Sony HDR-CX240E Vs Panasonic HC-V250 Vs Canon Legria HF R506 Comparison
ProductsHDR-CX240E
Sony HDR-CX240E
HC-V250
Panasonic HC-V250
Legria HF R506
Canon Legria HF R506
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Whirlwire Rating64253680314820
Video Features
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
Progressive
Pre REC
Auto white balance
Recording Format ContainerMP4
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
  • MP4
  • AVCHD
Recording bitratesN/A
  • 28Mbps
  • 24Mbps
  • 17Mbps
  • 13Mbps
  • 9Mbps
  • 5Mbps
  • 35Mbps
  • 28Mbps
  • 24Mbps
  • 17Mbps
  • 5Mbps
  • 4Mbps
Max Recording TimeN/A N/A 2h 10m
Custom white balanceN/A N/A
Storage
Storage Slot
  • Memory Stick Micro
  • microSD
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SDXC
  • SDHC
  • SD
Storage Slot Amount1 1 1
Still Image
Capture image size9.2 2.2 N/A
Continuous shooting mode N/A N/A
Simultaneous Photo Recording N/A
Photo Burst N/A N/A
Self timer N/A
Sensor
TypeExmor R CMOS BSI MOS CMOS
Size1/5.8 4.37 1/4.85
Megapixels9.2 2.51 3.28
Auto Gain Control N/A
Night Mode
Image ProcessorBIONZ X N/A DIGIC DV4
Minimum LuxN/A 4 4
FilterN/A N/A Bayer pattern filter
Screen / Viewfinder
LCD Size2.7 2.7 3.0
LCD Pixels230,000 230,400 230,000
Brightness adjustment
Backlight adjustment N/A
Touchscreen LCDN/A
Physical
Dimensions59.0 x 59.5 x 128.0mm 53 x 59 x 116 mm 53 x 57 x 116mm
Weight (grams)210 216 235
Lens
Optical Zoom27 62 32
Digital Zoom320 3,000 1,140
Maximum aperture1.9 1.8 1.8
Image Stabiliser
Aperture leaves7 N/A 7
Focal length minimum (mm)N/A 2.06 2.8
Focal length maximum (mm)N/A 103 89.6
Minimum focusing distance (mm)N/A N/A 10
ND filterN/A N/A
Focus
Manual Focus Assist
Auto
Manual
Zoom Rocker N/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMI Out
AV out
Built-in charger
HeadphoneN/A N/A
Audio
Audio System
  • Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
  • Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
  • MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch
  • 2 Channel
  • AAC
Dolby Digital 2ch (AC-3 2ch)
Audio Scene Select N/A
Zoom Microphone N/A
Manual level controlN/A N/A
Shutter
Maximum shutter speedN/A 1/8000 sec 1/2000
Minimum shutter speedN/A 1/25 sec 1/2
Power
Max recording time (inc battery)N/A 2.5h 3h 15m
Features
WiFiN/A
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