A few people who reviewed it said that it had a good zoom. Chermie gave the product a rating of 4 stars and wrote “I could manage to record in full optical zoom (12x), holding the camcorder in hand”. Ernie and he mentioned in his review of this camcorders “This meant that using the intelligent zoom produced some flakey results, I also found the auto focus easily confused”. J. F. James mentioned in their review of the Panasonic HC-X920 on Amazon “Sharper) pictures and has a greater zoom ratio with clearer pictures at either end” however rated the product 40 out of 100.
A few customers said in their reviews that this camcorders had a good lens. Bill M said in his review “Excellent clear touchscreen and a big lens for great low-light results” and rated it 5 stars. Chermie rated the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned “9 lens hood is a good start”. Mr G D Thompson said “The lens is bitingly sharp” in his review of this camcorders.
Several customers who reviewed the Panasonic HC-X920 thought it had a good autofocus. Ickie said “The autofocus is consistent”. Mr. G. Williams said on Amazon “The manual settings provide an easy way to focus, set the white balance, exposure”. Steven J Edwards said on Amazon “The viewfinder as well as the flip out screen means it's easy to use in bright sunlight and the auto/manual focus works well”.
Some Panasonic HC-X920 owners said in their reviews that the product had a good image stabiliser. Chermie said “The stabilisation) works like magic” in their review. Doccox wrote in their review on Amazon “Need a decent manual control with the option of full auto with good stabilisation (I am getting older” and rated this camcorders 99 out of 100. Doccox also mentioned “Small, light cameras equal possible shake problems in use ( unless on a tripod) so an easy hold and decent stabilisation softw”.