Panasonic HC-V550 Vs Sony HDR-PJ240E Vs Sony HDR-PJ540E Vs Panasonic HC-V250 Comparison
ProductsHC-V550
Panasonic HC-V550
HDR-PJ240E
Sony HDR-PJ240E
HDR-PJ540E
Sony HDR-PJ540E
HC-V250
Panasonic HC-V250
Prices



Whirlwire Rating87266425452036803
Video Features
Resolutions
  • 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
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
Max Recording Time2.5h N/A N/A N/A
Progressive
Pre REC
Auto white balance
Recording bitrates
  • 28Mbps
  • 24Mbps
  • 17Mbps
  • 13Mbps
  • 9Mbps
  • 5Mbps
N/A N/A
  • 28Mbps
  • 24Mbps
  • 17Mbps
  • 13Mbps
  • 9Mbps
  • 5Mbps
Recording Format Container
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
MP4 MP4
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • Memory Stick Micro
  • microSD
  • Memory Stick Micro
  • microSD
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Storage Slot Amount1 1 1 1
Built-in16GB N/A 32GB N/A
Still Image
Capture image size4224 x 2376 9.2 9.2 2.2
Self timer
Continuous shooting modeN/A N/A N/A
Simultaneous Photo RecordingN/A
Photo BurstN/A N/A N/A
Shutter
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec N/A 1/8 1/8000 sec
Minimum shutter speed1/25 sec N/A 1/10000 1/25 sec
Sensor
TypeBSI MOS BSI Exmor R CMOS Exmor R CMOS BSI MOS
Size4.37 1/5.8 1/5.8 4.37
Megapixels2.51 9.2 9.2 2.51
Minimum Lux4 N/A N/A 4
Auto Gain Control N/A N/A
Night Mode
Image ProcessorN/A BIONZ X BIONZ X N/A
Screen / Viewfinder
LCD Size3.0 2.7 N/A 2.7
LCD Pixels460,800 230,000 N/A 230,400
Touchscreen LCD N/A N/A
Brightness adjustment N/A
Backlight adjustmentN/A N/A N/A
Physical
Dimensions53 x 61 x 116 mm 59.0 x 59.5 x 128.0mm 61.5 x 66.5 x 130.5mm 53 x 59 x 116 mm
Weight (grams)237 210 325 216
Hot shoe (custom)N/A N/A N/A
Lens
Optical Zoom50 27 30 62
Focal length minimum (mm)2.06 N/A N/A 2.06
Focal length maximum (mm)103 N/A N/A 103
Maximum aperture1.8 1.9 1.8 1.8
Image Stabiliser
Digital ZoomN/A 320 350 3,000
Aperture leavesN/A 7 7 N/A
Filter Addon Size (mm)N/A N/A N/A
Wide attachmentN/A N/A N/A
Focus
Manual Focus Assist
Auto
Manual
Zoom RockerN/A N/A
Iris RingN/A N/A N/A
Features
WiFi N/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI Out
AV out
Built-in charger
Audio
Audio System
  • 2 Channel
  • AAC
  • Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
  • Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
  • MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 Creator
  • Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
  • Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
  • MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
  • 2 Channel
  • AAC
Zoom Microphone
Audio Scene SelectN/A N/A
Manual level controlN/A N/A N/A
External InputN/A N/A N/A
Power
Max recording time (inc battery)N/A N/A N/A 2.5h
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