Panasonic HC-MDH2 Camcorder Vs Canon XF100 Vs Sony NEX-VG30H Comparison
ProductsHC-MDH2 Camcorder
Panasonic HC-MDH2 Camcorder
XF100
Canon XF100
NEX-VG30H
Sony NEX-VG30H
Prices


Whirlwire Rating184088990285
Video Features
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 480i @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
Progressive
Pre REC
Custom white balance
Auto white balance
Recording bitrates
  • 28Mbps
  • 24Mbps
  • 17Mbps
  • 13Mbps
  • 5Mbps
  • 4.5Mbps
  • 50Mbps
  • 35Mbps
  • 25Mbps
  • 28Mbps
  • 24Mbps
  • 17Mbps
  • 9Mbps
  • 5Mbps
Recording Format Container
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
N/A MP4
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
CF Card
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC
  • MS Duo
Storage Slot Amount2 2 1
Still Image
Capture image size6016 x 3384 N/A 4912 x 3264
Self timer N/A
Continuous shooting modeN/A N/A
Auto Exposure BracketingN/A N/A
Simultaneous Photo RecordingN/A N/A
HistogramN/A N/A
Photo BurstN/A N/A
Shutter
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec 1/2000 1/10000
Minimum shutter speed1/2 sec 1/2 30 sec
Sensor
TypeMOS CMOS APS-C HD CMOS
Size10.9 1/3 23.4 × 15.6mm
Megapixels17.52 N/A 16.1
Minimum Lux1 0.11 9
Auto Gain Control
Night Mode
FilterN/A 58mm N/A
Image ProcessorN/A DiG!C DV III BIONZ
Screen / Viewfinder
LCD Size3.0 3.5 3.0
LCD Pixels460,800 920,000 N/A
Touchscreen LCD N/A
Brightness adjustment
Backlight adjustment
ViewfinderN/A
Viewfinder resolutionN/A N/A 2,359,000
Physical
Dimensions205 x 217 x 479 mm W121mm x H148mm x D250mm 138 x 85 x 74mm
Weight (grams)2,270 1,200 570
Standard hot shoe N/A
Hot shoe (custom)N/A N/A Multi interface Shoe (Sony)
Lens
Optical Zoom21 10 11
Digital Zoom1,500 N/A N/A
Focal length minimum (mm)2.82 4.25 N/A
Focal length maximum (mm)59.2 4.25 N/A
Maximum aperture1.8 1.8 3.8
Image Stabiliser
Filter Addon Size (mm)49 58.0 67.0
Wide attachment
Minimum focusing distance (mm)N/A 20 50
Aperture leavesN/A 8 N/A
ND filterN/A N/A
Focus
Manual Focus Assist
Auto
Manual
Focus Ring
Zoom Ring
Zoom Rocker
Iris RingN/A
Connectivity
Headphone
USB
AV out
HDMI OutN/A
Built-in chargerN/A N/A
Audio
Audio System
  • 2 Channel
  • Dolby Digital
Linear PCM (16-bit, 48KHz) 2-ch
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator
  • Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
Audio Scene Select
Zoom Microphone
Manual level control
Visual Audio Levels
External Input
XLR PortsN/A 2 N/A
Power
TypeN/A Battery N/A
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