Sunday, April 26, 2015

Panasonic HC-V770 Full HD WiFi Camcorder Review

*New for 2015. Panasonic’s midrange HC-V770 Flash Memory WiFi Camcorder replaces the extremely popular HC-V750K series. It records to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards in Full HD video. (This camcorder features High-density, ultra-smooth video at 1080/60p Recording (Full-HD 1920 x 1080, 60 Progressive frames Recording). It also includes a fast F1.8-F3.6 lens that was created for the HC-V770 to help in low light situations. The wide angle 29.5mm lens can fit more people and more of the background into the frame than a conventional lens. The back illuminated imaging sensor is a large 1/2.33″ High Sensitivity MOS Sensor which can provide up to 1,920 x 1,080 of HD resolution, and improve video in low light. Takes 24.0 megapixel still pictures. Included are advanced features such as the new Hybrid optical/digital image stabilization with HYBRID O.I.S. which uses five-axis correction to suppress blurring, 20x optical zoom (Intelligent Zoom function can go up to 50x), accessory shoe, and an external microphone jack. At full HD resolution the camcorder records to MPEG-4 H.264 at a higher 50mbps bit rate. All other video is recorded with AVCHD. At maximum quality , you can record over 2 hours and 40 minutes of video using a 32GB memory card. Built-in WIFI, Redesigned Microphone shields the camcorder from wind noise. Dolby 5.1 sound. New features for 2015: Wireless Twin camera & HDR (High Dynamic Range). …More…


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Panasonic HC-VX870 4K Ultra HD Camcorder Review

March 5, 2015 by  
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*New for 2015. Panasonic’s HC-VX870 is the first 4K Ultra HD consumer camcorder offered by Panasonic. 4K has 4 times the resolution , of Full HD and is about the same resolution as the 4K projector in your local movie theater. With the industry transitioning to 4K TVs, this camcorder will future proof your videos to look spectacular on these TVs. 4K shoots at 8 megapixels per frame vs. 2 megapixels for Full HD. If you shoot video in 4K and then convert it to HD, the video will still appear much sharper than a regular HD camcorder would. The HC-VX870 can record in either 4K or HD. The camcorder records video to SDXC U3 Memory cards, with 4K recording at a high 72mbps bit rate. For best image quality the camcorder includes a fast Leica F1.8-F3.6 lens that was designed for the HC-VX870 to help in low light situations. For night recording, you can use the Night Vision feature. Included are advanced features such as the new Hybrid optical/digital image stabilization with HYBRID O.I.S. which uses five-axis correction to suppress blurring, 20x optical zoom (Intelligent Zoom function can go up to 25x in 4K and 40x in HD), accessory shoe, and an external microphone jack and headphone jack. At full 4K Ultra HD resolution the camcorder records to MPEG-4 H.264 at a high 72mbps bit rate. For 2015, Panasonic has added a High Dynamic Range (HDR) feature for challenging lighting conditions. Full HD slow motion feature. …More…


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Panasonic Camcorder Model Lineup (2014-2015) * Comparison and Reviews

January 15, 2015 by  
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Panasonic 2014-2015 Camcorder Models Lineup – This is a roundup of Panasonic camcorder models for 2014-2015. Panasonic has trimmed the number of models available this year from last year. For 2015 Panasonic is launching its first 4K Ultra HD camcorders Panasonic HC-VX870 and Panasonic HC-WX970 models. Both 4K camcorders have 4x higher resolution than full […]

Panasonic HC-W850K Full HD WiFi Camcorder Review

*New for 2014. Panasonic’s midrange HC-W850K Flash Memory Camcorder replaces the extremely popular HC-V720K series. It records to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards in Full HD video. (This camcorder features High-density, ultra-smooth video at 1080/60p Recording (Full-HD 1920 x 1080, 60 Progressive frames Recording). It also includes a fast F1.8-F3.5 lens that was created for the HC-W850K to help in low light situations. Panasonic has added a Twin Camera for picture in picture video. The wide angle 28mm lens can fit more people and more of the background into the frame than a conventional lens. The imaging sensor is a large 1/2.33″ High Sensitivity MOS Sensor which can provide up to 1,920 x 1,080 of HD resolution. Takes 20.4 megapixel still pictures. Included are advanced features such as the new Hybrid optical/digital image stabilization with HYBRID O.I.S. which uses five-axis correction to suppress blurring, 21x optical zoom (Intelligent Zoom function can go up to 50x), accessory shoe, and an external microphone jack. This model even has a Multi Manual Dial (to adjust focus, white balance, iris, etc. At full resolution the camcorder records to MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (original format) at a 28mbps bit rate. All other video is recorded with AVCHD. At maximum quality , you can record over 2 hours and 40 minutes of video using a 32GB memory card. Built-in WIFI, Newly Redesigned Microphone shields the camcorder from wind noise. Dolby 5.1 sound. …More…



