Panasonic HC-V250 Vs Sony HDR-PJ240E Vs Sony HDR-CX240E Vs Panasonic HC-V210M Vs Panasonic HC-V550 Vs Canon Legria HF R506 Vs Panasonic HC-V520M Comparison
ProductsHC-V250
Panasonic HC-V250
HDR-PJ240E
Sony HDR-PJ240E
HDR-CX240E
Sony HDR-CX240E
HC-V210M
Panasonic HC-V210M
HC-V550
Panasonic HC-V550
Legria HF R506
Canon Legria HF R506
HC-V520M
Panasonic HC-V520M
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Whirlwire Rating3680364256425473587261482010249
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
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
Progressive
Pre REC
Auto white balance
Recording bitrates
  • 28Mbps
  • 24Mbps
  • 17Mbps
  • 13Mbps
  • 9Mbps
  • 5Mbps
N/A N/A
  • 28Mbps
  • 17Mbps
  • 13Mbps
  • 5Mbps
  • 1.5Mbps
  • 28Mbps
  • 24Mbps
  • 17Mbps
  • 13Mbps
  • 9Mbps
  • 5Mbps
  • 35Mbps
  • 28Mbps
  • 24Mbps
  • 17Mbps
  • 5Mbps
  • 4Mbps
28Mbps. 24Mbps. 17Mbps. 13Mbps. 5Mbps
Recording Format Container
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
MP4 MP4 MP4
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
MP4
Max Recording TimeN/A N/A N/A N/A 2.5h 2h 10m 6h 40m
Custom white balanceN/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • Memory Stick Micro
  • microSD
  • Memory Stick Micro
  • microSD
SD
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SDXC
  • SDHC
  • SD
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Storage Slot Amount1 1 1 N/A 1 1 1
Built-inN/A N/A N/A 16GB 16GB N/A 16GB
Still Image
Capture image size2.2 9.2 9.2 8.9 4224 x 2376 N/A 2.25
Simultaneous Photo Recording N/A N/A N/A
Self timer N/A
Continuous shooting modeN/A N/A N/A
Photo BurstN/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Shutter
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec N/A N/A 1/25 1/8000 sec 1/2000 1/25
Minimum shutter speed1/25 sec N/A N/A 1/8000 1/25 sec 1/2 1/8000
Sensor
TypeBSI MOS BSI Exmor R CMOS Exmor R CMOS CMOS BSI MOS CMOS BSI MOS
Size4.37 1/5.8 1/5.8 1/5.8 4.37 1/4.85 1/5.8
Megapixels2.51 9.2 9.2 2.51 2.51 3.28 2.51
Minimum Lux4 N/A N/A 4 4 4
Night Mode
Auto Gain ControlN/A N/A N/A
Image ProcessorN/A BIONZ X BIONZ X N/A N/A DIGIC DV4 N/A
FilterN/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Bayer pattern filter N/A
Screen / Viewfinder
LCD Size2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 3.0 3.0 3.0
LCD Pixels230,400 230,000 230,000 230,400 460,800 230,000 460,800
Touchscreen LCD N/A N/A
Brightness adjustment
Backlight adjustmentN/A N/A N/A N/A
Power
Max recording time (inc battery)2.5h N/A N/A N/A N/A 3h 15m N/A
Physical
Dimensions53 x 59 x 116 mm 59.0 x 59.5 x 128.0mm 59.0 x 59.5 x 128.0mm 53 x 60x 114mm 53 x 61 x 116 mm 53 x 57 x 116mm 53 x 61 x 116mm
Weight (grams)216 210 210 184 237 235 229
Lens
Optical Zoom62 27 27 45 50 32 50
Digital Zoom3,000 320 320 100 N/A 1,140 150
Focal length minimum (mm)2.06 N/A N/A 2.35 2.06 2.8 2.06
Focal length maximum (mm)103 N/A N/A 89.3 103 89.6 103
Maximum aperture1.8 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8
Image Stabiliser
Aperture leavesN/A 7 7 N/A N/A 7 N/A
Minimum focusing distance (mm)N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 10 N/A
ND filterN/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Focus
Manual Focus Assist N/A
Auto
Manual
Zoom RockerN/A N/A
Features
WiFi N/A N/A N/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI Out
AV out
Built-in charger
HeadphoneN/A N/A N/A N/A N/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)
  • Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
  • MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
  • 2 Channel
  • AAC
Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
  • Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
  • Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
Zoom Microphone N/A
Audio Scene SelectN/A N/A N/A N/A
Manual level controlN/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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