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Panasonic HC-VX1 vs. GoPro Hero7 Black + 9

Panasonic HC-VX1

Panasonic HC-VX1

£448.00

£449.00 Incl. delivery
GoPro Hero7 Black

GoPro Hero7 Black

4.1

£219.90

£229.00 Incl. delivery
Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

3.8

£1,099.99

£1,140.00 Incl. delivery
GoPro Hero8 Black

GoPro Hero8 Black

3.1
“Quality”

£279.98

Free delivery
GoPro Hero 9 Black

GoPro Hero 9 Black

£373.35

Free delivery
Insta360 One R Twin Edition

Insta360 One R Twin Edition

3.8

£369.99

Free delivery
DJI Osmo Action

DJI Osmo Action

4.1

£218.11

£224.24 Incl. delivery
DJI Osmo Pocket

DJI Osmo Pocket

3.9

£229.00

£229.97 Incl. delivery
GoPro Hero7 White

GoPro Hero7 White

£139.90

Free delivery
Panasonic HC-V770

Panasonic HC-V770

£314.08

£316.56 Incl. delivery
Sony HandyCam FDR-AX53

Sony HandyCam FDR-AX53

3.5

£612.00

£621.95 Incl. delivery
Audio formats
AAC, Dolby Digital
WAV (PCM)
AAC
AAC
AAC, Dolby Digital
AAC, WAV (PCM), Dolby Digital
Sound channels (max, via built-in microphone)
5.1
2.0 (Stereo)
2.0 (Stereo)
2.0 (Stereo)
2.0 (Stereo)
2.0 (Stereo)
1.0 (Mono)
5.1
5.1
Bluetooth version
4.2
GPS
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
NFC
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Filter thread
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Filter diameter
62 mm
49 mm
55 mm
Interchangeable lens
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Compatible lenses (without adapter)
Olympus/Panasonic Micro 4/3
Lens included
No
Accessory shoe
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Analogue audio input
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Analogue audio output
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
HDMI
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
HDMI version
Type of HDMI connector
Micro (Type D)
Micro (Type D)
Standard (Type A)
Micro (Type D)
Micro (Type D)
Other connectors
Microphone input, Headphone output
Balanced input (analogue) XLR, Microphone input, Headphone output
Microphone input, Headphone output
Microphone input, Headphone output
USB
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
USB version
3.0
2.0
2.0
Available colours
Black, Grey
Black, White, Silver, Green, Beige
Black
Black
Black
Black
Black, Grey, Orange
Black
Black, White, Grey
Black, White, Grey
Black, Grey
For Action / Sports use
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
360 graders linse
No
No
No
No
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
68 mm
33 mm
85.5 mm
28.4 mm
33.6 mm
35 mm
36.9 mm
28.3 mm
166.5 mm
Height
77 mm
44.9 mm
96 mm
48.6 mm
55 mm
53.8 mm
42 mm
121.9 mm
44.9 mm
73 mm
80.5 mm
Width
142 mm
62.3 mm
178.1 mm
66.3 mm
71 mm
78.7 mm
65 mm
28.6 mm
62.3 mm
65 mm
73 mm
Product weight
428 g
116 g
722 g
126 g
159 g
158.2 g
124 g
116 g
92.4 g
353 g
635 g
Articulated screen
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Screen size
3 inches
2 inches
5 inches
2 inches
1.4 inches
2.25 inches
1.5 inches
2 inches
3 inches
3 inches
Touchscreen
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Viewfinder
Screen (LCD/OLED)
Screen (LCD/OLED)
Screen (LCD/OLED)
Screen (LCD/OLED)
Screen (LCD/OLED)
Screen (LCD/OLED)
Screen (LCD/OLED)
Screen (LCD/OLED)
Screen (LCD/OLED)
Screen (LCD/OLED)
Features
Still shooting, Built-in Wi-Fi, Focus Peaking
Still shooting, Bluetooth, Built-in Wi-Fi, Timelapse
Still shooting, Bluetooth, Zebra
Still shooting, Bluetooth, Built-in Wi-Fi
Still shooting, Bluetooth, Built-in Wi-Fi, Timelapse
Still shooting, Bluetooth, Built-in Wi-Fi, Timelapse
Still shooting, Bluetooth, Built-in Wi-Fi, Timelapse
Still shooting, Built in ND filter, Timelapse
Still shooting, Bluetooth, Built-in Wi-Fi, Timelapse
Still shooting, Projector, Built-in Wi-Fi, Timelapse
Still shooting, Built-in Wi-Fi, Zebra, Focus Peaking, Timelapse
Water resistant
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Waterproof
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Aspect ratio
16:9
16:9, 4:3
16:9
16:9, 4:3
16:9
16:9, 4:3
16:9, 4:3
16:9, 4:3
