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Panasonic HC-WX970

alaTest has collected and analyzed 73 reviews of Panasonic HC-WX970. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the connectivity and image quality. The price and portability are also appreciated, but the battery and viewfinder get critical comments.

usability, portability, price, image quality, connectivity

size, durability, zoom, viewfinder, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Panasonic HC-WX970 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic HC-WX970

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Panasonic HC-WX970 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the usability. The portability also gets good views.

portability, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HC-WX970EB-K 4K 30p/25p Camcorder with Twin Camera (20x Optical Zoom)Panasonic HC-WX970EB-K 4K 30p/25p Camcorder with Twin Camera (20x Optical Zoom)

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic HC-WX970

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Panasonic HC-WX970 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the price. The portability is also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some less positive reviews about the usability.

image quality, portability, price

usability

97% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic HC-WX970 4K Ultra HD Camcorder with Built-in Twin Video CameraPanasonic HC-WX970 4K Ultra HD Camcorder with Built-in Twin Video Camera

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (pcworld.co.nz)

Panasonic HC-WX970M camcorder

 

For those of you with a 4K TV who want to get the best out of it sooner rather than later, one of the ways to do so is to shoot your own 4K videos. It's possible to shoot such video with many new digital still cameras, and if you already own a capable...

Shoots 4K video ; HDR mode in Full HD

Twin camera feature seems tacky ; Poor motion handling in 4K

Jul, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0/5.1
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:1940
Battery technology:Nickel-Manganese-Сobalt
Battery voltage:3.6

Camera

Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):460800
Touchscreen: Yes

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):8.29
Effective megapixels (movie):8.29
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.3
Sensor Type:MOS BSI
Total MegaPixels:18.91

Lens System

Digital Zoom:60
Filter Size:4.9
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):30.8 - 626
Focal length range (f-f):4.08 - 81.6
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:20

Networking

Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Lens hood: Yes

Ports & interfaces

HDMI: Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:0.000125 - 0.04
Shutter speed (photo):0.0005 - 0.5

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Still image resolution(s):[16:9] 25.9 MP (6784 x 3816), 14 MP (4992 x 2808), 2.1 MP (1920 x 1080)/[3:2] 20 MP (5472 x 3648), 10.6 MP (3984 x 2656), 2.0 MP (1728 x 1152)/[4:3] 20.4 MP (5216 x 3912), 10.9 MP (3808 x 2856), 0.3 MP (640 x 480)

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No

Video

HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:50
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 2160p, 540p, 720p / 540p, 1080i, 1080p, 2160p, 720p
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MP4, MPEG4 / H.264, MPEG4, AVCHD, MP4
Video Resolutions:1920 x 1080,960 x 540,1280 x 720,3840 x 2160 / 960 x 540,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080,3840 x 2160

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:13.9
Height :7.3
Weight:360
Width:6.5

White balance

Indoor white balance: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Indoor, Sunny / Auto, Indoor, Cloudy, Sunny