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Panasonic AG-AC160

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Panasonic AG-AC160

$3,523.99
Panasonic AG-AC160
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A fully featured but only middle of the road value for money 22x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
22x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2.2MP 1" Nov 2012
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Panasonic AG-AC160 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Panasonic AG-AC160 number 169 across all camcorders.
63
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
This camcorder has some great features:
Supports HDMI
Larger than average display diagonal
Has a handheld remote control
Has a built-in microphone
1: ag-ac160aej only. playback in 1080/60p mode not possible. 720p VFR not supported. class 6 or higher sdxc/sdhc/sd memory card required for VFR recording
2: DV files are recorded onto an SD memory card

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Panasonic AG-AC160 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $3,523.99 it is in the most expensive 11% of video cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by $529 (15%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Panasonic AG-AC160 of £2,999.00 ($2,999.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $524.99.

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Features

Very Small Total Megapixels

Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the AG-AC160 of only 2.2MP is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is smaller than 89% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the AG-AC160 of 2.4kg is very heavy compared to most other video cameras. It is heavier than 96% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the camcorders the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 570g.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the AG-AC160 of 22x is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 36% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This video camera has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many camcorders.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The AG-AC160's optical sensor size of 0.333" is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the largest 58% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The AG-AC160 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most other camcorders. 69% of camcorders have an image stabilizer.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The AG-AC160 supports HDMI, as do 70% of camcorders.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the camcorders the display diagonals range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The AG-AC160's display diagonal of 3.45" is in the largest 24% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Panasonic AG-AC160 of only 10x is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 20% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Camcorders have digital zooms of between 1.5x and 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Panasonic AG-AC160 has a handheld remote control. 92% of video cameras do not have a handheld remote control.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Panasonic AG-AC160 has a built-in microphone, as do 54% of camcorders.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Panasonic AG-AC160 has a hand strap, unlike 93% of camcorders which do not have a hand strap.

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Full HD

Full HD

The AG-AC160 is Full HD. 70% of camcorders also are Full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic agac160a

Barcodes:

05025232636112

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