Panasonic HC-MDH2 Camcorder Vs Sony FDR-AX1E 4K Comparison
ProductsHC-MDH2 Camcorder
Panasonic HC-MDH2 Camcorder
FDR-AX1E 4K
Sony FDR-AX1E 4K
Prices

Whirlwire Rating1840810690
Video Features
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 2160p @ 60fps
  • 2160p @ 30fps
  • 2160p @ 25fps
  • 2160p @ 24fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 24fps
Progressive
Pre REC
Custom white balance
Auto white balance
Recording bitrates
  • 28Mbps
  • 24Mbps
  • 17Mbps
  • 13Mbps
  • 5Mbps
  • 4.5Mbps
  • 150Mbps
  • 100Mbps
  • 60Mbps
  • 50Mbps
Recording Format Container
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
XAVC S
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
XQD
Storage Slot Amount2 2
Still Image
Capture image size6016 x 3384 N/A
Self timer N/A
Shutter
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec 1/9000 sec
Minimum shutter speed1/2 sec 1/3 sec
Sensor
TypeMOS Exmor R
Size10.9 11.04
Megapixels17.52 8.9
Minimum Lux1 N/A
Auto Gain Control
Night Mode
Screen / Viewfinder
LCD Size3.0 3.5
LCD Pixels460,800 1,229,000
Touchscreen LCD N/A
Brightness adjustment
Backlight adjustment
ViewfinderN/A
Physical
Dimensions205 x 217 x 479 mm 189 x 193 x 362 mm
Weight (grams)2,270 2,770
Standard hot shoe
Lens
Optical Zoom21 20
Digital Zoom1,500 N/A
Focal length minimum (mm)2.82 4.1
Focal length maximum (mm)59.2 82.0
Maximum aperture1.8 1.6
Image Stabiliser
Filter Addon Size (mm)49 72
Wide attachment
Minimum focusing distance (mm)N/A 10
Aperture leavesN/A 6
ND filterN/A
Focus
Manual Focus Assist
Auto
Manual
Focus Ring
Zoom Ring
Zoom Rocker
Iris RingN/A
Connectivity
Headphone
USB
AV out
HDMI OutN/A
Audio
Audio System
  • 2 Channel
  • Dolby Digital
Linear PCM 2 ch (48 kHz/16 bit)
Audio Scene Select N/A
Zoom Microphone
Manual level control
Visual Audio Levels
External Input
XLR PortsN/A 1
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