16:9
16:9
Built-in HDR function
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Digital zoom
1500 x
1 x
0 x
1 x
2 x
1 x
1 x
1 x
1 x
1500 x
250 x
Flash
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
Built-in
Focal length (equivalent of 35mm film)
25 - 600 mm
0 mm
26 mm
29.5 - 612 mm
26.8 - 536 mm
Image sensor format
1/2.5"
1/2.3"
Four Thirds (4/3)
1"
1/2.3"
1/2.3"
1/2.3"
1/2.5"
Image stabiliser
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Type of image stabiliser
Optical
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Optical
Electronic
Optical
Optical
Manual settings (aperture/shutter)
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Max resolution (video)
3840x2160p pixels
3840x2160p pixels
4096x2160p pixels
3840x2160p pixels
5120x2880 pixels
5760x2880 pixels
3840x2160p pixels
3840x2160p pixels
1920x1440p pixels
1920x1080p pixels
3840x2160p pixels
Max frame rate (highest resolution)
25 fps
60 fps
60 fps
60 fps
30 fps
60 fps
60 fps
60 fps
25 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)
50 fps
240 fps
120 fps
120 fps
240 fps
120 fps
60 fps
100 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1920x1080p pixels
1920x1080p pixels
1920x1080p pixels
1920x1080p pixels
1920x1440p pixels
1920x1080p pixels
Maximum aperture (wide-angle - telephoto)
1.8 - 4.25
2.8
0
2
1.8 - 3.6
2 - 3.8
Night vision
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Optical zoom
24 x
0 x
0 x
1 x
1 x
1 x
0 x
0 x
20 x
20 x
Sensor resolution (Effective number of pixels)
8.29 megapixels
12 megapixels
12 megapixels
12 megapixels
10 megapixels
12.76 megapixels
8.29 megapixels
Sensor type
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
Video file formats
AVCHD, AVC/H.264 .mp4
AVC/H.264 .mp4, HEVC/H.265
ProRes 422
AVC/H.264 .mov, AVC/H.264 .mp4
AVC/H.264 .mov, AVC/H.264 .mp4
AVC/H.264 .mp4
AVCHD
AVCHD, XAVC S, AVC/H.264 .mp4
Video formats supported
720p, 1080p (Full HD), 1080i, 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
480p, 720p, 1080p (Full HD), 2160p (4K Ultra HD), 1440p
1080p (Full HD), 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
1080p (Full HD), 2160p (4K Ultra HD), 1440p
1080p (Full HD), 2160p (4K Ultra HD), 1440p
2160p (4K Ultra HD)
720p, 1080p (Full HD), 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
1080p (Full HD), 2160p (4K Ultra HD)
720p, 1080p (Full HD), 1440p
720p, 1080p (Full HD)
480p, 720p, 1080p (Full HD), 2160p (4K Ultra HD), 1440p
Release year
2018
2018
2018
2019
2020
2019
2018
2018
2015
2016
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Li-polymer
Li-polymer
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Rechargeable battery (enclosed/integrated)
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Built-in storage capacity
No
No
No
No
No
No
Memory card reader
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Compatible memory cards
Secure Digital (SD), Secure Digital HC (SDHC), Secure Digital XC (SDXC)
microSD, Secure Digital (SD), microSDHC, Secure Digital HC (SDHC), Secure Digital XC (SDXC), microSDXC
Secure Digital (SD), Compact Flash (CF), Compact Flash II (CF II), Secure Digital HC (SDHC), Secure Digital XC (SDXC)
microSD, Secure Digital (SD), microSDHC, microSDXC
microSD, microSDHC
microSD, microSDHC, Secure Digital HC (SDHC), Secure Digital XC (SDXC), microSDXC
microSD, microSDHC, Secure Digital HC (SDHC), Secure Digital XC (SDXC), microSDXC
microSD, Memory Stick (MS), microSDHC, microSDXC
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Secure Digital (SD), Secure Digital HC (SDHC), Secure Digital XC (SDXC)
microSD, Secure Digital (SD), Memory Stick Pro Duo (MS Pro Duo), Memory Stick Duo (MS Duo), Memory Stick Micro (MS Micro/M2), Memory Stick (MS), Secure Digital HC (SDHC), Secure Digital XC (SDXC)
Maximum memory card size
256GB
256GB
256GB
128GB
64GB
Memory card included
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Storage medium
Flash Memory
Flash Memory
Flash Memory
Flash Memory
Flash Memory, Hard drive
Flash Memory
Flash Memory
Flash Memory
Flash Memory
Flash Memory
Flash Memory