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Panasonic HC-WX970 4K Ultra HD Camcorder Review

January 2, 2015 by  
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*New for 2015. Panasonic’s HC-WX970 is the first 4K Ultra HD consumer camcorder offered by Panasonic. 4K has 4 times the resolution , of Full HD and is about the same resolution as the 4K projector in your local movie theater. With the industry transitioning to 4K TVs, this camcorder will future proof your videos to look spectacular on these TVs. If you shoot video in 4K and then convert it to HD, the video will still appear much sharper than a regular HD camcorder would. The HC-WX970 can record in either 4K or HD. The camcorder records video to SDXC U3 Memory cards, with 4K recording at a high 72mbps bit rate. For best image quality the camcorder includes a fast Leica F1.8-F3.6 lens that was designed for the HC-WX970 to help in low light situations. For night recording, you can use the Night Vision feature. Panasonic has added a Second Twin Camera, for picture in a picture effect. The HC-WX970 has a twin camera, so you can record a picture in a picture. Included are advanced features such as the new Hybrid optical/digital image stabilization with HYBRID O.I.S. which uses five-axis correction to suppress blurring, 20x optical zoom (Intelligent Zoom function can go up to 25x in 4K and 40x in HD), accessory shoe, and an external microphone jack and headphone jack. At full 4K Ultra HD resolution the camcorder records to MPEG-4 H.264 at a high 72mbps bit rate. High Dynamic Range (HDR) feature. Full HD slow motion feature. …More…


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Panasonic HC-V750K Full HD WiFi Camcorder Review

*New for 2014. Panasonic’s midrange HC-V750K Flash Memory Camcorder replaces the extremely popular HC-V720K series. It records to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards in Full HD video. (This camcorder features High-density, ultra-smooth video at 1080/60p Recording (Full-HD 1920 x 1080, 60 Progressive frames Recording). It also includes a fast F1.8-F3.5 lens that was created for the HC-V750K to help in low light situations. The wide angle 28mm lens can fit more people and more of the background into the frame than a conventional lens. The imaging sensor is a large 1/2.33″ High Sensitivity MOS Sensor which can provide up to 1,920 x 1,080 of HD resolution. Takes 20.4 megapixel still pictures. Included are advanced features such as the new Hybrid optical/digital image stabilization with HYBRID O.I.S. which uses five-axis correction to suppress blurring, 21x optical zoom (Intelligent Zoom function can go up to 50x), accessory shoe, and an external microphone jack. This model even has a Multi Manual Dial (to adjust focus, white balance, iris, etc. At full resolution the camcorder records to MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (original format) at a 28mbps bit rate. All other video is recorded with AVCHD. At maximum quality , you can record over 2 hours and 40 minutes of video using a 32GB memory card. Built-in WIFI, Newly Redesigned Microphone shields the camcorder from wind noise. Dolby 5.1 sound. …More…



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Panasonic HC-X920 Flash Memory 3MOS HD 3D Camcorder

*New for 2013-2014. The top of the line compact Panasonic HC-X920 replaces the top-rated X900 model. This Flash Memory camcorder records Pro level Full HD video using SDHC/SDXC memory cards. The HC-X920 camcorder features High-density, ultra-smooth video at 1080/60p Recording (Full-HD 1920 x 1080, 60 Progressive frames Recording). It also includes a new fast F1.5-F2.8 lens that was created for the HC-X920 to help in low light situations. Noise Reduction technology for better picture quality. The wide 29mm wide-angle lens fits more people and more of the background into the frame than a conventional lens. Built-in WIFI. For 2013 Panasonic has a new imaging sensor which consists of three 1/2.3-inch imagers on the new 3MOS System PRO sensor (3 x 12.76mp) which can provide up to 1,920 x 1,080 of HD resolution. These sensors are now Backside illuminated (BSI) for better low light performance. Takes 20.4 megapixel still pictures. Included are advanced features such as the new 5 Axis Hybrid optical/digital image stabilization, 12x optical zoom (with 25x intelligent zoom), 5.1 Channel Surround Sound Microphone, and Manual controls and a focus ring, electronic viewfinder (EVF), 24p accessory shoe, and external microphone jack, and Time Lapse Recording. At full resolution the camcorder records to AVCHD progressive at a 28mbps bit rate. Video can also be recorded to the new [iFrame] MP4 format to share smaller file sizes on social media. At maximum quality , you can record over 2 hours and 40 minutes of video using a 32GB SDHC/SDXC memory card. …More…



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