Panasonic HC-V250 Vs Sony HDR-CX240E Vs Canon Legria HF R506 Comparison
ProductsHC-V250
Panasonic HC-V250
HDR-CX240E
Sony HDR-CX240E
Legria HF R506
Canon Legria HF R506
Prices


Whirlwire Rating36803642514820
Video Features
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
Progressive
Pre REC
Auto white balance
Recording bitrates
  • 28Mbps
  • 24Mbps
  • 17Mbps
  • 13Mbps
  • 9Mbps
  • 5Mbps
N/A
  • 35Mbps
  • 28Mbps
  • 24Mbps
  • 17Mbps
  • 5Mbps
  • 4Mbps
Recording Format Container
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
MP4
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
Max Recording TimeN/A N/A 2h 10m
Custom white balanceN/A N/A
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • Memory Stick Micro
  • microSD
  • SDXC
  • SDHC
  • SD
Storage Slot Amount1 1 1
Still Image
Capture image size2.2 9.2 N/A
Simultaneous Photo Recording N/A
Self timer N/A
Continuous shooting modeN/A N/A
Photo BurstN/A N/A
Shutter
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec N/A 1/2000
Minimum shutter speed1/25 sec N/A 1/2
Sensor
TypeBSI MOS Exmor R CMOS CMOS
Size4.37 1/5.8 1/4.85
Megapixels2.51 9.2 3.28
Minimum Lux4 N/A 4
Night Mode
Auto Gain ControlN/A
Image ProcessorN/A BIONZ X DIGIC DV4
FilterN/A N/A Bayer pattern filter
Screen / Viewfinder
LCD Size2.7 2.7 3.0
LCD Pixels230,400 230,000 230,000
Touchscreen LCD N/A
Brightness adjustment
Backlight adjustmentN/A
Power
Max recording time (inc battery)2.5h N/A 3h 15m
Physical
Dimensions53 x 59 x 116 mm 59.0 x 59.5 x 128.0mm 53 x 57 x 116mm
Weight (grams)216 210 235
Lens
Optical Zoom62 27 32
Digital Zoom3,000 320 1,140
Focal length minimum (mm)2.06 N/A 2.8
Focal length maximum (mm)103 N/A 89.6
Maximum aperture1.8 1.9 1.8
Image Stabiliser
Aperture leavesN/A 7 7
Minimum focusing distance (mm)N/A N/A 10
ND filterN/A N/A
Focus
Manual Focus Assist
Auto
Manual
Zoom RockerN/A
Features
WiFi N/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI Out
AV out
Built-in charger
HeadphoneN/A N/A
Audio
Audio System
  • 2 Channel
  • AAC
  • Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
  • Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
  • MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
Zoom Microphone N/A
Audio Scene SelectN/A
Manual level controlN/A N/A
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