transcend DrivePro 100 is 344mm deep, but the HP F-500 is a 95mm deep camcorder (249mm smaller).
Hugely bigger Edit
Transcend DrivePro 100 is 631mm wide, but the HP F-500 is a 135mm wide camcorder (496mm smaller).

Awards

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ua.gecid.com: Quality Award

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

41 months Ago 41 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year 2 Years

Image Sensor

Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS

Lens System

Image Stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabiliser
Interchangeable Lens
 Interchangeable lens
 Interchangeable lens
Maximum Focal Length
2.95mm 3.21mm
BEST
Minimum Aperture
1.9 1.8
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
2.95mm
BEST
3.21mm
Maximum Aperture Value
1.9
BEST
1.8
Focal Length
2.95 3.21
Focal Length Range
2.95 3.21

Storage

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

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance
1.5m 0.75m
BEST

White Balance

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Auto

Shutter

Video Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/30
Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 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

3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Minimum Illumination
Unknown - Click to provide data 2lx

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Video

Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Capturing Speed
30fps 30fps
Video Format
 MOV
 MP4
 H.264
 MOV
 MP4
 H.264
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080

Still Image

Still Image Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080

Audio

Audio Format
 PCM
 ADPCM
BEST
 PCM
 ADPCM
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
1 1

Battery

Battery Life
0.17h 0.5h
BEST
Battery Type
Lithium-Ion Lithium-Polymer 470 mAh
Battery
 Lithium
 Lithium

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
455g 72.6g
BEST
Height
170mm
BEST
683mm
Depth
95mm
BEST
344mm
Width
135mm
BEST
631mm

Other Features

Night Mode
 Night mode
 Night mode
Operating System
Windows & Mac Windows & Mac
Lens Focal Range
2.95 3.21
Photo Mode
 Photo mode
 Photo mode
Interface
USB 2.0 USB 2.0
Aperture Range
1.9 1.8
The Windows Operating System
 The Windows operating system
 The Windows operating system
USB Connectivity
 USB connectivity
 USB connectivity
Audio Recording Format
 PCM
 ADPCM
 PCM
 ADPCM
Mac Operating Systems
 Mac operating systems
 Mac operating systems
Other Features
G Sensor G Sensor
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
21.2mm 22.8mm
USB Port
 USB port
 USB port
HDMI Out Port
 HDMI out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions
135 x 170 x 95 631 x 683 x 344
USB 2.0 Connector
1 1
Waterproof
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Waterproof
Video Compression Format
 MOV
 MP4
 H.264
 MOV
 MP4
 H.264
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.1cm

Projector

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

Technical Details

Dimensions (WxHxD)
135 x 170 x 95 631 x 683 x 344
Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/30
Power Supply Type
Battery,12V car adapter Battery,12V car adapter
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