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Panasonic AG-AC160 Camcorder

$3,495.00
2.2MP 1/3 2.4kg Nov 2012
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Panasonic has excellent reviews for its camcorders
Fairly large display diagonal
Only 1" optical sensor size
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Reviews

Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Camcorders

We checked 339 expert and owner reviews for Panasonic video cameras and found that on average Panasonic has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Panasonic has excellent ratings specifically within its small total megapixels camcorders range. 78% of those that bought a Panasonic camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder range from 1.4" to 4.3". With a display diagonal of 3.45 inches, the AG-AC160 has one of the larger display diagonals amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 921,000 pixels, the Panasonic AG-AC160 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other camcorders that have been around for more than two years. Across all the camcorders that came out around the same time as this video camera the display resolutions (numeric) range from 23,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 360,000 pixels.

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Video

Full HD

Full HD

The Panasonic AG-AC160 is Full HD. Most of the other camcorders that were launched more than two years ago also are Full HD.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Panasonic AG-AC160 supports HDMI, as do most of the other video cameras of a similar age and spec to this camcorder.

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Has a DV Port

The Panasonic AG-AC160 has a DV port. Most of the other video cameras of this age and spec do not have a DV port.

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Has an XLR in

The AG-AC160 has an XLR in, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The AG-AC160 has a headphone outputs. Most of the other comparable spec video cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder also have a headphone outputs.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The AG-AC160 has a hand strap, as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a similar time to this video camera.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The AG-AC160 has a handheld remote control, unlike most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to this video camera which do not have a handheld remote control.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The AG-AC160 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other similar spec video cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this video camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The AG-AC160 has a batteries included, as do most of the other similar spec camcorders that came out around the same time as this camcorder.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The AG-AC160 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other video cameras that were launched around the same time as this video camera also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The AG-AC160 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other camcorders of a similar type and age to this camcorder also have a built-in microphone.

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Image Sensor

Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders of this age and type.

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Lens System

Very Small Digital Zoom

Small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera have digital zooms of between 1.5x and 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 720x. With a digital zoom of only 10 times zoom factor, the Panasonic AG-AC160 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst small total megapixels camcorders of this age.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 22 times zoom factor, the AG-AC160 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other video cameras of this age and type.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Heavy

The average weight of small total megapixels camcorders that came out around the same time as this video camera is 460g, and the weights range from 57g to 3.9kg. The weight of the AG-AC160 of 2.4 kilograms is one of the heaviest amongst similar spec camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Panasonic camcorder was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic bts agac160apjbts, panasonic panasonicagac160a, panasonic agac160apjbts
Barcodes 00008.8517E+11, 00662425834860, 00662425834877, 00662425834884, 00885170095762, 05025232636112

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