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Panasonic HC-X1000

79

Kagoo Score

79

Kagoo Score

Panasonic HC-X1000

£1,645.00
£645.00
Our Verdict:
An award winning and fully featured 20x optical zoom, 1.6kg camcorder, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and an additional award from another expert site
92
Reviews
18 Reviews + 2 Awards
88
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Widely Available
59
Value for Money
Average
67
Age
4 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
20x 1.6kg 18.91MP 4096 X 2160 Pixels Sep 2014
Optical Zoom Weight Total Megapixels Max Video Resolution Release Date
Optical Zoom 20x
Weight 1.6kg
Total Megapixels 18.91MP
Max Video Resolution 4096 X 2160 Pixels
Release Date Sep 2014
Sony PXW-Z150

71

Kagoo Score

71

Kagoo Score

Sony PXW-Z150

£2,677.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec but a little out of date 12x optical zoom, 1.9kg camcorder
72
Features
Good Features
63
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
56
Value for Money
Average
78
Age
2 Years Old
71
Kagoo Score
Very Good
12x 1.9kg 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Yes Mar 2016
Optical Zoom Weight Max Video Resolution Image Stabilizer Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Weight 1.9kg
Max Video Resolution 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels
Image Stabilizer Yes
Release Date Mar 2016
Panasonic HC-X1000

79

Kagoo Score

79

Kagoo Score

Panasonic HC-X1000

£1,645.00
£645.00
Our Verdict:
An award winning and fully featured 20x optical zoom, 1.6kg camcorder, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and an additional award from another expert site
92
Reviews
18 Reviews + 2 Awards
88
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Widely Available
59
Value for Money
Average
67
Age
4 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
20x 1.6kg 18.91MP 4096 X 2160 Pixels Sep 2014
Optical Zoom Weight Total Megapixels Max Video Resolution Release Date
Optical Zoom 20x
Weight 1.6kg
Total Megapixels 18.91MP
Max Video Resolution 4096 X 2160 Pixels
Release Date Sep 2014
Sony PXW-Z150

71

Kagoo Score

71

Kagoo Score

Sony PXW-Z150

£2,677.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec but a little out of date 12x optical zoom, 1.9kg camcorder
72
Features
Good Features
63
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
56
Value for Money
Average
78
Age
2 Years Old
71
Kagoo Score
Very Good
12x 1.9kg 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Yes Mar 2016
Optical Zoom Weight Max Video Resolution Image Stabilizer Release Date
Optical Zoom 12x
Weight 1.9kg
Max Video Resolution 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels
Image Stabilizer Yes
Release Date Mar 2016

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Reasons For

Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
2 Reasons For
Cheaper by £1,032
The Panasonic HC-X1000 costs £1,032 less than the Sony PXW-Z150.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this camcorder.
1 Reason For
Better Brand
Sony camcorders have an average rating of 85.1%, however Panasonic has an average rating of 76.9%.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
2 Awards
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No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Best
5 stars
10 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average Brand Rating

Sony has a better average brand rating than Panasonic. The average brand rating for Sony is 85.14% based on 9,220 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Panasonic is 76.86% based on 698 reviews.
Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Panasonic

77

77

Based on 698 reviews
Sony

85

85

Based on 9,220 reviews

Date Released

Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
48 months old 30 months old Best

Key Features

Optical Zoom

An optical zoom lets you enlarge the subject without having to move closer to it.

An optical zoom lets you zoom without loosing image quality. Digital zooms will simply enlarge the pixels and make the image look blurry.

Weight

'Weight' denotes the weight of the camcorder, including battery.

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

Specification

 
 
 
Key Features Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Optical Zoom 20x
BEST
12x
Weight 1.6kg
BEST
1.9kg
Total Megapixels 18.91MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Max Video Resolution
4096 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
4096 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
 
 
 
Lens System Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Digital Zoom 10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 600mm
BEST
348mm
Minimum Aperture Number 1.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 30mm 29mm
BEST
Maximum Aperture Number 1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer Type
Hybrid
 Hybrid
Hybrid
 Hybrid
Filter Size 49mm 62mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) 30.8 ― 626 29 - 348
Focal Length Range (F-F) 29.5 - 600 @ Aspect Ratio: 17:9 30.8 - 626 @ Aspect Ratio: 16:9|4.08 - 81.6 Mm 9.3 - 111.6
 
 
 
Video Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
HD Type
Full HD 4K Ultra HD
 Full HD
 4K Ultra HD
Full HD 4K Ultra HD
 Full HD
 4K Ultra HD
Video Resolutions
1280 x 720 1440 x 1080
1920 x 1080 3840 x 2160
4096 x 2160 640 x 360
 1280 x 720
 1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
 640 x 360
1280 x 720 1440 x 1080
1920 x 1080 3840 x 2160
4096 x 2160 640 x 360
 1280 x 720
 1440 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 3840 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
 640 x 360
 
 
 
Image Sensor Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Optical Sensor Size 1" Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Type
BSI
 BSI
BSI
 BSI
Effective Megapixels (Image) 8.85MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Effective Megapixels (Movie) 8.85MP Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Storage Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Maximum Memory Card Size 128GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slots 2 2
Camcorder Media Type
Memory Card
 Memory Card
Memory Card
 Memory Card
 
 
 
Focusing Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Closest Focusing Distance Unknown - Click to provide data 10m
Normal Focusing Range Unknown - Click to provide data 1000
Focus Adjustment
Manual
 Manual
Manual
 Manual
 
 
 
White Balance Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
White Balance
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Auto Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 
 
 
Shutter Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Shutter Speed (Video) Unknown - Click to provide data 1/8
Camera Shutter Speed 0.125 - 0.000125 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Display Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Display Diagonal 3.5" 3.5"
Display Resolution (Numeric) 1,152,000 Pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
LCD
 LCD
LCD
 LCD
 
 
 
Viewfinder Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Viewfinder Screen Size 0.45"
BEST
0.39"
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
 Electronic
Electronic
 Electronic
 
 
 
Camera Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Minimum Illumination 4lx Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Still Image Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Image Formats Supported
JPG
 JPG
JPG
 JPG
Maximum Image Resolution
4096 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
4096 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
 
 
 
Audio Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Audio System
Dolby Digital 2
 Dolby Digital 2
Dolby Digital 2
 Dolby Digital 2
PCM Digital Audio
24-Bit / 48 KHz
 24-Bit / 48 KHz
24-Bit / 48 KHz
 24-Bit / 48 KHz
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Battery Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Battery Voltage 7.2V 7.2V
Battery Capacity 5,800mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Technology
Lithium
 Lithium
Lithium
 Lithium
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Height 170mm 187.8mm
Depth 315mm 371.3mm
Width 160mm 171.3mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Cables Included
AC USB
 AC
 USB
AC USB
 AC
 USB
 
 
 
Projector Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Projector Brightness 1 ANSI Lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Other Features Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Package Weight 8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Recording Media SDHC/SDXC Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Technical Details Panasonic HC-X1000 Sony PXW-Z150
Power Consumption In LCD Operation: 15.4 W In Viewfinder Operation: 14.3 W Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Speed Not Specified By Manufacturer Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo Unknown - Click to provide data
Speakers Dynamic Unknown - Click to provide data

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